Publisher: Universe; 1St Edition edition (October 17, 2006)
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regardless of Prohibition, the '20s was once the last decade of jazz, flappers and hip flasks. whereas a few took their vote and joined the Woman's Christian Temperance stream, others, good, took liberties. Compiled the following for the 1st time are greater than 2 hundred exposure stills and images of a few of America's first "It" girls—the silent film-era starlets who lead the way for the cacophony of Monroes and Madonnas to persist with. Accompanying those iconic photographs are the tales in the back of them, together with bills from surviving Ziegfeld ladies, in addition to advertisements that includes them that helped perpetuate the attract of It woman glamour. whilst infrequent and remarkable photographs of those ladies surfaced on the net in 1995, writer Robert Hudovernik all started learning their resource. What he chanced on used to be the paintings of 1 of the 1st "star makers" pointed out such a lot with the Ziegfeld Follies, Alfred Cheney Johnston. Johnston, a member of latest York's well-known Algonquin around desk who photographed such celebrities as Mary Pickford, Fanny Brice, the Gish Sisters, and Louise Brooks, fell out of the highlight with the loss of life of the revue. a luxurious picture of an period, this booklet can also be a glance on the paintings of this "lost" photographer.