Silent film star Clara Bow  http://www.facebook.com/MormorsStuer

Clara Bow in 1921 Photographed by Nickolas Muray Image Source: Picasa

Silent film star Myrna Loy.  One of the most beautiful people I have ever seen.

Art Myrna Loy faces-of-film

Gloria Swanson 1925 -(March 27, 1899 – April 4, 1983) was an American actress, singer and producer. She was one of the most prominent stars during the silent film era as both an actress & a fashion icon. Under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille, made dozens of silents and was nominated for the first Academy Award in the Best Actress category. She had also produced her own films.  Today she is best known for her role as Norma Desmond, a faded silent film star, film Sunset Boulevard (1950).

Via Welcome to Hollywoodland: Gloria Swanson, Stage Struck 1925

Carla Laemmle, at 103 she is one of the few silent film actresses still alive

Carla Laemmle, actress (Uncle Tom's Cabin/The Mystery of Edwin Drood)

Louise Brooks (Books: Lulu in Hollywood)  Silent film star: Diary of a Lost Girl, Pandora's Box, Beggars of Life (Nov. 14, 1906 ~ Aug. 8, 1985)

Louise Brooks (Books: Lulu in Hollywood) Silent film star: Diary of a Lost Girl, Pandora's Box, Beggars of Life (Nov.

Mary Pickford. Silent Film Actress, she founded United Artists, and practically invented acting for the silver screen. She's the woman responsible for moving the film companies from New York to Washington. As a teenager, she played hard ball with biggest businesses in America, and made more money in a week than the average American made in 5 years.

Mary Pickford, 1920s

Mary Pickford, Mary Pickford was a world renowned actress born in Toronto. Films and film making was growing industry, especially in Canada. New technology created films with sound "talkies" instead of silent films.

Alice Terry, 1923) Born Alice Frances Taaffe July 29, 1899 Vincennes, Indiana Died December 22, 1987 (aged 88) Burbank, California Occupation Actress Years active 1916–1933 Spouse(s) Rex Ingram (1921–1950

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Alice Terry, Born Alice Frances Taaffe July 1899 Vincennes, Indiana Died December 1987 (aged Burbank, California Occupation Actress Years active Spouse(s) Rex Ingram

Ramon Novarro, 1920s.  Great silent film star.

Ramon Novarro, 1920s -via theloudestvoice

Ramon Novarro big star, was an early gay in hollywood

Clara Bow.  THE flapper of the 1920's. Starred in the famous silent movie It (1927)

THE flapper of the Starred in the famous silent movie It

Jobyna Ralston, 1920's (1899-1967). American Broadway stage actress and a silent film actress.

Jobyna Ralston, Very pretty! She was Harold Lloyds Leading Lady in 6 American Broadway stage actress and a silent film actress.

alice white vintage actress

Alice White

Alice White (August Paterson, New Jersey – February Los Angeles, California) was an American film actress.

Lillian Gish silent film                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Lillian Gish in The wind/ Le vent, film directed by Victor Sjöstrom,

Bessie Love --- Vintage Movie Star Photos: Silent Era Photographer Walter Frederick Seely

Bessie Love-September 1898 – April American motion picture actress who achieved prominence mainly in the silent films and early talkies.

1925 norma shearer rarest silent film portrait vamp from her estate art deco wow

1925 norma shearer rarest silent film portrait vamp from her estate art deco wow

1925 norma shearer rarest silent film portrait vamp from her estate art deco

Bessie Love (1898-1986) - Oscar-nominated actress and playright. Born Juanita Horton, she was given her screen name by D.W. Griffith. Acted in her first film in 1916 ("Aquitted") and her last in 1983 ("The Hunger"). Performed the first "Charleston" dance on-screen in 1925.

Bessie Love - Oscar-nominated actress and playright. Born Juanita Horton, she was given her screen name by D. Acted in her first film in 1916 ("Aquitted") and her last in 1983 ("The Hunger"). Performed the first "Charleston" dance

Lillian Gish - I have loved this portrait since I saw it in LIFE magazine 20 years ago!

Lillian Gish, Mid-1910s

Lillian Diana de Guiche was born with the ethereal beauty and grace to make her a star in the silent film industry. If Mary Pickford was the silent cinema's greatest personality, Lillian was its greatest actress.

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