"Hero Princess Bear"
The moral of this story is don’t have shitty taste in music. Ever.
This beautiful dancer is Carla Laemmle. One of our last direct links to the world of silent cinema, she turns 104 today. Born in 1909 with the given name Rebecca, she later changed her name to Carla.The niece of Universal Studios founder Carl Laemmle, she danced as the prima ballerina in the first American horror feature film, The Phantom of the Opera (1925), and spoke the first line of dialogue in the first sound horror film, Dracula (1931).
Carl Laemmle had a very large faemmle.
Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don’t be stingy, baby.
- Greta Garbo’s first line in her first talkie, Anna Christie (1930).
“Books are finite, sexual encounters are finite, but the desire to read and to fuck is infinite; it surpasses our own deaths, our fears, our hopes for peace.”