Favorite photos of silent stars

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Re: Favorite photos of silent stars

Post by Kitty » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:04 pm

All those little dollies!!!! ❤❤❤ I'm in love.
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Re: Favorite photos of silent stars

Post by BettyLouSpence » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:33 pm

Lois Wilson getting her hair bobbed for the 1926 version of the Great Gatsby (which is unfortunately lost) -

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Re: Favorite photos of silent stars

Post by donnie » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:35 pm

That’s interesting! Oh, but Lois’s hair was so beautiful in Miss Lulu Bett! What a shame. I like the captions, though. I wonder if I got a crew cut would I develop unsuspected piquancy? :)

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Re: Favorite photos of silent stars

Post by Kitty » Sat Feb 09, 2019 1:28 am

She could have worn a wig if she really didn't want to cut her hair. I'm thinking the editors made up this caption for interest - creating. (is that a real term?)😂 Wonder which magazine this came from?
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Re: Favorite photos of silent stars

Post by donnie » Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:38 pm

Yes, that caption does sound a little contrived. ;)

Here's an ad for Francelia in Blind Husbands with von Stroheim. Notice how the "von" is missing from his name. And what is a wonder play, I wonder? :)
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Re: Favorite photos of silent stars

Post by donnie » Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:00 pm

Although not a photo, I'll place this here as it's related. Check out this cool clip from Blind Husbands. Francelia's character has a nightmare about Von Stroheim, who is attempting to seduce her under her husband's nose.

https://youtu.be/De33QgUYg0w

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Re: Favorite photos of silent stars

Post by BettyLouSpence » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:15 pm

Bessie Love in a tuxedo -

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Re: Favorite photos of silent stars

Post by donnie » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:39 pm

Wow, I'd never have recognized her. :D

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Re: Favorite photos of silent stars

Post by BettyLouSpence » Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:55 pm

This photo of Viola Dana is so ethereal and haunting -

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Re: Favorite photos of silent stars

Post by donnie » Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:57 am

Yes, indeed! That's a beautiful one.

Here she is cleaned up. :)
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