Sunday, January 17, 2016

Arthur Johnson 100 Years -- January 17, 2016

Motography, 29-January-1916

Actor Arthur Johnson died 100 years ago today, on 17-January-1916.  He had been the leading man in DW Griffith's first film as director, "The Adventures of Dollie," in 1908.  In 1911 he moved to Lubin, where he acted and directed.  His health failed in 1915 and he retired.  He may have had tuberculosis.

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