Jean Harlow, 1931. Photo by George Hurrell

Jean Harlow in the 1930s.

loveforoldhollywood:

Jean Harlow photographed by James Doolittle, 1936.

misslilliangish:

Portrait of Lillian Gish in The Birth of a Nation, 1915

gloriaswanson:

Norma Shearer in The Divorcee, 1930

Q: How do you rate your physical courage or daring?

A: I have a tendency to dare to do things just because I am afraid. I hope this is courage. For instance, when I used to do a lot of diving, I would force myself to dive from high places simply because I knew I was scared.