Edgena de Lespine (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Edgena de Lespine

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Edgene de Lespine was born in Houston, Texas. She briefly worked in silent films for Reliance in 1912-1913, playing leads and motherly roles. 2

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"It is not only the male you must fear. There is, it is said, at the castle, that which is worse: a woman -- for a woman should give life, not take it -- and when a woman is of the Devil, that is worse than the Devil himself." -- Carroll Borland from her book, Countess Dracula (published in 1994). Bizarre Los Angeles

Caroll Borland

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“It is not only the male you must fear. There is, it is said, at the castle, that which is worse: a woman — for a woman should give life, not take it — and when a woman is of the Devil, that is worse than the Devil himself.” — Caroll Borland from her book, […]

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"Women aren't very glamorous anymore. You pick up a magazine and read about their going to a psychoanalyst. You see pictures of them around the house, and they look exactly like the people next door." -- Barbara Nichols (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Barbara Nichols

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“Women aren’t very glamorous anymore. You pick up a magazine and read about their going to a psychoanalyst. You see pictures of them around the house, and they look exactly like the people next door.” — Barbara Nichols Source: Hedda Hopper (1958) Photo: Peter Basch  

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Henry Brandon (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Henry Brandon

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Henry Brandon, real name Henry von Kleinbach, was born in Berlin, Germany, in 1912, shortly before his family moved to the United States. He attended Stanford University and was a product of the Pasadena Playhouse, when Hal Roach signed him to play the villain in Babes in Toyland (1934). From that point forward, Brandon worked steadily, […]

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"Learning to dance in those days is nothing like it is now. Today young girls go to school and learn to dance before they think of going on the stage, but when I started, you went on the stage and learned to dance there." -- May Leslie (Bizarre Los Angeles)

May Leslie

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“Learning to dance in those days is nothing like it is now. Today young girls go to school and learn to dance before they think of going on the stage, but when I started, you went on the stage and learned to dance there.” — May Leslie Source: 1934 Photo: 1916

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Juanita Sponsler (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Juanita Sponsler

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Juanita Sponsler was an actress with the Kalem Studios in Los Angeles during the 1910s. She was born in  Oklahoma on December 7, 1894. Her father was Edward M. Sponsler, who became a “picture operator” for the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. Her mother was a former schoolteacher named Adella. In 1910, the family lived […]

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"If there's one thing which makes me sick with managers, it is their thrice confounded belief that they really know what the public wants. Unusally they know nothing of the kind. They give the public what they think it wants, and the public has to have some amusement some way or other, so it swallows, albeit with frequent distaste, what the managers offer." -- Marjorie Rambeau (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Marjorie Rambeau

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“If there’s one thing which makes me sick with managers, it is their thrice confounded belief that they really know what the public wants. Unusally they know nothing of the kind. They give the public what they think it wants, and the public has to have some amusement some way or other, so it swallows, […]

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Madeline Hurlock (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Madeline Hurlock

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“The chief effect of bobbed hair is an appearance of youthfulness. And to look too young would destroy the air of sophistication that is the vamp’s most potent charm.” — Madeline Hurlock Source: 1924  

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Marion "Peanuts" Byron (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Marion “Peanuts” Byron

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Tiniest Actress In Movies Is Proud Title of Marion Byron Comedienne Also Likes Drama Roles By Dan Thomas Sept. 10, 1929 If you can’t be the biggest actress in pictures, the next best distinction is to the smallest. And that’s the disctinction which Marion Byron holds.  Marion – “Peanuts,” she is called by her friends […]

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Perl Kelton (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Pert Kelton

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Whenever you see Pert Kelton in a motion pciture, remember her as one who is in the movies merely to keep busy. This blond actress – yes, she actually was christened Pert – could sit back and do nothing for the rest of her life if she so desired, being half owner of one of […]

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