Etta King on the Birth of Theda Bara

This Week in History: On July 22, 1890, silent film star Theda Bara was born. Etta King discusses how she became the "vamp" character Hollywood first adored and then rejected.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Etta King on the Birth of Theda Bara." (Viewed on October 23, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/etta-king-on-birth-of-theda-bara>.

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