‘Veda’ Bertram Photo

Behold! A lovely picture of Vedah Bertram from the June 1912 issue of Motion Picture Story Magazine. Note the misspelling of her name from Vedah to Veda. 🙂

Vedah Bertram

Born December 4th, 1891 in Boston Massachusetts, Adele Buck, who became known to the motion picture public as Vedah Bertram, was one of the most promising rising stars of 1912. According to all reports, this lady was extremely likeable, and always got rave reviews in the films she acted in. She was loved especially by the reporters … Continue reading Vedah Bertram

The Theda Bara Sandwich

There is a wonderful blog that I read called Lea’s Silent-ology all about silent film! (Check it out, you won’t regret it). Well, one article mentioned this thing called The Theda Bara Sandwich– please read this short blog article here. This will give you a little background on the sandwich I just tried. Theda Bara was an actress, you … Continue reading The Theda Bara Sandwich

Maurice Costello

Maurice Costello, where to start? There are a lots of interesting facts about this guy, the one they called Dimples! Maurice George Costello was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on February 22, 1877. His parents are commonly regarded as Irish immigrants, but in the interview featured today, he specifies that his father is Spanish-Irish. Tangent: I … Continue reading Maurice Costello

Florence Lawrence

For the first interview in this series, it is very fitting that we will be looking toward the very first “movie star”, Florence Lawrence! I say “very first”, because she really was, the very first named movie star! “What?” you ask. “Does this mean that people didn’t have names back then?” The answer is, no, … Continue reading Florence Lawrence

Hello, World!

Dearest Readers, It has been a long time since I have posted here. There is no real reason for it, besides writer’s block, perhaps, or the aching back, neck, and shoulders that was resulting in my reproduction of Our Darlings. It’s true, I was doing it the long way, and it was tiring. The tone of … Continue reading Hello, World!