Oh sure, we could get all Garbo-Gilbert smoochy-smoochy but where’s the fun in that? Let’s hear it for the kisses that didn’t quite work out as at least one of the participants intended.
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Gladys Hulette plays a nicotine-drenches and slightly sadistic fairy in Princess Nicotine and she’s not afraid to mock her victim with a kiss.
Relations between their characters may have been cool in Way Down East but Richard Barthelmess and Mary Hay found one another much more agreeable in real life– they married in 1920.
Another real-life couple playing coy on the screen, Gene Gauntier and Jack Clark play Irish rebels in For Ireland’s Sake.
Well, you have to admit that it’s a pretty weird request when you put it like that. This is from Aelita, Queen of Mars, a smashing sci-fi/social drama mashup.
Little Ynez Seabury ain’t taking no for an answer in The Sunbeam, one of the better “sweet kid melts hearts, changes lives” films of the nickelodeon era. Claire McDowell is Ynez’s project and the target of her tossed kiss.
Life hack for Leatrice Joy: People are usually more enthusiastic about kissing when they aren’t kidnapped and tied to a post. William Boyd is game as the dude in distress of Eve’s Leaves.
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