Author Archives: illustrations

Charlie Chaplin in The Gold Rush

DescriptionEnglish: Publicity still of Charlie Chaplin in the miner’s cabin. “Charles Chaplin journeyed to far-away Alaska to make special scenes for his new picture, which is tentatively titled Chilkoot Pass. The setting above is a deserted miner’s cabin in which Chaplin, in the rôle of an innocent prospector, has found temporary shelter.”
Date1924
SourceMotion Picture Magazine (https://archive.org/details/motionpicturemag28brew/page/n263/mode/2up?view=theater)
AuthorAnonymous

Rudolph Valentino All Dolled Up

DescriptionEnglish: Cartoon by Taskey from a movie magazine. “While the female portion of the country is no doubt going to think Rudolph ‘just grand’ and ‘too wonderful for words’ as Monsieur Beaucaire, the men are not going to take to the ‘dolled up’ Rudolph so enthusiastically.”
Date1924
SourceMotion Picture Magazine (https://archive.org/details/motionpicturemag28brew/page/n179/mode/2up?view=theater)
AuthorHarry LeRoy Taskey

Husbands Eventually See the Error of Their Ways, by Taskey

DescriptionEnglish: Cartoon by Taskey from a movie magazine. “In the movies husbands eventually see the error of their ways and return happily to their wives.”
Date1924
SourceMotion Picture Magazine (https://archive.org/details/motionpicturemag28brew/page/n179/mode/2up?view=theater)
AuthorHarry LeRoy Taskey

Reforming the Movies, by Taskey

DescriptionEnglish: Cartoon by Taskey for a 1920s movie magazine. “We advise the leaders of these reform movements, and the organizations which set out to uplift the screen, to adopt for their slogan: Actions Speak Louder Than Words.”
Date1924
SourceMotion Picture Magazine (https://archive.org/details/motionpicturemag28brew/page/n205/mode/2up?view=theater)
AuthorHarry LeRoy Taskey