This is the only movie from the silent era (1895 through 1928) featuring then Hollywood greats Rudolph Valentino and Gloria Swanson
together, making this film unique in movie history.
The Gloria Swanson
tree evokes the glamour of a bygone era with Norma Desmond-inspired ornaments that are black, leopard, gold and pearl.
Named after actress Gloria Swanson
, Hunniford was originally a singer.
DeMille, Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Gloria Swanson
, Joseph P.
AS much of a fashion icon as a movie star, Gloria Swanson
's record is unusual for one of the things it missed out - her age.
Even today the story is sensational but in the 1920s it was absolutely revolutionary, so powerful that it was made into three different films - with Joan Crawford, Gloria Swanson
and Rita Hayworth playing Miss Sadie Thompson.
Did you enter Coventry's 1961 'Million pounds legs competition' - judged by American film actress Gloria Swanson
or do you remember a chimp artist in Leamington Spa?
was nominated for Sadie Thomson, Somerset Maugham's story of a preacher seduced by a prostitute in the torrid tropics - maybe too torrid for an industry looking for "respectability".
Kathryn Evans will play Norma Desmond, the role played on screen by Gloria Swanson
and on stage by Patti LuPone, Elaine Paige and Glenn Close.
Norma Desmond, a deranged movie queen played by silent-film superstar Gloria Swanson
, takes a young, unsuccessful screenwriter as her lover-cum--script doctor and winds up killing him in a jealous rage--the mummy's revenge.
And a few years after Gloria Swanson
was waiting for Cecil B.
In his weeping, deluded state Barrymore - in full Gloria Swanson
"I'm ready for my close up, Mr De Mille" mode - obviously believed he's back where he belongs .