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23 October 2015

EFSP's Dazzling Dozen: Top Hats

New series alert at EFSP! During our trip to the Pordenone Silent Film Festival earlier this month, we did a post on twelve silent cowboys and liked the concept. So, last week we started a new series especially for Postcard Friendship Friday with a dozen star postcards with a theme. Last week it was stars with their dogs. Today we present you our twelve favourite postcards of stars wearing amazing hats.

La Jana
La Jana. German postcard by Verlag Hermann Leiser, Berlin-Wilm., no. 6606. Photo: Ernst Schneider, Berlin. Collection: Didier Hanson.

Elise de Vere
Elise de Vere. French postcard. Photo: Lucien Waléry, Paris.

Italia Almirante in L'Arzigogolo
Italia Almirante Manzini. Italian postcard by Ballerini & Fratini, Firenze, no. 204. Photo Scoffone. Italia Almirante Manzini as Violante in the film L'Arzigogolo (Mario Almirante, 1924), adaptation of the play by Sem Benelli.

Brigitte Helm in Metropolis
Brigitte Helm. German postcard by Ross Verlag, Berlin, no. 71/12. Photo: Ufa / Parufamet. Publicity still for Metropolis (Fritz Lang, 1927). Collection: Didier Hanson.

Adolphe Menjou and Kathryn Carver in Service for Ladies (1927)
Adolphe Menjou and Kathryn Carver. British Real Hand-Coloured Photograph postcard, no. 3384/1. Photo: Paramount. Publicity still for Service for Ladies (Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast, 1927).

Ossi Oswalda
Ossi Oswalda. German postcard by Ross Verlag, no. 1690/1, 1927-1928. Photo: Deutsch-Nordische Film-Union.

Lizzi Waldmüller
Lizzi Waldmüller. German postcard by Film-Foto-Verlag, no. A 3615/1, 1941-1944. Photo: Film-Foto-Atelier / Tobis.

Joan Greenwood
Joan Greenwood. East-German postcard by VEB Progress Film-Vertrieb, Berlin, no. 1068, 1959. Photo: J. Arthur Rank. Publicity still for The Importance of Being Earnest (Anthony Asquith, 1952).

Lilli Palmer, Johanna Matz
Lilli Palmer and Johanna Matz. East-German postcard by Progress, no. 1306, 1960. Photo: publicity still for Frau Warrens Gewerbe/Mrs. Warren's Profession (Ákos Ráthonyi, 1960).

Ingrid Andree
Ingrid Andree. German postcard by WS-Druck, Wanne-Eickel, nr. F 74. Photo: Ringpress.

Lotti Huber
Lotti Huber. German postcard by Edition Wild, Waldbröl. Photo: Gertrude Garancy. Colouring: Cesa, 1990.

Gaby Deslys
Gaby Deslys. British postcard by Rotary Photo, no. 11843 Q. Photo: Talbot, Paris. Collection: Didier Hanson.

This is a post for Postcard Friendship Friday, hosted by Beth at the blog The Best Hearts are Crunchy. You can visit her by clicking on the button below.

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