Ruth Roland (1892-1937)
Last updated: 01.06.22
p_rolandr.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Ruth Roland was an American stage and film actress and film producer born in San Francisco, California.
She was a child actress working in vaudeville and aged just 12, she was the youngest student at Hollywood High School. After her first film A Chance Shot (1911), she became the leading actress of Kalem Studios. She then worked for Balboa Films from 1914 to 1917 before establishing her own production company, Ruth Roland Serials.
Between 1909 and 1927, Roland appeared in more than 200 films. Roland worked the film business until 1930 then returned to live theatre. Her final film appearance was in 1936.
Ruth Roland died in Hollywood.
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     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Why Do They Call Mama Poor Butterfly (1919) W.C. Polla (music)
Louis Seifert (words)
Ruth Roland (perf.)
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pdf15.gif Some Day I'll Make You Glad (1918) H.D. Squires (music)
Max C. Freedman (words)
Ruth Roland (perf.)
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This list is arranged by composer and contains 5 works performed by Ruth Roland who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
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perf15.jpg Red Circle (1916), The Abe Olman Ruth Roland (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Why Do They Call Mama Poor Butterfly (1919) William C. Polla Louis Seifert (words)
Ruth Roland (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Romantic Ruth (1920.) Madelyn Sheppard Ruth Roland (perf.)
perf15.jpg Some Day I'll Make You Glad (1918) Harold D. Squires Max C. Freedman (words)
Ruth Roland (perf.)
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