Carole Lombard and John Barrymore with director Howard Hawks on the set of Twentieth Century (1934)
Bela Lugosi, behind the scenes of Dracula (1931).
Charlie Chaplin circa 1916
Mary Pickford on the set of Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917)
Mary Pickford’s powerful role as a producer is behind this humorous moment with director William Beaudine on the set of Little Annie Rooney (1925)
Jean Harlow laughing and having a good time with Chester Morris on the set of Red Headed Woman (1932)
Kay Kendall, Taina Elg, and Mitizi Gaynor on the set of Les Girls. 1957
Douglas Fairbanks visits friend Charlie Chaplin on the set of “The Circus” (1928)
Jean Harlow being filmed on the set of Libeled Lady (1936)
Errol Flynn onset The Private Lives of Elizabeth & Essex (1939)
Animation re-enactment of how the clock sequence was shot in “Safety Last” (1923), using a platform, prop clock face and set facade on top of the actual building located at 908 S. Broadway, in downtown Los Angeles. There was a mattress below, but as you can see, no guard rails. The building is 9 stories high and is still extant today.
Screen stills from “Locations and Effects” documentary clip included in the Criterion release of “Safety Last” (1923)
Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda photographed on the set of The Lady Eve, 1941