1900-1920, Ladies hats.

by road-traveled | created - 26 Jul 2016 | updated - 27 Dec 2016 | Public

Hats worn by ladies born 1900 - 1920. Movie costumes.

1. Jane Winton

Actress | Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

Statuesque, gorgeous Jane Winton was billed as the "Green-eyed Goddess of Hollywood". The former Ziegfeld Follies dancer appeared in a good number of films from 1925--if not as the nominal star then, at least, very high up the list of credits. Her aloof beauty was tailor-made for playing patrician ...

1905 - 1959, (53).

2. Pauline Moore

Actress | Colorado

Pauline began as a model, appearing on the covers of magazines such as Cosmopolitan, McCall's and Ladies Home Journal. She was married to Jefferson Machamer, a cartoonist, from 1934 until his death in 1960. In 1962, she married minister Dodd Watkins, who died in 1972. She has three children: Wendy,...

3. Evelyn Venable

Actress | The Frontiersmen

Lovely and ethereal in looks, and quite unassuming in nature, 1930s actress Evelyn Venable was born in 1913 in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she grew up and received her schooling. Both her father, Emerson Venable, and grandfather were writers/teachers. In her high school drama department, Evelyn played ...

1913 - 1993, (80).

4. Eleanor Audley

Actress | Sleeping Beauty

Eleanor Audley was an American actress, with a distinctive voice that helped her find work as a voice actress in radio and animation. She is primarily remembered as the first actress to voice Lady Tremaine and Maleficent, two of the most memorable Disney villains.

Audley's real name was Eleanor ...

5. Arleen Whelan

Actress | Charley's Aunt

Auburn-haired Arleen Whelan was born in Salt Lake City, but spent her early childhood in Pueblo, Colorado, where she attended High School. Her father was an electrician, who, upon opening his own electrical store in Los Angeles, moved the family westward. Arleen was enrolled in a beauty college and...

6. Kelly Jean Peters

Actress | Little Big Man

Kelly Jean Peters was born on July 2, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Carol Jean Peters. She is an actress, known for Little Big Man (1970), Quincy M.E. (1976) and Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986). She was previously married to Tim McIntire.

1940 -

7. Helen Gilbert

Actress | The Falcon Takes Over

Helen Amelia Gilbert was one of those finds for whom everyone had high hopes, and who quickly made a splash in Hollywood, though not due to her acting, which was average at best. She appeared more in gossip columns than on the silver screen, and as her acting career waned, her notoriety grew ...

1915 - 1995, (80).

8. Mary Doran

Actress | Beauty and the Boss

Having first aspired to become a teacher, wavy-haired, blonde Mary Doran attended the respected Ned Wayburn Dancing Academy - like countless other hopeful actresses - to learn tap dancing. She first appeared on stage in 'Betsy' (1926), a rare flop by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (and Rodgers & Hart), then ...

1910 - 1995, (84).

54 credits, 1928-1936.

9. Joan Blondell

Actress | Grease

With blonde hair, big blue eyes and a big smile, Joan was usually cast as the wisecracking working girl who was the lead's best friend. Born into vaudeville to a comic named Eddie, Joan was on the stage when she was three years old. For years, she toured the circuit with her parents and joined a ...

1906 - 1979, (73).

10. Helen Lynch

Actress | Romance of the Underworld

Helen Lynch was born on April 6, 1900 in Billings, Montana, USA as Helen Emily Lynch. She was an actress, known for Romance of the Underworld (1928), Minnie (1922) and Bustin' Thru (1925). She was married to Carroll Nye. She died on March 2, 1965 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA.


11. Frances Lee

Actress | Her Splendid Folly

Frances Lee was born on May 5, 1906 in Eagle Grove, Iowa, USA as Merna Tibbetts. She was an actress, known for Her Splendid Folly (1933), Phantom Thunderbolt (1933) and These Thirty Years (1934). She died on November 5, 2000 in Cardiff-by-the Sea, California, USA.

1906 - 2000, (94).

12. Helene Costello

Actress | The Fatal Warning

Some of Helene Costello's films available on video are Her Crowning Glory (1911), Lulu's Doctor (1912) and Lights of New York (1928), the first all-talking feature. She worked for a time as a reader for 20th Century Fox in the early 1940s. Miss Costello died on January 26, 1957, in California's ...

1906 - 1957, (50).

13. Helen Wright

Actress | Dames Ahoy

Helen Wright was born on July 28, 1903 in Florence, Kansas, USA. She was an actress, known for Dames Ahoy (1930) and Spurs (1930). She died on September 14, 1990 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1903 - 1990, (87).

14. Loretta Sayers

Actress | Lover Come Back

Loretta Sayers was born on February 23, 1911 in Seattle, Washington, USA. She was an actress, known for Lover Come Back (1931), Fifty Fathoms Deep (1931) and The Deadline (1931). She died on September 14, 1999 in Mission Viejo, California, USA.

