Michiko Oikawa, Japanese actress, late 1920’s.
Ernest Hemingway & director Joris Ivers while shooting The Spanish Earth, a documentary about the Spanish Civil War, 1937.
Gold Diggers of 1933 ”Pettin’ in the Park” sequence — one of the strangest, most weirdly risqué dance numbers ever.
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Rain, a film from 1929 by the Dutch experimental filmmaker Joris Ivers.
Wandering performers in
Mr. Thank You, directed by Hiroshi Shimizu, 1936.
Tourists visiting the Devil’s Den at Gettysburg, 1910-1915.
Japanese Girls at the Harbor, dir. by Hiroshi Shimizu, 1933.
Russian artist Grigory Zimin /for the book “Sodom” - After a Prick. 1924.
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Conrad Veidt, 1920 - one of my favorite old-time actors. #silentfilm
Uemura Shoen (上村松園 ), Springtime of Life (Bride), 1899
Japanese beauty in bathing suit, 1915. By Terazaki Ko-gyo. Woodblock print; ink and colour on paper,
Silent Naruse - geishas in desperate straits
In the U.S. we call racy, daring “women’s films” of the 1920′s and early 1930′s pre-code, referring…