Margaret Cloud ~ Bathing Beauty

Margaret Cloud

Margaret Cloud was born in March 16, 1904 in Indianapolis, Indiana. After her parents divorced her mother Cecelia married William Elkins, a painter. The family moved to California when she was a child. In 1922 Margaret made her film debut in the comedy Horse Sense. The following year she was chosen to be one of Mack Sennett's bathing beauties. She posed for countless photos wearing a revealing swimsuit. Margaret also appeared in several Sennett shorts including Scarem Much and His New Mama.

Margaret Cloud

 She and some of the other bathing beauties formed a club called "The Little Dippers". While working in England she met screenwriter Adrian Johnson. They were married on March 5, 1926 in New York City. Soon after Margaret decided to retire from acting. Her final film was the 1927 drama Broadway Madness. She and Adrian bought a home at 500 N. Hobart Boulevard in Los Angeles. They never had children. The couple remained together until Adrian's death in 1964. Margaret passed away on February 27, 1970 the age of sixty five.

Margaret Cloud
  With Thelma Hill