Silent Starlets #3: Greta Garbo…

**As per Wikipedia** Greta Garbo (born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson; 18 September 1905 – 15 April 1990) was a Swedish-American actress. Regarded as one of the greatest actresses to ever grace the screen, she was known for her melancholic, somber persona, her many film portrayals of tragic characters and for her subtle and understated performances. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Garbo fifthContinue reading “Silent Starlets #3: Greta Garbo…”

Silent Starlets #2: Lillian Gish…

**As per Wikipedia** Lillian Diana Gish (October 14, 1893 – February 27, 1993) was an American actress,director and screenwriter. Her film acting career spanned 75 years, from 1912, in silent filmshorts, to 1987. Gish was called “The First Lady of American Cinema“, and is credited with pioneering fundamental film performance techniques. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Gish as theContinue reading “Silent Starlets #2: Lillian Gish…”

Silent Starlets #1: Mary Pickford…

**As per Wikipedia Gladys Marie Smith (April 8, 1892 – May 29, 1979), known professionally as Mary Pickford, was a Canadian-American film actress and producer with a career that spanned five decades. A pioneer in the American film industry, she co-founded Pickford–Fairbanks Studios and United Artists and was one of the 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts andContinue reading “Silent Starlets #1: Mary Pickford…”