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Louise Glaum – Photos & Quotes

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From Photoplay Magazine in 1917: “Louise Glaum, in a cloth of gold vamp creation…provided the high lights at the annual ball of the motion picture directors at the Hotel Alexandria in Los Angeles early in December [1916].” The ball was most likely held inside the Rose Ballroom on the Mezzanine floor [2nd floor] back then. […]

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Anne Francis

Anne Francis – Photos and Quotes

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“We were living in a small town, Yorktown Heights, N.Y, when the depression hit my dad. We moved to New York City. I was a blond character, mostly tomboy, but two or three people suggested I might become a model. All of a sudden I was wearing pumps and pretty dresses and posing for fashion […]

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Betty Blythe

Betty Blythe – Silver Screen Vamp

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“I must have been good at being bad. My fall from stardom was destined. I know now that a woman can’t go on playing villainous roles and be successful for long though it is different for men. But if a woman is bad, she is stamped.” – Betty Blythe (1893-1972) Share

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Alice White – photos and quotes

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“I have good-looking legs so why shouldn’t I show them? And anyway I’m an extremist by nature. When girls are wearing short skirts as they are now I want mine still shorter. Of course, I’m in favor of short skirts or any other kind of a costume which gives me an opportunity to show off […]

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Nida Naldi – Classic Vamp – 1923

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“My stars, boy, how women loathed me.” – Nita Naldi Source: Whitney Bolton (1961) Photo: 1923 Share

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Lyda Roberti

Lyda Roberti – Photos and quotes

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“Seductive? I am not that. Comedy, that eez what I have wanted to play on the screen for three years. Instead, yes, they make me go around vamping. No, I don’t like that.” – Lyda Roberti in 1936.   “I’ve seen so much of the stage and been in the business so long I am […]

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Barbara La Marr

Barbara La Marr – Photos and Quotes

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“Be natural. The natural unaffected girl is more dangerous to the male species than the artificial ones.” — Barbara La Marr Source: Will McLaughlin’s column “Twixt Stage and Screen” (1923)   The Moth by Barbara La Marr Moths– I hate them Because to me they seem like the souls Of foolish women who have passed […]

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Natalie Moorhead – Vamp – early 1930s

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“I don’t think vamping hurts you at all, and at least it’s something you can get your teeth into. My face doesn’t permit me to play an ingenue part, so I have to choose between vamps and society parts, which give you nothing to do but stand around and wear clothes. I love the clothes, […]

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Zsa Zsa Gábor – Photos and Quotes

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“I have never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back.” – Zsa Zsa Gábor   “Beautiful vomen with no talent hate me. But all the actors seem to enjoy vorking with me – and besides I can’t help it if every man I meet vants to marry me.” – Zsa Zsa Gábor Source […]

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Natacha Rambova

Natacha Rambova – Photos and Quotes

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“The movie fans will learn that success – permanent success – isn’t a question of luck and a good-looking face. People laugh when you talk about ideals in this business. They think you are crazy. They say the public doesn’t want good pictures. How do they know? Have they ever tried making them?” — Natacha […]

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