John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979.


John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979.

John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979.

Collection of twentieth century motion picture memorabilia collected by John Eldon Thayer.

59 boxes (35 linear ft.)


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Horne, Marilyn, 1934- (person)

American mezzo-soprano. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), typewritten letters signed (4), and holiday greeting card, dated : Orange, N.J., and New York, 1977-1982, to James Fuld, 1977-1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873435 American singer. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], to Francis S. Mason, Jr., [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871056 ...

Lunt, Alfred, 1892-1977 (person)

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Durante, Jimmy, 1893-1980 (person)

Como, Perry, 1912-2001 (person)

Big Band singer; radio/television singer and musical program host. From the description of The Perry Como Collection, 1955-1994. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49291739 ...

Lancaster, Burt, 1913-1994 (person)

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Marvin, Lee, 1924-1987 (person)

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Blondell, Joan (person)

Burton, Richard, 1925-1984 (person)

McQueen, Steve, 1930-1980 (person)

Terrence Stephen McQueen (March 24, 1930 – November 7, 1980) was an American actor. McQueen was nicknamed "The King of Cool", and his antihero persona developed at the height of the counterculture of the 1960s made him a top box-office draw during the 1960s and 1970s. McQueen received an Academy Award nomination for his role in The Sand Pebbles. His other popular films include The Cincinnati Kid, Love With the Proper Stranger, The Thomas Crown Affair, Bullitt, The Getaway, and Papillon, as well ...

Wilder, Gene (person)

Power, Tyrone, 1914-1958 (person)

Tyrone Edmund Power III (May 5, 1914 – November 15, 1958) was an American actor. From the 1930s to the 1950s, Power appeared in dozens of films, often in swashbuckler roles or romantic leads. His better-known films include The Mark of Zorro, Marie Antoinette, Blood and Sand, The Black Swan, Prince of Foxes, Witness for the Prosecution, The Black Rose, and Captain from Castile. Power's own favorite film among those that he starred in was Nightmare Alley. Though largely a matinee idol in the 19...

Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977 (person)

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Dunnock, Mildred, 1901-1991 (person)

Dunnock was an actress who appeared in the theatrical, motion picture and television versions of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman." She also appeared in several other motion pictures and theatrical productions. From the description of Papers, 1933-1983. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31469003 ...

Williams, Andy, 1927-2012 (person)

Garland, Judy (person)

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Boone, Pat (person)

Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 (person)

A radio and television performer, actor, composer, pianist, and singer. From the description of [Papers] / Steve Allen. 1956-1973. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 14228108 Renowned American comedian, composer, lyricist, musician, television pioneer, performer, and author. From the description of Steve Allen papers, 1951-2000. (Scottsdale Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49244609 Steve Allen (1921-2000), comedian, co...

Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957 (person)

Conductor. From the description of Arturo Toscanini souvenir card, 1952 summer. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 501180914 Italian conductor, considered one of the greatest of the early 20th century. Started his career in Italy and spent much of his later years in the United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed, from Toscanini to Mme Emmy Destinn, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872455 Italian conductor. From the descr...

Sinatra, Frank, Jr., 1944- (person)

Horne, Lena. (person)

Singer, actress, performer of stage, films and television. Lena Horne was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1917 and began her professional career in 1934 as a chorus girl at the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York. In 1935 her career as a singer was launched with the Noble Sissle and later, the Charlie Barnet bands. She toured extensively in the United States and Europe. In the 1940s she appeared at New York's Cafe Society Downtown and from there went to Hollywood where she became the firs...

Burns, George, 1896-1996 (person)

Epithet: Lieutenant; of the 45th Regt of Foot British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001030.0x0001e1 ...

Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986 (person)

Benny Goodman was born in Chicago, May 30, 1909. He received his first musical training at a local synagogue, and later studied clarinet with Franz Schoepp. Goodman made his debut at the age of twelve, and left home to become a full-time professional clarinetist when he was sixteen. After a decade of performing as a free-lancer and as a member of Ben Pollak's band, Goodman established his first big band in 1934, and soon it achieved unprecedented success. He won great ac...

Beneke, Tex (person)

Cole, Nat King, 1919-1965 (person)

Vélez, Lupe (person)

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Eggerth, Marta, 1912–2013 (person)

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Kiepura, Jan, 1902-1966 (person)

Jan Kiepura (1902-1966) was born in Sosnowiec, Poland, the son of Miriam (née Neuman), a former professional singer, and Franciszek Kiepura, a baker and grocery owner. From 1916–1920, he attended the Junior School in Sosnowiec where he graduated from high school. In 1921, Kiepura studied law at the University of Warsaw. He learned singing from Wacław Brzeziński and Tadeusz Leliwa, and in 1923, he performed his first concert in the Sphinx cinema in Sosnowiec. In 1924, Kiepura was admitted by Emil...

Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 (person)

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Skinner, Otis, 1858-1942 (person)

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Stewart, James, 1908-1997 (person)

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Bogart, Humphrey DeForest, 1899-1957 (person)

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Webb, Jack, 1920-1982 (person)

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Connell, Jane (person)

Kert, Larry (person)

Cash, Johnny, 1932-2003 (person)

Johnny Cash was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. He was known for his deep, calm bass-baritone voice, the train-like chugging guitar rhythms, free prison concerts, and a trademark all-black stage wardrobe which earned him the nickname "The Man in Black". Born to poor cotton farmers in Kingsland, Arkansas, Cash rose to fame in the burgeoning rockabilly scene in Memphis, Tennessee, after four years in the Air Force. Cash is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, ...

McQueen, Butterfly, 1911-1995 (person)

Buttterfly McQueen (b. 1911) was an African-American actress. The films she was in include "Gone with the Wind", "Affectionately Yours", Mildred Pierce", "Duel in the Sun", and "Amazing Grace". While living in Harlem in the 1970s, she did community relations and recreation work for the City Park System. She is in the Black filmmakers Hall of Fame. From the description of Butterfly McQueen papers, 1960s. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 77224219 ...

Leigh, Vivien, 1913-1967 (person)

English actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Denys [Blakelock], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871310 Actress Vivien Leigh was born in Darjeeling, India, and returned to England with her parents after World War I. While attending a convent school, her mother took her to see a play, where she determined to become an actress. She had little experience before creating a sensation in the role of Scarlett O'Hara in the movie Gone With t...

Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977 (person)

Ethel Waters (born October 31, 1896, Chester, Pennsylvania–d. September 1, 1977, Chatsworth, California) was a musician and actress. She got her start in the 1920s in Baltimore, Maryland and also toured on the black vaudeville circuit. She began her singing career in Atlanta and then Harlem in the 1920s. She starred in many films and was the second African American to be nominated for an Academy Award. She was the first African-American to star on her own television show and the first African-Am...

Lamarr, Hedy, 1913-2000 (person)

Hedy Lamarr (b. Nov. 9, 1914, Vienna, Austria-Hungary-d. Jan. 19, 2000, Casselberry, FL) was a successful screen actress. She is known for her work with MGM in successful movies such as Boom Town (1940), Come Live with Me (1941), Ziegfeld Girl (1941), Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945). Her best known role was in Cecil B. Demille's Samson and Delilah (1950). Lamarr was also a successful inventor; during World War II she and composer George Antheil developed a radio guidance system for torpedoes...

Roudenko, Lubov. (person)

Cortez, Ricardo, 1899-1977 (person)

Haines, Connie, 1921-2008 (person)

Accord, Art. (person)

Roberts, Edith, 1899-1935 (person)

Plowright, Joan (person)

Brinegar, Paul, 1917-1995 (person)

King, Mollie, b. 1898 (person)

Summerhays, Jane (person)

Barrie, Barbara (person)

Barbara Barrie is an American actress and author. She was born as Barbara Ann Berman on May 23, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois to Louis Berman and Frances Rose Boruszak. She was raised in Corpus Christi, Texas and graduated from Corpus Christi Senior High School. In 1953, Barrie received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin. In July of 1964, she married Jay Malcolm Harnick, a director and producer. They had two children, Jane Caroline Harnick and Aaron Lo...

Stone, Arthur, 1884-1940 (person)

Karns, Roscoe, 1893-1970 (person)

Sondergaard, Gale, 1899-1985 (person)

Wilde, Cornel (person)

Russell, Rosalind (person)

Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x00025f Rosalind Russell was born in Waterbury, CT, on June 4, 1912; attended Marymount College, NY, and American Academy of Dramatic Artists, NY; she made her film debut in Evelyn Prentice (1934); she played many dramatic roles until she found her place in comedies; her star status was confirmed with her role in The women (1939); the winner ...

Lamont, Molly, 1910- (person)

Moore, Owen, 1886-1939 (person)

Ebeling, George. (person)

Walker, Charlotte (person)

Larsen, Keith (person)

Rennie, James, 1890-1965 (person)

Miller, Marilyn, 1898-1936 (person)

Blaine, Vivian, 1921-1995 (person)

Although she appeared in nightclubs, film, television, and theater from the late 1930s through the mid 1980s, singer and actress, Vivian Blaine (1921-1995), is best remembered for having originated the role of Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls (1950). Born Vivian Stapleton in Newark, New Jersey, Blaine was exposed to the word of show business at an early age through her father, Lionel Stapleton, a theatrical booking agent. She attended the Academy of Dramatic Art at age tw...

Karen, James, 1923-.... (person)

Coburn, Charles (person)

Actor and manager. From the description of Letters to Edwin Carty Ranck, 1924, 1926. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 62383138 American actor and manager. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1925-1950] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155507951 ...

McDevitt, Ruth, 1895-1976 (person)

Foster, Morris, 1882-1966 (person)

Nolte, Nick (person)

Curtis, Tony, 1925-2010 (person)

Curtis was born Bernard Schwartz on June 3, 1925 in Bronx, NY; served in navy during WWII; theatrical training and professional debut in NY; signed to films by Universal, 1949; became a star by 1951; by the late 1950s Curtis had broadened his range from swashbuckling hero to dramatic actor, in films such as Sweet smell of success and The defiant ones, and comedy star, in Some like it hot; married to Janet Leigh, 1951-1962; starred in the early '70s TV series The persuaders; author of novel, Kid ...

Evans, Cecille. (person)

Lundigan, William, 1914-1975 (person)

Horning, Dale. (person)

Kemp, Matty, 1907-1999 (person)

McVey, Paul. (person)

Kroell, Adrienne. (person)

Theodor Von Eltz (person)

Worth, Barbara (person)

McCoy, Frances. (person)

Kerry, Norman (person)

Baird, Leah (person)

Copeland, Joan (person)

Flynn, Sean, 1941- (person)

Jackson, Glenda (person)

Davis, Mildred, 1900?-1969 (person)

Razeto, Stella. (person)

Jeannette, Gertrude, 1914- (person)

Playwright, producer, director, and actress of the stage and screen, Gertrude Hadley Jeannette, was born in Urbana, Arkansas, on November 28, 1914, to Willis Lawrence Hadley and Salley Gertrude Crawford Hadley. Jeannette was raised in Arkansas where she attended Dunbar High School in Little Rock. Just before her high school graduation, Jeannette decided that she wanted to get married instead of attending Fisk University, as she had previously planned; she and Joe Jeannette, II, a prizefighter an...

Flint, Helen, 1898-1967 (person)

Monkees (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Harrison, Gregory, 1950- (person)

Hudson, Rochelle, 1916-1972 (person)

Hudson was a motion picture actress during the 1930s and 1940s. She appeared in the 1955 motion picture "Rebel without a Cause" and the theatrical production "Burlesque" in 1950. From the description of Papers, 1916-1972. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31603672 ...

Rall, Tommy (person)

Harris, Richard, 1930-2002 (person)

Brennan, Walter, 1894-1974 (person)

Film actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Walter Brennan : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481048 Born on July 24, 1894 in Swampscott, Massachusetts, Walter Andrew Brennan graduated from Rindge Technical School and enlisted in the U.S. army at the age of 23. As a private in the 101st Regiment Field Artillery, Brennan spent two years fighting in France during World War I. After discharge in 1919, he spent so...

Normand, Mabel, 1894-1930 (person)

Cameron, Rudolph. (person)

Wallace, Jean, 1923- (person)

Moore, Colleen, 1900-1988 (person)

American actress, also known as Kathleen Morrison. From the description of Typed letter signed : Buffalo, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1968 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868172 ...