1911-1999, 88.

15. Mona Rico

Actress | Zorro Rides Again

Mona Rico was born on July 15, 1907 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Enriqueta Valenzuela. She was an actress, known for Zorro Rides Again (1937), Eternal Love (1929) and Alma de Gaucho (1930). She died on July 15, 1994 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

1907 - 1994, (87).

16. Marjorie Eaton

Actress | Mary Poppins

Marjorie Eaton was born on February 5, 1901 in San Francisco, California, USA as Marjorie Lee Eaton. She was an actress, known for Mary Poppins (1964), Night Tide (1961) and That Forsyte Woman (1949). She died on April 21, 1986 in Hollywood, California.

17. Mildred Davis

Actress | Safety Last!

Mildred Davis was born on February 22, 1901 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Mildred Hillary Davis. She was an actress, known for Safety Last! (1923), A Sailor-Made Man (1921) and Never Weaken (1921). She was married to Harold Lloyd. She died on August 18, 1969 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

1901-1969, 68.

18. Zully Moreno

Actress | Cristina

Zulema Esther Gonzalez Borbon was born in Buenos Aires on October 17, 1920. She began working as a model when she was in her teens and, at the same time, she became an extra in cheap movies. She was given more important roles in a modest studio called EFA-Establecimientos Filmadores Argentinos, but...

1920 - 1999, (79). Argentina.

19. Susi Lanner

Actress | Das Schönheitsfleckchen

Susi Lanner was born on August 27, 1911 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Meta Reif. She was an actress, known for Das Schönheitsfleckchen (1936), Artisten (1935) and The Last Waltz (1934). She died on March 16, 2006 in Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA.

20. Barbara Bedford

Actress | The Last of the Mohicans

Barbara Bedford was born on July 19, 1903 in Eastman, Wisconsin, USA as Violet Rose. She was an actress, known for The Last of the Mohicans (1920), Smoke Bellew (1929) and Sunshine of Paradise Alley (1926). She was married to Terry Spencer, Alan Roscoe and Irvin Willat. She died on October 25, 1981...

21. Diana Gibson

Actress | Behind the Headlines

American leading lady, born Rosemary LaBie in Chicago, Illinois, and educated at Our Lady of Loretto Academy. Diana came equipped with some stage training (from a stint with Chicago's Goodman Theatre) and had won several beauty contests before moving to Los Angeles as a high fashion model. She also...

1915-1991, 76.

22. Olive Borden

Actress | Half Marriage

Considered one of the most beautiful actresses of the silent era, Borden was a 'Mack Sennet' bathing beauty at 15 and reached the peak of her career in 1926 when she made 11 films for Fox Studios and was earning $1,500 a week. Refusing to take a salary cut, Borden abruptly left Fox in 1928 and made...

23. Marguerite De La Motte

Actress | The Mark of Zorro

Marguerite de la Motte was trained as a dancer, reputedly by the great ballerina Anna Pavlova, and entered films in 1918. She played opposite Douglas Fairbanks in many of his productions. Like many performers of the silent era, however, she was not able to sustain her career with the coming of ...

1902 - 1950, (47).

24. Judith Wood

Actress | The Divorcee

This cool and classy green-eyed blonde had several more strings to her bow than your average 30's starlet. She was born Helen Johnson in New York City on August 1 1906. Schooled in New York, she completed a fine arts course at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs and afterwards continued her ...

1906 - 2002, (95).

25. Lita Chevret

Actress | The Royal Bed

A lithe, brunette actress and photographer's model, Lita Chevret began promisingly enough at the very beginning of talking pictures. Her parents, already established in show business, helped along by paying for her dancing tuition. By the age of twenty, she worked as a professional dancer and show ...

1908 - 2001, (92).

26. Ann Dvorak

Actress | Scarface: The Shame of the Nation

Ann Dvorak was the daughter of silent film star Anna Lehr and silents director Edwin McKim. She entered films at the start of sound, as a dance instructor for the lavish MGM musicals. She came to international prominence in Scarface (1932) with Paul Muni, but often complained about the lack of ...

27. Greta Nissen

Actress | The Unwritten Law

Greta Ruzt-Nissen was born in Oslo, Norway, on January 30, 1905. As a young girl she studied dance and had intended to make a career out of it. For a while she did, but when she was 19 she appeared in her first big-screen production, The Wanderer (1925). Afterwards she made several more films, but ...

28. Lila Kedrova

Actress | Alexis Zorbas

Lila Kedrova was a Russian actress, who spend most of her career as an expatriate. For her role as widowed courtesan Madame Hortense in "Zorba the Greek" (1964), Kedrova won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She was the first Russian actress to win the award, and this was her only ...

1918 - 2000, (81).

Russia. Canada.

29. Lucille Ricksen

Actress | Judgment of the Storm

Lucille Ricksen was born Ingeborg Erickson on August 22, 1910, in Chicago, Illinois. She worked a child model and made her film debut at the age of five. Her parents separated and her mother took her to Hollywood in 1920. Ten year old Lucille was offered a contract with Samuel Goldwyn and starred ...

1910 - 1925, (14).

30. Merry Anders

Actress | Tickle Me

Merry Anders practically grew up in local bijous watching films and their accompanying stage shows with her movie-crazy mother and grandmother. The family relocated to Los Angeles in 1949 and, while attending John Burroughs Junior High School, Anders made the acquaintance of Rita La Roy, an ...

1932 - 2012, ( 80).

31. Robin Raymond

Actress | Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

Robin Raymond was born on October 4, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Eleanor Robin. She was an actress, known for Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956), Rogues Gallery (1944) and Arabian Nights (1942). She died on June 20, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

32. Lillian Bronson

Actress | Spencer's Mountain

Lillian Bronson was born on October 21, 1902 in Lockport, New York, USA as Lillian Rumsey Bronson. She was an actress, known for Spencer's Mountain (1963), Front Row Center (1955) and In the Good Old Summertime (1949). She was married to Henry Daniels Mygatt. She died on August 2, 1995 in Los ...

33. Lovyss Bradley

Actress | Outrage

Lovyss Bradley was born on March 2, 1906 in Fayette County, Iowa, USA as Lovyss Tallman. She was an actress, known for Outrage (1950), Man of Conflict (1953) and The Untouchables (1959). She died on June 21, 1969 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

34. Mona Barrie

Actress | Something to Sing About

Sometimes described as a poor man's Kay Francis, brunette, hazel-eyed Mona Barrie possessed neither quite the looks nor the personality required to become a major player in 1930's Hollywood. Nonetheless, the London-born and Australian-educated former childhood ballerina (born Mona Barlee, daughter ...

1909-1964, 54.

35. Claire Carleton

Actress | The Mickey Rooney Show

Claire Carleton was born on September 28, 1913 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Mickey Rooney Show (1954), Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) and Too Many Winners (1947). She was married to Fred E. Sherman. She died on December 11, 1979 in Northridge, California, USA.

1913-1979, 66.

36. Lucile Browne

Actress | Danger Island

Pretty, blue-eyed Lucile Browne started out, like many another Hollywood actress, as a model. Unlike other models, however, she didn't go directly from there to films; she joined a theatrical troupe in Chicago, and spent time gaining experience before she headed to Hollywood, where in 1930 she was ...

37. Edith Roberts

Actress | Speed Mad

Edith Roberts was born in New York City on September 17, 1899. She was a starstruck 19-year-old when she made her debut in The Deciding Kiss (1918). Although she didn't get the acclaim that her more successful counterparts did, she remained very busy throughout the decade and into the 1920s. After ...

1901 - 1933, (33).

38. Nora Gregor

Actress | La règle du jeu

Nora Gregor was an operetta diva, stage and film actress. She made her debut in Graz, Austria, and from there went to the Volksbühne an das Raimund-Theater in Vienna. She also worked at the Reinhardt Bühne in Berlin. From 1930 to 1933 she lived in Hollywood and also in Berlin. She made her first ...

1901-1949, 47.

39. Maria Montez

Actress | Cobra Woman

In a world weary of war and dispirited by the ravages of the Great Depression, Hollywood at the turn of the 1940's concocted a wildly popular, effective lot of escapist fare (though often cheaply made) to regale the sick at heart worldwide. Universal Pictures, more often than not, led in producing ...

1912-1951, 39.

40. Lynne Carver

Actress | Dulcy

Lynne Carver was born on September 13, 1916 in Douglas, Arizona, USA as Virginia Reid Sampson. She was an actress, known for Dulcy (1940), Man from Cheyenne (1942) and Calling Dr. Kildare (1939). She was married to William J. Mullaney, John Burt, Nicholas Nayfack and R. C. McClung. She died on ...

1916 - 1955, (38).

41. Mapy Cortés

Actress | Amor de una vida

Mapy Cortés was born on March 1, 1910 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as María del Pilar Cordero. She was an actress, known for Amor de una vida (1946), La corte de faraón (1944) and El amor las vuelve locas (1946). She was married to Fernando Cortés. She died on August 2, 1998 in San Juan.

1910 - 1998, 88.

42. Angela Greene

Actress | King of the Bandits

Angela Greene was born on February 24, 1921 in Dublin, Ireland as Angela Katherine Greene. She was an actress, known for King of the Bandits (1947), Night of the Blood Beast (1958) and The Law and Mr. Jones (1960). She was married to Stuart Warren Martin. She died on February 9, 1978 in Los Angeles...

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