Published March 1, 1921Actor Richard Barthelmess appeared in silent films and talkies from the 1910s to the 1940s, when he served in the war. Barthelmess worked with such leading ladies as Alla Nazimova and Lillian Gish, and with directors such as D.W. Griffith, in 'Broken Blossoms,' and Howard Hawks, in 'Only Angels Have Wings.' Here, he appears in another D.W. Griffith film, 'Way Down East.' Photograph by James Abbé in the March 1921 Vanity Fair.Photo licensed from the Condé Nast Collection, home of The New Yorker, Vogue, Vanity Fair and other popular brands. Find this and other artwork at the Condé Nast Collection.