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Picturing Eugene O'Brien

I am occasionally inspired to buy multiple images of the same person, although more often I acquire assorted photos of, say, Marion Davies over time. In the case of Eugene O’Brien, I bought the three images shown here in one afternoon – the effect was a bit like looking at a portrait bust in three dimensions. 314 more words

Actors

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

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