Flora White, 1910s
Ziegfeld girl Marilyn Miller during her years with “The Five Columbians” dance ensemble - c. Early 1910s
Buster Keaton’s Recipe For His Famous Pork Pie Hats (in his own words):
1 Stetson Hat
3 Heaping Teaspoons of granulated sugar
1 Teacup Warm Water
Mix water and sugar. Wet the top and bottom of the brim. Smooth it out on a clean, hard surface. Allow to dry until stiff.
I did the early ones myself myself, always - and then I trained my wife.
(The first one was created in 1917 for “The Butcher’s Boy”)
From Torso Vintages, a lavender burn-out velvet, silk and metallic lace evening gown. 1912-15.
Happy Birthday, Harold Clayton Lloyd (April 20th, 1893 - March 8th, 1971)
“There is more magic in a pair of horn-rimmed glasses than the opticians dream of, nor did I guess the half of it when I put them on in 1917.” - Harold Lloyd
Happy Birthday, Harold Lloyd! (April 20th, 1893 - March 8th, 1971)
“My humor was never cruel or cynical. I just took life and poked fun at it. We made it so it could be understood the world over, without language barriers. We seem to have conquered the time barrier too.” - Harold Lloyd in 1970
Happy Birthday, Mary Pickford (April 8th, 1892 - May 29th, 1979)
“I think Oscar Wilde wrote a poem about a robin who loved a white rose. He loved it so much that he pierced his breast and let his heart’s blood turn the white rose red. Maybe this sounds very sentimental, but for anybody who has loved a career as much as I’ve loved mine, there can be no short cuts.”