Original photograph of Gertrude Short, circa 1920s

Gertrude Short (subject)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1920s. Vintage linen-backed photograph of silent film actress Gertrude Short in an elaborate beaded headdress and feather-trimmed dress, circa 1920s.

Ohio-born actress Short made her start in vaudeville, appearing in her first breakthrough role in "The Little Princess" in 1917. She starred in over 130 films throughout the early twentieth century, most notably "The Prisoner" in 1923 and "Love Birds" in 1934.

8 x 10 inches. Lightly toned, else Near Fine.

[Book #150960]