Rudolph Valentino is possibly the most famous star of the silent film era. He was born in Italy in 1895, and immigrated to the United States at age 18. 554 more words
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New Book: We’re proud to announce the first-ever pictorial review of the classic John Barrymore swashbucklers. These productions energetically displayed the talents of “America’s Finest Actor” and remain among the most captivating adventure films ever made: 252 more words
From Asia Minor via Adriatic, Alps, Old Amsterdam, Atlantic, Old New Amsterdam and trans-continental railroad he has arrived to seek his silver screen stardom in the golden sun shining state. 432 more words
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Hollywood lacks for ghost stories and legends the way it lacks for superhero movies and sequels: There’s the strange case of the John Belushi-haunted Chateau Marmont.
On this day, Oc.t 30, in 1968, former silent screen star Ramón Novarro was killed by two male hustlers during a violent extortion attempt.
On the silver screen, Novarro was a swaggering sex symbol, sharing the screen with such leading ladies as Joan Crawford, Myrna Loy and Greta Garbo. 156 more words