A Few Silent-Film Illustrators

SFSFF blog post by Christine U'Ren

At the SFSFF in May 2016, did you wonder why on earth a mere title designer got a special credit in Douglas Fairbanks’s When the Clouds Roll By? You’ll understand when you see some examples of Henry Clive’s work, like the gorgeous poster for 1922’s Beyond the Rocks (pictured here). Clive designed not only publicity posters but portraits, magazine covers, and even commercial products, such as this tin box featuring Pola Negri (above)...

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