In November 1920, she signed an exclusive contract with Thomas H. Ince's newly formed Triangle film company to appear in the film called "Passing Thru" which was released in 1921. After this film debut she transfered to the Fox Film Corporation where she acted her most memorables film; Love Never Dies (1921), Lorna Doone (1922), and The Iron Horse (1924). Unlike many early film goddesses she was able to make a successful transition talkie films, especial noted for White Zombie .
An etching aquatint of Madge by Frank Martin - titled "The Enchanted Lake"
What a character !! after the shooting, Madge said
"I only winged him, which is what I meant to do. Believe me, I'm a crack shot".
Some fine commercial art from film fanzines.
Madge made her last screen appearance in 1945 and sadly lived in poverty for much of her post-screen life, working ina shop selling tools and failing to become a novelist. She died of heart failure in Upland, California, aged 90. Her autobiography; "A Darling of the Twenties" was published shortly after her death.
A fine portrait signed "Usabai" ? Possibly the art work for a postcard or trading card.