‘Josephs Legende’, 1922

Franz Xaver Setzer :: ‘Josephslegende’ by Richard Strauss. Dancers of the Vienna State Opera. Standing f.l.t.r.: Riki Raab; Anna Horvath and Hilde Steinlein. Front f.l.t.r.: Maria Mindszenty; Tilly Losch and Hedy Pfundmayr. Vienna, 1922. (Archiv Setzer-Tschiedel) | src and hi-res Getty Images

Torso, Ella Illbak, Etnisk dansare

Henry B. Goodwin :: Torso, Ella Illbak, Etnisk dansare. | src henrygoodwin.se

Annette Kellerman, 1916

Hand-tinted publicity image of Kellerman. Annette Kellerman says she never needed a stunt double in any of her films. She also talks about her infamous swim in a pool full of crocodiles on the shoot for the silent feature A Daughter of the Gods (Herbert Brenon, USA, 1916). The Bill Fox she refers to is film’s producer William Fox. Link to interview from 1974, here. | src NFSA

Grethe Rutz-Nissen, ca. 1922