Ecco l'epoca del glamour - Il Manifesto
Il Manifesto (Abbonamento)Ecco l'epoca del glamourIl Manifesto (Abbonamento)(Persino le americane optavano spesso per un cognome che finiva in vocale, come nel caso delle varie Virginia Valli, Viola Dana, Nita Naldi.) Durante la guerra l'”Asta Nielsen polacca” si trasferisce a Berlino dove si perfeziona con Max Reinhardt e ...and more »
Posted on 29 September 2017 | 3:24 pm
Rallying Cry - New York Times
New York TimesRallying CryNew York TimesOskar Eustis, artistic director at The Public Theater, hugs Lin-Manuel Miranda as Jeffrey Seller, producer, looks on after “Hamilton” won the 2016 Tony Award for best musical. Credit Sara Krulwich/The New York Times. TUESDAY PUZZLE — There's nothing ...
Posted on 1 May 2017 | 7:00 pm
Renowned harpist to perform at Sept. 18
Renowned harpist to perform at Sept. 18 Ukiah Community ConcertUkiah Daily JournalHer name was Nita Naldi. She was one of the first great silent film vamps. She had a long list of big movies and many with Valentino, so much so that she was known as the 'Female Valentino.' “For many years, I've incorporated a tribute to the silent ...
Posted on 15 September 2016 | 9:10 pm
Telling Quotes from Silent Cinema Starlets
FlavorwireTelling Quotes from Silent Cinema Starlets on Playing the VampFlavorwire—Nita Naldi. “I came here as a foreigner: I had not been married or divorced: there was no scandal attached to my name. They had to say something about me, so the publicity departments wrote stories of their own fantasy and called me temperamental and ...
Posted on 30 January 2016 | 1:02 pm
Photoplay magazine: the birth of celebrity
The Guardian (blog)Photoplay magazine: the birth of celebrity cultureThe Guardian (blog)In the February 1922 edition, Gloria Swanson offered “The Confessions of a Modern Woman”, for example, and in April 1924, vamp star Nita Naldi shared “What Men Have Told Me About Other Women – A Story That Every Wife Should Read”. Photoplay's ...
Posted on 26 January 2016 | 1:48 am
5 movies you may never see
This 1927 British silent work, running just 57 minutes and starring Nita Naldi, Bernhard Goetzke, Malcolm Keen and John F. Hamilton, is a drama of a Kentucky justice of the peace who accuses a schoolteacher of being a wanton woman. Just a handful of still ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 8:06 pm
7 Amazing British Films That Are Lost
What happened to it? It’s thought that at least four prints of the film existed, but they have been lost over time, a great disappointment to Hitchcock completists desperate to see exotic star Nita Naldi (the director described her as “dark ...
Posted on 1 July 2015 | 12:43 am
A Mata of life and death
He marries a friend from his childhood, the beautiful and virtuous Carmen (Lila Lee), but after he achieves fame and fortune he finds himself drawn to Doña Sol (Nita Naldi), a seductive widow. It was among the top grossing box office hits of 1922 ...
Posted on 25 June 2015 | 4:09 am
The 10 Things I Learned From Gay Talese That
Many of the scoops Talese wrote about he got because of his in-person doggedness: showing up at Nita Naldi’s hotel, talking to the headline operator in theater district, the groundskeeper at a pet cemetery. 5. Do More Research Than You Think Is Necessary.
Posted on 23 October 2013 | 11:13 pm
A Walk Through Calvary Cemetery
Calvary is almost a Who's Who of Hollywood's Silent Era. Nita Naldi, one of Rudolph Valentino's leading ladies, was born Mary Dooley in New York City, attending Catholic schools there and in New Jersey. Robert Harron, one of the leading stars of the 1910s ...
Posted on 2 January 2013 | 1:10 pm