By David Menefee
The First girl Stars: girls of the Silent Era rediscovers the interesting lives and pioneering achievements of 15 ladies who dared to enterprise into early movies, an ruled by way of males, and who not just succeeded yet turned the focal issues of the undefined. each one big name earned a place on the peak of her career, and even though many are principally forgotten this day, made an enduring and demanding contribution to early cinema. during this enjoyable and informative quantity, writer David Menefee unearths those girls and their signature roles, drawing on many unique assets to teach us how such actresses as Theda Bara, Sarah Bernhardt, Dorothy Gish, and Norma Talmadge have been bought of their time, and the various ways that their effect continues to be vital today.
Each profile includes a biographical remedy, an research of key movies from her profession, a dialogue of the actress's impression at the medium, and chosen filmography. each one additionally comprises pictures, commonly one of many actress herself and a nonetheless from a film.
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