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“Vamp” – Theda Bara | The Müscleheaded Blog

There was no actress who steamed up the screens of early motion picture theatres more than Theda Bara – – She has been called the original ‘vamp’: and she really was the … Continue reading

08/10/2017 · 5 Comments

Cinema’s First Sex Symbol was also America’s First Goth

From Mae West to Eva Green, the cinema archetype of the ‘femme fatale’ has fascinated and frightened audiences since Hollywood’s golden age. But nearly a century before Sharon Stone bore … Continue reading

12/31/2016 · Leave a comment


Mabel May Yong (1883-1945) was an Australian born actress and dancer. She appeared in German films. The IMDB reports that she had 21 film appearances between 1920 and 1925. In … Continue reading

12/06/2015 · 1 Comment

“To be good is to be forgotten. I’m going to be so bad I’ll always be remembered.” Uttered by the original vamp, Theda Bara

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08/15/2015 · Leave a comment

Kiss Me, You Fool

07/16/2015 · Leave a comment