A biography of The Eternal Flapper, Fannie Ward, who came to the stage in 1890. Later starred in Cecil B. DeMille’s The Cheat with Sessue Hayakawa. In between she married a South African diamond magnate.
Marguerite Courtot – Biography of a Beauty of the Silent Screen
A long biography of silent film beauty Marguerite Courtot. She rose to fame as as teenager in the mid-1910’s and later married Down to the Sea in Ships co-star Raymond McKee. Mckee’s biographical details are covered as well.
Today in 1896 – Birth of Blanche Sweet
Happy birthday to silent film star Blanche Sweet (1896-1986). Besides a biography, several vintage movie card and collectible images of Sweet are included, plus Vachel Lindsay’s 1914 poem. “Blanche Sweet, Moving-Picture Actress,” and an embed of D.W. Griffith’s “Judith of Bethulia” (1914) starring Sweet.
Today in 1892 – Rubye de Remer is Born
Today’s Rubye de Remer’s birthday! Who’s that? Well, not a lot of info, but I’ve put together what I could plus an image of an early movie card picturing her.