What Happened to the Head of Nosferatu Director FW Murnau?

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German outlets are reporting that the head of silent film director F.W. Murnau has been stolen from his family plot in a ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Rudolph Valentino


May 5, 1895- Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Piero Filiberto Guglielmi di Valentina d'Antoguolla was born in Italy. He arrived in NYC in 1913 where he became a taxi dancer & an exhibition dancer. He ... See the Rest

RIP Silent Move Star Carla Laemmle

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Dancer and silent movie star Carla Laemmle (whose uncle founded Universal Studios) died last night, leaving just Mexican silent movie star Lupita Tovar, child stars Baby Peggy, Dickie Moore, See the Rest

Flashback 1928: Buster Keaton Writes His New Year’s Resolutions


Umph. the things I would do to Buster Keaton. ... See the Rest

Corinne Griffith Appreciation Post


First of all: Stunning headpiece. Dutch Deco. You don't see THAT very often. That's silent film star Corinne Griffith wearing it in 1926's Mademoiselle Modiste. A cursory look at See the Rest

Swanson on Swanson

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From a 1980 interview, the legendary Gloria Swanson discusses the lion scene in Cecil B DeMille's Male and Female (1919). "When he roared," she says, "it was like THOUSANDS of vibrators all over you!" Been THERE, sister! ... See the Rest

Retro Glam


Now THAT'S how you do a smoky eye! Is this Theda? Or See the Rest

Ramon Novarro Appreciation Post

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