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John Barrymore – photos and quotes

John Barrymore

“The good die young, because they see it’s no use living if you have got to be good.”John Barrymore

 

John Barrymore on the cover of Moving Picture World Magazine (1920). Bizarre Los Angeles.

Moving Picture World (1920).

 

 

Charles Chaplin John Barrymore Douglas Fairbanks

Charles Chaplin, John Barrymore and Douglas Fairbanks posing for a gag photo in 1924.

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John Barrymore Tempest 1928

Tempest (1928). Artist: Charles W. Pancoast.

 

John Barrymore

“Of course, we are all exhibitionists or we shouldn’t be actors. No one expects us to act like anything but lunatics and no one expects us to have the slightest reticence. So we don’t!”John Barrymore in 1931.

 

John Barrymore. "Beloved Rogue." Artist: James Montgomery Flagg. Mixed-media on heavy illustration board. 20" x 24." Bizarre Los Angeles

“Beloved Rogue.” Artist: James Montgomery Flagg. Mixed-media on heavy illustration board. 20″ x 24.”

 

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Caricatures of the Barrymores: Lionel, Ethel and John, from the Ambassador Hotel's Field & Turf room. John Barrymore lived for quite awhile inside the hotel's Siesta Bungalow in the mid to late 1920s. (Bizarre Los Angeles)

A caricature from the Ambassador Hotel’s Field and Turf Club, circa mid-1930s.

 

Night Flight movie Poster

Night Flight (1933). With Clark Gable, Robert Montgomery, Lionel Barrymore, Helen Hayes, and Myrna Loy.

 

One of the more bizarre images ever to come out of the MGM photo department. Left to right: John Barrymore, Lewis Stone, Jean Hersholt, Wallace Beery, Pete, Robert Montgomery, Lee Tracy and Clark Gable. At least, that’s my best guess. (Bizarre Los Angeles)

One of the more bizarre images ever to come out of the MGM photo department. Left to right: John Barrymore, Lewis Stone, Jean Hersholt, Wallace Beery, Pete, Robert Montgomery, Lee Tracy and Clark Gable.  The bodies, of course, are the Our Gang kids.

 

"Whew! Kinda chilly. I wonder how the nudists stand it." -- spoken by Virginia Bruce [pictured] in The Invisible Woman (1940). Pictured with her is co-star John Barrymore. (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“Whew! Kinda chilly. I wonder how the nudists stand it.” — spoken by Virginia Bruce [pictured] in The Invisible Woman (1940). Pictured with her is co-star John Barrymore.

 

 

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