Silent screen stars

Step back in time and explore the captivating world of silent screen stars. Learn about iconic actors, famous films, and the timeless beauty of this golden era.
MARION AYE aka Maryon Aye (1903-1951) was an American actress of screen & stage who starred in several films during the 1920s, mostly comedies. She began her career at Balboa Studios & was later "discovered" by Mack Sennett, who made her one of his bathing beauties. She was one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars in 1922. She was a capable dancer. Lady, Portrait, Films, Actors & Actresses, Classic, Classic Actresses, American Actress, Actors, Old Hollywood

So, I am going to be unofficially-officially covering some of the young ladies that were Mack Sennett Bathing Beauties and also some of the ladies who were voted WAMPAS Baby Stars. There is a lot of overlap, so it works out great. I got inspired while doing research on Marvel Rea and looking at all of the pictures of the Bathing Beauties on the beach. I just adore them! Let us begin with the letter 'A' with Miss Marion Aye! (No, this will not be done in alphabetical order, it just worked out…

Tiffany Savage
Films, Actors & Actresses, Portrait, Jacqueline, Coleman, Vintage Beauty, Actors, Opera Singers, Old Hollywood Glamour

Actress. A brunette beauty, she is remembered as a star of both the silent screen and of 'talkies'. The child of a well-off family, she visited Colorado Springs for her health while a teenager and at one point studied journalism there with future baseball executive Ford Frick; traveling to Chicago with a theatrical...

Mattie T
Celebrities, Films, Vintage, Portraits, Classic Hollywood, American Actress, Early American, Old Photos, American

Francelia Billington (1 February 1895 – 24 November 1934) was an early American silent-screen actress, and an accomplished camera operator. She was born and raised on a ranch, allowing her to become an expert at horsemanship, which later served her in a movie career that was to consist of a number of Westerns. Photo: Photoplayers Studio, 1916

Autumn Shah
Actors & Actresses, Vintage, Portrait, Classic Hollywood, Hollywood Star, Lillian Gish, Swedish Actresses, Old Hollywood, Vintage Hollywood

When we think of silent movie stars we inevitably think of Garbo, Charlie Chaplin, Rudolph Valentino as well as perhaps Lillian Gish (not forgetting the quintessential flappers Clara Bow and Louise Brooks). But for every movie icon there were hundreds of actresses who appeared in silent movies whose names haven’t stood the test of time(...)

Michael Hampel | Musidora | French postcard by Editions Sid, Paris, no. 8039. Photo: G.I. Manuel Frères. Vampires, Vintage, Vintage Photos, Classic Hollywood, Portrait, Films, Vintage Hollywood, Old Photos, Old Hollywood

French postcard by Editions Sid, Paris, no. 8039. Photo: G.L. Manuel Frères. With her heavily kohled dark eyes, somewhat sinister make-up, pale skin and exotic wardrobes, French actress Musidora (1889-1957) created an unforgettable vamp persona. She is best known for her roles in the Louis Feuillade serials Les Vampires (1915-1916) as Irma Vep, the voluptuous, amoral villainess, and in Judex (1917) as Marie Verdier. At a time when many women in the film industry were relegated to acting…

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