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Theda Bara as Cleopatra

Now THAT is a Cleopatra! Although actually before the Art Deco Era, this image looks very Deco - and it is just stunning besides. Theda Bara as Cleopatra in the 1917 film.

Watch out for Cleopatra Wong... (finally got this on dvd, despote being a horrible transfer, its an amazing trash film)

Marrie Lee beat out over 200 other woman for the role of Cleopatra Wong.

While filming “The Blue Bird” in Russia, Elizabeth Taylor posed for the People cover, and the photographer was Milton Greene. He had Taylor seated on the throne of Peter the Great of Russia at the Hermitage Museum, without official permission, and after the KGB escort left the room he began struggling to create a portable strobe. It was not only dangerous but also freezing and Taylor famously said: “Milti, for Christ’s sake, take the f… ing picture!!!”…

While filming “The Blue Bird” in Russia, Elizabeth Taylor posed for the People cover, and the photographer was Milton Greene. He had Taylor seated on the throne of Peter the Great of Russia at the.

It makes sense to me that Cleopatra had a cat--probably had a cattery of them since they at the time were considered sacred. In fact, two feline goddesses were worshipped during Cleopatras time--Mafdet, goddess of protection of dangerous animals and Bastet, the cat goddess of beauty, women and fertility. Pictured in this painting, Cleopatra by John William Waterhouse is Beketaten, the royal cat to Cleopatra. Okay, so I had a little digital art fun and added a cat to the painting. Note the…

It makes sense to me that Cleopatra had a cat--probably had a cattery of them since they at the time were considered sacred. In fact, two feline goddesses were worshipped during Cleopatras time--Mafdet, goddess of protection of dangerous animals and Bastet, the cat goddess of beauty, women and fertility. Pictured in this painting, Cleopatra by John William Waterhouse is Beketaten, the royal cat to Cleopatra. Okay, so I had a little digital art fun and added a cat to the painting. Note the…

Cleopatra: The Egyptian queen, shown here in a 19th-century engraving, sneaked back from exile and surprised Julius Caesar.

Rehabilitating Cleopatra

Cleopatra, history has portrayed her as a sex symbol and not as how she was, an intelligent woman (spoke 8 languages), and a politician who ruled a country in turmoil.

Cleopatra and Egyptology Cleopatra must also have had some influence on the bobbed style and the later flapper look. Archaeology and antiquarianism had developed considerably in the late 19th Century and this was of great interest in the media. Epic silent movie Cleopatra is popular in 1917 – starring the vampish Theda Bara(below).

Theda Bara in one of her "signature" risqué costumes, this time in the title role of Cleopatra in

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