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Happy Thanksgiving from Silent Movie Stories!

In honor of the Feast of Overeating, how about a Pola Negri sandwich?  Yes, back in the days when restaurants used to name dishes after movie stars, Pola got a sandwich.   7 more words


The Thanksgiving table: From decorations to delicacies

Our Collections Coordinator Michelle Villarreal talks turkey and tablecloth with us, on this day before Thanksgiving. If you’re looking for last-minute, “vintage” decorating tips, you’ve come to the right place. 613 more words


The "It" Girl

Clara Bow was one of the biggest stars of silent films. At the height of her fame, studios fought over her because of the huge audiences she attracted. 434 more words


Book review - The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell

I recently spotted this book in my local library and recognised it immediately, as it’s been sat in my amazon wishlist for yonks. I have no idea why I put it there or when, but I decided to give it a whirl. 591 more words