The most iconic stars of the silent film era
Silent-film star and inventor Florence Lawrence passed away on this day in 1938
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The silent film era represents the earliest days of cinema. In Hollywood, silent movies starred some truly original and innovative talent, famous names that still resonate throughout the world today.
Browse the gallery and meet some of the superstars who appeared on screen without uttering a word of dialogue, when silence was golden.
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