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Classic Movie Travels: Agnes Ayres

Classic Movie Travels: Agnes Ayres While many women worked alongside the great Rudolph Valentino, Agnes Ayres was able to do so alongside him in the notable silent classic The Sheik (1921). Though known for this role, she appeared in many … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: The “Sheik” Phenomenon of the 1920s

Silents are Golden: The “Sheik” Phenomenon of the 1920s Everyone knows about 1920s flappers–the youthful, fun-loving ladies of the Jazz Age. Their style of bobbed hair, tight-fitting hats, and short (as in knee-length) skirts, has become iconic. There’s no doubt … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: June Knight

Classic Movie Travels: June Knight – Los Angeles June Knight was a celebrated Broadway and film actress, talented in singing, dancing, and acting. On-screen, her characters are energetic and vibrant—a far cry from her weak self as a child, struggling … Continue reading

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