Theda Bara

Moments in History: Jewish Entertainers in Film

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Theda Bara

For Jewish American Heritage Month, we’ve scoured the Archive for a special selection of posts we are calling Moments in History. This selection includes moments ranging from 1890 to 2011, each profiling a noteworthy moment in the history of female Jewish entertainers.

Vampire Mania: Paying tribute to the original "vamp"

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Theda Bara

We are a country in the grips of vampire mania.

Vamping with Theda Bara (Who?!)

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One of the highlights of our work at the Jewish Women’s Archive is uncovering hidden histories. In our This Week in History profile this week, we are looking back at silent film star Theda Bara.

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