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1. Erik Satie Erik Satie Soundtrack, Mr. Nobody
2. Max Linder Max Linder Actor, Seven Years Bad Luck Although all too frequently neglected by fans of silent comedy, Max Linder is in many ways as important a figure as Charles Chaplin, Buster Keaton or Harold Lloyd, not least because he predated (and influenced) them all by several years and was largely responsible for the creation of the classic style of silent slapstick comedy...
3. Louis Feuillade Louis Feuillade Director, Les vampires A prolific director--over 700 films, most of them short- or medium-length--Louis Feuillade began his career with Gaumont where, as well as directing his own features, he was appointed artistic director in charge of production in 1907. His work was largely comprised of film series; his first series, begun in 1910 and numbering 15 episodes...
4. Lucille Ricksen Lucille Ricksen Actress, The Judgment of the Storm Lucille Ricksen was born Ingeborg Erickson on August 22, 1910, in Chicago, Illinois. She worked a child model and made her film debut at the age of five. Her parents separated and her mother took her to Hollywood in 1920. Ten year old Lucille was offered a contract with Samuel Goldwyn and starred in a series of short films...
5. Queen Alexandra Queen Alexandra Self, Women Who Win Queen Alexandra was born Princess Alexandra Caroline Mary Charlotte Louisa Julia on December 1, 1844. She was the granddaughter of the king of Denmark. She lived an uneventful childhood in the palaces of Denmark with her sister, Marie, who became the mother of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. When Alex, as she was called...
6. Marguerite Marsh Marguerite Marsh Actress, Runaway June
7. H. Rider Haggard H. Rider Haggard Writer, King Solomon's Mines
8. Jennie Lee Jennie Lee Actress, The Birth of a Nation
9. J. Gordon Edwards J. Gordon Edwards Director, The Queen of Sheba Began as an actor, then as director and producer at the Suburban Garden Theatre in St. Louis, then at the Academy of Music in New York, where he was hired by William Fox to direct films in 1914. He directed 22 films starring Theda Bara, who called him "the nicest director I ever worked with." His grandson is the director Blake Edwards.
10. Mrs. Sidney Drew Mrs. Sidney Drew Actress, The Charming Mrs. Chase Lucille McVey was a writer at Vitagraph when she met Sidney Drew shortly after his wife's death. They married almost immediately although he was more than twice her age. She scripted and he directed a number of domestic comedies, said to be more subtle and wholesome than those previously filmed. After his death she lost interest in films. She died in 1925 after a lingering illness.
11. Eugen Sandow Eugen Sandow Self, Ringkämpfer Sandow was already a great admirer of Greek and Roman statues of gladiators and mythical heroes when his father took him to Italy as a boy. By the time he was 19, he was already performing strongman stunts in side shows. The legendary Florenz Ziegfeld saw the young strongman and hired him for his carnival show...
12. David Powell David Powell Actor, Fine Feathers
13. Jules Jordan Jules Jordan Actor, New Toys
14. Yat-sen Sun Yat-sen Sun Self, Pathé's Weekly, No. 23 Yat-sen Sun was born on November 12, 1866 in Hsiang-shan, Kwangtung Province, China. He was married to Ching-Ling Soong and Lu Mu-chen. He died on March 12, 1925 in Peking, China. Sun was survived by his first and second wives, a daughter, and a son, Sun Fo. His first marriage, at the age of 18, to Lu Mu-chen (1867-1952) had been traditionally arranged...
15. Nelson Appleton Miles Nelson Appleton Miles Miscellaneous Crew, The Indian Wars
16. Florence Smythe Florence Smythe Actress, The Voice in the Fog
17. Courtenay Foote Courtenay Foote Actor, Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall
18. Mary Thurman Mary Thurman Actress, A Bride for a Knight Mary Thurman was born Mary Christiansen on April 27, 1895, in Richfield, Utah. She was one of seven children raised in the Mormon faith. Sadly her father passed away when she was nine. Mary attended the University of Utah and got a job as a teacher. In 1915 she took a trip to Hollywood. A talent scout saw her and she became one of the famous Mack Sennett bathing beauties...
