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Colleen Moore (August 19, 1899 – January 25, 1988) was an American film actress who began her career during the silent film era. Moore became one of the most fashionable stars of the era and helped popularize the bobbed haircut. Ella Anders, Irene, The Perfect Flapper, Lilac Time, Success at Any Price, Twinkletoes, Orchids and Ermine, Naughty But Nice, Why Be Good, So Big.

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Colleen Moore, natural beauty of the silent film era.


It was F. Scott Fitzgerald who dedicated the ’20s to “Flaming Youth.” In 1922, silent film star Colleen Moore bobbed her hair and launched the flapper image across the Hollywood screen. As Fitzgerald put it, “I was the spark that lit up Flaming Youth and Colleen Moore was the torch.”


Colleen Moore in "Ella Cinders" (1925)