Celebrity Portraits

Lon Chaney – photos and quotes

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Lon Chaney

“There’s nothing funny about a clown in the moonlight.” — Lon Chaney   The Penalty (1920)   The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923). With Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry, Kate Lester, Tully Marshall, Brandon Hurst, Winifred Bryson, Raymond Hatton, Nigel De Brullier, Gladys Brockwell, Eulalie Jensen and Ernest Torrence.     “The role of the […]

1920s

Life in Los Angeles: The Roaring 20s

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Los Angeles traffic jam

A pictorial look at Los Angeles in the Roaring 20s! Above photo: A traffic jam in 1920.   A vintage 1920s postcard of Los Angeles’ “Busy Broadway.” The view looks south from 6th Street.     The 500 block of S. Broadway in 1920.   The Chocolate Shop moved from its original location on Fifth Street […]

Celebrity Portraits

Buster Keaton – Photos and Quotes

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Buster Keaton 1927

“It’s kind of tragic sometimes to be a comic….in an age of wholesale laughter.” — Buster Keaton Source: Martin Regan (1930) Photo: Ruth Harriett Louise   The Bell Boy (1918). Stars Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle.       Buster Keaton Comedies advertisement, c. 1920. Disclosure: The link below is an affiliate link, meaning, at no additional cost […]