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1923 Press Photo Monte Blue Actor Indianapolis Indiana - RRS30105

AdID: 2073969

Availability: In stock

Part Number: RRS30105

Height: 9

Width: 6.25


Monte Blue (January 11, 1887 – February 18, 1963) was a movie actor who began his career as a romantic leading man in the silent film era, and later progressed to character roles. Blue was born as Gerard Montgomery Bluefeather in Indianapolis, Indiana. His father was half French, half Cherokee Indian. One of five children, his father died and his mother could not raise five children alone. Along with another brother, they both admitted to the Indiana Soldiers' and Sailors' Children's Home. This did not stop him working his way through to Purdue University. When growing up, Blue built up his physique to become a football player (he grew to six feet three inches tall). He not only played football, but he was also a fireman, railroad worker, coal miner, cowpuncher, ranch hand, circus rider, lumberjack, and finally, a day laborer at the studios of D. W. Griffith.
Photo date: 8/8/1923
Photo measures 6.25 x 9 in.


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Date of Creation 1923
SKU RRS30105
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Original or Reprint? Original Press Photo