My Gifs 1900s 1910s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s

lilipopeline:

Ginger Rogers & Fred Astaire, The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939).

posthawk:

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

Burlesque on Carmen, 1915 

celluloidfire:

movies-across-time-and-space:

Faust | 1926 | F.W. Murnau | Germany

natgeofound:

A woman stands in front of her flower stand on the Rambla in Barcelona, Spain, March 1929.Photograph by Jules Gervais Courtellemont, National Geographic

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#20's

nitratediva:

It’s National Women’s Equality Day. Approximately 50% of American movies made before 1925 were written by women; compare that with about 10% of movies these days. [Sources here and here.]

Since the dawn of cinema, women have been making meaningful contributions to the film industry behind the camera. Here are just a few of those distinguished ladies who made movies.

  • Alice Guy Blaché – actress, writer, cinematographer, producer, director
  • Lois Weber – actress, writer, producer, director
  • Cleo Madison – actress, writer, producer, director
  • Anita Loos – actress, writer, producer
  • Mary Pickford – actress, writer, producer, director
  • Mabel Normand – actress, writer, producer, director
  • Dorothy Arzner – writer, editor, director
  • Mae West – actress, writer
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celluloidfilm:

A Night in the Show, 1915

It’s a Wonderful Life (USA, 1946)

wehadfacesthen:

Marilyn Monroe in Niagara  (Henry Hathaway, 1953)

Takes my breath away….

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#niagara #50's

wehadfacesthen:

Richard Attenborough in In Which We Serve  (Noel Coward, 1942)

Lord Attenborough died today. May his beautiful soul rest in peace.

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#40's

celluloidfilm:

The Saphead, 1920

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#the saphead #20's

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#the gay divorcee #30's