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These are by Hesser. The first three are of Bessie Love. However I am not sure the third one is Hesser; it is in any case a very unusual photo for the 1920s.

Silent film star Bessie Love, born 117 years ago today in Midland. She was one of the stars who was able to make the transition to "talkies," and was,.

Pola Negri in Loves of an Actress (1928). Pola Negri was a Polish stage and film actress who achieved worldwide fame during the silent and golden eras of Hollywood and European film for her tragedienne and femme fatale roles.  Born: January 3, 1897, Lipno, Lipno County, Poland Died: August 1, 1987, San Antonio, TX.

Pola Negri in Loves of an Actress (1928) (Treasured Beauty)

Marie Doro! A lovely actress from the earlier, silent days of cinema. Sadly, most of her films are lost, but she sure took some lovely photos

Marie Doro was an American stage and film actress of the early silent film era. She was born to Virginia Weaver and Richard Henry Stewart. She was a direct descendant of Patrick Henry.

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

Clara Bow Clara Gordon Bow was an American actress who rose to stardom in the silent film era of the It was her appearance as a spunky shopgirl in the film It that brought her global fame and the nickname "The It Girl".

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Today we bring you 30 beautiful examples of sepia photography. Learn about sepia photography, it's purpose in the design, and be inspired by these wonderful pictures and resources.

Silent film actress Theda Bara. She was one of the most famous silent film actresses in the silent film era and one of the earliest cinema sex symbols.

Theda Bara, sex symbol of the silent film era

Silent film actress Theda Bara, known as "The Vamp" for her femme fatale roles, was one of cinema's earliest sex symbols.

American stage and silent-film actress, Maude Fealy (1883-1971), one of the few who survived into the "talkies" era

American stage and silent-film actress, Maude Fealy one of the few who survived into the "talkies" era

Harold Lloyd.Just watched this movie tonight.Amazing how great it is!

Safety Last! (1923)

Safety Last, 1923 :: Harold Lloyd on a set built atop the extant building at 908 S.

Dorothy Mackaill was a British-American actress, most notably of the silent film era and into the early 1930s.

Dorothy MACKAILL [] English-born American actress, most notably of the silent film era and into the early pictured in Photoplay Magazine, November 1923

Theda Bara, "The Vamp", as Cleopatra. One of the most popular actresses of the silent era, and one of cinema's earliest sex symbols. Her femme fatale roles earned her the nickname The Vamp (short for vampire). "She was one of the most popular movie stars, ranking behind only Charlie Chaplin and Mary Pickford." Wikipedia

Theda Bara, "The Vamp", as Cleopatra. One of the most popular actresses of the silent era, and one of cinema's earliest sex symbols. Her femme fatale roles earned her the nickname The Vamp (short for vampire).

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

Carla Laemmle Dancer Headshot Born 1909 is still living and is 103 today.