“Show Girl” Alice White Hand Written Letter. This item is certified authentic by Todd Mueller and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. (born Alva White ; August 25, 1904 February 19, 1983) was an American film actress. Her career spanned late silent films and early sound films. White was born of French and Italian parents. Her mother was Marian Alexander, an actress and former chorus girl, who made headlines in 1904 for suing Sam Shubert. Marian was briefly married to Alice’s father, Audler White. She died when Alice was only three years old. Alice was raised by her maternal grandparents in. She attended schools in Paterson and. East Orange, New Jersey. Her grandfather owned a fruit business. After leaving school, White became a secretary and. She also worked as a switchboard operator at the Hollywood Writers’ Club. After clashing with Von Sternberg, White left to work for. Who decided before long to place her in front of the camera. Her bubbly and vivacious persona led to comparisons with. But White’s career was slow to progress. Klepper wrote: Some critics have said that Ms. White was a second-string Clara Bow. White had her own type of charm, and was a delightful actress in her own, unique way. Whereas Clara Bow played the quintessential, flaming redheaded flapper, Alice White was more of a bubbly, vivacious blonde. After playing a succession of. And gold diggers, she attracted the attention of director and producer. Who saw potential in her. Her screen debut was in. Her early films included. Musical accompaniment but no dialog, and its. Show Girl in Hollywood. (1930), both released by. And both based on novels by. In these two films, White appeared as “Dixie Dugan”. In October 1929, McAvoy started the. With the character Dixie having a “helmet” hairstyle and appearance similar to actress. White also used the services of Hollywood’beauty sculptor. To stay in shape. White was featured in. The Girl from Woolworth’s. (1929), having the role of a singing clerk in the music department of a. Karen Plunkett-Powell wrote in her book, Remembering Woolworth’s: A Nostalgic History of the World’s Most Famous Five-and-Dime : First National Pictures produced this 60-minute musical as a showcase for up-and-coming actress Alice White. She left films in 1931 to improve her acting abilities, returning in 1933 only to have her career hurt by a scandal that erupted over her involvement with boyfriend actor. Although she later married Bartlett, her reputation was tarnished and she appeared only in supporting roles after this. By 1937 and 1938, her name was at the bottom of the cast lists. She made her final film appearance in. (1949) and eventually resumed working as a secretary. The item “VERY RARE! Show Girl Alice White Hand Written Letter Todd Mueller COA” is in sale since Wednesday, May 22, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Celebrities”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Brunei darussalam, Ecuador, Egypt, Luxembourg, Peru, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Bolivia, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, South africa, Colombia, Antigua and barbuda, Saint lucia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion.