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1. Erik Satie Erik Satie Soundtrack, Hugo
2. Max Linder Max Linder Actor, Be My Wife 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, Behind the Curtain 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. James Haggar James Haggar Actor, The Life of Charles Peace
6. H. Rider Haggard H. Rider Haggard Writer, King Solomon's Mines
7. Jennie Lee Jennie Lee Actress, The Birth of a Nation
8. Robert Saidreau Robert Saidreau Director, L'idée de Françoise
9. Queen Alexandra Queen Alexandra Self, Dronning Alexandras ankomst til Toldboden 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...
10. Marguerite Marsh Marguerite Marsh Actress, Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
11. Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont Writer, The Promised Land
12. David Powell David Powell Actor, Appearances
13. Ray Grey Ray Grey Director, Down on the Farm
14. J. Gordon Edwards J. Gordon Edwards Director, Cleopatra 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.
15. Delmo Fritz Delmo Fritz Actor, The Man Who Laughs
16. Adele Bloch-Bauer Adele Bloch-Bauer
17. Louise Dunbar Louise Dunbar Actress, The Green-Eyed Monster
18. George Field George Field Actor, Blood and Sand
19. Shorty Hamilton Shorty Hamilton Actor, Denny from Ireland
20. Mrs. Charles Craig Mrs. Charles Craig Actress, The Girl Who Had a Soul
21. Stefan Zeromski Stefan Zeromski Writer, Przedwiosnie
22. 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...
23. Walter Perkins Walter Perkins Actor, My Friend from India
24. Jules Jordan Jules Jordan Actor, New Toys
25. Stella St. Audrie Stella St. Audrie Actress, The World, the Flesh and the Devil
26. Mrs. Sidney Drew Mrs. Sidney Drew Actress, The Emotional Miss Vaughn 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.
27. Margaret Cullington Margaret Cullington Actress, Out for the Night
28. Lester Cuneo Lester Cuneo Actor, Silver Spurs 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...
29. Halvard Hoff Halvard Hoff Actor, Leaves From Satan's Book
30. Frederick A. Thomson Frederick A. Thomson Director, The Sign of the Cross 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...
31. Carrie Turpin Carrie Turpin Actress, Too Much Turkey
32. Mark Fenton Mark Fenton Actor, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
33. Edward Flanagan Edward Flanagan Actor, Knocking 'Em Cold
34. Yat-sen Sun Yat-sen Sun Self, Fan dui zhe Chen Du Xiu 1879-1942 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...
35. Fanny Kelly Fanny Kelly Actress, All Night Long
36. E. Holman Clark E. Holman Clark Actor, The Brass Bottle
37. Jack Chenault Jack Chenault Actor, Within Our Gates
38. Martha Morton Martha Morton Writer, The Bachelor's Romance
39. Courtenay Foote Courtenay Foote Actor, Hypocrites
40. Malcolm Cherry Malcolm Cherry Actor, A Member of Tattersall's
41. Princess of Monaco Princess of Monaco Self, The Great Love
42. Emperor Khai Dinh Emperor Khai Dinh
43. Pierre Louÿs Pierre Louÿs Writer, That Obscure Object of Desire 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...
44. Fred Hibbard Fred Hibbard Director, A Movie Hero
45. 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...
46. Riley Hatch Riley Hatch Actor, At Shiloh
47. Mary Thurman Mary Thurman Actress, Leap Year 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...
48. Anthony Byrd Anthony Byrd Actor, Zeb, Zack and the Zulus
49. Florence Smythe Florence Smythe Actress, The Voice in the Fog
50. William Addison Lathrop William Addison Lathrop Writer, A Bachelor's Children
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