How Famous Silent Stars Kept Their Hair Beautiful (and Earned Some Cash as Spokesmodels)

The idea of having a famous person endorse a product existed before movies, of course, but motion picture stars were in a unique position to make various consumer goods attractive to their fans. After all, who better than a glamorous, curly-haired film star to sell this new-fangled “shampoo” stuff?

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The Final Round of the Silent Swashbuckler Tournament: Grit and Realism vs. Style and Flair

The final round is here and only two silent swashbucklers remain. The final four, Scaramouche, The Thief of Bagdad, The Mark of Zorro and The Sea Hawk, are all amazing cinematic accomplishments and beloved entertainment but two were knocked out of the running.

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