This is part of a series showing what the silent stars featured in the 1917 Kromo Gravure Trading Card set were up to at the precise moment in time covered in a 1932 Motion Picture Magazine article, Stars Who Have Vanished by Jack Grant.
I've been using the IMDb, Wikipedia, my physical bookshelf, and especially the NewspaperArchive.com database to search out the rest of the story for each of these old time stars in attempts to see what became of them from 1932 until their deaths.
Stars Who Have Vanished, 1932: Former young M-G-M star. Retired as Mrs. Robert Z. Leonard, wife of the director. Socially prominent in Hollywood.
What I Dug Up: Remained married to the successful Leonard until his death in 1968.
Had happily ended her film career by the time of this 1932 article, content in her life as Leonard's wife.
Died in 1975, age 77.
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