Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.

Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. (May 23, 1883 – December 12, 1939) was an American actor, screenwriter, director and producer. He was best known for his swashbuckling roles in silent films such as “The Thief of Bagdad” (1924), “Robin Hood” (1922), and “The Mark of Zorro” (1920). Douglas Fairbanks Sr. was a founding member of United Artists. Fairbanks was also a founding member of  The Motion Picture Academy and hosted the first Oscars Ceremony in 1929.

Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. (May 23, 1883 – December 12, 1939)

Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.
(May 23, 1883 – December 12, 1939)

Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. - 1925

Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. – 1925

Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. in Robin Hood (1922)

Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. in
“Robin Hood” (1922)

Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. and  Julanne Johnston in "The Thief of Bagdad" (1924)

Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. and Julanne Johnston in
“The Thief of Bagdad” (1924)

Douglas Fairbanks Sr with Billie Dove in "The Black Pirate" (1926)

Douglas Fairbanks Sr with Billie Dove in
“The Black Pirate” (1926)

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One Response to Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.

  1. Oliver murrihy says:

    Image 3 is not from “Robin Hood”(1922). It’s from “The Three Musketeers” (1921).

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