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Charlie & his leading lady Edna Purviance   Photo taken while aboard boat used in his film “The Immigrant” (Spring 1917)

Charlie & his leading lady Edna Purviance Photo taken while aboard boat used in his film “The Immigrant” (Spring 1917)

Style icons of the 1920s - Edna Purviance  One of Charlie Chaplin's leading ladies, Edna Purviance starred in more than 30 films with the silent comedy legend and their magical on-screen chemistry spilled over into a real-life affair.  Her contribution is rarely acknowledged and a campaign is running to have Purviance's name added onto Hollywood's Walk of Fame.

50 Style icons of the 1920s

Style icons of the 1920s - Edna Purviance One of Charlie Chaplin's leading ladies, Edna Purviance starred in more than 30 films with the silent comedy legend and their magical on-screen chemistry spilled over into a real-life affair. Her contribution is rarely acknowledged and a campaign is running to have Purviance's name added onto Hollywood's Walk of Fame.

flofloperro: “ Charlie Chaplin et Edna Purviance dans The Champion - Essanay 1915 ” 101 Years ago today - March 11th 1915.

flofloperro: “ Charlie Chaplin et Edna Purviance dans The Champion - Essanay 1915 ” 101 Years ago today - March 11th 1915.

Madison Gates Purviance - Edna Purviance's father

Madison Gates Purviance - Edna Purviance's father

edna purviance is charlie chaplin leading lady until 1923 with -his night out - edna purviance first film with essanay studios and edna's last film - a woman in paris - charlie chaplin's first united artist film

edna purviance is charlie chaplin leading lady until 1923 with -his night out - edna purviance first film with essanay studios and edna's last film - a woman in paris - charlie chaplin's first united artist film

Charlie Chaplin and Edna Purviance meet

Charlie Chaplin and Edna Purviance meet