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Greta Garbo and Nils Asther in the silent film The Single Standard (John S. Robertson, 1029)

Greta Garbo and Nils Asther in the silent film The Single Standard (John S. Robertson, 1029)

Nils Asther - January 17, 1897 - October 10, 1981  born  Nils Anton Alfhild Asther

Der goldene Schmetterling (The Golden Butterfly)

Nils Asther - January 17, 1897 - October 10, 1981 born Nils Anton Alfhild Asther

Nils Asther (17 January 1897 – 19 October 1981) Danish-born Swedish actor active in Hollywood from 1926 to the mid 1950s, known for his beautiful face and often called “The Male Greta Garbo”. Between 1916 and 1963 he appeared in over 70 feature films, 16 of which were produced in the silent era.

Nils Asther (17 January 1897 – 19 October 1981) Danish-born Swedish actor active in Hollywood from 1926 to the mid 1950s, known for his beautiful face and often called “The Male Greta Garbo”. Between 1916 and 1963 he appeared in over 70 feature films, 16 of which were produced in the silent era.

Jack Pickford and Olive Thomas in 1920 before departing on their tragic "second honeymoon"   1933: Jack died at age 36 from complications of chronic syphilis in the American Hospital of Paris, where--ironically--his wife perished in 1920 after ingesting a lethal dose of HIS syphilis medicine, Bichloride of Mercury.  (It took her 5 days to die; he hung on well over a decade following this event).   Jack and Olive were described by Frances Marion  as "the gayest, wildest brats who ever stirred…

Jack Pickford and Olive Thomas in 1920 before departing on their tragic "second honeymoon" 1933: Jack died at age 36 from complications of chronic syphilis in the American Hospital of Paris, where--ironically--his wife perished in 1920 after ingesting a lethal dose of HIS syphilis medicine, Bichloride of Mercury. (It took her 5 days to die; he hung on well over a decade following this event). Jack and Olive were described by Frances Marion as "the gayest, wildest brats who ever stirred…

Greta Garbo

Greta Garbo

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