Monday, August 01, 2011

Silent Film Star Bookplates - Part Three

This third episode focuses on bookplates from the libraries of some of the better known stars who appeared in silent films. Many, but not all went on to talkies.
Biographical information and film clips will be added throughout the week. as time permits .

Here is an excellent link to find out more about silent movie actresses:

Greta Garbo's plate was designed by A. Herry around 1939.,
Rudolph Valentino's bookplate was designed by William Cameron Menzies
Erich Von Stroheim's bookplate was designed by Victor Bassinett

Gloria Swanson used a rebus plate.The artist's cipher is R.
Does anyone out there know who that might be? Stay tuned for part four on Sunday.

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