Neill, Richard R., 1875-1970 (person)

Richard R. Neill was born in New York City on June 20, 1925. He graduated from Princeton with an A.B. in English in 1938 and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1943. After the end of World War II, Neill attended NYU for his graduate education from 1949-1952, earning an M.A. in English in 1953. Neill joined Prentice-Hall Publishers as an editor and worked there for the duration of his professional life, retiring in 1985 as President of Executive Reports (P-H business publishing subsidiary). ...

Meade, Julia (person)

Keith, Jane. (person)

A. (Adolfo) Martinez. (person)

Drake, Frances, 1912-2000 (person)

Bernice Tuller with Frances Drake in Argentina, 1921 Frances "Fannie" Drake was born May 5, 1881 in Oskaloosa, Iowa, to H. Brown and Emma J. Drake. After earning an A.B. from the University of Nebraska in 1906, she studied for three months at the Bible Teachers' Training School and then joined the staff of the Young Women's Christian Association in January 1907 as an Extension Secretary in Rochester, New York. In May 1910 Drake returned to Nebraska where she worked for ...

Lenz, Kay, 1953-.... (person)

Scruggs, Earl (person)

Influential banjo player and bluegrass pioneer. Born January 6, 1924. Full name: Earl Eugene Scruggs. Important musical innovator, his thumb-and-two-finger banjo picking style became an essential building block of bluegrass. Member, Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys, 1945-1948. Performed as Flatt & Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys, 1948-1969. In 1969 he formed the Earl Scruggs Revue with his sons. Member, International Bluegrass Music Hall of Honor. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame. ...

Hart, Neal. (person)

Chaney, Lon, 1883-1930 (person)

James Shigeta. (person)

Pollar, Gene. (person)

Drown, Hope. (person)

Holtz, Lou, vocalist. (person)

Hall, Ruth, 1912- (person)

Stewart, Bob, 1946-.... (person)

Flynn, Joe, 1925-1974 (person)

Shaw, Winifred, 1899-1982 (person)

Cawthorn, Joseph, 1868-1949 (person)

Halleran, Edith. (person)

Nabors, Jim, 1930- (person)

Horton, Aida. (person)

Love, Montagu, 1877-1943 (person)

Segal, Vivienne (person)

Bass, Emory (person)

Cromwell, Richard, 1910-1960 (person)

Munson, Ona, 1906-1955 (person)

Ona Munson, actress, was born June 16, 1906 in Portland, Oregon. She began her professional career in 1922 as a dancer in vaudeville in New York. Three years later she was a musical comedy star appearing in NO,NONANETTE, TIP-TOES, TWINKLE, TWINKLE and HOLD EVERYTHING. Miss Munson was soon discovered by Hollywood and appeared in several films, including Five Star Final with Edward G. Robinson. She returned to Broadway to appear in a number of dramatic plays, including AS ...

Kirkland, Alexander (person)

Paul, René. (person)

Howland, Beth, 1947- (person)

Lockwood, Gary, 1937-.... (person)

Blyden, Larry, 1925-1975 (person)

Fields, Gracie, 1898-1979 (person)

Actress, comedienne. From the description of Reminiscences of Gracie Fields : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147483 ...

Hopper, Hedda, 1890-1966 (person)

Andes, Keith (person)

Greenwood, Charlotte, 1890-1977 (person)

Carter, Jimmy, 1924- (person)

Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy he became a ...

Adams, Margaret (person)

Blackmer, Sidney, 1895-1973 (person)

Morey, Harry T. (person)

Loring, Ann (person)

Lewis, Vera, 1873-1956 (person)

King, Tony (person)

Arthur, Beatrice, 1922-2009 (person)

Beatrice Arthur (born Bernice Frankel; May 13, 1922 – April 25, 2009) was an American actress and comedian. Arthur began her career on stage in 1947 and made her Broadway debut in The Threepenny Opera in 1954. She won the 1966 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for playing Vera Charles in Mame. She went on to play Maude Findlay on the 1970s sitcoms All in the Family (1971–72) and Maude (1972–78), and Dorothy Zbornak on the 1980s sitcom The Golden Girls (1985–92), winning Emmy Awa...

Paxinoú, Katína 1900-1973 (person)

Landis, Margaret (person)

Margaret Landis compiled and published a history of Rosedale, Kansas, and the Kansas Rolling Mill Company located in that area. From the description of Kansas Rolling Mill Company and Rosedale, Kansas collection, 1878-1971. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 759844028 ...

Hall, Freddie (person)

Christie, Al, 1886-1951 (person)

Al Christie started working for the Nestor Film Company in 1909. Nestor was based in New Jersey, but in 1911 Christie moved to California to open a studio for Nestor on the west coast. This was the first movie studio in Hollywood. Al Christie founded Christie Film Company with his brother Charles Christie in 1916. The company was best known for producing Christie Comedies. Many of these productions were two-reel shorts, but the company also produced full-length features. Christie Film Company ce...

Tucker, Forrest, 1919-1986 (person)

Dexter, Elliott, 1870-1941 (person)

Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993 (person)

American actress. From the description of Helen Hayes papers, 1952-1980. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 218473254 From the description of An oral history interview with Helen Hayes / conducted by Peggy Meyer Sherry for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Weill-Lenya Research Center, Nyack, New York, 1991 July 25 : recording and transcript. (Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison). WorldCat record id: 122579830 Helen Hayes (1900-19...

Thiess, Ursula, 1924- (person)

Steele, Bob, 1907-1988 (person)

Bowman, Lee, 1914-1979 (person)

Edmonds, Louis (person)

Owens, Buck, 1929-2006 (person)

Estabrook, Howard, 1884-1978 (person)

Hill, Doris (person)

Carol, Sue, 1907-1982 (person)

Mondo, Peggy (person)

Barriscale, Bessie, approximately 1884-1965 (person)

Connery, Sean (person)

Kruger, Otto, 1885-1974 (person)

Epithet: palaeographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001240.0x0000a5 ...

Williams, Kathlyn (person)

Duncan, Garnett, 1800-1875 (person)

Epithet: Town Clerk of Cupar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000684.0x00030b William Duncan compiled notes concerning labour relations and co-operative societies in Dundee, Broughty Ferry and Monifieth for the period c 1790-1940 in 1940-1942. From the guide to the William Duncan papers, 1940-1942, (University of Dundee) ...

Manners, David, 1901-1998 (person)

Reeve, Christopher, 1952-2004 (person)

Sullivan, Billy, 1946- (person)

Milo O'Shea (person)

Mailes, Charles H. (Charles Hill), 1870-1937 (person)

Donahue, Troy, 1936-2001 (person)

Walcamp, Marie, 1894-1936 (person)

Bennett, Bruce, 1906-2007 (person)

Bruce, Kate (person)

Olsen, Ole, 1892-1963 (person)

John Sigvard "Ole" Olsen (1892-1963) was born in Peru, Indiana, and later moved with his family to Wabash, Indiana. After graduating from Northwestern University in 1912, Olsen performed in the Chicago area as a musician and singer. While performing there he met Harold Ogden "Chic" Johnson, and the two decided to team up and they became part of an act in Mike Fritzol's Frolics in 1914. They became known for exchanging insults during their act; Olsen served as the straight man for Johnson's jokes...

Allen, Estelle. (person)

Hartt, Lisa. (person)

Rosemary De Camp (person)

Cooley, Hallum. (person)

Graves, Ralph, 1900-1977 (person)

Ralph Graves was managing editor of Life magazine and editorial director of Time, Inc. From the description of Ralph Graves papers, 1936-1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122346197 From the guide to the Ralph Graves papers, 1936-1938, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Belasco, David, 1853-1931 (person)

American theatrical producer and playwright. From the description of Letter : to Luther Price, 1906 Apr. 2. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122494221 American theatrical producer, impresario, director and playwright. From the description of David Belasco letter, 1905 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 709924141 From the description of David Belasco letter, 1929 Oct. 30. (Unknown). W...

Farnum, Dustin, 1876-1929 (person)

Sheb Wooley (person)

Mack, Marion, 1902-1989 (person)

Struthers, Sally (person)

Tillotson, Johnny (person)

Milford, Mary Beth. (person)

Brooke, Tyler, 1886-1943 (person)

Bottoms, Joseph (person)

Hackett, Florence. (person)

MacDonald, J. Farrell, 1875-1952 (person)

Rio, Rita. (person)

Hyde-White, Wilfrid (person)

Dobson, Kevin, 1943- (person)

Ostriche, Muriel, 1896- (person)

Roberts, Beverly V. (person)

Backus, Richard, 1945- (person)

Jennie Lee. (person)

Havoc, June (person)

Saint, Eva Marie, 1924-.... (person)

American actress of stage, film and television. From the description of Papers, 1943-1996. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 39285304 ...

Putti, Lya de, 1896?-1931 (person)

Mayo, Frank (person)

McGuire, Mitchell, 1936- (person)

Mitch McGuire is an actor who was educated at the Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL and the Santa Monica City College. He co-founded and was executive director of Manhattan Punchline for 8 years. He has written interviews for SAG newsletter, Backstage and Standby magazines, and has done voice overs for television. From the description of Interviews with theatrical agents and casting directors [sound recording], 1987. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122575340 ...

Laughlin, Tom, 1931-2013 (person)

Eddie Phillips. (person)

Holmes, Lois. (person)

Marion, Frank J. (person)

Rand, Sally, 1904-1979 (person)

Sally Rand was born Helen Harriet Gould Beck. From the description of Sally Rand papers, 1903-1955 (bulk 1936-1955). (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat record id: 713913687 ...

Wagstaff, Joe. (person)

King, Anita (person)

Hull, Henry, 1890-1977 (person)

Bedford, Brian, 1935- (person)

Leah Baird. (person)

Eydie Gorme. (person)

Korman, Harvey, 1927-2008 (person)

Harvey Herschel Korman (February 15, 1927 – May 29, 2008) was an American actor and comedian, who performed in television and film productions. His big break was being a featured performer on CBS' The Danny Kaye Show, but he is best remembered for his performances on the sketch comedy series The Carol Burnett Show for which he won four Emmy Awards as well as his partnership with Tim Conway. Korman also appeared in several comedy films by Mel Brooks. ...

Olivette, Nina, -1993 (person)

Bellin, Olga (person)

Mineo, Sal, 1939-1976 (person)

Carroll, Pat, 1927- (person)

American actress (motion pictures, television, and stage) and author. From the description of Pat Carroll collection, 1955-2003. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70973161 ...

Berman, Pandro S., 1905-1996 (person)

Director, choreographer. From the description of Reminiscences of Pandro S. Berman :koral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728634 ...

Thomas, Marlo (person)

St. John, Jill (person)

Goodelle, Niela. (person)

Lebedeff, Ivan, 1894-1953 (person)

Key, Kathleen, 1903-1954 (person)

Dwan, Allan, 1885-1981 (person)

Allan Dwan was a film director. He was born in Toronto, Canada on April 3, 1885. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in electrical engineering. Allan worked for Essanay as a scenario editor, later moving to the American Film Company. He married Betty Marie Shelton and had no children. He directed more than 400 films from 1909 until his death. His pictures included "Hold Back the Night", "Restless Breed", and "Rivers Edge." Allan Dwan died of heart failure on December 21,...

Hines, Jerome, 1921-2003 (person)

Carson, Jeannie (person)

Baker, Nelly Bly (person)

Roulien, Raul, 1905- (person)

Wehlen, Emmy. (person)

Newley, Anthony. (person)

Harman, Bob (person)

Williams, Murial. (person)

Paige, Mabel, 1880-1954 (person)

Pleshette, Suzanne, 1937-2008 (person)

Sternhagen, Frances, 1930-.... (person)

Bailey, Pearl (person)

McGavin, Darren, 1922-2006 (person)

MacLaren, Ian, b. 1879? (person)

Diller, Phyllis, 1917-2012 (person)

Phyllis Ada Driver (b. July 17, 1917, Lima, OH - d. August 20, 2012, Los Angeles, CA). She studied at the Sherwood Music Conservatory in Chicago, IL for three years, beginning in fall 1934. She married Sherwood Anderson Diller, and the couple and their children moved from Ypsilanti, MI to Alameda, CA in 1945. Diller began her career as writer and women's editor for the San Leandro News-Observer . From June 1951 to 1954, Diller's jobs included: head of newspaper and radio ad copy in t...

