Josie Martin, Dr. Martin's Wife (as Mrs. Rapley Holmes)
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Mrs. Rapley Holmes
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Leading lady of Danish descent and the daughter of noted Chicagoan Dr. Max Henius who reportedly began her stage career in Copenhagen, Denmark at the age of 14. With Thanhouser Films from 1913, where she played Maid Marian to William Russell's Robin Hood, Holmes was the acknowledged prima donna at Essanay in Chicago when the very young Gloria Swanson arrived there in 1914. Yet according to ...