Alice Day

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Alice Day
Alice Day from Stars of the Photoplay.jpg
Publicity photo of Day from Stars of the Photoplay (1930)
Born Jacquiline Alice Newlin
(1905-11-07)November 7, 1905
Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.
Died May 25, 1995(1995-05-25) (aged 89)
Orange, California, U.S.
Years active 1923-1932

Jacquiline Alice Newlin (November 7, 1905 – May 25, 1995), better known as Alice Day, was a film actress who began her career as one of the Sennett Bathing Beauties.


Day appeared in 70 movies between 1923 and 1932. In 1929, she starred with Edward Buzzell in a film version of the George M. Cohan stage musical Little Johnny Jones, the title better known in revised excerpts staged in the Cohan Biopic Yankee Doodle Dandy. There are no known copies of the Buzzell-Day films.

Day also co-starred with Ted Lewis in the musical Is Everybody Happy? (1929) which is also considered a lost film. Alice Day was the elder sister of actress Marceline Day. Day appeared in the film Two-Fisted Law (1932) with Tim McCoy and John Wayne.

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