Canadian silent screen star Mary Pickford. Smart and savvy as well as pretty. Became first America's Sweetheart. Right time. Right place.

Mary Pickford, 1920s

Canadian silent screen star Mary Pickford. Smart and savvy as well as pretty. Became first America's Sweetheart. Right time. Right place.

Carla Laemmle, at 103 she is one of the few silent film actresses still alive

Carla Laemmle, at 103 she is one of the few silent film actresses still alive

Helen Darling with Kitty - 1923 - Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images - @~ Mlle

Helen Darling with Kitty - 1923 - Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images - @~ Mlle

Bebe Daniels (1901-1971). Active as a film actress 1910-1960, most famous during the silent era of the 1920's. Bebe Daniels was in over 230 films, first as a child star, and then on stage, movies, radio and television for 50 years. Many silent stars could not make the transition to talkies but she did.

Bebe Daniels (1901-1971). Active as a film actress 1910-1960, most famous during the silent era of the 1920's. Bebe Daniels was in over 230 films, first as a child star, and then on stage, movies, radio and television for 50 years. Many silent stars could not make the transition to talkies but she did.

male silent screen stars | Colorized by Golden Silents, The handsome Silent Star Ramon Novarro

male silent screen stars | Colorized by Golden Silents, The handsome Silent Star Ramon Novarro

John Gilbert  Biography:  Dark Star-The Untold Story of the Meteoric Rise and Fall of Legendary Silent Screen Star John Gilbert, by Leatrice Gilbert Fountain

John Gilbert Biography: Dark Star-The Untold Story of the Meteoric Rise and Fall of Legendary Silent Screen Star John Gilbert, by Leatrice Gilbert Fountain

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