Child Actor Autograph Philippe De Lacy Star Signed Silent Screen Scarce

Child Actor Autograph Philippe De Lacy Star Signed Silent Screen Scarce

Child Actor Autograph Philippe De Lacy Star Signed Silent Screen Scarce
An extremely rare and signature on 3 x 4 12/4 inch paper of child actor Philippe De Lacy. Born in Nancy during World War I, he lost his mother and five siblings when a German shell devastated the family home. American nurse, Miss Edith De Lacy, found him beside his dead mother, (he was only two days old) adopted him and brought him to America where his stunning looks soon made him a sought-after model for advertisements and eventually brought him to the screen. De Lacy is fondly remembered as'Michael Nicholas Darling' in "Peter Pan, " (1924) as Mary Pickford's brother in "Rosita" (1923) and as Greta Garbo's son in Love. (1927) De Lacy retired from acting in 1930 and later became an executive of the J.

Walter Thompson Advertising Agency in Hollywood. De Lacy died from Carcinoma of the Colon. Philippe De Lacy was the Freddie Bartholomew of the silent movie era, but if anything, his physical appearance was more stunningly beautiful than young Freddie's, who was popular for a few short years during the 1930's. Little Philippe was born on July 25th, 1917 during a World War One air raid in Nancy, France, in which his mother was tragically killed.

He was adopted by Mrs. Edith De Lacy, who was associated with the U.

After the war ended, Mrs. De Lacy brought Philippe to America, where his beautiful boy looks soon created opportunities for him as a model for magazine advertisements. His modeling assignments brought him to the attention of Hollywood, and he appeared in his first film in a bit part at the age of four. Philippe freelanced for several studios in the 1920's, but mostly for Paramount. In 1924 he played the role of Michael Darling in the classic silent version of "Peter Pan", opposite Betty Bronson.

He played the young Don Juan at ten years of age in John Barrymore's "Don Juan" (1926). In 1927 he played the young prince Karl Franz in Ernst Lubitsch's memorable "The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg", which also starred Ramon Novarro and Norma Shearer. Also in 1927 he starred with Greta Garbo and John Gilbert in "Love", an updated version of the Tolstoy novel Anna Karenina. In this film he played the young son of Anna, Serezha Karenin, with pathos and sweetness. When the sound era arrived Philippe's acting career was declining and he retired from the screen in 1931. For many years thereafter he concentrated on the production end of films and was a producer and director with Cinerama Corporation. Philippe De Lacy died from cancer on July 29th, 1995 in Carmel, California. Born: July 25, 1917 in Nancy France. Died: July 29, 1995 in Carmel, California, USA.

Arguably the silent era's most beautiful child and a forerunner in many ways of the following. Decade's Freddie Bartholomew, French-born Philippe DeLacy's personal story reads like a.

Penny-dreadful melodrama in which he would later act: Born during World War I, the already. Fatherless Philippe lost his mother and five siblings when a German shell devastated the family. Only two days old at the time of tragedy, the boy was kept alive, but barely, in the basement.

Of his grandmother's house. There, with the old woman near death, they were found by Edith.

DeLacy, an American Red Cross nurse who adopted little Philippe and brought him to the United. A visit to the set of Geraldine Farrar's The Riddle: Woman (1921) led to an astonishingly potent. Screen career that would last until 1930. With his wavy brown hair and aristocratic bearing, DeLacy. Seems to have gotten all the breaks.

Outside of the Our Gang kids, he remains perhaps the. Best-remembered silent era child star, Jackie Coogan and his ilk included. His The Kid, but DeLacy played Mary Pickford's brother in Rosita (1923), Michael Darling in Peter.

Pan (1924), the young John Barrymore in Don Juan (1926), the young Neil Hamilton in Beau Geste. (1926), the young Ramond Novarro in The Student Prince (1927), Greta Garbo's son in Love (1927). And Garbo seems much more concerned with DeLacy's welfare than she would be with Freddie. Bartholomew's in the 1935 remake Anna Karenina.

