You might be surprised to know that during the 1910s and 20s the biggest name in American cinema was that
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The decade between the Edwardian era and the start of WW1 which laid the basics for the roaring 20s. The corset disappeared, hemlines rose and long hair was bobbed short for the first time.
Today is the 100th anniversary of the day Britain declared war on Germany at the start of World War 1.
I never stopped to wonder how Adolf Hitler spent the First World War, I certainly never imagined he was a
Marion Davies is as well known for being a famous man’s mistress as she is for being a movie star.
My blog seems to have taken a decidedly Russian turn this week, what with clearing up the rumours about Rasputin
Historical stage costumes are by their very nature fabulous. Rarely understated they needed to communicate the nature of a character
Chaplin, along with his mother and siblings, were sent to the dreaded Victorian workhouse when he was aged just 7.
I’m embarrassed to say that a great deal of what I knew about Rasputin came courtesy of Boney M (Lover
It was fascinating to come across these family photos which make Tzar Nicholas II of Russia look like just a
Marie Doro was an American silent movie actress of the early 1920s. Isn’t she stunning? She started out as a
You may not have heard of Vera Kholodnaya, but she was Russia’s first major silent movie star. The majority of
Mans Desire: A story of the clash of elemental passions in the depths of the forest primeval. Replete with exceptional
Cheerleaders didn’t always look and dress they way they do today. Far from athletic girls in crop tops Cheerleaders of
Alice Brady was a silent movie actress who won an Oscar for best supporting actress in 1937, and successfully made
It’s spring, and so of course my thoughts have returned to Paris, the beautiful city of blossom and boulevards, baguettes
You don’t see fur adverts much these days (or at least I haven’t come across many) but basically fur advertising
They are an interesting collection of women who were all photographed in the custody of New South Wales police between
I think the tragic disappearance of Flight MH370 is probably pre-occupying all of us at the moment and it goes