When famed dancer Isadora Duncan was killed in a most unusual automobile accident, it was a sudden end to the life of a woman who had seen incredible success as well as unimaginable tragedy.
The word ‘flapper’ as used today in reference to a woman from the 1920s, has a much broader definition than how the term was originally used. So what is a flapper, then? Find out here.
If you don’t know your dingledangler from your Kluck from your zoozer, you’ll want to know this Flapper slang from the 1920s!
Why was Greta Garbo America’s highest-paid film star in the 1930s? A legend during the Golden Age of Hollywood, Garbo was one of the most popular actresses of the era. See what she was all about here.
When the old Victrola record players were first introduced, those turntables were some cutting-edge tech. Here’s a look at the history of the famous Victor Talking Machines!
Between 1918 and 1955, there were 11 different Tarzan movie actors, in the character’s various incarnations and adventures. Here’s a look back at those wild men.
Cowboy actor and hero of scores of western thrillers of the silent film era, Tom Mix, was killed on a highway detour in Arizona. Here’s what happened.
Through these 75 gorgeous and artistic color covers of Theater magazine, take a peek back in time from the first decades of the twentieth century to see these classic theater stars.
Do you remember the old metal hoop with a handle fastened to it? The small wooden hoops were usually rolled by the girls, using a small paddle to roll them along.
So this is Hollywood! (1922) If they hadn’t improved on the 1890 model bathing suit, Mack Sennet wouldn’t be where he is today. But if
Legendary beauty Lillie Langtry was a statuesque blonde with blue eyes, a perfect complexion and a ravishing figure. She was acclaimed by the social set, and became the mistress of The Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII.
Silent movies were not part of a primitive style of filmmaking, but an alternate form of storytelling – with artistic triumphs equivalent to or greater than those of the sound films that followed.
Safety Last! was one of the best-known movies of the silent film era, and gave us the iconic image of Harold Lloyd, dangling off a huge clock.
Not too long ago, Joan Crawford was merely a dancing girl with ornamental legs. Recent pictures prove that she is acquiring a vivid and distinctive quality in her acting.
Take a look back at these talented and glamorous actresses of the 1920s, who were some of the first nationally-known celebrities because of their presence on the big screen.
“I was as nervous as a poker player down to his last pants’ button, and every one of the hard-boiled old-timers in the art department knew it. “
Even before she wrote Little Women, she was eminent in her family… Louisa May Alcott was a big, lovable, tender-hearted, generous girl, with black hair, thick and long, and flashing, humorous black eyes.
“Just You, Just Me” is a song that was first performed in 1929 movie Marianne. The tune by Jesse Greer (music) and Raymond Klages (lyrics)
Our first TV star In case you forgot, it was Felix the Cat The image is blurry and flawed but identifiable: Felix the Cat, hero
Paramount announces its greatest program of motion picture entertainment Some of the silent movies featured: The Dictator Blood and Sand The Face in the Fog
Mary Pickford in “The Love Light” “The Love Light” — A production with which no comparison can be made — the supreme effort of a