Queen of Them All

Jolly Della Pringle (1870 – 1952), the star of stage and screen, had seven movies to her credit and was friends with Charlie Chaplin, Buffalo Bill and graced the Silver Screen with the academy award winning actress Gloria Swanson. Born in Attica, she reached fame through her stage company and always considered Knoxville her headquarters. During her career, Ms. Pringle performed on the stages of theaters from Maine to Oregon.

Dr. Bob Leonard of KNIA/KRLS goes “In Depth” with Prof. Charles Lauterbach, of Boise State University, Boise, Idaho to discuss the life and career of Marion county native, Jolly Della Pringle.

There are many more pictures and articles about Jolly Della Pringle in the Marion County Historical Museum.