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Died: August 23rd, 1926 Perhaps it may seem odd that as notorious and celebrated a death would necessitate inclusion here. However, his demise and legacy seems mostly based on his movie idol status, and Latin looks. They should be discussing his accomplished, indelible performances in Cobra, The Eagle, and, seen here almost serene and unguarded, Moran Of The Lady Letty.

Anna May Wong and Buster Keaton

Vintage Blog - Rudolph Valentino 1922. My grandmother LOVED him!!!

The Ethereal Sisters: Lillian and Dorothy Gish. What a beautiful photo! (late 1910s)

Beverly Bayne was an American actress , a pioneer of the silent screen who appeared in silent films beginning in 1910 in Chicago, Illinois, where she worked for Essanay Studios one of their first stars). Married to Francis X Bushman. First romantic team in film. (Loan Shark, Penington's Choice) 1894-1982

Gloria Swanson 1925 -(March 27, 1899 – April 4, 1983) was an American actress, singer and producer. She was one of the most prominent stars during the silent film era as both an actress & a fashion icon. Under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille, made dozens of silents and was nominated for the first Academy Award in the Best Actress category. She had also produced her own films. Today she is best known for her role as Norma Desmond, a faded silent film star, film Sunset Boulevard (1950).