At that certain age and perhaps a bit too ethereal for the hard-hitting early sound era, DeLacy. Retired from acting in 1930 and later became an executive with the J. In 1955 he directed Cinerama Holiday, and later still, was the manager of a local Hollywood. "The ten years I spent in movies were a wonderful experience, " he would tell. Show business chronicler David Ragan in the 1970s.

Brian McHugh as a child. Love (1927/I) (as Philippe de Lacy).... Serezha Karenin, Anna's Child... The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927) (as Philipe de Lacy).... Young Karl - Heir Apparent. Aka The Student Prince (UK). John Guido Forrester, as a child. The Way of All Flesh (1927).... Don Juan (at age 10).

Flesh and the Devil (1926)... Leo as a Boy (uncredited)...

A Lover's Oath (1925).... My Neighbor's Wife (1925).... Peter Pan (1924) (as Philippe deLacy).... The Shooting of Dan McGrew (1924)....

Christmas (1923) (as Philip De Lacy).... A Doll's House (1922).... Without Benefit of Clergy (1921) (uncredited).... Way of All Flesh lobby card 2. Lobby card from The Way of All Flesh (1927) with Emil Jannings and Philippe De Lacy.

July 29, 1995 (aged 78). Philippe deLacy (July 25, 1917 - July 29, 1995) was a former silent film era child actor. Born during World War I, the already fatherless Philippe lost his mother and five siblings when a German shell devastated the family home. Only two days old at the time of tragedy, the boy was kept alive, but barely, in the basement of his grandmother's house.

De Lacy brought Philippe to America, where his stunning looks soon created opportunities for him as a model for magazine advertisements. Phillipe's childhood story was used as the subject of a fictional children's book, Little Philippe of Belgium, written by Madeline Brandeis as part of her "Children of the World" series. De Lacy freelanced for several studios in the 1920s, but mostly for Paramount.

In 1924 he played the role of Michael Darling in the classic silent version of Peter Pan, with Betty Bronson. He played the young Don Juan at ten years of age in John Barrymore's Don Juan (1926), and in 1927 he played the young prince Karl Heinrich in Ernst Lubitsch's memorable The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg, which also starred Ramon Novarro and Norma Shearer. Also in 1927 he starred with Greta Garbo and John Gilbert in Love, an updated version of the Tolstoy novel Anna Karenina in which he played the young son of Anna, Serezha Karenin. When the sound era arrived De Lacy's acting career was declining, and he never made the transition from child actor to adult. Apart from his films, De Lacy also did some work in the theatre. However he had lost his boyish charm by his early teens and retired from the screen in the early 1930s. De Lacy concentrated on the production end of films as a producer, director and cinematographer. He became an assistant to director Louis De Rochemont and worked with him in the 1940 film The Ramparts We Watch. Eventually he became an executive with the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency, a position he held for over 25 years. De Lacy's first credit was in 1942 as an editorial associate for the US armed forces propaganda film We Are The Marines. Radio and television announcer Westbrook Van Voorhis provided the narration for the documentary, which was effectively a full-length fighting feature. In 1944 De Lacy was involved in another documentary, this time for the US Navy, filmed aboard the carrier Yorktown. The narrators in this documentary were actors Robert Taylor (who was actually a lieutenant in the navy at the time) and Charles Boyer who supplied the French narration. De Lacy was the cinematographer in The Fighting Lady and had three real life naval commanders to assist him. This film won the 1945 Oscar for Best Documentary. De Lacy then turned his hand to directing a television series in 1950, and in addition, he also became manager of a local Hollywood television station. Without Benefit of Clergy (1921). A Doll's House (1922).

The Shooting of Dan McGrew (1924). My Neighbor's Wife (1925).

A Lover's Oath (1925). The Way of All Flesh (1927). The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927). The Sins of the Children (1930).

The Buster Keaton Show (1950) - TV Series. We Are the Marines (1942).

