Category: Silent Era

The Lady in Black

“Valentino Is Dead”! was the top headline splashed across the country on August 24, 1926. What started as an emergency appendectomy turned into a developed case of peritonitis. Although doctors were optimistic about the...

The Man of a Thousand Faces

Universally known as “The Man of a Thousand Faces,” there’s no doubt that Lon Chaney did everything he could to make his roles as real as possible. Here’s a look at some of the...

Frances Marion and Mary Pickford

Think of some of the most famous partnerships in Hollywood. Immediately, the obvious ones come to mind; Lucy and Desi, Hepburn and Tracy, Bogart and Bacall, Lucas and Spielberg. But what if I were...