Published October 1, 1931Although known mainly as a stage actress, Helen Menken also appeared as herself in the film 'Stage Door Canteen,' a musical featuring various stage and screen actors. Menken became a star after appearing in the hit 'Seventh Heaven' on Broadway, from 1922 to 1924. Here, she is photographed just prior to departing on tour with the Chicago Shakespearean Repertory Company. Photograph by Charles Sheeler from the October 1931 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.