Silent Film Stars

Maria Corda – photos and quotes

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Maria Corda (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“One cannot be too subtle. There is always the box office to be considered. Is it not so? But abroad, that is not so important. They do not spend such vast sums on pictures, and so, as a result, they do not require such vast returns. An artistic success may often show a profit.” — […]

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Claudette Colbert – Photos and Quotes

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Claudette Colbert Cleopatra

“Cleopatra was loads of fun. But the costumes, while they were very beautiful, were heavy and some of them difficult to move about in. I am rather glad to be mousey for a while.” – Claudette Colbert Source: Elizabeth Borton (1934) Photo: Cleopatra (1934)   “I have an ordinary face. I guess it lends itself […]