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The"It" girl- Clara Bow came to personify the Roaring Twenties and is described as its leading sex symbol .

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Above: Clara Bow, in It (1927), one of the roles that made her an major film star. Two iconic actresses of the early silent film industry share a birthday today — Theda Bara (born July 29, 1885) and Clara Bow (born in Brooklyn, July 29, 1905).  Bow became the screen’s leading flapper archetype of the … Continue reading Before the flapper, the naughty ‘vamp’ scandalized New York →

CLARA Gordon BOW (July 1905 – September was an American actress who rose to stardom in the silent film era of the It was her appearance as a spunky shopgirl in the film It that brought her global fame and the nickname "The It Girl".

“Being a feminist is like being pregnant. You either are or you are not.” - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on feminism, her new book, and how women need to stop worrying about being liked. SO MUCH TRUTH.

Women, stop worrying about being liked — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s advice for living boldly

‘Powerful women scare people’: The award-winning author talks to Chatelaine about modern womanhood.

Un piccione munito di una macchina fotografica per fare indagini via aerea, Francia, 1910.

From pigeons were fitted with cameras to take aerial photos, by Boyer / Roger Viollet / Getty images

Love From a Stranger.   Based on her short story “Philomel Cottage,” Love From a Stranger was made in England in 1937. The story, from one of Christie’s peak creative periods, is an atmospheric thriller starring Basil Rathbone and Ann Harding, as his imperiled bride. (According to Rathbone, producer Darryl F. Zanuck cast him as Sherlock Holmes based on this performance. “So you can say it was actually Agatha Christie who got me typecast as Holmes for all those years!” Rathbone later said.)

Agatha Christie on the Big and Small Screen

Basil Rathbone looking particularly diabolical. I especially enjoyed his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes.

(August 9, 1901 – May 6, 1990) Charles Farrell was an American film actor of the 1920s silent era and into the 1930s, and later a television actor. He is probably best recalled for his onscreen romances with actress Janet Gaynor in more than a dozen films.Unlike many of his silent screen peers, He had little difficulty with "voice troubles" and remained a publicly popular actor throughout the sound era.

Charles FARRELL [*] WOF inducted 1960 best recalled for his onscreen romances with actress Janet Gaynor in more than a dozen films. Remained a publicly popular actor throughout the sound era.

Phyllis Haver and Buster still not hitting it off

Buster Keaton & Phyllis Haver from a scene in "The Balloonatic" in 1923

Rudolph Valentino

Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Pierre Filibert Guglielmi di Valentina d'Antonguolla, professionally known as Rudolph Valentino (May 1895 – August was an Italian actor.

mote-historie: “Renée Adorée - 1920’s - French actress who appeared in Hollywood Silent Movies during the 1920’s ”

mote-historie: “Renée Adorée - - French actress who appeared in Hollywood Silent Movies during the ”

Charles Farrell

Beautiful silent film star CHARLES FARRELL, who successfully made the transition to sound.and later found bigger success on television.

Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel, Jimmy Durante and Buster Keaton (circa 1932)

Four comedy greats: Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel, Jimmy Durante and the incomparable Buster Keaton.

We can do it!

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

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