Alice White's Story

Alice White was born Alva Violet White on August 24, 1904 in Paterson, New Jersey. She never knew her father and her mother, a former chorus girl, died when she was just three years old. Alice was raised by her Italian grandparents in New Haven, Connecticut. When she was a teenager they moved to California where Alice attended Hollywood high school. After graduating she got a job as a secretary at Pickford Studios but she was fired for being too "sexy". Alice worked as a script girl for Charlie Chaplin and Josef Von Sternberg. Chaplin encouraged her to become and actress and she made a sceen test. Alice was signed by First National and made her film debut in the 1927 silent drama The Sea Tiger.

Alice at age three
Alice in 1926                                                                                              

Show Girl Has Been FOUND

Alice's Mother & Grandmother

Written By Alice ~ Come Into The Kitchen

1930 Pictorial ~ Beauty And The Bunny

Vintage Magazine Clippings

Broadway Babies (1929)

Alice's Nude Scene

Alice's TV Comeback

1933 Article ~ Meet The New Alice White

Happy New Year

Merry Christmas

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes ~ The Lost Film

1930 Pictorial ~ Alice In Wonderland

Happy Halloween

Magazine Covers

Quotes From Alice



Alice's Films & Where To Watch Them

Alice's Scandalous Love Triangle

Alice's Marriage To Jack Roberts

Alice's Marriage To Sidney Bartlett

1935 Article ~ What Love Means To Me

1931 Article ~ What's All The Shouting For?