I’m kicking off this new month with something fun from the November 1925 issue of Picture-Play Magazine! 107 silent era stars are caricatured here–how many can you name? 20? 50? 104? 6? (Good gravy, I hope it’s more than six!)
When you’re done guessing, click on the “Continue reading” tag to reveal the key!
There’s lots of familiar names here–and some obscure ones, too. George Hackathorne? J. Warren Kerrigan? Even I’m not sure what I could’ve seen them in. No, I won’t cheat and go look at IMDb…yet. (Watch, dozens of George Hackathorne fans are now going to come out of the woodwork and lecture me for not recalling George’s face.) Isn’t it interesting to think that those forgotten names were once famous enough to be recognized in caricature? These are the sort of details that delight me.
And thus, November begins–and it’s going to be quite the smorgasbord of posts, if all goes as planned. I’ll be tackling some tough subjects, reviewing a couple exciting new books and announcing an upcoming event. Here’s one little hint:
And another one:
So drop in any time, and as always, don’t hesitate to share your thoughts! The more discussions, the merrier.