Posted in Classic Movies, Douglas Fairbanks Museum, Douglas Fairbanks Sr., Film Museums, History Museums, silent cinema, Silent Film, Silent Film Stars, Uncategorized, United Artists, tagged D'Artagnan, Douglas Fairbanks birthday, Douglas Fairbanks Museum, famous birthdays May 23, Hollywood History, May 23 in history, The Three Musketeers on May 21, 2009 |
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On May 23, 1883, a ray of Colorado sunshine was born in Denver. He grew up to become our swashbuckling hero of the silent silver screen and everyone’s favorite all-American boy!
Happy Birthday, Mr. Fairbanks…and *thank you* for all the smiles you’ve given the world.:)
Douglas Fairbanks as D'Artagnan from "The Three Musketeers" as featured on the cover of Motion Picture Magazine, September 1921. From the collections of the Douglas Fairbanks Museum.
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