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stage vampireAstage vampire2Chicago Tribune, November 14, 1909. Actress Katherine Kaelred (left) kaelredstarred in the Broadway version of the hit play A Fool There Was, based on  Rudyard Kipling’s  famously anti-uxorious poem Bitches Ain’t Shit of the same name. But in the Hollywood film version, the role of The Vamp went (as previously noted) to Theda Bara (right).bara1 More of Kaelred’s musings on the state of domestic vampirism after the jump.stage vampire3Astage vampire4AStage vampire5A
So, let us summarize: some wives are gold-diggers, some husbands are douchebags. Thank you, Katherine Kaelred!


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