Category Archives: Gloria Swanson

Gloria Swanson in “Sunset Boulevard” (1950)

Gloria Swanson is best known for her role as Norma Desmond, a faded silent film star, in the critically acclaimed film “Sunset Boulevard” (1950) for which she received an Academy Award Nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

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Miscellany: Gloria Swanson, Charles Chaplin, and Marion Davies (1931)

Gloria Swanson, Charles Chaplin, and Marion Davies at the premiere of City Lights in Los Angeles – January 30, 1931

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Gloria Swanson Magazine Covers

     

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Edith Head: Legendary Costume Designer Who Won Eight Academy Awards

  Edith Head (October 28, 1897 – October 24, 1981) was an American costume designer who won eight Academy Awards, more than any other woman. Head has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at 6504 Hollywood Boulevard. … Continue reading

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