EDDA CROY : BURST INTO, AND OUT OF SILENT FILMS IN 1927

This vintage real photo postcard features silent film actress, Edda Croy. Edda has “the girl next door” look. Preliminary research uncovered little about her. Edda had a very short career. She played in three German silent films, all release in the same year (1927). One of these films was directed by Robert Wiene. He is well known for directing the silent film “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” (1920) and other expressionist films. Popular actor, Harry Liedtke, appeared in all three of her films. Actress Erna Morena, who’s photograph can be seen elsewhere in the Cabinet Card Gallery, apppeared in one of Edda’s films. This postcard was published by Ross Verlag (Berlin). It is part of a series (no.1923/1). Miss Croy’s photograph was taken by photographer Hans Natge. Natge was very involved in German film production. He played roles in the realm of cameras, directing and assistant directing. He was born in Berlin in 1893. His filmography on IMDb reports that he has 28 film credits between 1924 and 1949. Nineteen of these credits were for his role as the film’s “still photographer”. It is likely safe to assume that he took this photograph of Miss Croy in 1927. This vintage portrait postcard is rare and in very good condition (see scans).

croy10

Buy this original Vintage Real Photo Postcard (includes shipping within the US) #3218

To purchase this item, click on the Pay with PayPal button below

24.00 $

croy10

Buy this Vintage Real Photo Postcard (includes International shipping outside the US) 3218

To purchase this item, click on the Pay with PayPal button below

32.50 $

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://cabinetcardgallery.com/2020/10/09/edda-croy-burst-into-and-out-of-silent-films-in-1927/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

2 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. Trying to get in touch with you
    I was looking through your site and clicked on Early pictures this is a porn site LOL
    Thought u might want to know
    Love getting your images in my inbox thankyou for all the hard work on your part its appreciated

    Lillian Mederak

    • Hi. Thanks for visiting and subscribing to the Cabinet Card Gallery. If you have a question or need some information, you can contact me at cabinetcardgallery@gmail.com. Thanks for your comment.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: