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: Great tragedienne of silent days has been starring with great success on the New York stage in "Mourning Becomes Electra." Her triumph is doubly gratifying, as studios that once scorned her are now competing for her services.
What I Dug Up: Nazimova would also score Broadway successes with The Good Earth (1932), Ghosts (1935) and The Mother (1939) cementing her reputation as one of the great stage actresses.
She'd return to film in supporting roles, typically mother of the star, in the 1940's up until her death.
In a front page obituary Virginia MacPherson claimed that studio bosses crowded the set of her final feature, Since You Went Away, with young film players so that they could see a "dramatic genius" at work.
Died in 1945, age 66.
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