Ziegfeld Follies (1907-1931) SAC
Glorifying the American Girl
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Before her tenure as the reigning queen of Hollywood society, and her long-standing position as mistress of newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, Marion Davies was among the most beautiful of Florence Ziegfeld's glorified American girls. Here, she is shown in lavish showgirl costuming, an ethereal beauty in soft focus view by Campbell studio. This double weight gallery portrait is blindstamped by photographer lower right, and is an astonishing and rare view of one of the 20th century's most
Marion Davies~Before her tenure as the reigning queen of Hollywood society, and her long-standing position as mistress of newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, Marion Davies was among the most beautiful of Florence Ziegfeld's glorified American girls.
Billie Burke~ Ziegfeld Theatre...
Young Will Rogers, Oklahoma Cowboy. Probably taken for the Ziegfield Follies.
Fanny Brice ~ “My Man” sheet music 1921
Anna Held, ca.1902. ~The Hourglass - common law wife of Florenz Ziegfeld. From 1905 Held enjoyed several successes on Broadway which apart from bolstering Ziegfeld's fortune, made her a millionaire in her own right. She suggested the format for what would become the famous Ziegfeld Follies in 1907, and helped Ziegfeld establish the most lucrative phase of his career. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Held
Anna Held ~ c. 1902 ~ 'The Hourglass'. Florenz Ziegfeld's common law wife. Ziegfeld left her, for Billie Burke. Served during WWI as an entertainer and given military honors...