Mary Pickford in The Little American, 1917.
Death before dishonor. Robert Harron prepares to shoot his sweetheart, Lillian Gish, rather than allow her to fall into the hands of the Huns, in D.W. Griffith’s Hearts of the World, 1918.
On this date (June 7, 1937) Jean Harlow passed away. In the 1930’s there were no antibiotics, kidney dialysis or transplants. She was just 26 years old…
A symbolic scene depicting the sacrifice of Mae Murray on the Altar of Dollars in The Right to Love, 1920.
Why Worry?, 1923. In giant’s shoes, and with his “slave of the lamp,” Harold Lloyd breezes through a Central American revolution.
Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks “dedicate” a new link of the Pacific Highway. The crowned heads of Hollywood, always called out to officiate at cornerstone layings, their popularity toward the end of the Twenties was perhaps more official than real, but none challenged their royal status as long as silence lasted.