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August 2015

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?

Such days have managed to pass by! My dears, I’ve been setting my mind to my studies lately, even though I don’t have that much work to do. Continue reading “Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?”

The Life of Pola Negri

Whenever one is interested in silent film, they inevitably come across the name, “Pola Negri”. What they find is an exquisitely beautiful woman with jet black hair. Continue reading “The Life of Pola Negri”

The Temptress (1926)

This is a movie with many misfortunes in the course of the story. Other than that, it’s exciting, somewhat romantic, and rather sad. It also has a great cast with some of my favorites: Greta Garbo, Antonio Moreno and Lionel Barrymore.

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Destiny

First, I was going to take a nap, but then I remembered Destiny.

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Well, hell

Yesterday was my walkthrough for school. I don’t know why they had to make Seniors go early as hell but I am glad they did. I got up at 5:50 in the morning without alarm and went there at 7:20ish. There was a long line of kids. Oh, sweet God.

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You’ll Be A Woman Soon

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“My youth hungered for romance–and romance was a uniform and flowers and dancing and being endlessly young. At the same time, there was another part of me adult enough to realize this could not exist without a great physical passion. At nineteen, I sat on a train racing towards what I hoped would be a great adventure, already woman enough to want sexual fulfillment and still child enough to blush at the recognition of it.”

– Pola Negri, Memoirs of a Star

Excellent

My summer vacation will officially be over in three days. Hell, it went fast. I just took a sip from my can of Fanta, placed it beside my keyboard, and am now thinking of what I have really been doing.

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Rest in Peace, Pola Negri

Dearest Pola Negri died 28 years ago today. I write this with all my being: she lived one hell of a life. It was a hard life involving wars, tragedy, loneliness and poverty.

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