1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, Fashion

Tilly Losch

 

Tilly Losch (1903-1975), born Ottilie Ethel Leopoldine Losch in Vienna, Austria into a Jewish family, she was a dancer, choreographer, actress and painter who lived and worked for most of her life in the United States and United Kingdom.

Her second husband was Henry Herbert, 6th Earl of Carnarvon they were married from 1939 until their divorce in 1947.

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1930s, 1940s, 1950s

Lotus Long

Lotus Long (July 18, 1909 – September 14, 1990) was an American actress. She was born Lotus Pearl Shibata in New Jersey, to a father of Japanese ancestry and a mother of Hawaiian ancestry. She came to Southern California during the 1920s to act in Hollywood films, and usually portrayed ethnic Asian female characters in supporting roles. She used the name “Lotus Long” for stage and film. Because of her adopted surname, people generally assumed that she was of Chinese ancestry – something she later relied on to avoid mass incarceration in American internment camps with other persons of Japanese ancestry, both legal permanent residents and American citizens, during World War II.

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1940s, 1950s, Fashion

Ms Felix.

María de los Ángeles Félix Güereña (1917-2002), was a Mexican film actress and singer. She was considered one of the most important female figures of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema. She was also considered one of the most beautiful film actresses of her time, and one of the greatest erotic myths of the Spanish-language cinema. Along with Pedro Armendáriz and Dolores del Río, she was one of the most successful figures of the Latin American cinema in the 1940s and 1950s.

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1900s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, Adaptation, Drama, Edwardian Stage, England, Silent Era, Victorian Stage

Harley Granville Barker.

Harley Granville Barker (25/11/1877-31/8/1948), London born actor, director, playwright, manager, critic, and theorist. After early success as an actor in the plays of George Bernard Shaw he increasingly turned to directing and was a major figure in British theatre in the Edwardian and inter-war periods. As a writer his plays, which tackled difficult and controversial subject matter, met with a mixed reception during his lifetime but have continued to receive attention.

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1940s, Drama

Father Takes A Wife.

Father Takes a Wife is a 1941 American comedy film starring Gloria Swanson and Adolphe Menjou. It lost $104,000 at the box office. Silent screen queen Gloria Swanson returned to films after a seven-year absence. Eight years later, Swanson staged another comeback in the classic Sunset Boulevard (1950).

Desi Amaz and Swanson.

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