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Olive Thomas
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Actress
    (October 20, 1894-September 10, 1920)
    Died in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
    Appeared in 'The Follies Girl (1919),' 'Out Yonder (1920),' and 'The Flapper (1920)'
    Overdosed on mercury bichloride at 25
    Death called 'Hollywood's First Scandal'
    She first married at 16 and divorced just 2 years later.
    In 1916 she married, Jack Pickford, the womanizing, drug-addicted brother of screen legend Mary Pickford.
    She was an alcoholic who crashed her car 3 times in a brief period.
    After a night of partying with her husband, she mistakenly ingested the mercury bichloride he used to treat syphilis thinking it was headache powder.
    She lingered in a coma for days before finally dying from the overdose.
    She was named 'The Most Beautiful Girl In New York City' in 1914.
    She contracted syphilis from her husband.
    She posed topless for renowned artist Alberto Vargas.
    A distraught Jack Pickford had to be talked out of committing suicide after her death.

Credit: Black Chic


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