#1910s

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Theda Bara in “Cleopatra” 1917

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Theda Bara in “Cleopatra” 1917

Theda Bara in Lady Audley’s Secret (1915)
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Theda Bara in Lady Audley’s Secret (1915)

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Ossi Oswalda in Die Puppe (The Doll) (1919), a silent film directed by Ernst Lubitsch
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Ossi Oswalda in Die Puppe (The Doll) (1919), a silent film directed by Ernst Lubitsch

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Theda Bara in Cleopatra (1917)
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Theda Bara in Cleopatra (1917)

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Elsie Ferguson, The Aristocrat of the Silent Screen, in 1916
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Elsie Ferguson, The Aristocrat of the Silent Screen, in 1916

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Olga Petrova - actress, screenwriter and playwright - circa 1917
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Olga Petrova - actress, screenwriter and playwright - circa 1917

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Mary Pickford, wearing a kimono and writing at a desk, in 1918 Photograph by Hartsook Photo Studios
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Mary Pickford, wearing a kimono and writing at a desk, in 1918
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Musidora in Les vampires (1915)
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Musidora in Les vampires (1915)

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Vera Kholodnaya - the first star of Russian silent cinema.
Alexander Vertinsky composed the song, "Your Fingers Smell of Incense" (Ваши пальцы пахнут ладаном) in dedication to Kholodnaya —
Your fingers smell of church incense Sadness slumbers in your eyelashes Now you no longer need anything Now you no longer feel sorry for anyone

Vera Kholodnaya - the first star of Russian silent cinema.

Alexander Vertinsky composed the song, "Your Fingers Smell of Incense" (Ваши пальцы пахнут ладаном) in dedication to Kholodnaya

Your fingers smell of church incense
Sadness slumbers in your eyelashes
Now you no longer need anything
Now you no longer feel sorry for anyone
Dorothy Dalton in L’apache (1919)
Dorothy Dalton appeared in films between 1914 and 1924, working her way up  from a stock company and becoming one of the first American movie stars by  1917. She retired from the screen in 1924, at the age of 30.
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Dorothy Dalton in L’apache (1919)

Dorothy Dalton appeared in films between 1914 and 1924, working her way up from a stock company and becoming one of the first American movie stars by 1917. She retired from the screen in 1924, at the age of 30.

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Ossi Oswalda in Ernst Lubitsch’s Die Puppe (The Doll), 1919

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Ossi Oswalda in Ernst Lubitsch’s Die Puppe (The Doll), 1919

Lillian Gish circa 1919
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Lillian Gish circa 1919

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