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    Theda Bara Yellow-Beaded Necklace. It was in The Devil's Daughter (1915) -- in which Theda Bara starred in the title role, of course -- that she played "La Giocanda" and promised (via subtitle), "As this man has done to me, so do I henceforth to all men. My heart is ice, my passion consuming fire. Let men beware!" Typical of her vampy weaponry to achieve this vengeful mission is this yellow-beaded necklace, which Theda saved from her movie wardrobe and preserved until her 1955 death -- almost 30 years after she had departed the silver screen. The star personally gave the piece to the consignor. A charming curio in Fine condition. From the Joan Craig Costume Archive of Theda Bara. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Joan Craig.

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    October, 2008
    4th-6th Saturday-Monday
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