De Lacy died from carcinoma of the colon. His cremated remains were scattered at sea. The term child actor or child actress is generally applied to a child acting on stage or in movies or television, but also to an adult who began their acting career as a child. To avoid confusion, the latter is also called a former child actor.

Closely associated is teenage actor or teen actor, an actor who reached popularity as a teenager. Many child actors find themselves struggling to adapt as they become adults, mainly due to typecasting. Macaulay Culkin and Lindsay Lohan are two particular famous child actors who eventually experienced much difficulty with the fame they acquired at a young age. Some child actors do go on to have successful acting careers as adults; notable actors who first gained fame as children include Kurt Russell, Jodie Foster, Christian Bale, Elijah Wood, Natalie Portman, Lacey Chabert, and Scarlett Johansson. Other child actors have gone on to successful careers in other fields, including director Ron Howard, politicians Lech and Jaroslaw Kaczynski, and singer Jenny Lewis.

In the United States, the activities of child actors are regulated by the governing labor union, if any, and state laws. Some projects film in distant locations specifically to evade regulations intended to protect the child. Longer work hours or risky stunts prohibited by California, for example, might be permitted to a project filming in British Columbia. US federal law specifically exempted minors working in the Entertainment Business from all provisions of the Child Labor Laws.

Any regulation of child actors is governed by disparate state laws. Due to the large presence of the entertainment industry in Hollywood, the state of California has some of the most explicit laws protecting child actors. Being a minor, a child actor must secure an entertainment work permit before accepting any paid performing work. Compulsory education laws mandate that the education of the child actor not be disrupted while the child is working, whether the child actor is enrolled in public school, private school or even home school. The child does their schoolwork under the supervision of a studio teacher while on the set.

In the United Kingdom, a child actor is defined as someone under school leaving age. [1][2] A child requires three hours minimum of tutoring daily and a lesson must be a minimum of 30 minutes to count towards the total and with regards to 16 and 17-year-olds in further education, considerations are made in regards to their studies. There are regulations and guidance to safeguard all actors under the age of 18; OFCOM guidance states a child's health and safety, wellbeing and welfare is paramount in television production and factors such as their age, maturity and life experiences can affect their performance. [4] OFCOM also advises that broadcasters undertake risk assessments, consider seeking expert advice and follow best practise.

Jackie Coogan earned millions of dollars from working as a child actor only to see most of it squandered by his parents. In 1939, California weighed in on this controversy and enacted the Coogan Bill, which requires a portion of the earnings of a child to be preserved in a special savings account called a blocked trust. Also criticize the parents of child actors for allowing their children to work, believing that more "normal" activities should be the staple during the childhood years.

Observe that competition is present in all areas of a child's life-from sports to student newspaper to orchestra and band-and believe that the work ethic instilled or the talent developed accrues to the child's benefit. The child actor may experience unique and negative pressures when working under tight production schedules.

Large projects which depend for their success on the ability of the child to deliver an effective performance add to the pressure. Ethel Merman, who several times worked in long-running stage productions with child actors, disliked what she eventually saw as their overprofessionalization-"acting more like midgets than children"-and disapproved of parents pushing adulthood on them. This section possibly contains synthesis of material which does not verifiably mention or relate to the main topic. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. (May 2019) (Learn how and when to remove this template message).

There are many instances of troubled adult lives due to the stressful environment to which child actors are subjected. It is common to see a child actor grow up in front of the camera, whether in films, TV shows or both. However, it is not uncommon to see child actors continue their careers throughout as actors or in a different professional field. Jodie Foster started acting at age 3, becoming the quintessential child actor during the 1970s with roles in films such as Tom Sawyer (1973), Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974), Taxi Driver (1976), Bugsy Malone (1976), The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976), and Freaky Friday (1976).

