Published May 1, 1925
John Barrymore, the stage actor lauded for his portrayals of Hamlet and Richard III, is frequently called the greatest actor of his generation. Here, he is photographed on the set of 'Hamlet,' by James Abbé, in the May 1925 Vanity Fair.
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