Tag: silent film

Sarah Bernhardt

(1844–1923) Henriette-Rosine Bernard The artist’s works: Le Fou et la Mort 1877 Petit Palais, Paris Autoportrait en chimère c.1880 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Portrait funéraire de Jacques Damala c.1889 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Dague: Algues 1900 Petit Palais, Paris Sarah Bernhardt…

Tina Modotti

(1896–1942) Assunta Adelaide Luigia Modotti Mondini The artist’s works: En las trincheras 1924–1928 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Escaleras, Ciudad de México 1924–1926 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Secretaría de Educación con murales de Rivera c.1928 National Gallery of Art, Washington…

Sylvie

(1883–1970) Louise Pauline Mainguené, known as Sylvie or Louise Sylvie Filmography as Actress: L’idiot 1946 Director: Georges Lampin Starring: Gérard Philipe, Edwige Feuillère   Born January 3 1883 Paris (France) Died January 5 1970 Compiègne (France) Occupation Actress Award National Society of Film Critics…

Howard Hawks

(1896–1977) Howard Winchester Hawks Filmography as Director: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 1953 Director: Howard Hawks Starring: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe   Born May 30 1896 Goshen, IN (USA) Died December 26 1977 Palm Springs, CA (USA) Cause of death Accident (fall) Occupation Film director…

Fredric March

(1897–1975) Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel Filmography as Actor: Alexander the Great 1956 Director: Robert Rossen Starring: Richard Burton, Fredric March   Born August 31 1897 Racine, WI (USA) Died April 14 1975 Los Angeles, CA (USA) Cause of death Cancer Occupation Actor Awards…

Alexander Korda

(1893–1956) Sir Alexander Korda, born Sándor László Kellner Filmography as Director: That Hamilton Woman 1941 Director: Alexander Korda Starring: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier     Filmography as Producer: Anna Karenina 1948 Director: Julien Duvivier Starring: Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson   Born September 16…

Fritz Lang

(1890–1976) Friedrich Christian Anton Lang Filmography as Actor: Le Mépris 1963 Director: Jean-Luc Godard Starring: Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli   Born December 5 1890 Vienna (Austria) Died August 2 1976 Beverly Hills, CA (USA) Occupation Actor Producer Film director Occupation Screenwriter Writer Awards Hollywood Walk…

Gloria Swanson

(1899–1983) Gloria Josephine May Swanson Filmography as Actress: Sunset Boulevard 1950 Director: Billy Wilder Starring: William Holden, Gloria Swanson     Mio figlio Nerone 1956 Director: Steno Starring: Alberto Sordi, Vittorio De Sica   Born March 27 1899 Chicago, IL (USA) Died April 4 1983 New York,…

Anna Magnani

(1908–1973) Filmography as Actress: Bellisima 1951 Director: Luchino Visconti Starring: Anna Magnani, Walter Chiari     Le Carrosse d’or 1952 Director: Jean Renoir Starring: Anna Magnani, Duncan Lamont   Born March 7 1908 Roma (Italia) Died September 26 1973 Roma (Italia) Cause of death Cancer (pancreas) Boyfriend…

Jean Gabin

(1904–1976) Jean-Alexis Moncorgé Filmography as Actor: French Cancan 1955 Director: Jean Renoir Starring: Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul     Crime et châtiment 1956 Director: Georges Lampin Starring: Jean Gabin, Marina Vlady   Born May 17 1904 Paris (France) Died November 15 1976 Neuilly-sur-Seine (France) Cause of death Cancer, Leukemia…