Florence Lawrence: The Hollywood star who invented two of the most common things found on cars today


Florence Lawrence isn’t exactly a household name, certainly not in the world of cars and motoring. Sure, the Canadian-American is widely known as the ‘First Movie Star’, thanks to her other career – spanning over 300 movies – as a Hollywood actor, but in the world of automotive invention, her name has largely been forgotten. And that’s almost criminal, because Lawrence came up with two innovations that have become a part of everyday motoring life.  » Read More