Theda Bara 1885-1955 🖤
Born: Theodosia Burr Goodman
One of the most famous silent film stars in the world. Her films were sophisticated with sexual themes and costumes. To women, she was a symbol of freedom and sex.
•Theda attended the University of Cincinnati before beginning her movie career. In 1915, she started working with William Fox. Theda is responsible for launching Fox’s motion-picture empire.
•Theda made 40 films in a matter of 3 years. She was always in a spectacular costume. Her characters were irresistible, heartless women with sexual appetites (Madame Du Barry 1917 and Cleopatra 1917).
•After World War I, her fame had declined and she retired in the late 1920s. In 1921, she married British-born American film director, Charles Brabin.
•On April 7th 1955, Bara died of stomach cancer. She was interred as Theda Bara Brabin in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.
It’s hard to choose among these wonderful covers of 'Novyi zritel' magazine [i.e. New Spectator]. The magazine was the main media of the constructivist theatre and cinema in 1920s. Covers with the use of photomontage and constructivist elements by Galadzhiev, Konstantin Savitskiy, Vyalov, Lukhmanov, Mordmillovitch and others. ***
Обложки советского журнала "Новый зритель", выходившего в 1924-29 гг. Журнал был одним из главных медиа конструктивистского театра и кино в 1920-х гг. Обложки с использованием фотомонтажа выполнены Галаджиевым, Савицким, Вяловым, Лухмановым, Мормиловичем и др.
In honor of Thanksgiving, we’re throwing it back 91 years to the Harvard-Yale football game of November 1926. Whether you’re stepping out in your finest formal wear (like the fans depicted on this program) or curling up on your couch, we hope you enjoy taking in a football game, watching a parade, or participating in your other favorite Thanksgiving traditions. 🍁🏈🍗
If you’re celebrating in the New England area, join us at our weekend holiday events. Visit historicnewengland.org/events for more information.
Our party people rocking it out like it’s 1929. EARLY BIRD TICKETS expire December 1st! 🔝link in description🔝
Shindig Mafia's New Year's Eve Soirée is the classiest New Year's Eve party in the South, held at The Standard Club, an 1840s Nashville mansion. 🎺🎷🎵 @thewillies 📷 @kidteehello 🎉@smithhouseevents