Heart-throb Herbert Rawlins: 1920s Leading Man of the Silent Era

Have you ever heard of this movie star? Me neither. But maybe he made our diarist’s heart beat a little faster that cold night of January 11, 1922.

I like picturing her in the dark theatre (perhaps the Empress or the Wilma (both on Higgins St., you can still watch movies in the Wilma today)– holding her cowboy husband’s hand and munching popcorn.