Character Actors

Al St. John

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"Bootleggers are as common as whiskers in Russia. Seems that we'll have to give 'em tags so they'll not be bothering one another." -- Al St. John (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“Bootleggers are as common as whiskers in Russia. Seems that we’ll have to give ’em tags so they’ll not be bothering one another.” — Al St. John Source: 1919  

Celebrity Portraits

Three Stooges

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Three Stooges

“The working class people like to think of us as being a real part of them. The middle class enjoys our work because they don’t dig opera and art and they think they’re better than we are. The few upper class people who watch us like to see what happens on the other side of […]

Silent Film Stars

Max Linder – photos and quotes

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Max Linder

“I am here again, sadder myself, but, I believe, more capable to make others laugh. It has been a terrible experience I have been through. I have seen men suffer; I have seen men die; I have been close to death myself. You think, monsieur, that this experience would kill all the laughter in me? […]