Howard, Frances, 1911- (person)

Epithet: daughter of Thomas, 1st Earl of Suffolk, and wife (1) of Robert, 3rd Earl of Essex, and (2) of Robert, Earl of Somerset British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x0001a7 Epithet: 1st wife of Henry, 4th Earl of Carlisle Title: Viscountess Morpeth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x0000dc ...

Ameche, Don (person)

Miles, Sarah, 1941-.... (person)

Sheridan, Liz (person)

Alvarez, Carmen (Vocalist) (person)

Fields, W.C. (William Claude), 1880-1946 (person)

Humorist, actor, and entertainer; original surname: Dukenfield. From the description of W.C. Fields comedies, 1918-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82042271 ...

Ware, Helen, 1877-1939 (person)

Rhodes, Esther. (person)

Alexander Kirkland. (person)

Irving, Mary Jane, 1914- (person)

Mary Jane Irving began her film career at the age of two. Thomas Ince called her “my first real find in pictures.” She was featured with William S. Hart in “The Square Deal Man” in 1917 and became a popular child star of the silent film era. She worked for Cecil B. DeMille in “Patriotism” in 1918 and “The Godless Girl” in 1928. Robert Brunton cast her in a number of his films. She did several films each with William S. Hart, Bessie Barriscale, and Sessue Hayakawa. She appeared with Hobart Boswor...

Gahagen, Helen. (person)

O'Hara, Maureen, 1920-.... (person)

Roth, Lillian, 1910-1980 (person)

Walther, Gretchen. (person)

O'Day, Peggy. (person)

Tilston, Jennifer. (person)

Axler, George. (person)

Keeler, Ruby (person)

Swain, Elizabeth, 1941- (person)

Thompson, Duane. (person)

Connor, Erin. (person)

Luke, Keye, 1904-1991 (person)

Byington, Spring, 1886-1971 (person)

Todd, Thelma, 1905-1935 (person)

Apicella, John (person)

West, Charles, 1927- (person)

Epithet: MD, FRCP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000352.0x000318 ...

Conrad, William, 1920-1994 (person)

Platt, Louise, 1915-2003 (person)

Dowe, David (person)

Gaxton, William (person)

Casey, Lawrence P., 1940- (person)

Ford, Helen (person)

Blakeley, James, 1910- (person)

Maddox, Martha, 1879-1933 (person)

Baker, Diane, 1938-.... (person)

Lee, Peggy, 1920-2002 (person)

Edward Coxen (person)

Fairbanks, Douglas, 1909-2000. (person)

American actor and writer; b. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.; d. 2000. From the description of Douglas Fairbanks collection, 1888-1980. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925544 Epithet: actor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x000376 ...

Woodruff, Bert, 1856-1934 (person)

Graham, R. (Ronnie) (person)

Massey, Ilona, 1910-1974 (person)

Hopton, Russell, 1900-1945 (person)

Ray, Charles, 1891-1943 (person)

Eden, Barbara, 1934- (person)

Foxe, Earle, 1891-1973 (person)

Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926- (person)

Elizabeth II (b. April 21, 1926, London, England) is Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand since February 1952. Additionally, she is Head of the Commonwealth and queen of 12 countries that have become independent since her accession: Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Belize, Antigua and Barbuda, and Saint Kitts and Nevis. Elizabeth was born in London as the first child of...

McNulty, Dorothy (person)

Brandon, Peter, 1926-1983 (person)

Hole, Jonathan (person)

Darcel, Denise, 1924-2011 (person)

Smith, John, 1931-1995 (person)

Lee, Gwen, 1904-1961 (person)

Mason, Dan, 1853-1929 (person)

Sunset Carson (person)

Vinson, Helen, 1907-1999 (person)

Gall, Betty (person)

Mary Philbin. (person)

Fair, Florence (person)

Hunter, Henry, 1741-1802 (person)

Atterbury, Malcolm, 1907-1992 (person)

Walker, Robert, 1918?-1951 (person)

Mahoney, Will, 1894-1967 (person)

Francis, Alec B., 1867-1934 (person)

Allen, Diana (person)

Hansen, Peter (person)

Acker, Sharon 1935-.... (person)

Mann, Margaret, 1868-1941 (person)

Farrand, Jan. (person)

Anderson, Robert, 1890-1963 (person)

Burghoff, Gary. (person)

Clyde, June, 1909- (person)

Perry, Kathryn. (person)

Barrymore, Lionel (person)

After the engravings of Giovanni Battista Piranesi. First performance Indianapolis, Indiana, 23 November 1946, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Fabien Sevitzky conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Piranesi suite / Lionel Barrymore. c1946. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42696866 Barrymore was born as Lionel Blythe on Apr. 28, 1878 in Philadelphia, PA; he became a leading Broadway actor by 1900; began film career in 1909; appeare...

Harte, Betty, 1883-1965 (person)

Burns, Marion (person)

Stevens, Risë (1913-2013). (person)

American mezzo-soprano. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, July 12, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861600 American mezzo soprano. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : [n.p.], 2 January 1962, to Mr. [Joseph] Chouinard, 1962 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270962262 Risë Stevens, 1913-2013 Risë Stevens was born in New York...

Pyle, Denver (person)

O'Shea, Danny (person)

Currie, Janet M. (person)

Nolan, Jeanette, 1911-1998 (person)

Prinz, Rosemary (person)

Montoya, Carlos, 1903-1993 (person)

Edeson, Robert, 1868-1931 (person)

Robert Edeson, playwright. From the description of Where the trail divides: typescript, 1910. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122580953 An American movie and stage actor of the silent era (born June 3, 1868 in New Orleans, Louisiana; died March 24, 1931 in Hollywood, California). From the description of Robert Edeson autograph, 1902. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 639465277 ...

Hohman, Charles (person)

Torres, Raquel, 1908-1987 (person)

Lee, Etta, 1906-1956 (person)

Barclay, Helene (person)

Harlan, Otis, 1865-1940 (person)

Webb, Fay. (person)

Helen, Frances. (person)

Luckinbill, Laurence (person)

O'Brien, Edmond, 1915-1985 (person)

Abbott, Philip, 1924-1998 (person)

Williard, Carol. (person)

Henry, Louise (person)

Turner, Lana, 1921-1995 (person)

Lana Turner, actress. From the description of Lana Turner scrapbooks, 1939-1956, microform. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122598227 From the guide to the Lana Turner scrapbooks, [microform.], 1939-1956, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) ...

Swarthout, Gladys, 1900-1969 (person)

Sands, Tommy, 1937- (person)

Selbie, Evelyn, 1882-1950 (person)

Quigley, Jane. (person)

Elliott, Stephen, 1918-2005 (person)

Foster, Claiborne. (person)

Angel, Heather, 1909-1986 (person)

Palma, Mona. (person)

Lee, Anna, 1914-2004 (person)

Cooley, Isabelle (person)

Bolder, Robert, 1859-1937 (person)

Sargent, Lewis, 1903-1970 (person)

Sjöström, Victor, 1879-1960 (person)

Webb, Ruth (person)

Young, Lucille. (person)

Vohs, Joan, 1927-2001 (person)

Meredith, Lois (person)

Benson, Elbert. (person)

Holm, Celeste, 1917-2012 (person)

Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Celeste Holm : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565549 ...

Brown, Tom, 1913-1990 (person)

Allan, Hugh, 1903- (person)

Beranger, George André, 1893-1973. (person)

Parker, Cecilia (person)

Willis, Paul (person)

Williams, Earle, 1880-1927 (person)

Hampton, Hope (person)

George, Christopher, 1929-1983 (person)

Epithet: Captain RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x000360 ...

Louis, Willard, 1886-1926 (person)

Flack, Frank M. (person)

Jolson, Al, 1886-1950 (person)

Composer. From the description of Autograph note signed : [New York], to Irene [Gallagher], 1921 Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914110 Although many people view Al Jolson as little more than a singer of long ago, the voice of "The Jazz Singer", the first full-length 'talking movie", he was known as The World's Greatest Entertainer, a superstar before the word was coined, a man whose musical heritage created much of the entertainment industry we know today. His car...

Byatt, Irenee. (person)

Peil, Edward, 1883-1958 (person)

Lanphier, Fay. (person)

Hoxie, Al, 1901-1982 (person)

Grace, Princess of Monaco, 1929-1982 (person)

Belafonte, Harry, 1927-.... (person)

Born to immigrant parents in Harlem on March 1, 1927, Harry Belafonte spent much of his youth in his mother's home country of Jamaica. Though difficult, life in Jamaica was full of rich cultural experiences that influenced Belafonte's art.At the beginning of World War II, Belafonte returned to Harlem with his mother and brother. He had trouble integrating into the new environment and later dropped out of high school to join the U.S. Navy. After Belafonte was honorably discharged, he went back to...

Thornton, Angela (person)

Greene, Richard, 1918-1985 (person)

Gaal, Franciska, 1904-1972 (person)

Stewart, Elaine, 1930-2011 (person)

Oberon, Merle, 1911-1979 (person)

Dougherty, John A. (person)

Rooney, Mickey (person)

Hatton, Raymond, 1887-1971 (person)

Burke, Paul, 1926-2009 (person)

Renaldo, Duncan (person)

Burke, Maria (person)

Sharif, Omar, 1932-.... (person)

Douglass Montgomery. (person)

Fletcher, Lawrence. (person)

Adorée, Renée (person)

Hayes, Grace, 1895-1989 (person)

Grace Hayes was a professional singer in California. She operated the Grace Hayes Lodge, an exclusive Hollywood nightclub in the 1930's. She moved to Las Vegas in 1940, where she operated the Red Rooster nightclub, which later became the Grace Hayes Lodge, and later the Patio. From the description of Papers, 1900-1983. [1900-1983] (University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 33130853 ...

Fox, Grace (person)

Hardt, Eloise (person)

Miller, Walter, 1892-1940 (person)

Hollister, Alice. (person)

Hogan, Jonathan (person)

Pendleton, Nat, 1895-1967 (person)

Von Eltz, Theodor, 1893-1964 (person)

Evelyn, Judith, 1913-1967 (person)

Michael, Gertrude, 1911-1964 (person)

Baseheart, Richard. (person)

Nazimova, 1879-1945 (person)

Actress; born Adelaide Leventon; also known as Alla Nazimova. From the description of Nazimova collection, 1877-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82680687 Biographical Note 1879, June 4 Born Adelaide Leventon, Yalta, Russia 1896 Enrolled in the dramatic school of the Philharmonic Socie...

Trunnelle, Mabel (person)

Henreid, Paul. (person)

Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Henreid : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587600 ...

Lowe, Edmund, 1890-1971 (person)

Burgess, Bobby (person)

American film institute (corporateBody)

Murphy, Edna (person)

Purcell, Charles (person)

Randall, Jack, 1906-1945 (person)

Stedman, Myrtle, 1889-1938 (person)

Eddy, Helen Jerome, 1897-1990 (person)

Lo Grippo, Joe. (person)

Gardner, Ava, 1922-1990 (person)

Hall, Ruth (Professor) (person)

Sommer, Elke (person)

Aherne, Brian (person)

Epithet: actor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0001b2 ...

Bakewell, William, 1908-1993 (person)

Gould, Elliott (person)

Murphy, George, 1902-1992 (person)

June Collyer (person)

Duke, Patty, 1946-2016 (person)

Patty Duke (b. December 14, 1946, New York, NY–d. March 29, 2016, Coeur d'Alene, ID) was an American actress. She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at age 16 for her role as Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker (1962), a role which she had originated on Broadway. The following year she was given her own show, The Patty Duke Show, in which she portrayed "identical cousins"....

Wyman, Jane, 1917-2007 (person)

Landis, Carole, 1919-1948 (person)

Carole Landis, born Frances Ridste on January 1, 1919 in Fairchild, Wisconsin, was a film star of the 1940s who entertained American troops with the USO during World War II. She began her film career as an extra in 1937 and became a leading lady in 1940 when she appeared in ONE MILLION B.C. She worked on many films through the 1940s including TURNABOUT (1940), TOPPER RETURNS (1941), HAVING A WONDERFUL CRIME (1944), IT SHOULDN'T HAPPEN TO A DOG (1946), and A SCANDAL IN PARIS (1946). Landis died o...

