Lila Lee

At the peak of her silent era fame, Lee was dubbed "the hard luck girl of the movies.” By the time she stomped across the Florida brush, clumsy and heavy-footed, hooting after Del Reeves and Hugh X. Lewis in Cottonpickin’ Chickenpickers, she'd lost three husbands, a lung, her uterus, her appendix, and a quarter of the skin on her body in a freak bathtub accident.

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