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The Sweetest Thrill

It was a good show and I killed it but all I could think about was Ralphie’s men waiting for me in the wings. Couldn’t they wait until after the encore?  3,489 more words

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Prescient words

Newspaper columnist Herbert Howe was Pola Negri’s unofficial head cheerleader in the Los Angeles Press.  Even before her arrival in America, he was waxing rhapsodic over the beautiful La Negri.   59 more words

A CREATURE OF FLAME AND DESIRE

Is There in Truth No Beauty? Fula livsformer, galenskap och en yrkeskvinnas martyrium.

Först tänkte jag: nu har de gjort det igen! Skapat ett avsnitt med en helt omöjlig protagonist. I det här fallet en ambassadör Kollos från planeten Medusa. 953 more words

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Pola's Directors--No. 7 Rowland V. Lee

Mr. Lee directed three of Pola Negri’s pictures, all of them from 1928:  “Three Sinners,” “The Secret Hour,” and “Loves of An Actress.”  None of them were hits.   157 more words

A CREATURE OF FLAME AND DESIRE

Red Lipstick

She wears a large hat

And red lipstick, her usual trappings:

A shadow of the femmes fatales

She saw in the cinema.

 

She smokes gold-rimmed cigarettes… 200 more words

Pola's Directors No. 6: Mauritz Stiller

Stiller is probably best known for having been signed by Louis B. Mayer to make pictures at MGM–although only as an inducement to get one Greta Gustafson–Greta Garbo–to sign a contract with the studio.   182 more words

A CREATURE OF FLAME AND DESIRE