A beautiful movie poster for the movie "When a Woman Sins" from 1918. Theda Bara (1885 – 1955) born Theodosia Burr Goodman, was an American silent film actress – one of the most popular of her era, and one of cinema's earliest sex symbols.
Lillian Gish (1896-1993) The career of Lillian Gish (and that of her younger sister, Dorothy) was bound up with DW Griffith, under whose direction she worked from 1912 to 1921 in The Birth of a Nation, Intolerance, Way Down East and other classics, becoming arguably the greatest film actress of the time. She brought a combination of vulnerability and resilience
Breathtaking women from the silent era to today - a list by PrudenceHill