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Silent Movie Stars

Silent film actors and productions of 1910-1940Created by: NYPL's Public Domain ArchiveDated: 1915
Josie's Declaration of Independence (cinema 1914) - actors & actresses
The height of the silent movie era (the 1910s-1920s) was a period of artistic innovation. Silent film stars had to use their faces to express every emotion — a skill that was lost on most actors when talkies replaced silent movies. Several silent stars including Wallace Beery, Shearer, Laurel and Hardy, Greta Garbo, and Janet Gaynor made a successful transition to talkies.
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