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H.L. Mencken (1880–1956)

H.L. Mencken was born on September 12, 1880 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Henry Louis Mencken. He was a writer and actor, known for Good Night Valentino (2003), Camille (1926) and Mitzi & Mencken (2008). He was married to Sara Powell Haardt. He died on January 29, 1956 in Baltimore. See full bio »

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Camille Andrew Volstead


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 2008 Mitzi & Mencken (Video documentary short)
 2003 Good Night Valentino (Short) (article: "Valentino")
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 1926/II Camille (Short)
Andrew Volstead
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 2007 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
- Sister Aimee (2007) ... Self
 1961 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
- New York in the Twenties (1961) ... Self

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book. "George Bernard Shaw: His Plays." Boston: Luce, 1905. See more »

Publicity Listings:

40 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 10 Articles | See more »

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Personal Quote:

No one... has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people. See more »


He was both superstitious - regarding such familiar symbols as the number 13 - and a hypochondriac: he befriended many Baltimore physicians and was a frequent visitor to, though not as a frequent patient with serious maladies, the corridors of the city's Johns Hopkins Hospital. See more »


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