‘The reason good women like me and flock to my pictures is that there is a little bit of vampire instinct in every woman.’
Theda Bara Quotes
American silent movie star Theda Bara was one of the most popular of her time. She was only out-ranked by Charlie Chaplin and Mary Pickford.
Despite her attempts to diversify her career, Theda Bara will always be remembered as ‘The Vamp’. She became one of the first silver screen sexy symbols for her portrayal of wanton women. Iconic in her age and to this day.
Theda Bara is also best known for her role as Cleopatra. Enjoy our burlesque costume ideas with Miss Betsy Rose to get this look.
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(Main image from Theda Bara Cleopatra)