And Alla Nazimova formed a “sewing circle” of particularly lovely femme fatales…

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  1. August 10, 2014

    She lived a very “colourful” life, no? I’ve read that all her silent films have been lost. If that it true, it is a shame. It would be interesting to see such a flamboyant character on screen.

    • August 10, 2014

      Hi Ruth! I’ll answer this question because I can. No toe-stepping meant! Her two biggest, Salome and Camille, have both very much survived.

    • August 10, 2014

      Yes! Mae is right, and I’ve only seen Camille…

  2. August 10, 2014

    Not much sewing required for this outfit, eh? *wink*

    • August 10, 2014

      But you gotta know how to drape!

  3. unclerave
    August 11, 2014

    There have been a number of funky eras throughout history, but I think I would have really enjoyed the Roaring 20s! — YUR

    • August 11, 2014

      Dear Uncle, I think you might enjoy these words and phrases that were coined in the 20s:
      comfort zone
      mass media

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