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Theda Bara

Actor (29-Jul-1885 — 7-Apr-1955)


Ronald Genini. Theda Bara: A Biography of the Silent Screen Vamp, with a Filmography. McFarland & Co.. 1996. 158 pp.

Eve Golden. Vamp: The Rise and Fall of Theda Bara. Madison Books. 1997. 288pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.89)

  8. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.35)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.44)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.62)

  11. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.42)

  12. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.36)

  13. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.39)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.29)

  15. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.51)

  16. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.38)

  17. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.42)

  18. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.168)

  19. Cult Movie Stars (p.41)

  20. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.47)

  21. Legends in Their Own Time (p.17)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.278)

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