akihmbo:

Billie Burke bringing tea — my idea of heaven.

akihmbo:

Billie Burke bringing tea — my idea of heaven.

spellbound-one:

Gabrielle Ray, Lily Elsie and friend in 1912.

spellbound-one:

Gabrielle Ray, Lily Elsie and friend in 1912.

kendrajbean:

Celebrating Shakespeare’s “birthday” today with new photos of Vivien Leigh in the 1938 Old Vic production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Head on over to Facebook for exceptional prettiness.
saisonciel:

Madge Lessing by W. & D. Downey, 1890s

saisonciel:

Madge Lessing by W. & D. Downey, 1890s

studyincontrasts:

— Maud Fealy, American actress (1900s)

studyincontrasts:

— Maud Fealy, American actress (1900s)

vintagegal:

Chorus girls getting dressed in black cat costumes c. 1940s

vintagegal:

Chorus girls getting dressed in black cat costumes c. 1940s

saisonciel:

Evangeline Raleigh by John de Mirjian, 1920s

saisonciel:

Evangeline Raleigh by John de Mirjian, 1920s

mignonette:

Une femme douce - 1969

mignonette:

Une femme douce - 1969

Ethel Barrymore - 1901

Ethel Barrymore - 1901

adelinedespanet:

Lillie Langtry and Sarah Bernhardt, 1887
Ziegfeld girl Naomi Johnson - c. 1920’s
Photo by Alfred Cheney Johnston

Ziegfeld girl Naomi Johnson - c. 1920’s

Photo by Alfred Cheney Johnston

Ziegfeld girl Alice Wilkie - c. 1920s
Photo by Alfred Cheney Johnston

Ziegfeld girl Alice Wilkie - c. 1920s

Photo by Alfred Cheney Johnston

Ziegfeld girl Marion Benda - c. 1920s

Ziegfeld girl Marion Benda - c. 1920s

Ziegfeld girl Marilyn Miller during her years with “The Five Columbians” dance ensemble - c. Early 1910s