"Things You Wouldn't Know If We Didn't Blog Intermittently."
27 January 2010
Born in Canada, rose to superstardom in the glory days of early cinema. Smart enough to demand not just a salary ($675K in 1918 = $10 million today), but a percentage (to 50%!) of the profits of her films. Co-founded United Artists film studio.
From this studio portrait, it's easy to see why she was called the "Girl with the curls."