Milestones: May 27, 1985

DIED. Leatrice Joy, 91, dimpled screen star of the silent era, who played in more than 50 pre-talkie movies, most often as a mannishly tailored career woman or a sophisticated society girl in such films as Cecil B. DeMille's Saturday Night and Manslaughter (both 1922), and in his original The Ten Commandments (1923); in the Bronx, N.Y. She was the second wife of the silents' "Great Lover," John Gilbert, from 1922 to '24, and bore him a daughter.


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