Silent film stars

Step back in time and discover the enchanting world of silent film stars. Learn about the iconic actors and actresses who captivated audiences without uttering a single word.
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Jeanne Roques (23 February 1889 11 December 1957), better known by her stage name Musidora, was a French actress, film director and writer. She is best known for her acting in silent films, and rose to public attention for roles in the Louis Feuillade serials Les Vampires as Irma Vep and in Judex

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I doubt these ladies felt at all ready for their close-up, but this is what it looked like to be camera-ready in the early years of black & white commercial television. Technology for the new medium in those days lacked a significant amount of contrast and wasn’t capable of showing certain colours. Make-up artist to the…