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The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin

The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin is a historical novel of the very early years of Hollywood. It begins during the silent picture era and chronicles the careers and loves of Mary Pickford and Frances Marion as they attempt to transition into the talking motion picture era. 838 more words

Book Reviews

MARY PICKFORD: The First Movie Star

The First Movie Star

By Bill Dobbins

In the earliest days of Hollywood, actresses and actors in films were not named in the credits.  1,008 more words


ON THIS DAY: April 30, 2018

April 30th is

Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

Bugs Bunny Day *

Honesty Day

National Military Brats Day

Oatmeal Cookie Day


MORE! Charles Dickens, Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks, click 1,349 more words


ON THIS DAY: April 8, 2018

April 8th is

Draw A Bird Day *

Dog Fighting Awareness Day *

National Empanada Day

Zoo Lovers Day *

International Roma Day *

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April 8 in history

217  Roman Emperor Caracalla was assassinated (and succeeded) by his Praetorian Guard prefect, Marcus Opellius Macrinus.

1093 The new Winchester Cathedral was dedicated by Walkelin. 764 more words


#118 The IT Girl, Clara Bow

Clara Bow was born in Brooklyn, New York City on July 29, 1905 to Robert and Sarah (nee Gordon)  Bow.   She was the third child born to them, at her uncle’s, a Methodist minister, house at 697 Bergen Street; their  first two girls, Alene and Emily, dying shortly after birth.  956 more words

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