Celebrities in the 1920's

By: Eve LeBert, Emily Schultz and Shannon Cable

Gloria Swanson(Gloria May Josephine Svensson)

"I am big. It's the pictures that got small."

  • Born
  • Family
  • Film debut
  • Famous films

Anna May Wong

"Every time your picture is taken, you lose a part of yourself."

  • Born
  • Chinese-American actress
  • First film
  • Retired in 1942

Coco Chanel(Gabrielle Chanel)

"Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to so with ideas, the way we live, what is happening."

  • Born
  • Profession
  • Her life
  • Perfume, the Chanel suit and the little black dress
  • Her goal

Al Jolson(Asa Yoelson)

"I'd like to do radio just like pictures, leave the imperfect stuff on the cutting-room floor."

  • Born
  • Outbreak
  • Famous songs
  • Inspired many singers

Zelda Sayre(Fitzgerald)

"We grew up founding our dreams on the infinite promise of American advertising. I still believe that one can learn to play the piano by mail and that mud will give you a perfect complexion."

  • Born
  • Death
  • First American flapper
  • Husband
  • Schizophrenia
  • Ballet

Charlie Chaplin(Charles Spencer Chaplin)

"A day without laughter is a day wasted."

  • Born
  • Family
  • Comedic actor
  • Famous films
  • Fun fact: His mother was in an insane asylum called Cane Hill Asylum for 18 years.

Louise Brooks(Mary Louise Brooks)

"In my dreams I am not crippled. In my dreams, I dance."

  • Born
  • Film actress and dancer
  • Debut
  • Famous movies
  • Features

F. Scott Fitzgerald

"You didn't write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say."

  • Born
  • Writer
  • Zelda
  • Alcoholic

Al Capone(Albert Francis Capone)

"You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone."

  • Born
  • Family
  • American Gangster
  • St. Valentines Day Massacre
  • Alcatraz