of mothers, ingenues, spurned women, spitfires, slaves, native Americans, and a prostitutes. However, women began to identify with the "The Girl with the Golden Curls," "Blondilocks" or "The Biograph Girl," and she became the most famous woman in the world. ushering in a new era for women in film.
Owen Moore and Mary Pickford; from The Lonely Villa (Biograph, 1909)
Moore and Pickford married in 1911 and divorce in 1920.
|Victorian Age, Gibson Girls, 1911.|
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tyrannical old man in 1911.
After a year, he sold his motorcycle by advertising it, in the classified section of Popular Mechanics Magazine. Astounded by the response from people willing to pay $50.00, a young entrepreneur was born, who planned to make advertising his life's work.
At that time Tom Lyle, had no idea the role he'd play in establishing women's identities, for the next 100 years. Maybelline will be 100 years old in 2015.
Read more about Tom Lyle Williams, in The Maybelline Story and the Spirited Family Dynasty Behind It.