A child prodigy, Foster received her first Academy Award nomination at age 13 and later took a sabbatical from films to attend Yale University. She made a successful transition to adult roles, winning two Academy Awards for Best Actress before the age of 30, and starring in several successful and acclaimed films such as The Accused (1988), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Nell (1994), Maverick (1994), Contact (1997), and The Brave One (2007), thus establishing herself as one of the most accomplished and sought-after actresses of her generation. Now adults, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson, the three leads of the acclaimed Harry Potter film series (2001-11), starred in every installment in the series, and have since continued to act in film, television, and theater in their early 30s. Her performance earned her a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination at age 8 in 2002, making her the youngest nominee in SAG history.

She later appeared in major Hollywood productions, in such acclaimed blockbuster films as Man on Fire (2004), War of the Worlds (2005), Charlotte's Web (2006), Hounddog (2007), The Secret Life of Bees (2008), Coraline (2009), The Twilight Saga film series (2009-12), The Runaways (2010), and The Motel Life (2012). Fanning's younger sister, Elle Fanning also rose to prominence as a child actress, having appeared in many films since before she turned 3.

Miranda Cosgrove, known mainly for her role on Nickelodeon's Drake & Josh as a child, gained more attention for her role as a teenager in the show iCarly. Since the end of the show she has been featured in other roles, including as the voice of Margo in the Despicable Me franchise. Once she was of age, she decided to pursue a college degree in film at the University of Southern California. Late actress Shirley Temple became a public figure and diplomat, beginning in the 1960s. Ambassador in countries such as Ghana and Czechoslovakia. Mary-Kate Olsen was treated for an eating disorder, deemed anorexia, but her twin sister remained less troubled. In an article with the magazine Marie Claire, Mary-Kate expressed the bittersweet nature of the twins' childhood. "I look at old photos of me, and I don't feel connected to them at all, " she said. I would never wish my upbringing on anyone... But I wouldn't take it back for the world. Since the beginning of her career at age 15 in 1999, Mandy Moore is one of the child stars to have success as an adult.

Drew Barrymore started acting at age 3. During her childhood she battled with drugs, but today she continues to act in films. Natalie Portman took a small break in acting to get a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Harvard University before continuing her career as an actress. Rider Strong, known as "Shawn Hunter" in Boy Meets World, was educated at Columbia University and now runs a successful blog and published a graphic novel.

[11] Neil Patrick Harris got his acting start in Doogie Howser, M. He continues to act in television, films and theater. Jonathan Lipnicki, known mostly for the Stuart Little films, now successfully competes in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. [11] Sara Gilbert is known for her role on Roseanne and later created and served as a co-host for CBS's The Talk.

Also from Roseanne, Michael Fishman continued to work in film, but behind the scenes and has since been nominated for an Emmy for the work he did in Sports Science. [11] Kirsten Dunst and Lacey Chabert both made the transition from a child actress to an adult actress with a rough patch including depression. After a stay in a rehabilitation center, Dunst was able to recover and continue her career. She proves that the pressures of growing up under the spotlight may not come without repercussions. Roddy McDowall, who had a long and outstanding career including as the regular star of the Planet of the Apes series; Micky Dolenz, who started his career as a child star in the 1950s, grew up to be a musician of the successful 1960s pop group The Monkees, which had its own successful television show; Ron Howard, who, in addition to being the star of both of the long running The Andy Griffith Show and Happy Days television series, became an Academy Award-winning director in adulthood; Elijah Wood, who continued his career successfully into adulthood, starring as Frodo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings film series and starring as Ryan Newman in the television series Wilfred. Many actors' careers are short-lived and this is also true of child actors. Many actors out of personal choice that start their careers as child actors decide not to pursue the same careers as adults, Shirley Temple became a public figure and diplomat. Peter Ostrum, appearing in his only role, the titular character of Charlie Bucket in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory became a large-scale veterinarian surgeon. Whilst Jenny Lewis, formerly of film Troop Beverly Hills in 1989, is a well-known singer-songwriter indie rock musician.

In Poland, former child actors and identical twin brothers Lech and Jaroslaw Kaczynski became successful politicians, at one time Lech being President and Jaroslaw the Prime Minister.

Child Actor Autograph Philippe De Lacy Star Signed Silent Screen Scarce