Douglas Fairbanks jr. Oh my! How handsome! Browse our selection of luxury brand watches for up to 70% off retail here: http://www.firststateauctions.com.au/online.php?action=srch&searchcat=42&searchsub_cat=ALL&searchauc=ALL&itemsearch=

While Douglas Fairbanks Jr. manage to transition to sound as a successful leading man and served with distinction during WWII, he would never be as famous as his silent screen icon dad Douglas Fairbanks Sr.

Joan Crawford & husband Douglas Fairbanks Jnr having afternoon coffee in their home.1928. From Joan Crawford The Enduring Star by Peter Cowie

DETAIL Joan Crawford & husband Douglas Fairbanks Jnr having afternoon coffee in their home at a great Deco coffee From Joan Crawford The Enduring Star by Peter Cowie (minkshmink)

In 1929 Joan Crawford entered Hollywood royalty when she married Douglas…

In 1929 Joan Crawford married Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., the son of Douglas Fairbanks and the stepson of Hollywood royalty Mary Pickford.

Joan CRAWFORD and Douglas FAIRBANKS junior looking out of their carriage window, prior to departure from Victoria station in London to Paris on July the 28th 1932.  (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)

Joan CRAWFORD and Douglas FAIRBANKS junior looking out of their carriage window, prior to departure from Victoria station in London to Paris on July the 28th 1932. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)

Douglas Fairbanks, c. late 1910s

1939 SPECIAL AWARD To Douglas Fairbanks (Commemorative Award) - recognizing the unique and outstanding contribution of Douglas Fairbanks, first President of the Academy, to the international development of the motion picture.

Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Picture....movie #25...The Life of Jimmy Dolan....Jun.1933.  Directed by Archie Mayo.  With Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Loretta Young, Aline MacMahon.

John Wayne movie Life of Jimmy Directed by Archie Mayo. With Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

Cary Grant, Victor McLaglin and Douglas Fairbanks on the set of "Gunga Din", (1939).

Cary Grant, Victor McLaglin y Douglas Fairbanks en el set de 'Gunga Din' (George Stevens,

Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., 1949 Photograph

Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., 1949 Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

He joined the naval reserves before the war. During the war he served on the USS Massachusetts and was a Commando raider sent on several land attack missions. He retired from the reserves, years later, as a full Captain.

thesmilingfish:  Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford

This is such an adorable and iconic photo of what once was Hollywood Royalty. Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford & Douglas Fairbanks Maybe my.

Katharine Hepburn, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and Marlene Dietrich attending a private screening at the home of Paramount executive Jesse L. La... 1933

, and Marlene Dietrich attending a private screening at the home of Paramount executive Jesse L. Lasky, rooms look a lot different today!

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