movie fashions


‘Modern’ American actress Fern Andra (1893 - 1974) became one of the most popular film stars of the German cinema in the 1910’s and early 1920’s. In her films she mastered tightroping, riding horse without a saddle, driving cars and motorcycles, bobsleighing, and even boxing.

1 - German postcard by Verlag Hermann Leiser, Photo: Gerlach. (source)

2 - Still from Des Lebens ungemischte Freude (1917).

3 - German postcard by Deutsche Gaumont-Gesellschaft, Berlin, no. 15. Photo: Fern Andra Atelier. 1910s. (source)


Jacqueline Gadsden, 1927 by kristine


Carole Lombard, 1930. Miss Lombard’s art deco inspired gown was created by Travis Banton, chief designer at Paramount Pictures by Colleen O'Eris