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Sally C. Kirby
June 27, 1886
Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.
|Died||August 12, 1971 (aged 85)|
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Sally Crute (born Sally C. Kirby, June 27, 1886 – August 12, 1971) was an American actress of the silent film era.
Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, before entering motion pictures Crute performed on stage. Crute was generally cast as a widow or man charmer in movies. She was employed by Edison Studios. She was a leading woman of Harold Lockwood, Joseph Burks, and Frank Lyon, among others.
In In Spite of All (1915) she played the role of Stella, a famous dancer who lures the film's hero. In Her Vocation (1915), she appeared as an adventurous newspaper woman in a cast which included Augustus Phillips. As Lucille Stanton, in When Men Betray (1918), Crute performs as a female so enticing she makes men her willing slaves.
Crute died in 1971 in Miami, Florida.
- The House of the Lost Court (1915) - Nina Desmond
- The Light at Dusk (1916)
- The Cossack Whip (1916)
- Blue Jeans (1917) - Sue Eudaly
- The Law of Compensation (1917)
- The Beautiful Lie (1917)
- The Avenging Trail (1917)
- The Awakening of Ruth (1917)
- A Wife by Proxy (1917)
- The Tell-Tale Step (1917)
- The Law of the North (1917)
- The Power of Decision (1917)
- The Belgian (1918) - Countess de Vries
- When Men Betray (1918) - Lucille Stanton
- Opportunity (1918)
- Eye for Eye (1918) - Helene
- The Poor Rich Man (1918)
- Atonement (1919)
- The Undercurrent (1919)
- Even as Eve (1920) - Agatha Sproul
- The Garter Girl (1920) - Lynette
- Blind Wives (1920) - Business Woman
- Miss 139 (1921) - Vera Cardine
- The Tents of Allah (1923)
- Broadway Broke (1923)
- His Children's Children (1923) - Mrs. Wingate
- A Little Girl in a Big City (1925)
- The Half-Way Girl (1925) - Effie
- Ermine and Rhinestones (1925) - Alys Ferring
- Tin Gods (1926)
- The Ace of Cads (1926)
- Annapolis, Maryland Capitol, At The Republic Tomorrow, September 17, 1918, Page 3.
- Bridgeport Telegram, News of Interest to Women, Tuesday, September 10, 1918, Page 11.
- Fort Wayne Gazette, Her Vocation Special Edison Feature At Lyric, August 3, 1915, Page 10.
- Lima, Ohio Daily News, Movielettes, March 3, 1915, Page 15.
- Syracuse Post-Standard, Amusements, Thursday Evening, July 29, 1926, Page 24.
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