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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Charles Winninger, actor (1884-1969)

Al Jolson, singer, comedian, & actor (1886-1950)
Paul Lukas, actor (1891-1971)
Norma Talmadge, actress & film producer (1894-1957)
John Wayne, actor, director & producer (1907-1979) 24 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

The Vampire of the Desert, Happy Anniversary! Premiered Friday, May 16, 1913

The scenario for, The Vampire of the Desert, was adapted from, The Vampire (penned in 1897), a poem by Rudyard Kipling.

Kipling’s poem was in turn, stirred to life by the work of his cousin (Kipling’s aunt’s son) Phillip Burne-Jones, in the painting, The Vampire (finished earlier in 1897). 579 more words

Film Premiers

Friday Facts- May 1, 2015- Grauman's Chinese Theater Footprints

This may or not be a fact since my research shows a couple of different origins for the tradition of foot and hand prints of stars  in the forecourt of Grauman’s Chinese Theater.   158 more words

Friday Facts

An Old Man’s Love Story (Vitagraph, 1913)

An Old Man’s Love Story (Vitagraph, 1913)
Directed by Van Dyke Brooke
Starring Norma Talmadge

Ethel Marsham (Norma Talmadge) lives in a state of “genteel poverty” with her parents. 575 more words


The Sunday Intertitle: I'm Your Secretary

THE SOCIAL SECRETARY, from the husband-and-wife team of John Emerson and Anita Loos. Emerson is remembered almost solely for being Mr. Loos, which isn’t quite fair but is nearly fair. 357 more words