Anita Page

Anita Page
She was born Anita Evelyn Pomares in El Salvador and started working in movies with the help of actress Betty Bronson. She first started acting in the late 1920s, and was contracted by both Paramount and MGM. She decided to sign with MGM and made the transition from silent to talking pictures. At one point, she was one of the most popular stars at MGM, receiving the second largest amount of fan mail after Greta Garbo.
Notable film: The Broadway Melody

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"Anita Page Stars of the Photoplay" by Photoplay magazine. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons
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Miranda Noland,

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.