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Agnes Ayres is a Actor American born on 4 april 1898 at Carbondale (USA)

Agnes Ayres

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Birth name Agnes Eyre Henkel
Nationality USA
Birth 4 april 1898 at Carbondale (USA)
Death 25 december 1940 (at 42 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Agnes Ayres (April 4, 1898 – December 25, 1940) was an American actress who rose to fame during the silent film era. She was known for her role as Lady Diana Mayo in The Sheik opposite Rudolph Valentino.

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Filmography of Agnes Ayres (40 films)

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Souls at Sea, 1h32
Directed by Henry Hathaway, Hal Walker
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about slavery, Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Gary Cooper, George Raft, Frances Dee, Henry Wilcoxon, Harry Carey, Robert Cummings
Rating68% 3.443743.443743.443743.443743.44374
The story is based on two distinct early 19th-century themes, including the attempts by abolitionists (Cooper and Raft) to end the slave trade. Although the U.S. Constitution ended the importation of slaves in 1808, slaves were still being brought into the country under foreign flags. The abolition of slavery by Great Britain helped reduce legal trade in slaves by putting the British navy into action against slave traders, but even Britain had its supporters of the trade (here represented by Wilcoxon, as a British naval officer acting for the slave interests). The collision between Cooper and Wilcoxon is complicated by Wilcoxon's sister (Dee) falling in love with Cooper.
Maid of Salem, 1h25
Directed by Frank Lloyd
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Harvey Stephens, Gale Sondergaard, Louise Dresser, Benny Bartlett
Roles Townswoman (Uncredited)
Rating65% 3.2913353.2913353.2913353.2913353.291335
It tells the story of a young girl in Salem, Massachusetts, 1692, who has an affair with an adventurer. She is sentenced as a witch, but saved by him.
Small Town Girl, 1h46
Directed by William A. Wellman, Robert Z. Leonard
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Janet Gaynor, Robert Taylor, James Stewart, Binnie Barnes, Lewis Stone, Andy Devine
Roles Catherine (uncredited)
Rating66% 3.345083.345083.345083.345083.34508
Kay Brannan (Janet Gaynor) is so bored with her life that she can barely tolerate her family and prospective suitor Elmer (James Stewart). A traffic diversion brings hundreds of Yale-Harvard football players through town. One of them, Robert Dakin (Robert Taylor), a socially prominent surgeon from Boston, asks her for directions to a popular roadhouse and takes her there to join in the fun.
The Donovan Affair, 1h23
Directed by Frank Capra
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Jack Holt, Dorothy Revier, William Collier Jr., Agnes Ayres, John Roche, Fred Kelsey
Roles Lydia Rankin
Rating68% 3.429813.429813.429813.429813.42981
After the lights go out at a fancy party, Jack Donovan (John Roche) turns up dead. Inspector Killian (Jack Holt) is called to the scene. As part of the investigation, he calls for a re-enactment of the events leading up to the murder. The lights go out, and another person turns up dead. Inspector Killian again calls for a re-enactment.
Eve's Love Letters, 20minutes
Directed by Leo McCarey
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Agnes Ayres, Forrest Stanley, Stan Laurel, Jerry Mandy, Charlie Hall, Fred Malatesta
Roles The wife
Rating62% 3.140773.140773.140773.140773.14077
The Son of the Sheik, 1h8
Directed by George Fitzmaurice
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure, Romance
Actors Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Bánky, Montagu Love, Karl Dane, George Fawcett, Agnes Ayres
Roles Diana - Wife of the Sheik
Rating65% 3.2987153.2987153.2987153.2987153.298715
Ahmed, the adult son of Sheik Ahmed (Valentino played both roles) is just as impetuous as his father once was. At the beginning of the movie, he is wooing the dancing girl Yasmin (Banky), who is exploited and overworked by her renegade French father. During one of their trysts at a moonlit ruins, Ahmed is kidnapped and later tortured by Yasmin's father and his cronies, who hope to receive a large ransom from Ahmed's father. Ahmed is rescued by his loyal servant Ramadan. Having been misled into believing that Yasmin was the one who set up his capture, Ahmed kidnaps her in turn and imprisons her in his tent. It is heavily implied that she is then raped, but the scene fades out before anything of consequence happens, and the exact details are left to the viewers' imagination. Ahmed's father, angered at his son's long absence from home, arrives and insists that he free Yasmin. When a remorseful Ahmed learns that Yasmin actually wasn't involved in his kidnapping, he sets off to free her from her father (who is trying to force her to marry one of his henchmen). All is forgiven, and the movie ends with Yasmin and Ahmed reunited, presumably to wed and live happily ever after.
Morals For Men
Directed by Bernard H. Hyman
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Conway Tearle, Agnes Ayres, Otto Matieson, John Miljan, Eve Southern
Roles Bessie Hayes

Joe Strickland, un ingénieur, vit avec Bessie Hayes, une contrebandière. Bessie croit que Joe essaie de voler leurs économies et ils décident de se séparer. Elle ouvre un établissement de manucure et épouse le riche Harvey Larkin. Peu après leur mariage, Harvey commence à négliger Bessie.
Detained (1924)
, 20minutes
Directed by Scott Pembroke, Joe Rock
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Stan Laurel, Agnes Ayres
Rating57% 2.880852.880852.880852.880852.88085