Resemblance between Mary Pickford (1917), Princess April Morning-Glory (1941), and Audrey Fairbanks, great-granddaughter of Letitia Fairbanks (2013)

Dec 11, 1939: By the clock….

Taking a wee break from 100 year events, we’ll skip ahead to a commemorative date in 1939: Letitia Fairbanks’ 26th birthday and the death of her uncle, Douglas Fairbanks. It was on this night that Letitia first conceived of creating a lasting, memorable art installation that would be worthy of her famous and much beloved […]

From "A Modern Musketeer": Douglas Fairbanks does handstands on the edge of the Grand Canyon while Marjorie Daw looks on agahst

Swashathon! A Modern Musketeer (1917)

This post is part of the Swashathon! A Blogathon of Swashbuckling Adventure, hosted by Fritzi at Movies, Silently. Read the other adventure-filled posts in this event HERE. In their 1953 bio, Douglas Fairbanks: The Fourth Musketeer, Ralph Hancock and Letitia Fairbanks state that her uncle’s fascination with all things swashbuckling went way back: Alexandre Dumas’ […]