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Jeanne Eagels, actress (1890-1929)

Edward Kimball, actor (1859-1938)
Sidney Howard, playwright & screenwriter (1891-1939)
Peter Lorre, actor (1904-1964)
June Preisser, actress (1920-1984)
Eleanor Parker, actress (1922-2013)

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Eleanor Parker ~ Baroness Elsa Schrader in The Sound of Music.

Born this day, June 26, 1922, Eleanor Parker.

Her biography was titled Woman of a Thousand Faces.


She received widespread recognition for her role as Baroness Elsa Schrader in the hit 1965 musical  13 more words

Christopher Plummer

Valley of the Kings (1954) Robert Taylor / Eleanor Parker Trilogy Part 2

For the second pairing of Robert Taylor and Eleanor Parker we are treated to a tale of Egypt circa 1900.

Our strapping hero is leading a dig in Egypt and is a stern task master lording over the men with the shovels. 592 more words

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Above and Beyond (1952) Robert Taylor / Eleanor Parker Trilogy Part 1

Robert Taylor and Eleanor Parker made three films in quick succession during the early part of the 1950’s. All three offered the pair in a different setting and genre. 765 more words

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Lizzie: the many faces of Eleanor Parker

Dostoyevsky’s novella The Double (1846) is often cited as one of the earliest representations of dissociative identity disorder (formerly known as multiple personality disorder) in popular culture. 858 more words

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The Sound of Music (1965)

 Baroness Schraeder:  All that needless worrying, Georg. You thought you wouldn’t find a friend at the party.

Christopher Plummer