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Vilma Banky

Austrian postcard by Iris Verlag, nr. 695/3. Photo: Halasz, Budapest/Fanamet-Film.


Hungarian-born silent film star Vilma Bánky (1898-1991) filmed in Budapest, France, Austria, and Germany, before Sam Goldwyn took her to Hollywood. There she starred opposite great silent stars like Rudolph Valentino and Ronald Colman. She became Goldwyn's biggest money maker till sound finished her career.


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Taken on January 24, 2008