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Anita Page & Bessie Love in 'The Broadway Melody': First Best Picture Talkie

The Broadway Melody was one of the biggest box office hits of the 1920s. Released by MGM in early 1929, the musical melodrama about two show-biz sisters in love with the same man, rode the wave of the all-talking, all-singing, all-dancing craze of the period. However pedestrian its storyline, The […]


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Anita Page & Bessie Love in 'The Broadway Melody': First Best Picture Talkie



Silent Film Actress Anita Page Turns 98: Starred in First Talking Best Picture Academy Award Winner

Silent film actress Anita Page turns 98: Featured in first all-talking Best Picture Academy Award winner Author Allan Ellenberger, currently working on a biography of Miriam Hopkins (Best Actress Academy Award nominee for Becky Sharp), pays tribute to Anita Page, The Last Surviving Silent Film Star. Page, among whose leading […]


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Silent Film Actress Anita Page Turns 98: Starred in First Talking Best Picture Academy Award Winner



Anita Page: The Last Surviving Silent Film Star

  Back in the late 1920s, Anita Page could never have dreamed that eight decades later she would be a celebrity of sorts: The Official Last Surviving Silent Film Star. In truth, Anita Page was never a star in silent movies. She appeared on screen later in the decade, right […]


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Anita Page: The Last Surviving Silent Film Star