1919: Photo of Anna Mae Wong by Alla’s Pool
Joyce Ralston Payton, who is a member of the Hollywood’s Garden of Allah Novels Facebook Group, posted this photo of Anna Mae Wong to the group. She rightly suspected the photo was taken at the Garden of Alla. Anna Mae Wong’s first appearance in movies was in Nazimova’s “The Red Lantern,” which was released by […]
1919 News Photo of Nazimova with Charlie Chaplin
This photo was associated with Metro Pictures’ promotion of Alla Nazimova’s 1919 production of “The Brat.”
1916 – 1925
This photo depicts a scene from “War Brides,” an antiwar short play that Alla Nazimova took on tour in 1915 to great critical and popular acclaim. She used the play as the vehicle for her first film, also titled “War Brides,” which produced by Lewis Selznick in 1916. It is unclear whether this photo was […]
1919: Publicity Shot from ‘The Brat’
Nazimova in 1919, age 40, playing a street urchin in “The Brat.”