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The Original Inspiration For Batman’s Joker, German Actor Conrad Veidt

Conrad Veidt -- Anders als die Andern (Different From The Others) -- This is possibly the first homosexual character written for the screen

Aelita (Russian: Аэлита), also known as Aelita: Queen of Mars, is a silent film directed by Soviet filmmaker Yakov Protazanov made at the Mezhrabpom-Rus film studio and released in 1924. It was based on Alexei Tolstoy's novel of the same name. Mikhail Zharov and Igor Ilyinsky were cast in leading roles.

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30 Cleverly Illustrated Posters with Double Exposure Effects

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24 Vintage Pictures Of Paris Life In The 1920s

Famous French actor and playwright Sacha Guitry and his wife Yvonne Printemps pose in their costumes for the stage play ‘Debureau’ at the Sarah Bernhardt Theatre in Paris

Huguette Duflos in Palaces, 1927 // Director: Jean Durand - Actress Huguette Duflos (1887-1982) was a leading lady the French silent cinema of the 1920s

Vilma Banky: Hungarian-born silent film star Vilma Bánky (1898-1991) filmed in Budapest, France, Austria, and Germany, before Sam Goldwyn took her to Hollywood. There she starred opposite great silent stars like Rudolph Valentino and Ronald Colman. She became Goldwyn's biggest money maker till sound finished her career.