1920s, Drama, Greta Garbo, Historical, Romance, Silent Era

Garbo & Gilbert

Greta Garbo and John Gilbert on the set of the silent film “Love” in 1927.

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1920s, Silent Era

History Of The Bathing Suit As Demonstrated by Ms Sebastian.

Photoplay (Dec 1927)

Dorothy Sebastian
“Are We Returning to Eve?
Order in the class-room. The subject of today’s lecture is the history of the bathing suit, illustrated by Dorothy Sebastian. When Eve went swimming, she wore long hair and a sad expression. The 1898 girl tried to swim in a high-necked gingham outfit with long pantaloons. It couldn’t be done, so Miss 1900 romped in taffeta rompers. The girl of 1927 wears a one-piece suit of jersey, and when she swims, she swims.”

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1920s, Fashion, Silent Era

Ms Swanson in photoplay.

Photoplay (Dec 1927)

Gloria Swanson
“Those glad, mad, carefree days of old. Gloria Swanson, in a comic bathing suit, hasn’t a trouble in the world. And Marie Prevost is wearing on of the first one-piece suits seen in California. When this picture was taken, Mack Sennett was their boss, and $100 a week was their ambition.”

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