John Bubbles. (person)

Janis, Dorothy, 1910-2010 (person)

Morrison, Pete (person)

Sidney Greenbush. (person)

Shields, Robert, 1951- (person)

Brent, Evelyn, 1899-1975 (person)

Nilsson, Anna Q. (person)

Perry, Linda (person)

Santschi, Tom, 1879-1931 (person)

Scholl, Danny (person)

Dove, Billie (person)

Broderick, Helen, 1891-1959 (person)

Lockwood, Gary, 1937-.... (person)

Zahl, Eda. (person)

Kennedy, Madge, 1890-1987 (person)

Meade, Dwight. (person)

Winter, Edward, 1937-2001 (person)

Weldon, Joan (person)

Caufield, Joan. (person)

Chiari, Walter (person)

Thompson, Lotus, 1906-1963 (person)

Leonard, Barbara, 1908- (person)

Veidt, Conrad, 1893-1943 (person)

Morgan, Jackie (person)

Henritze, Bette (person)

Ward, Craig (person)

Cushing, Peter, 1913-1994 (person)

Epithet: actor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x000131 ...

Smith, Patricia, 1930- (person)

Margaret Thompson. (person)

Robards, Jason, 1892-1963 (person)

Durning, Charles, 1923-2012 (person)

Goetze, Irene. (person)

Caron, Leslie (person)

Francis, Arlene (person)

Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Arlene Francis : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565459 ...

McConnell, Gladys (person)

Romero, Ned (person)

Kaley, Charles (person)

Britton, Florence (person)

Kirkham, Kathleen, 1895-1961 (person)

Fuller, Dale (person)

Lemmon, Jack (person)

Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Jack Lemmon :koral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131655 ...

Martin, Tony, 1913-2012 (person)

Merrill, Dina (person)

Smith, Roger, 1932- (person)

Grahame, Margot, 1911-1982 (person)

Trevor, Norman, 1877-1929 (person)

Beery, Wallace (person)

Worth, Irene (person)

Irene Worth (1915-2002), American actress, winner of three Tony Awards, who appeared in Thornton Wilder's The Alcestiad ("A Life in the Sun") at the Edinburgh Festival in 1955 and in the stage version of "The Woman of Andros" in 1963. From the description of Irene Worth papers relating to Thornton Wilder, 1955-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702171891 Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_...

Kingsley, Mona. (person)

Starke, Pauline, 1901-1977 (person)

Digges, Dudley, 1879-1947 (person)

Dudley Digges (1879-1947), an Irish-American actor, was one of the original members of the Abbey Players. He appeared on the stage and in more than fifty films. From the guide to the Dudley Digges papers, 1908-1947, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Dudley Digges (1879-1947), an Irish-American actor, was one of the original members of the Abbey Players. He appeared on the stage and in more than fifty films. ...

Johnson, Arte, 1934- (person)

Jagger, Dean, 1903-1991 (person)

Actor of stage, screen, radio and television. From the description of Papers, 1905-1074, bulk-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122497125 From the description of Papers, 1905-1974, bulk-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367322635 From the guide to the Dean Jagger papers, 1905-1974, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) American motion picture, television, stage, and radio actor. From the description of Letters and articles, 1939-1979. (Unknow...

Bracken, Mildred. (person)

Wickwire, Nancy (person)

Winwood, Estelle, 1883-1984 (person)

East, Henry R. (person)

Trenton, Pell. (person)

Remick, Lee (person)

Benham, Harry, 1886-1969 (person)

Keach, Stacy (person)

Huntington, Louise (person)

Thomas Holding (person)

Ford, James (person)

Epithet: partner of R B Sheridan British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001240.0x0003bb Epithet: of Add MS 32693 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x00038a Epithet: of Sloane MS 4042 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x00038d Epithet: of D...

Clark, Trilby. (person)

Madame X (person)

Blake, Amanda (person)

Learned, Michael 1939-.... (person)

Stone, Fred, 1873-1959 (person)

Alexander, Ben (person)

Bramley, Flora, 1909-1993 (person)

Hunt, Irene, 1893- (person)

Dee, Frances, 1907- (person)

Livingston, Margaret, 1900-1984 (person)

Shaw, Peggy (person)

Humphrey, William, 1874-1942 (person)

Stone, Paula (person)

Elliot, Gordon, 1905-1965 (person)

Kelly, Kitty, 1902-1968 (person)

Norman Wisdom. (person)

Carlson, Richard, 1912-1977 (person)

Toler, Sidney, 1874-1947 (person)

Roach, Hal, 1892-1992 (person)

Tovar, Lupita (person)

Jamrog, Joseph. (person)

Howard, Ron, 1954-.... (person)

Hamilton, Mahlon, d. 1960 (person)

Swenson, Swen (person)

Tree, Herbert Beerbohm, Sir, 1852-1917 (person)

Herbert Beerbohm Tree was an English actor-manager and writer. From the description of Herbert Beerbohm Tree collection. [1891-1902]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676800446 English actor-manager of the early 20th century. From the description of Herbert D. B. Tree collection, 1891-1917. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 506484524 Herbert Beerbohm Tree was a successful actor manager, renowned for his product...

Breeden, John, 1904-1977 (person)

Saratoga Players was founded by John and Kay Breeden and was in operation in the late 1930s and early 1940s. From the description of Birth, life, and times of the Saratoga Players / by John Breeden, circa 1938. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 71001934 ...

Moore, Colleen, 1900-1988 (person)

American actress, also known as Kathleen Morrison. From the description of Typed letter signed : Buffalo, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1968 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868172 ...

Swenson, Inga, 1932?- (person)

Inga Swenson was an actress who began her career as a lyric soprano on Broadway in the late 1950s and then spent many years in Hollywood in films and on television, beginning with supporting roles in "Advise and Consent" and "The Miracle Worker" both in 1962. She is best known for her role as Gretchen Kraus, the house-keeper in "Benson", 1979-1986. From the description of Inga Swenson papers, 1979-1986. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 72483716 ...

Barton, James, 1890-1962 (person)

James Barton (1890-1962) was an American actor, singer, dancer and comedian in vaudeville, theatre, film, and television. Barton was born in Gloucester City, New Jersey, into a theatrical family. His parents James Barton Sr. and Clara Barton were vaudeville performers who also managed their own repertory company. James Jr. made his debut as a child in a scene with his father and would spend the rest of his life performing. After many years touring and appearing regionall...

Frank Mayo. (person)

Downey, Morton, 1901-1985 (person)

Herlie, Eileen (person)

Homer, Larry. (person)

Jetta Goudal (person)

Battista, Miriam (person)

Turgeon, Peter, 1919- (person)

Hopkins, Miriam, 1902-1972 (person)

Karloff, Boris, 1887-1969 (person)

Collinge, Patricia, 1894-1974 (person)

O'Connor, Kathleen, 1949- (person)

Susa, Charlotte (person)

Cornelia, James. (person)

Vale, Vola, 1897-1970 (person)

O'Brien, Dave, 1912-1969 (person)

Dave "Tex" O'Brien started his career as dancer in early 1930s musical motion pictures; he may best be remembered for his roles in the Texas Rangers films (1942-1945), his involvement with the Pete Smith shorts at MGM, and his role in Captain Midnight O'Brien became head writer on the Red Skelton television show, winning an Emmy in 1961; he died in CA, ca. 1969. The Red Skelton Show, one of the longest running variety programs on television (1951-1971), was one of the fi...

Mason, James, 1909-1984 (person)

Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of James Mason : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309733552 ...

Burton, Wendell, 1947- (person)

Wertimer, Ned (person)

Anderson, Mary, 1921- (person)

This manuscript is a close hand-written transcript of the Lewis and Clark journals. The transcript (“an exact copy, word for word, letter for letter, and point for point”) was begun around December 1892 by “expert copyist” Mary Anderson at the request of Elliott Coues (Cutright, History 89), and was completed in 1893. Elliott Coues had been hired by Francis Harper to annotate the 1814 Biddle/Allen narrative of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. During his research, Coues became aware o...

De Remer, Rubye. (person)

Besserer, Eugenie, 1870-1934 (person)

Dawley, J. Searle, interviewee. (person)

Clark, Marguerite (person)

Heatherton, Joey, 1944- (person)

Parr, Thelma. (person)

Rosing, Bodil, 1877-1941 (person)

Lundin, Richard. (person)

Barbra Streisand. (person)

Hall, William (person)

Epithet: Carthusian; preacher to James II British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x000288 Epithet: of Egerton MS 3006 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x00028f William Hall was a contemporary of the Arctic explorer and whaler William Penny (1809-1892), in 1850 Penny led the British Franklin Search Expedition, 1850-1850 t...

Bond, Ward, 1903-1960 (person)

Joan Hotchkis (person)

Seegar, Miriam. (person)

Walling, Richard S. (person)

Parsons, Estelle (person)

Lyon, Milton. (person)

Grimes, Tammy (person)

Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959 (person)

American actress. From the description of Ethel Barrymore autograph, 1895. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936509 ...

Nye, Carroll (person)

Bright, Mildred. (person)

Hale, Monte, 1919-2009 (person)

Whitney, Claire, 1890-1969 (person)

Beatty, Warren, 1937-.... (person)

Nelson, David, 1936- (person)

Bartholomew, Freddie, 1924-1992 (person)

Haley, Jack, 1899-1979 (person)

Hopper, De Wolf, 1858-1935 (person)

Russell, Evelyn, d. 1976 (person)

Darro, Frankie, 1918-1976 (person)

Lord, Jack (person)

Foster, Preston, 1900-1970 (person)

Rivera, Chita, 1933- (person)

Chita Rivera (born Dolores Conchita Figueroa del Rivero, January 23, 1933, Washington, DC) began her career in theater after a successful audition to George Balanchine's School of American Ballet. She got her first role on Broadway in 1951 and is known for several original Broadway roles: Anita in West Side Story, Rose in Bye Bye Birdie, and Velma in Chicago. She is also the first Hispanic woman to receive a Kennedy Center Honor (Dec. 2002) and was awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom (2009)....

Gear, Luella, 1897-1980 (person)

O'Sullivan, Maureen, 1911-1998 (person)

Hume Cronyn. (person)

Dresser, Louise, 1878-1965 (person)

Phelps, Tracey (person)

De Lacy, Philippe, 1917-1995 (person)

Freedman, Gladys. (person)

Chaplin, Sydney (person)

Powers, Mala, 1931-2007 (person)

Delaney, Charles, 1892-1959 (person)

Williams, Cara, 1925- (person)

Taylor, Burt (person)

Gordon, Kitty, 1878-1974 (person)

Dumont, Margaret, 1889-1965 (person)

White, Alice, 1907-1983 (person)

White, an actress, made her first movie, "Sea Tiger," in 1927. Her career peaked in the early 1930s, although she continued playing bit parts until 1949, when she appeared in "Flamingo Road." White's marriages to actor Sidney S. Bartlett and screenwriter John Ross Roberts ended in divorce. From the description of Papers, 1926-1983. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 32147454 ...

Keith, Donald, 1903-1969 (person)

Raymond, Pamela. (person)

Page, Anita, 1910-2008 (person)

Russell, Gail, 1924-1961 (person)

Barker, Lex, 1919-1973 (person)

Beecher, Sylvia. (person)

Shaw, Oscar (person)

Harding, Ann, 1902-1981 (person)

Lund, Art (person)

Scott, Mabel Julienne. (person)

Coco, James (person)

Bow, Clara, 1905-1965 (person)

Atherton, William (person)

Epithet: Attorney-General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001187.0x000294 ...

Ford, Francis, 1882-1953 (person)

Marsh, Joan, 1913-2000 (person)

Dorothy Devore. (person)

Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966 (person)

Entertainer, of New York, N.Y., and Hollywood, Calif. From the description of Papers, 1911-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70941582 Sophie Tucker (1884-1966) was a Russian-born popular American entertainer. She gained fame as a performer in vaudeville and burlesque in the World War I era, and continued her career for many years in nightclubs, films, radio and television. From the guide to the Sophie Tucker autobiographical writings, (The New York Public Libr...

McCollough, Philo (person)

Day, Alice (person)

Rocco, Alex, 1936- (person)

Lawrence, Florence, 1890-1938 (person)

Meriwether, Lee, 1935- (person)

Nicholls, Richard Vaughan (person)

Forsythe, John, 1918- (person)

Baxter, Meredith, 1947-.... (person)

Chaney, Lon, Jr., 1906-1973 (person)

Beal, John, 1909-1997 (person)

Russell, John, 1921-1991 (person)

Ted Knight (person)

Segal, George (person)

Connelly, Bobby. (person)

Ullmann, Liv (person)

Rockwell, Robert (person)

Patrick, John, 1632-1695 (person)

Miller, Ruby, 1889-1976 (person)

Martin, Chris-Pin, 1893-1953 (person)

Eastwood, Clint, 1930- (person)

Clint Eastwood (b. May 31, 1930, San Francisco, CA) is an American actor, filmmaker, musician, and political figure. After achieving success in the Western TV series Rawhide, he rose to international fame with his role as the Man with No Name in Sergio Leone's Dollars Trilogy of spaghetti Westerns during the 1960s, and as antihero cop Harry Callahan in the five Dirty Harry films throughout the 1970s and 1980s....

