Gilda Gray, born in Poland in 1901, was a dancer and an actress who came to the U.S. when she was 8 years old. She performed in the Ziegfeld Follies in 1922, and was famous for popularizing the shimmy. She had a successful vaudeville career and eventually appeared in both silent and, later, sound films. She died of a heart attack in 1959 at the age of 58.
Buster after breaking his ankle on the set of The Electric House.
Escalators are dangerous.
Dancing Mothers (1926) original photograph autographed by Clara Bow. Signed “To Bill I wish you luck and prosperity always your friend Clara Bow”
Stamped on reverse: Photograph used for Publication Please Credit WILLIAM POTTER
Clara Bow’s haircut called the “pineapple bob”. Original clipping, date & source unknown.