Zasu Pitts
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Zasu Pitts
*January 3, 1894 Parsons, Kansas, USA
as Eliza Susan Pitts
June 7, 1963 Hollywood, California, USA

American actress who starred in many silent dramas and comedies, transitioning to comedy sound films.

Films

1963

The Thrill of It All
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

1956-1960

The Gale Storm Show

1954

Francis Joins the WACS

1952

Denver and Rio Grande

1950

Francis

1947

Life with Father
The Perfect Marriage

1940

It All Came True
No, No, Nanette

1939

Naughty but Nice
Mickey, the Kid
Eternally Yours
The Lady's from Kentucky
Nurse Edith Cavell

1937

Forty Naughty Girls
52nd Street

1936

Mad Holiday
The Plot Thickens
Thirteen Hours By Air

1935

She Gets Her Man
Ruggles of Red Gap
Spring Tonic

1934

The Gay Bride
Private Scandal
Their Big Moment
Dames
Two Alone
The Meanest Gal in Town
Three on a Honeymoon

1933

Meet the Baron
Professional Sweetheart
Hello, Sister!
Mr. Skitch

1932

Back Street
Make Me a Star
Westward Passage
The Crooked Circle
The Trial of Vivienne Ware
Madison Sq. Garden
Strangers of the Evening
Shopworn
Broken Lullaby

1931

The Bad Sister
The Secret Witness
Seed
The Big Gamble
A Woman of Experience
The Guardsman
Their Mad Moment

1930

All Quiet on the Western Front
Free Love
Honey
Monte Carlo
Passion Flower
The Lottery Bride
The Squealer
No, No, Nanette
The Devil's Holiday

1929

Her Private Life
The Squall
The Locked Door
The Argyle Case
The Dummy
Paris
This Thing Called Love

1928

Sins of the Fathers
The Wedding March
The Honeymoon

1927

Casey at the Bat

1925

Pretty Ladies
Lazybones

1924

The Goldfish
Greed
Secrets of the Night

1923

Hollywood
Mary of the Movies
West of the Water Tower
Souls for Sale
Three Wise Fools

1922

Youth to Youth
A Daughter of Luxury

1919

Sunnyside
Better Times

1918

A Society Sensation
How Could You, Jean?

1917

'49-'17
The Little Princess
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm


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Articles on Zasu Pitts

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Picture Play Magazine, February 1923



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Picture Play Magazine, March 1923



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Photoplay, May 1928



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Photoplay, January 1930


Articles with substantial mentioning of Zasu Pitts

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Photoplay, January 1930


Articles with photographs of Zasu Pitts

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Filmnyheter, nr. 16 1923



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Photoplay, October 1928


Books by Zasu Pitts
ZaSu Pitts
Candy hits
1963
Books on Zasu Pitts
Charles Stumpf
ZaSu Pitts, The life and career
Jefferson, N.C., 2010
Books with substantial mentioning of Zasu Pitts
James Robert Parish and William T. Leonard with Gregory W. Mank and Charles Hoyt
The Funsters
New Rochelle, New York, 1979

Cedric Osmond Bermingham (editor)
Stars of the Screen 1931, A volume of biographies of contemporary actors and actresses engaged in photoplay throughout the world
London, [1931]

Charles Donald Fox and Milton L. Silver (eds.)
Who's Who on the Screen
New York City, 1920
Books with an entry on Zasu Pitts
Denise Lowe
An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films, 1895 - 1930
New York, London, Oxford, 2005

David Thomson
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
New York, 2003

Joe Franklin
Encyclopedia of Comedians
Secaucus, N.J., 1979

Alfred E. Twomey and Arthur F. McClure
The Versatiles, A Study of Supporting Character Actors and Actresses in the American Motion Picture, 1930-1955
South Brunswick and New York - London, 1969

Paul Michael, editor in chief. James Robert Parish, associate editor
The American movies reference book, The sound era
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,, 1969

Charles Donald Fox
Mirrors of Hollywood, with brief biographies of favorite film folk
New York, 1925
Books with photograph(s) of Zasu Pitts
John Richard Finch and Paul Elby
Close-Ups, From the Golden Age of the Silent Cinema
South Brunswick and New York - London, 1978
Articles on Zasu Pitts
DeWitt Bodeen, ZaSu Pitts, in: Films in Review, vol. 31, 1980 pp. 321-342