Corio, Ann (person)

Crawford, Joan (person)

Ernest, George, 1921- (person)

Varconi, Victor, 1891-1976 (person)

Nissen, Greta, 1906- (person)

Peters, Jean (person)

Basquette, Lina (person)

Gaston Glass. (person)

Foster, Jodie (person)

Gayne Whitman. (person)

Willes, Jean, 1923-1989 (person)

O'Connell, Arthur, 1908-1981 (person)

Milner, Martin, 1927- (person)

Whiting, Margaret (person)

Torrence, David, 1864-1951 (person)

Lewis, Sheldon, 1868-1958 (person)

Holland, Cecil. (person)

Brenda Sykes. (person)

Hammond, Kay, 1909-1980 (person)

Lynn, Diana (person)

Lynde, Paul (person)

Grizzard, George (person)

George Grizzard was born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, on April 1, 1928. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington D.C., and from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1949. Grizzard appeared in local amateur theatre during college and made his professional debut at Arena Stage in Washington in 1950, appearing in The Delectable Judge, The Taming of the Shrew, and Alice in Wonderland. In 1951, Grizzard went to New York, where he studied ...

Lloyd, Harold, 1893-1971 (person)

Harold Lloyd was a prominent comedian and movie actor during the first half of the twentieth century. He was born in Burchard, Nebraska on April 20, 1893 and started his acting career in 1913 as an extra in one-reel movies. In 1914, Lloyd went to work for producer Hal Roach and starred in over 100 one-reel films as "Willie Work" and "Lonesome Luke". In 1917, Lloyd invented his trademark "Glasses" character, the bumbling young man wearing horn-rimmed glasses. Playing this character, he made numer...

Torrence, Ernest, 1878-1933 (person)

Coleman, Lloyd. (person)

Brewster, June (person)

Wales, Wally, 1895-1980 (person)

Daly, Jane (person)

De Mille, Katherine, 1911-1995 (person)

Hedison, David, 1929- (person)

Carey, Harry, 1878-1947 (person)

Harry Carey Sr. (1878-1947) was an actor recognized for his roles in Western films in the 1920s and 1930s. Harry Carey was born 16 January 1878 in the Bronx, New York. He studied law at New York University before his studies were interrupted by a severe case of pneumonia that resulted from a boating accident in 1899. For three years, Carey made quite a bit of money touring the provinces with "Montana," a play he wrote in 1906 about the Western frontier. Carey was wiped o...

Wales, Ethel, 1881-1952 (person)

George Nichols. (person)

Fox, James, 1939-.... (person)

Kerrigan, J. Warren (Jack Warren), 1889-1947 (person)

Sedgwick, Josie, 1898-1973 (person)

Fay, Frank, 1897-1961 (person)

Novis, Donald (person)

Proctor, Philip (person)

Davenport, Harry, 1866-1949 (person)

Clarke, Richard, 1916- (person)

Epithet: witness of Wolley Ch iv.50 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000759.0x0001db Epithet: of Chesterfield, vintner British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000759.0x0003d2 Epithet: Registrar of Worcester British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x0001de ...

Evans, Muriel, 1910-2000 (person)

Eric Portman. (person)

De Haven, Carter, 1886-1977 (person)

Page, Geraldine (person)

Actress: interviewee b. 1924. From the description of Reminiscences of Geraldine Page : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122608544 ...

Scott, Robert (person)

Epithet: Dean of Glasgow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x0000bb Epithet: engraver British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x0000bd Epithet: Master of Balliol College Oxford, and Dean of Rochester British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x0000be...

Barnes, Carman, 1912- (person)

Talbot, Nita, 1930- (person)

Azuma, Tokuho (person)

Fine, Larry (person)

Jon Walmsley (person)

Tell, Olive, 1894-1951 (person)

O'Neal, Tatum, 1963- (person)

Glaum, Louise (person)

Bergen, Edgar, 1903-1978 (person)

Roman, Dick (person)

Burke, Billie, 1885-1970 (person)

American actress of stage and screen. From the description of Billie Burke collection, 1910-1957. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70965264 Florenz "Flo" Ziegfeld was a theatrical impressario who perfected a form of the musical comedy revue, the Follies, regarded as the pinnacle of the field, while he himself became a legendary figure, making and losing several fortunes, and marrying two of his biggest stars, Anna Held and Billie Burke. Born ...

Fess Parker. (person)

Dawn, Hazel, b. 1894 (person)

Sarandon, Chris (person)

Mitchell, Rhea, 1890-1957 (person)

Driscoll, Bobby, 1937-1968 (person)

St. Germain, Kay. (person)

Reed, Jerry (person)

Walling, Stratton. (person)

Thomas, Jane (person)

Epithet: Mrs British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001241.0x000374 Epithet: writer of plays, wife of Edward Thomas British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000623.0x000007 Epithet: of Add MS 4319 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x0002cf ...

Gordon, C. Henry, 1884-1940 (person)

Arnold, Eddy, 1918-2008 (person)

Country music performer. Born May 15, 1918. Career active 1940s-1980s. Joined Pee Wee King's Golden West Cowboys as a featured singer in 1940. Began a solo career in 1943. Career record sales number in the millions. Notable hits include "Bouquet of Roses" (1948), "Cattle Call" (1955), "What's He Doing in My World" (1965), and "Make the World Go Away" (1965). Member, Country Music Hall of Fame. From the description of Oral history interview with Eddy Arnold; 2000 September 12; intervi...

Dana, Viola, 1897- (person)

Jaroslow, Ruth. (person)

Pickford, Jack, 1896-1933 (person)

Browning, Rod (person)

Carroll, Moon. (person)

Mario, Don. (person)

Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962 (person)

Charles Laughton was born July 1, 1899 in Scarborough, England to hotel proprietors Robert and Eliza Laughton. He attended the public Jesuit school Stonyhurst College and enlisted into the army during WWI in 1917. In 1924, Laughton enrolled in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art to study acting and drama. Soon Laughton was starring in many professional theatrical and film productions in London. In 1927, Laughton met the actress Elsa Lanchester; they were married in 1929. Laughton and Lanchester fi...

Robertson, Cliff (person)

Forest, Frank, 1899- (person)

White, Jesse (person)

Biographical/Historical note Jesse White is a professional photographer working out of Sacramento and Los Angeles Ca. He is a graduate of Lewis and Clark College, and has spent the last fifteen years working both as an IASTE member in the film industry as well as a private photographer. He is using a digital 35mm camera with lenses of equivalent focal length to that which Hart used. Complete modern replication of the Hart collection is antici...

Charlie Murray. (person)

Temple, Shirley, 1928- (person)

Johnny Weissmuller. (person)

Caldwell, Orville. (person)

Karnelly, Leila. (person)

Valli, Valli. (person)

Bordoni, Irene (person)

Elhatt, Robert. (person)

Blore, Eric, 1887-1959 (person)

Lukas, Paul, 1894-1971 (person)

Clark, Candy (person)

Blue, Monte, 1887-1963 (person)

Linden, Hal (person)

Rowles, Polly, 1914- (person)

Gillingwater, Claude, 1870-1939 (person)

Vickery Turner. (person)

Holman, Vinnie. (person)

Blackwell, Carlyle, 1888-1955 (person)

O'Day, Nell (person)

Longo, Stella (person)

Talmadge, Constance, 1898-1973 (person)

Harlow, Jean, 1911-1937 (person)

Garnett, Grace. (person)

Dawkins, Irma. (person)

Howell, Kenneth, 1917- (person)

Marshe, Vera (person)

Vera Marshe was a singer, vaudevillian, and actress. She began her career dancing with The Doris Humphrey Dancers while still in high school. Then she joined the cast of George White's "Scandals", and went on to work with Harry Carroll in Vaudeville. In addition she appeared on Broadway in "The Band Wagon", and "America's Sweetheart". She was also in the London production of "She Loves Me Not". In the late 1920s she was signed by Cecil B. DeMille. She appeared in "The Blue Dahlia" and she skated...

Negri, Pola, 1899-1987 (person)

Garrick, Beulah (person)

O'Brien, Lois (person)

Bara, Theda, 1885-1955 (person)

Torn, Rip, 1931-.... (person)

Carmel Myers. (person)

Keith, Ian, 1899-1960 (person)

Foxx, Redd (person)

Marlowe, June, 1903-1984 (person)

Thulin, Ingrid (person)

Thatcher, Torin, 1905-1981 (person)

William, Warren, 1895-1948 (person)

Jones, Gordon, 1912-1963 (person)

Drew, Roland, 1903- (person)

Mannheim, Lucie, 1895-1976 (person)

Laurell, Kay. (person)

Brice, Fanny (person)

Lyons, Eddie, 1886-1926 (person)

Lillian Kemble-Cooper (person)

Shore, Dinah, 1917-1994 (person)

Giannini, Giancarlo (person)

Dead End Kids (Group of actors) (corporateBody)

Thompson, Sada, 1929-2011 (person)

Lee, Ruth, 1896-1975 (person)

Colbert, Claudette (person)

Pangborne, Franklyn (person)

Cornwall, Anne, 1897-1980 (person)

Miller, Marvin (person)

Rich, Vivian. (person)

Swickard, Josef, 1866-1940 (person)

Gallery, Tom. (person)

Forrest, Steve, 1925- (person)

Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973 (person)

Contains correspondence from Gladys Lloyd Cassell Robinson, wife of Edward G. Robinson. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1940-1944. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155893597 American actor and author; b. Emanuel Goldenberg in Romania. From the description of Edward G. Robinson collection, 1912-1988. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 71055456 Edward G. Robinson owned an electric company in Auro...

Agnew, R. Gordon (Robert Gordon), 1898-1983 (person)

Nesmith, Ottola, 1889-1972 (person)

MacMahon, Aline, b. 1899 (person)

Loomis, Margaret. (person)

Reynolds, Vera (person)

Jones, Buck, 1889-1942 (person)

Carlisle, Mary, 1912- (person)

McCrea, Joel, 1905-1990 (person)

Actor. From the description of Oral history interview with Joel McCrea, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419530 From the description of Reminiscences of Joel McCrea : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376756 ...

Humes, Fred (person)

O'Connor, Donald, 1925-2003 (person)

King, Henry, 1592-1669 (person)

Epithet: General; KCB 1835 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000695.0x000127 Henry King (1592-1669), poet, was educated at Westminster and Christ Church, Oxford (B.A., 1611; M.A., 1614; D.D., 1625). He became a prebendary of St Paul's, London, 1616; Archdeacon of Colchester, 1617; and canon of Christ Church, Oxford, 1624. He was appointed Dean of Rochester in 1639, and Bishop of Chichester in 1642. King published...

Marsh, Mae, 1895-1968 (person)

Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Mae Marsh : oral history, [1950-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481182 ...

McDowell, Clare, 1877-1966 (person)

Stevens, Craig, 1918-2000 (person)

Johnson, Ben, 1918-1996 (person)

Rancher, rodeo performer, and actor. From the description of Scrapbooks, 1920-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122652991 From the guide to the Ben Johnson scrapbooks, 1920-1984, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Dominguez, Beatrice. (person)

Lombardo, Guy (person)

Leo, Loretta. (person)

Shawn, Kathy. (person)

Carson, John David. (person)

Lorraine, Lillian. (person)

LaBadie, Florence, 1888-1917 (person)

Montgomery, George, 1916-2000 (person)

Burton, Charlotte, 1882-1942 (person)

Winkler, Henry, 1945-.... (person)

Bell, Rex, 1903-1962 (person)

O'Neal, Zelma, 1903-1989 (person)

Wisdom, Norman (person)

Natalie Kingston. (person)

Baker, Carroll, 1931-.... (person)

Carroll Baker (b. 1931) was an actress, primarily in motion pictures. Her work included "Baby Doll," "But Not for Me," "Giant," "The Miracle," "How the West Was Won," "Bridge to the Sun," "Something Wild," "The Carpetbaggers," "Cheyenne Autumn," and others. Carroll Baker also authored three books: "Baby Doll, An Autobigraphy," (1983) "A Roman Tale, "(1985) and "To Africa with Love," (1985). From the description of Carroll Baker papers, 1948-1971. (University of Wyoming, American Heri...

