A biography of The Eternal Flapper, Fannie Ward, who came to the stage in 1890. Later starred in Cecil B. DeMille’s The Cheat with Sessue Hayakawa. In between she married a South African diamond magnate.
Later in life Helen Hayes said all that was left for her to achieve was a good rose garden. The First Lady of American Theater managed much more than that over her 80 year career on stage and screen.