Howard Hawks’ early career

Estelle Taylor as Marceta and Antonio Moreno as “The Wildcat” in Tiger Love (1924).

Estelle was born in Wilmington, Delaware and had 46 acting credits in her career, from 1919 to 1945.  Her most notable film was 1931 best picture winner,  Cimarron.

Antonio was born in Madrid, Spain, was a Latin lover in the Rudolph Valentino mold, and had 151 acting credits in his career, from a 1912 short to a 1969 appearance on Spanish tv.  In the sound era, most of his films were made in Spain, with occasional Hollywood titles.  His films among the best 1,001 are Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious (an uncredited bit) and The Searchers for John Ford.  He was also in Creature from the Black Lagoon.

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