Pepper, Barbara (person)

Alexander, Jane, 1939-.... (person)

American actress, producer, author; was chair of the National Endowment for the Arts (1993-1997). From the description of Jane Alexander collection, 1967-2003 bulk 1980-1999. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 319627241 ...

Moffo, Anna (person)

American soprano. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Feb. 24, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862046 Epithet: American singer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000001 ...

McLerie, Allyn Ann, 1926-.... (person)

Anderson, Mignon, d. 1983. (person)

Allen, Robert, 1906-1998 (person)

Brooks, Louise, 1906-1985 (person)

Mary Louise Brooks (b. Nov. 14, 1906, Cherryvale, KS–d. Aug. 8, 1985, Rochester, NY) was a dancer, actor, flapper, and style icon: she popularized the bobbed haircut. She began dancing in 1922 when she joined the Denishawn School of Dancing and Related Arts modern dance company in Los Angeles but was fired in 1924. Brooks relocated to New York City and began dancing on Broadway and made screen debut in 1925. The same year she was offered a contract with Paramount and in 1929-1930, starred in sev...

Lee, Christopher, 1922-.... (person)

Vance, Vivian (person)

La Plante, Laura, 1904-1996 (person)

Dahl, Arlene (person)

Kane, Helen (person)

Barnes, T. Roy, 1880-1937 (person)

Gibson, Wynne, 1905-1987 (person)

McKechnie, Donna (person)

Allen, Elizabeth, 1971- (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 36061 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000813.0x0003ca Epithet: of Add MS 36029 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000813.0x0003c9 ...

Curtin, Jane (person)

Jane Therese Curtin (b. Sept. 6, 1947, Wellesley, Mass.), American actress and comedienne, was an original cast member on Saturday Night Live in 1975. She later wone two Emmy awards for her role in the 1980s sitcom Kate & Allie. From the description of Curtin, Jane, 1947- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10600097 ...

Bigley, Isabel (person)

Isabel Bigley Barnett (1926-2006) was a Broadway singer and actor. She performed as “Laurie” in the London production of Oklahoma! and originated the role of “Sarah Brown” in Guys and Dolls on Broadway, for which she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in 1951. Other performance credits include the Ed Sullivan Show, the Eddie Fisher Show, and the Colgate Comedy Hour. Rogers and Hammerstein developed a musical for her, Me & Juliet. After her marriage to Lawrence Barnett, she retired from perf...

Fredericks, George. (person)

Traverse, Madlaine. (person)

Hale, Georgia, 1905-1985 (person)

Joyce, Alice (person)

Connelly, Edward, 1859-1928 (person)

Bori, Lucrezia, 1887-1960 (person)

Opera singer born in Valencia, Spain, debuted in Rome in Carmen in 1908; joined Metropolitan Opera in 1912 and sang there until 1936. After retirement was a fundraiser for Metropolitan, elected chairman of Metropolitan Opera Guild in 1942. From the description of Lucrezia Bori photograph, 1933. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 435456502 Spanish soprano. From the description of Signature, dated : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Gerritsen, Lisa. (person)

Wilson, Lewis, 1920-2000 (person)

Haines, William, 1900-1973 (person)

Page, Evelyn (person)

Sutton, Frank, 1923-1974 (person)

Tushingham, Rita, 1942- (person)

Montevecchi, Liliane (person)

Cooper, Gary, 1901-1961 (person)

Darkfeather, Mora. (person)

Ross, Churchill. (person)

Ellis, Diane, 1947- (person)

Fraser, Phyllis, 1911-2006 (person)

Kirk, Lisa (person)

Biography Robert Wells was born Robert Levinson on Oct. 15 Oct. 1922; lyricist, composer, writer and producer whose songwriting credits included; From here to eternity, Born to be blue, Magic town, Re-enlistment blues, and When Joanna loved me; his most famous song was The Christmas song, co-written in 1945 with Mel Torme and popularized in recordings by Nat "King" Cole and countless others; nominated for Oscar songwriting awards for It's eas...

Darling, Jean (person)

Allen, Edith (person)

Ralston, Jobyna, 1901-1967 (person)

Tina Louise, 1934- (person)

Petrovich, Ivan (person)

O'Neill, Henry, 1891-1961 (person)

D'Algy, Helena. (person)

Fuller, Mary (person)

Daly, James, 1918-1978 (person)

Morgan, Helen, 1900-1941 (person)

Tracy, Lee, 1898-1968 (person)

American actor in radio, theater, film, and television. From the description of Lee Tracy collection of noncommercial recordings [sound recording], 1934-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485306 Lee Tracy (4/14/1898 - 10/18/1968) was an American actor in radio, theater, film and television. He was born William Lee Tracy in Atlanta, GA, and died in Santa Monica, CA. He was married to actress Helen Thomas. Before his acting career ...

Dorothy Revier. (person)

Klemperer, Werner. (person)

Smalley, Phillips 1875-1939 (person)

Fischer, Margarita, 1886-1975 (person)

Margarita Fischer was born February 12, 1886, in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Her acting career began at the age of eight, when a theatrical agent and manager convinced Margarita's father to let the child perform a small part in "The Celebrated Case". A series of small parts and much praise from the press convinced Mr. Fischer that his daughter had a promising career as an actress. Mr. Fischer sold his hotel and formed the Margarita Fischer Company which later became the Fisch...

Kressen, Sam. (person)

Mayo, Edna. (person)

O'Brien, Vince. (person)

Hunter, Ian, 1900-1975 (person)

Sterling, Jan, 1923-2004 (person)

Stowell, William, 1885-1919 (person)

Novak, Eva, 1899- (person)

Jim Kirkwood Jr. (person)

Terry, Alice, 1899- (person)

Dailey, Dan, 1914-1978 (person)

Roarke, Adam, 1937-1996 (person)

Sills, Milton, 1882-1930 (person)

Jones, Allan, 1907-1992 (person)

Patricia Morrow. (person)

Harmon, Mark, 1951-.... (person)

Barbeau, Adrienne 1949- (person)

Stevenson, Hayden. (person)

Jeanmaire, Zizi, 1924-.... (person)

Addison, Adele (person)

Wickes, Mary, 1910-1995 (person)

Logan, Ella, 1913-1969 (person)

Mosquini, Marie, 1899- (person)

Collyer, June, 1906-1968 (person)

George, Gladys, 1904-1954 (person)

Forrest, Alan, 1889-1941 (person)

Kirk, Tommy (person)

Kirby, Durward (person)

Conrad, Robert, 1935- (person)

Nesbitt, Cathleen, 1888-1982 (person)

Cathleen Nesbitt (1888-1982) was an English actress. From the description of Letters: to Anita Loos, 1965-1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122515122 Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x000244 Epithet: afterwards Ramage actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_1...

Oldfield, Barney (person)

Lynne, Sharon, 1910-1963 (person)

Meredith, Burgess, 1907-1997 (person)

American actor. From the description of Typed invitation : London, to [John Steinbeck], 1943 Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775796417 ...

Lugosi, Bela, 1882-1956. (person)

Foster, Phil, 1914-1985 (person)

Titus, Lydia Yeamans, 1866?-1929 (person)

Darling, Grace, b. 1896 (person)

Sandler & Young (corporateBody)

James, Alan (Alan W.) (person)

John Cassavetes (person)

Walker, Ray, d. 1980 (person)

Fisher, Douglas, 1919- (person)

McVey, Patrick, 1910-1973 (person)

Griffith, Raymond, d. 1957 (person)

Ferrer, José, 1912-1992 (person)

Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Jose Vicente Ferrer : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419580 ...

Daly, Blyth. (person)

Sanford, Isabel, 1917-2004 (person)

Jackson, Anne, 1926- (person)

MacLane, Barton, 1902-1969 (person)

Peters, House, 1880-1967 (person)

Cody, Bill, 1891-1948 (person)

Hill, Arthur, 1922-2006 (person)

Epithet: Colonel; Irish MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x0002ae Epithet: Chancellor of the Irish Exchequer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x0002ac ...

Page, Paul, 1903-1974 (person)

Fu, Sen Lee. (person)

Macy, Bill, 1922- (person)

Banky, Vilma, 1898-1991 (person)

Montgomery, Douglass, d. 1966 (person)

Page, Patti (person)

Hisle, Betsy Ann, 1917-1978 (person)

Eaton, Charles, 1911- (person)

Clayworth, June, 1912- (person)

Thurman, Mary, 1894-1925 (person)

Lawford, Peter, 1923-1984 (person)

Film and television actor, producer and entertainer. From the description of Papers, 1931-1985. (Scottsdale Public Library). WorldCat record id: 23678510 Peter Lawford was born to Sir Sidney and Lady May Lawford in London, England on September 7, 1923. He moved with his family from England to France, Hawaii, Ceylon, Nassau, and Florida before he went to Hollywood. Here, he completed three films in two years and went on to secure a twelve-year contract with MGM. He also acted...

Saxe, Templar. (person)

Hartenstein, Paul. (person)

Darren, James (person)

West, Adam, 1928- (person)

Lorimer, Glennis. (person)

Lane, Lupino, 1892-1959 (person)

Laurie, Joe, 1893-1954 (person)

Theby, Rosemary (person)

Millner, Marietta. (person)

Wynter, Dana (person)

Scheider, Roy (person)

Wallach, Eli, 1915-2014 (person)

Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Eli Wallach : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122362003 ...

Goodman, Lee (person)

Gilligan, Helen. (person)

Groves, Carolyn. (person)

Sinclair, Diane (person)

Tellegen, Lou, 1881-1934 (person)

Columbo, Russ, 1908-1934 (person)

Lodge, Lily (person)

Klugman, Jack (person)

Marsh, Marian, 1913-2006 (person)

Evans, Robert, 1930-.... (person)

O'Brien, George, 1900-1985 (person)

Morris, Diana (person)

Keena, Tom. (person)

Dowd, Judith. (person)

Oakie, Jack, 1903-1978 (person)

Jack Oakie was born Lewis Delaney Offield on November 12, 1903, in Sedalia, Missouri. He grew up in Oklahoma and Kansas before his family relocated to New York City. It was here where he was able to launch his acting career. He took his first acting job in a 1922 George Cohan production. When Oakie arrived in Hollywood in 1927, silent films were still quite common, and five of his first six films were silent pictures. In 1928, Oakie signed with Paramount Pictures and performed in Paramount's fir...

Wilson, Lois, 1895-1988 (person)

Lois Wilson began her film career in 1916 and was one of the leading ladies in silent films of the 1920s. Two of her best-known roles were Molly Wingate in The Covered Wagon and Daisy Buchanan in the 1926 version of The Great Gatsby for which she won the Photoplay magazine best performance award. She later appeared in sound motion pictures and also played on Broadway several times and was in the company of Women. She also acted in several soap operas, including Guiding Light and the Edge of Nigh...

Harris, Cynthia, 1934- (person)

Brooks, Geraldine, 1925-1977 (person)

Keane, Raymond (person)

Hugo, Laurence, 1917-1994 (person)

Bowes, Clifford G. (person)

Quinn, Anthony, 1915-2001 (person)

First Mexican-American actor to win an Academy Award, Anthony Quinn's most notable film roles were the title character in Zorba the Greek for which he received his fourth Oscar nomination and the circus strongman in Fellini's La Strada. He had a prolific career on film playing especially villains and a wide variety of ethnic types. On Broadway he replaced Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire and played opposite Laurence Olivier in Thomas Becket. Quinn was also a painter and writer. ...

Laura La Plante (person)

Lake, Alice, 1896-1967 (person)

Roberts, Theodore, 1861-1928 (person)

Harron, Robert, 1894-1920 (person)

Costello, Maurice, 1887-1950 (person)

Farley, Patricia, 1911-1983 (person)

Bennett, Enid, 1893-1969 (person)

Morris, Michael, 1907-1941 (person)

Goodwin, William (person)

Epithet: music copyist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000499.0x0000d8 Epithet: of the Privy Seal Office British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x000068 Epithet: DD; Chancellor of York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_1...

Ray, Johnnie, 1927-1990 (person)

Johnnie Ray was a singer and songwriter active in the years 1951-1989. From the description of [Johnny Ray Collection]. [1951-1989?] (University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 543793987 ...

