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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Ladies Prefer Big Hats (or whatever is in fashion.)

Sad Mary Pickford in her New York Hat 1912..She was Canadian as was Mack Sennett, who was from Richmond, Quebec. Anita Loos also penned the script for the Musketeers of Pig Alley, a 1912  movie short starring them both. 322 more words


Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford

Actors Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford on board the SS Lapland wearing fashions of the early 1920s via


Bryan's Planet of the Apes

Leading up to the famous Tennessee “Monkey Trial” of John Scopes, the June 13 issue of The New Yorker continued its jabs at William Jennings Bryan. 956 more words

The New Yorker Magazine

Past Imperfect - #166

Mary agreed to do the movie despite her concerns that the wardrobe mistress had an unhealthy infatuation with layered skirts, Santa’s elves, and sausage casings…


Mary Pickford- A Words Crush Wednesday Quote

“You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.”

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Happy Birthday, Mary Pickford!

Today is film actress Mary Pickford’s birthday!

And, as so many of the stars from her era did, she has a cocktail named after her! 441 more words


Trivial Week Podcast Episode #2

Trivial information to get you through the week April 5th – 11th, 2015.

Major Highlights:

The US Civil War ended in 1865 this week.  And by a twist of fate, Bo Duke, primary driver of the General Lee on The Dukes of Hazard was a yankee. 37 more words