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Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle with Luke, his American Pit Bull Terrier

Silent film star Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle and Luke, his American Pit Bull Terrier, who appeared in ten of “Fatty” Arbuckle’s films between 1915 and 1921.

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Adolphe Menjou

Adolphe Menjou (February 18, 1890 – October 29, 1963) was an American actor. His career spanned both silent films and talkies, appearing in such films as “The Sheik” (1921), “A Woman of Paris” (1923), “Morocco” (1930), and “A Star is … Continue reading

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Vilma Banky

Vilma Banky (January 9, 1901 – March 18, 1991) was a Hungarian-born American silent film actress. Banky was best known for her roles in “The Eagle” (1925) and “The Son of the Sheik” (1926) with Rudolph Valentino and several romantic … Continue reading

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Pola Negri

Pola Negri (January 3, 1897 – August 1, 1987) was a Polish stage and film actress who achieved worldwide fame during the Silent and Golden Eras of Hollywood and European film for her tragedienne and femme fatale roles. She was … Continue reading

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Florence Lawrence “The First Movie Star”

Florence Lawrence (January 2, 1886 – December 28, 1938) was a Canadian born silent film actress. Lawrence is often referred to as “The First Movie Star.” When she was popular, Lawrence was known as “The Biograph Girl,” “The Imp Girl,” … Continue reading

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