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Posted on 30 November 2017 | 6:16 am
Ecco l'epoca del glamour - Il Manifesto
Il ManifestoEcco l'epoca del glamourIl ManifestoLa russo-polacca-rumena Barbara Apolonia Chałupiec, figlia di un rivoluzionario che fini' in Siberia, fin da giovanissima ballerina e attrice teatrale, scelse come nome d'arte Pola Negri: si', proprio dal cognome della poetessa italiana; a quel tempo ...and more »
Posted on 29 September 2017 | 3:24 pm
Rallying Cry - New York Times
New York TimesRallying CryNew York TimesRecent Comments. See All Comments; Write a comment. Advertisement. Continue reading the main story. □ 59A: “Winds down in a pit” was my favorite clue today. It sounds like a bid to chill out in a pit, but it's not. Today, the winds are OBOES in the ...
Posted on 1 May 2017 | 7:00 pm
Renowned harpist to perform at Sept. 18
Ukiah Daily JournalRenowned 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 VampFlavorwireThey all used big reflectors to get extra light from the sun — that's how we acquired that interesting Oriental look. We didn't have any censors in those days, but we did have our own bosoms and our own eyelashes . . . and we never took ourselves ...
Posted on 30 January 2016 | 1:02 pm
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