Kilburn, Terence (person)

Kruyer, Dan. (person)

Smith, Archie. (person)

Keating, Elizabeth Lillian (person)

Peskin, Dina. (person)

Mulhare, Edward (person)

Halloway, Carol, 1892-1979 (person)

McHugh, Frank, 1899-1981 (person)

Frank McHugh (1898-1981) was an American stage and film actor from the 1920s through the 1960s. McHugh was born in Homestead, Pennsylvania and grew up in a theatrical family. His parents ran a theater company and his father, Edward McHugh was an actor. By the time Frank McHugh was ten he was touring in a Vaudeville act with his brother Matt and sister Kitty, both of whom also become actors as adults. Another of his brothers, Ed McHugh Jr., was a stage manager on Broadway for many ye...

Grant Withers. (person)

Rodgers, Enid. (person)

Ballin, Mabel, 1885-1958 (person)

Chaplin, Syd, 1885-1965 (person)

Pennington, Ann, 1893-1971 (person)

Gleason, James, 1886-1959 (person)

Mills, John, 1908-2005. (person)

Young, Kathy, 1945- (person)

Hutton, Leona, 1892-1949 (person)

O'Brien, Eugene (person)

Rogers, Wayne, 1933- (person)

Lindfors, Viveca, 1920-1995 (person)

Gladstone, Gale. (person)

Churchill, Marguerite (person)

Shea, Gloria (person)

Wells, Ted (person)

Ates, Roscoe, 1895-1962 (person)

Albright, Wally (person)

Van and Schenck (corporateBody)

Lee, Dixie, 1911-1952 (person)

Claire, Ina, 1892-1985 (person)

Married name: Ina Claire Wallace (1895-1985). From the description of Ina Claire papers, [ca. 1900-1985?]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122502049 Ina Claire Wallace was a prominent actress in the 1900s. She was born Ina Fagen, but used her mother's maiden name, Claire, as her stage name. She began performing at age thirteen and performed on stage and in the movies. From the description of The Ina Claire Wallace papers. 1893-1985. (Uni...

Gribbon, Edward (person)

Batton, Timothy. (person)

Compson, Betty, 1897-1974 (person)

Barnes, Joanna, 1934-.... (person)

American actress and novelist. From the description of Joanna Barnes collection, 1980-1985. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70960118 ...

Wanderman, Walt. (person)

Colonna, Jerry, d. 1986 (person)

Leigh, Janet (person)

Jeanette Helen Morrison was born in Merced, California on July 6, 1927 and died Janet Leigh Brandt in Los Angeles on October 3, 2004. She started at the College of the Pacific in September of 1943 and studied music and psychology (music therapy), joined Alpha Theta Tau, and was involved in student government. She married a fellow student, Stanley Reames, in the fall of 1945. The Reameses left Pacific in the spring semester of 1946 and moved to Los Angeles - the same year that actress Norma Shear...

Hicks, Maxine Elliott. (person)

Janis, Elsie (person)

Elsie Janis (1889-1956) was a performer in musical comedy, vaudeville, and motion pictures, and also a composer and screenwriter. Born Elsie Bierbower in Columbus, Ohio, March 16, 1889, Elsie Janis made her stage debut at the age of eight in THE CHARITY BALL, and quickly rose to popularity in vaudeville as "Little Elsie." She made her Broadway debut in THE VANDERBILT CUP in 1906, and also appeared in THE HOYDEN (1907), THE FAIR CO-ED (1909), THE SLIM PRINCESS (1910) and THE LADY OF THE SLIPPER (...

Cain, Robert, 1887-1954 (person)

Dragonette, Jessica, 1900-1980 (person)

Jessica Dragonette was a singer and actress, performing in radio broadcasting for 22 consecutive years. She began her career in 1924 with a role in Max Reinhardt's production of "The Miracle", followed by "The Student Prince" and "The Grand Street Follies". In 1926 she began her radio career with WEAF, which became NBC, singing the role of Vivian in one hour operettas in "The Coca Cola Girl" series. This was followed by "The Philco Hour", 1927-1930, and then the Cities Service Concert series, 19...

Chandler, Helen, 1906-1965. (person)

Perdue, Derelys. (person)

Rankin, Arthur, 1900-1947 (person)

Kirkham, Kathleen, 1895-1961 (person)

Luden, Jack (person)

Gilliss, Susan. (person)

Pepper, Barbara, 1915-1969 (person)

Egan, Jack (person)

Teasdale, Verree (person)

Coghlan, Frank (person)

Ward, Ivy. (person)

Prinze, Freddie, Jr. (person)

Striker, Joseph. (person)

Logan, Jacqueline (person)

Kelton, Pert (person)

Cook, Clyde, 1890-1984 (person)

Coe, Barry, 1934- (person)

Frank Crumit. (person)

Laurence, Peglen. (person)

Whiting, Jack, 1901-1961 (person)

Singer (tenor) and actor. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], 1961 Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270920990 ...

Kemp, Matty (person)

Henry, Gale, 1893-1972 (person)

Virginia Bruce. (person)

Meyers, Marilyn (Marilyn B.) (person)

Fox, Lucy. (person)

Cilento, Diane (person)

Kennedy, Merna, 1908-1944 (person)

Miller, Ann, 1923-2004 (person)

Cordova, Victoria (person)

Trevor, Claire, 1909-2000 (person)

Cox, Ronny (person)

Sherry, Barney, 1872-1944 (person)

Roach, Bert, 1891-1971 (person)

May, Ada, 1901?-1978 (person)

Hall, James, 1900-1940 (person)

Judson, Katherine. (person)

Graves, Betty. (person)

La Rue, Danny. (person)

Irving, John D. (person)

Oates, Simon, 1932-2009 (person)

Smith, Robert (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 46927 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x00017e Epithet: of Add MS 37914 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x00017d Epithet: of Add MS 36059 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x00017c Epithet: of Glanbrydan ...

Alcaniz, Luana (person)

Young, Loretta, 1913-2000 (person)

Clark, Susan, 1940-.... (person)

Forrest, Ann (person)

Malena, Lena (person)

Bikel, Theodore (person)

Brett, Jeremy, 1933-1995 (person)

Owsley, Monroe, 1900-1937 (person)

Svar, John. (person)

Lenahan, Peter. (person)

Egan, Richard, 1921-1987 (person)

High, John. (person)

Kent, Robert, 1908-1955 (person)

Mann, Iris (person)

Mulhall, Jack, 1887-1979 (person)

Phillips, Howard, 1899-1992 (person)

Helen Keating. (person)

Ryan O'Neal. (person)

Davies, Marion, 1897-1961 (person)

Motion picture actress. From the description of Scrapbooks, 1925-1928. (Natural History Museum Foundation, Los Angeles County). WorldCat record id: 18056499 ...

Weiner, Arn. (person)

Leighton, Margaret, 1922-1976 (person)

née Hanmer, widow of Maj B E P Leighton MP Epithet: actress, wife of Max Reinhardt British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000622.0x00000f ...

Weidler, Virginia, 1926-1968 (person)

Leonard, Marion, 1881-1956 (person)

Wilson, Marie, 1916-1972 (person)

Morey, Harry T. (person)

Carroll, Madeleine, 1906-1987 (person)

American actress; b. in England Marie-Madeleine Bernadette O'Carroll; d. in Spain 1987. From the description of Madeleine Carroll collection, [193-]-[195-]. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70974152 ...

McCarthy, Nobu (person)

Flynn, Errol, 1909-1959 (person)

Parrish, Imboden. (person)

Withers, Grant, 1905-1959 (person)

Wakely, Jimmy, 1914-1982 (person)

Country performer and actor. Born February 19, 1914. Died September 23, 1982. Full name: James Clarence Wakely. Prominent West Coast performer. Career most active 1940s-1950s. During the 1940s appeared as a regular on Gene Autry's Melody Ranch radio show. His film career included work in 70 movies. Recorded for Capitol Records, his hits include "One Has My Name, the Other Has My Heart," and "Slipping Around" (a duet with Margaret Whiting). From the description of Oral history intervi...

Van Cleef, Lee, 1925-1989 (person)

Warner, Jack (person)

Holt, David, 1946- (person)

Multi-instrumentalist and Grammy Award winner David Holt was born in Gatesville, Tex., in 1946. After graduating from the University of California at Santa Barbara, Holt began collecting Appalachian music and stories in the southeastern mountains. A historian of Appalachian music and culture, Holt began performing his collected music and stories in the early 1970s. In the mid-1970s, Holt founded the Appalachian Music Program at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, N.C. In the early 1980s, Holt re...

Menjou, Adolphe, 1890-1963 (person)

Adams, Edie, 1927-2008 (person)

Grant, Marian (person)

Delroy, Irene (person)

Ford, Paul, 1901-1976 (person)

Macgraw, Ali (person)

Hawn, Goldie (person)

Clayton, Ethel, 1884-1966 (person)

McCloskey, Leigh, 1955- (person)

Woods, Donald, 1906-1998 (person)

Dell Henderson. (person)

Everest, Barbara, 1890-1968 (person)

Quillan, Eddie, 1907-1990 (person)

Vanderbilt, Gloria, 1924-.... (person)

Lyon, Ben, 1901-1979 (person)

Gateson, Marjorie, 1891-1977 (person)

Ann Pennington. (person)

Richard Tucker. (person)

Judge, Arline, 1912-1974 (person)

Erwin, Stuart, 1903-1967 (person)

Nelson, Barry, 1920-2007 (person)

Andrews, Tod, 1920-1972 (person)

Stapleton, Maureen. (person)

Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Maureen Stapleton : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131671 ...

Hunter, Glen, 1897-1945 (person)

Bellamy, Ralph, 1904-1991 (person)

American actor. From the description of Papers, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155507649 Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Ralph Bellamy: oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122608208 American actor and author; b. Ralph Rexford Bellamy; d. 1991. From the description of Ralph Bellamy collection, 1926-1988. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70971107 ...

Trundy, Natalie, 1942- (person)

St. Clair, Sallie, -1867 (person)

Thompson, Rex, 1942- (person)

Crawford, Johnny, 1946- (person)

Dick Van Dyke. (person)

Borgman, Frank (person)

Ayers, Dudley. (person)

John Mantley. (person)

Elliott, Maxine, 1868-1940 (person)

American actress, producer, & theatre owner; debuted on stage, 1890; ret. from stage, 1920; d. Mar. 5, 1940. From the description of Maxine Elliott autograph, between 1890 and 1940. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 643245449 ...

Asner, Edward, 1929- (person)

Joy, Leatrice, 1894-1985 (person)

Walton, Gladys. (person)

Grassle, Karen, 1944- (person)

Florence Lee. (person)

Mark Slade. (person)

Helene Costello, 1902-1957 (person)

Scott, Fred, 1902-1991 (person)

Tree, Dorothy, 1909- (person)

Walker, Polly, 1966- (person)

English film and television actress, known for Enchanted April (1992), Patriot Games (1992), Sliver (1993), Restoration (1995), The Gambler (1997), Savage Messiah (2002), Rome (2005-2007), Caprica (2009-2010), Line of Duty (2016 and 2019), and Bridgerton (2020). ...

Roderick, William (person)

West, Brooks (person)

Wayne, Patrick, 1939-... (person)

La Marr, Barbara, 1896-1926 (person)

Cloy, May. (person)

Wing, Toby, 1913- (person)

Davidson, Lawford. (person)

Lee, Gwen, 1904-1961 (person)

Hearn, Edward, 1888-1963 (person)

Biography Eddie Hearn (b. 1913) came to UCLA in 1947 and was a founding member of the UCLA Theater Arts Department; served as theater consultant to Charles Luckman and Associates, Los Angeles architectural firm, 1962-63, and was largely responsible for the UCLA Macgowan Hall production facilities; retired from UCLA, June 30, 1978; designed or consulted on theaters around the world and was responsible for the continental seating concept instal...

