"The girl is yours when you kiss her - until you meet the next one." -- Lew Cody (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Lew Cody

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Celebrity Portraits, Character Actors, Silent Film Stars, Stars of the Alexandria Hotel

“The girl is yours when you kiss her – until you meet the next one.” — Lew Cody Source: 1920     SODA JERK ON WAGER Hollywood, June 5, 1928 (U.P.) – If Lew Cody and Ralph Spence really placed a $1,000 side bet on the outcome then Lew Cody won that sum for being […]

EMAIL
Facebook

GOOGLE
Twitter
Pinterest2
LINKEDIN
Instagram
Tumblr
Karla Schramm as Jane in 1920. (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Karla Schramm – Tarzan’s Second Jane

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Silent Film Stars, Stars of the Alexandria Hotel

Karla Schramm (February 1, 1891 – January 17, 1980) was an early silent film player on the West Coast. During her early childhood, she lived with her family in Portland, Oregon. When she was was around nine years old, she and her older sister Paloma toured the U.S. and Alaska as musical prodigies, giving piano […]

EMAIL
Facebook

GOOGLE
Twitter
Pinterest2
LINKEDIN
Instagram
Tumblr
"People can get what they want if they want it long enough and hard enough. But most of them want it only for a minute and then want something else. They don't concentrate." -- Elsie Ferguson (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Elsie Ferguson

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Silent Film Stars

“People can get what they want if they want it long enough and hard enough. But most of them want it only for a minute and then want something else. They don’t concentrate.” — Elsie Ferguson Source: 1915 2

EMAIL
Facebook

GOOGLE
Twitter
Pinterest2
LINKEDIN
Instagram
Tumblr
Tom Mix (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Tom Mix – photos and quotes

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Silent Film Stars

“You know, the more money a cowboy has, the bigger his hat. Mexicans, too. They think nothing of spending $5,000 for a suit. I’ve seen Mexicans wearing $20 gold pieces on the heels of their shoes. Cowboys, of course, don’t go in for that. You may not believe it, but the best dressed cowboys come […]

EMAIL
Facebook

GOOGLE
Twitter
Pinterest2
LINKEDIN
Instagram
Tumblr
Edgena de Lespine (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Edgena de Lespine

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Silent Film Stars

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

EMAIL
Facebook

GOOGLE
Twitter
Pinterest2
LINKEDIN
Instagram
Tumblr
Juanita Sponsler (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Juanita Sponsler

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Silent Film Stars

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 […]

EMAIL
Facebook

GOOGLE
Twitter
Pinterest2
LINKEDIN
Instagram
Tumblr
"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

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Character Actors, Silent Film Stars

“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, […]

EMAIL
Facebook

GOOGLE
Twitter
Pinterest2
LINKEDIN
Instagram
Tumblr
Madeline Hurlock (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Madeline Hurlock

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Silent Film Stars

“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   https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=acek8B64Y0k 2

EMAIL
Facebook

GOOGLE
Twitter
Pinterest2
LINKEDIN
Instagram
Tumblr
"Stage life taught me to preserve my body. And I believe beauty is to feminine success what coach work is to an automobile." -- Lina Cavalieri (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Lina Cavalieri

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Silent Film Stars

“Stage life taught me to preserve my body. And I believe beauty is to feminine success what coach work is to an automobile.” — Lina Cavalieri, Italian opera star who was promoted as “the most beautiful woman of Europe” in 1906.   Mad Love (1920) 2

EMAIL
Facebook

GOOGLE
Twitter
Pinterest2
LINKEDIN
Instagram
Tumblr
Myrna Kennedy (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Merna Kennedy

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Silent Film Stars

Merna Kennedy, flaming-haired film actress, is in an odd position as any player in the movies. Myrna, whose hystrionic genius is [as] fiery as her tresses, has been drawing salary each week for three years. But during that time she has made but one picture. Merna, you know, is under contract to Charlie Chaplin, and […]

EMAIL
Facebook

GOOGLE
Twitter
Pinterest2
LINKEDIN
Instagram
Tumblr