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Marie Dressler Academy Award Winner

Marie Dressler, a Canadian American Academy Award winning actress with a lamp shade style hat on her head. It's such a funny picture!!

Marie was a star in vaudeville, stage, silent films, and "talkies". Her full figure was in vogue and while she wasn't a beauty, her figure and wise-cracking ways (as well as talent) took her a long way. She was also something of a free spirit, as seen from this photo. (Which wasn't for a character she was playing, this was just her!)

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress,
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Daniel Pinna This is a very comical photo!
Reply posted Oct 21, 2011 2:46 pm
Kathy Pinna YES! Look at her eyes! And she looks soooo fashionable for a distinguished actress! lol
Reply posted Oct 21, 2011 2:49 pm
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