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Famous Players-Lasky’s (Paramount) replacement for megastar Mary Pickford, Minter had the beauty and the overbearing stage mother to rival her predecessor’s, with none of Pickford’s knack for dodging scandal.

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Her career brought to a standstill following the unsolved murder of director William Desmond Taylor, super-sized Minter ended her days in delusional seclusion behind the ivy-smothered walls of her Santa Monica mansion.

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