19. James Haggar James Haggar Actor, The Life of Charles Peace
20. Ray Grey Ray Grey Director, Down on the Farm
21. Michel Floresco Michel Floresco Actor, L'amie d'enfance
22. Shorty Hamilton Shorty Hamilton Actor, Denny from Ireland
23. Teuvo Pakkala Teuvo Pakkala Writer, Sotapolulla
24. Adele Bloch-Bauer Adele Bloch-Bauer
25. Edward Flanagan Edward Flanagan Actor, Don't Call Me Little Girl
26. Harry McCabe Harry McCabe Actor, The Squaw Man
27. Jean C. Havez Jean C. Havez Writer, Sherlock Jr. Songwriter ("Darktown Poker Club"), author and agent who wrote special material for musical comedy and vaudeville, also scenarios for Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Lloyd, and a press agent for Lew Dockstader's Minstrels. A charter member of ASCAP (1914), Havez' other novelty and popular-song compositions included "Everybody Works but Father"...
28. Fanny Kelly Fanny Kelly Actress, The Battle Royal
29. Pierre Louÿs Pierre Louÿs Writer, The Devil Is a Woman Louÿs' refined evocations, not to say re-inventions, of the society of Hellenistic Greece proved extremely popular in both France and the English speaking world, especially due to the somewhat risque nature of such works as Aphrodite (1896) and Les Chansons de Bilitis (1894). He lived his entire life in Paris...
30. Helen Carruthers Helen Carruthers Actress, Among the Mourners
31. Lester Cuneo Lester Cuneo Actor, Western Grit A stage actor since his early teenage years, Lester Cuneo made his first film, a comedy short, in 1910. It was quite successful, and he soon began appearing in a series of comedy shorts, which he also directed. Tiring of comedies, he decided to make himself a cowboy star and turned to making westerns...
32. Jane Connelly Jane Connelly Actress, The Man from Beyond
33. Edward Jobson Edward Jobson Actor, Burning Daylight
34. Lottie Lyell Lottie Lyell Actress, The Sentimental Bloke Lottie Lyell has been called Australia's first movie star - which makes it all the more tragic that little of her work survives. That which does provides ample proof of her prodigious and versatile talent. The actress called the `gladsome centaur' by one critic (for her formidable talent as a horsewoman) acted...
35. Florence Johnstone Florence Johnstone Actress, Dixie
36. Aristide Bruant Aristide Bruant Writer, La loupiote
37. Lewis Gilbert Lewis Gilbert Actor, Tense Moments from Great Plays
38. Fred Hibbard Fred Hibbard Director, Tea 'n' Tea
39. Arthur von Gerlach Arthur von Gerlach Director, Vanina oder Die Galgenhochzeit
40. Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont Writer, The Promised Land
41. James O. Barrows James O. Barrows Actor, The Tomboy
42. Delmo Fritz Delmo Fritz Actor, The Man Who Laughs
43. Carrie Turpin Carrie Turpin Actress, Too Much Turkey
44. Georg Kundert Georg Kundert Director, Die gekreuzigt werden...
45. Frederick A. Thomson Frederick A. Thomson Director, The Wonderful Adventure Born in Montreal, Canada, Frederick A. Thomson--not to be confused with cowboy star Fred Thomson--had a 20-year career on the stage as an actor and producer before entering the film industry. He was a longtime director at Vitagraph, although he would occasionally appear in the studio's films as an actor...
46. Jimmy Cox Jimmy Cox Soundtrack, The Boss
47. Pierre Bressol Pierre Bressol Director, Les figures de cire
48. William Jennings Bryan William Jennings Bryan Self, Prohibition
49. Al W. Filson Al W. Filson Actor, The Garden of Allah
50. René Viviani René Viviani
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