Stallone, Sylvester. (person)

Feld, Fritz, 1900-1993 (person)

MacRae, Sheila 1926- (person)

Dougherty, Virgil Jack, 1895-1938 (person)

Hyer, Martha, 1924-2014 (person)

Ray, Leah, 1915-1999 (person)

Graves, Ralph, 1900-1977 (person)

Ralph Graves was managing editor of Life magazine and editorial director of Time, Inc. From the description of Ralph Graves papers, 1936-1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122346197 From the guide to the Ralph Graves papers, 1936-1938, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Ferrer, Mel (person)

Jayne Meadows, 1920- (person)

Rubens, Alma, 1897-1931 (person)

Morris Foster (person)

Moore, Grace, 1898-1947 (person)

Grace Moore was an opera singer and movie star. She died in a plane crash in 1947. From the description of Papers, 1930-1947. (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 45105591 Grace Moore was an American soprano who sang at the Metropolitan Opera and other opera houses. She married Valetin Parera in 1931 and was also known as Grace Moore Parera. She died in an airplane crash near Copenhagen. From the description of Correspondence, 1936-1947. (New York Publi...

Harris, Winifred. (person)

Albee, Josh. (person)

Johnston, Julanne (person)

Dwyer, Ruth, 1898-1978 (person)

Abbott, Gypsy, 1895-1952 (person)

Cardinale, Claudia, 1939-.... (person)

Doris Day. (person)

Cook, Donald, 1901-1961 (person)

Allison, May, 1890-1989 (person)

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (corporateBody)

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, a leading American film production company, was established in 1924, an amalgam of three older production companies: Metro Pictures Corporation, Goldwyn Pictures Corporation and Louis B. Mayer Pictures, and was under the corporate control of the exhibiting concern, Loew's Inc. From the guide to the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films and personalities scrapbooks, 1920-1944, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), the ...

Williams, Big Boy, 1900-1962 (person)

Sellers, Peter, 1925-1980 (person)

Elliott, Ross (person)

Seitz, George B., 1888-1944 (person)

George Brackett Seitz was born in Boston, MA on Jan. 3, 1888; began his career with Pathé (1913) as actor and screenwriter; directed and wrote for Pearl White serials and went on to establish his own studio; produced and directed numerous films including many of the Andy Hardy series; died July 8, 1944 in Hollywood, CA. From the description of Collection of motion picture stills, ca. 1919-ca. 1944. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40847293 ...

Warren, Jeff (person)

Lansbury, Angela, 1925- (person)

Bush, James (person)

MacKenzie, Donald, 1879-1972 (person)

Grassby, Bertram, 1880-1953 (person)

Henie, Sonja, 1912-1969 (person)

Elaine Hammerstein. (person)

Gilchrist, Connie, 1901-1985 (person)

Preble, Ed (person)

Monti-Gorsey, Lola. (person)

Gorshin, Frank (person)

Franchi, Sergio (person)

Young, Halfred. (person)

Knight, Fuzzy, 1901-1976 (person)

Daw, Marjorie, 1902-1979 (person)

Marbe, Fay. (person)

Sheffield, Reginald, 1901-1957 (person)

Rogers, Dale Evans (person)

Gordon, Ruth, 1896-1985 (person)

Actress and playwright. From the description of Ruth Gordon papers, 1924-1969 (bulk 1940-1969). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130956 Biographical Note Ruth Gordon 1896, Oct. 30 Born, Wollaston, Mass. 1915 Appeared as Nibs in Peter Pan (play) ...

Hopper, Hedda, 1890-1966 (person)

Wyler, Gretchen (person)

Holt, Tim, 1918-1973 (person)

Wing, Red (person)

Friderici, Blanche, 1878-1933 (person)

Siri. (person)

De Mille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955 (person)

Willam Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer, and lecturer. From the guide to the William C. and Cecil B. De Mille Collection, circa 1913-1940, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) William Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer and director. He wrote a number of stage plays and produced them with David Belasco from 1902 to 1914 before becoming one of the pioneers of the motion ...

Redgrave, Vanessa, 1937-.... (person)

English actress. From the description of Typed letter signed : London, to Denys Blakelock, 1966 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874999 ...

Bodil Rosing (person)

Whitman, Gayne (person)

Osborne, Vivienne, 1896-1961 (person)

Gautier, Dick (person)

Andre, Gwili, 1908-1959 (person)

Vokel, Elda. (person)

Ankers, Evelyn, 1918-1985 (person)

Markey, Enid, 1890-1981 (person)

Durkin, Junior, 1915-1935 (person)

Rogers, Gil. (person)

Mascolo, Joseph, 1929- (person)

Fontanne, Lynn (person)

Downey, Morton (person)

Lawrence, Gertrude (person)

Gertrude Lawrence, actress, was born Gertrud Alexandra Dagnar Lawrence Klasen in London, England on July 4, 1898. She was a musical star of stage and screen. She worked frequently with producer John Golden, and with actor and writer Noel Coward. Miss Lawrence's last stage appearance was with Yul Brynner in the musical, The King and I, in 1951. Gertrude Lawrence died on September 6, 1952. From the guide to the Gertrude Lawrence collection, 1910-1952, (The New York Public Library. Bill...

Barrett, Laurinda (person)

Begley, Ed. 1901-1970 (person)

Begley was a character actor on stage and radio and later in motion pictures and on television. From the description of Papers, 1944-1970. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 29528134 Actor Ed Begley (1901-1970) was an American actor who performed on stage, screen, radio, and television. Born in Hartford, Connecticut on March 25, 1901, he attended St. Patrick's school in Hartford from 1907 to 1915. He made his stage debut at th...

Birney, David, 1939- (person)

Morgan, Jeanne (person)

Winter, Vincent, 1947-1998 (person)

Smothers Brothers. (corporateBody)

Rogers, Kasey (person)

Lee Moran. (person)

Ripley, Patricia, 1926- (person)

Dale, Irene (person)

Lockwood, Margaret (person)

Totter, Audrey (person)

Cole, David, 1928- (person)

Mills, Hayley (person)

Deel, Sandra (person)

Ames, Leon, 1902-1993 (person)

Corby, Joe. (person)

Hart, Teddy (person)

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (person)

William Shakespeare was likely born April, 23, 1564; he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford while working in London, the center of English theater. As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. John was a leatherworker and involved in local politics, first becoming an alderman and eventually a town bailiff. ...

Burns, Vinnie. (person)

Keating, Fred, 1897-1961 (person)

Martin, Strother, 1920-1980 (person)

Gray, Gilda (person)

Friebus, Florida, 1909-1988 (person)

Theater and television actress, Florida Friebus (1909-1988), probably best known to modern audiences as Dobie Gillis' mother from THE MANY LOVES OF DOBIE GILLIS, a popular TV show of the late 1950s and early 1960s, made her mark and found her first and most enduring love in the theater. Born to an East Coast theatrical family, Friebus made her Broadway debut in TRIPLE CROSSED in 1927, after studying at New York's Theatre Guild School. She continued to appear in Broadway,...

Cha`rles J. Correll. (person)

Fonda, Jane, 1937- (person)

Jane Fonda (b. December 21, 1937, New York City, NY) is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru. The daughter of actor Henry Fonda, Jane made her Broadway and film debut in 1960. In 1982, she released her first exercise video, Jane Fonda's Workout, which became the highest-selling video of the time. Fonda was a visible political activist in the counterculture era during the Vietnam War and later became involved in advocacy for women. She h...

Carroll, Beeson (person)

Raymond, Gene (person)

Coogan, Jackie (person)

Hackett, Raymond (person)

Walker, Johnnie, 1894-1949 (person)

Canary, David (person)

Hamman, Joe, 1885-1974 (person)

Geer, Ellen (person)

Sothern, Ann, 1909-2001 (person)

Born Harriet Lake on Jan. 22, 1909 in Valley City, ND; educated at Univ. of WA; trained as a vocalist by her mother; made her film debut (1929) in small parts then headed for Broadway; returned to films (1933) and played lighthearted heroines in B pictures for Columbia and RKO; moved to MGM (1939) and gained popularity in the series Maisie; started a successful television career (1950s) in her own shows, Private Secretary and later The Ann Sothern show; her numerous film credits include: Lady be...

Lane, Nora (person)

Davison, Bruce, 1946-.... (person)

Kennedy, Edgar, 1890-1948 (person)

Saxon, John, 1935- (person)

Crosby, Gene. (person)

Hocter, Harriet. (person)

Kay Medford (person)

Skinner, Cornelia, Otis, 1901-1979 (person)

With Cornelia Otis Skinner as Mary and Roland Young as William. From the description of William and Mary : radio scripts, 1943 September 30 to 1944 March 23. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122648049 Cornelia Otis Skinner was an American writer, monologist, and actress. Born on either May 30, 1899 or 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, Skinner was the daughter of actors Otis Skinner and Maud Durbin. Skinner attended Bryn Mawr College, but left during her sophomor...

Glynn, Eleanor (person)

Montana, Bull, 1887-1950 (person)

Williams, Anson (person)

Pearce, Alice, 1913-1966 (person)

Hill, Josephine. (person)

Ryan, Joe, 1887-1944 (person)

Butt, Lawson, 1883-1956 (person)

London, Julie, 1926-2000 (person)

McAlister, Mary (person)

Hervey, Irene, 1909-1998 (person)

Gargan, William, 1905-1979 (person)

Bushnell, Adelyn, b. 1894 (person)

Norma Talmadge. (person)

Manski, Al. (person)

Asther, Nils, 1897-1981 (person)

Dew, Eddie (person)

William Carleton. (person)

Novarro, Ramon, 1899-1968 (person)

Silent film actor. From the description of Telegram form : London, to Louise Alvar Harding, 1935 Dec. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867968 ...

Bridges, Lloyd (person)

Hart, William S. (William Surrey), 1864-1946 (person)

Stage and motion picture actor, film director, author. Best known for his roles in western films. From the description of Papers, ca. 1889-1947. (Natural History Museum Foundation, Los Angeles County). WorldCat record id: 18438931 Actor, movie cowboy 1914-1925, author. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1930-1939]. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 15025720 ...

Breakston, George, 1920-1973 (person)

Hudson, Rock, 1925-1985 (person)

Smith, Kate, 1907-1986 (person)

Performer and recording artist; b. Kathryn Elizabeth Smith. From the description of Kate Smith collection, 1930-1976. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70923004 ...

Donlevy, Brian (person)

Meek, Donald, 1880-1946 (person)

Courtot, Marguerite, 1897-1986 (person)

Starkey, Walter (person)

Redgrave, Lynn (person)

Nelson, Frances, Lady, 1761-1831 (person)

Bill Hay. (person)

Janney, William. (person)

Tryon, Thomas (person)

American novelist, actor, and producer; b. 1926; d. 1991. From the description of Thomas Tryon collection, 1964-1992. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969789 ...

Hobart, Rose, 1906- (person)

Morris, Ann R. (person)

De Groot, Myra. (person)

Howard, Arthur (person)

Hunt, Neve. (person)

Gulliver, Dorothy, 1913- (person)

Gunn, Charles, 1883-1918 (person)

Raines, Ella, 1921-1988 (person)

Meiser, Edith, 1898-1993 (person)

Edith Meiser's career spans vaudeville, Broadway, radio, and motion pictures. Her accomplishments in the fields of acting, writing and producing were most prominent in the 1920s, 30s and 40s. In addition she was on many committees and boards supporting theaters and actors. Born on May 9, 1898 in Detroit, Michigan her father was a journalist for the Detroit Free Press and her mother was an avid socialite active in many committees. She was educated at the Liggett School, Detroit; Kox Schule in Dre...

Travolta, John, 1954-.... (person)

Hayakawa, Sesshū, 1889-1973 (person)

Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Sessue Hayakawa : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122441271 ...

Arnaz, Desi, 1953- (person)

Neal, Patricia, 1953- (person)

Gilbert, Melissa, 1964- (person)

Moore, Roger, 1927-... (person)

Epithet: Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x000311 ...

Skelton, Red, 1913-1997 (person)

Red Skelton (b. Richard Bernard Skelton, July 17, 1913-d. Sept. 17, 1997), American comedian, radio and television performer. From the description of Skelton, Red, 1913-1997 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582271 This collection contains material dating primarily from Skelton's first marriage to wife, Edna during the 1930s and 1940s. Included are letters to Red from Don Ameche, Eddie Arnold, Bob Hope, Hedda Harper, Zazu Pitts, Nelson Rockefeller,...

Devore, Dorothy, 1899-1976 (person)

Jourdan, Louis, 1810-1881 (person)

Louis Jourdan was an historian. From the description of Autographed commentary, ca. 1855-1856. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155887675 ...

Courtenay, Tom (person)

Long, Lotus (person)

Warren, Jennifer, 1941- (person)

Clark, Roy Peter. (person)

Morley, Karen (person)

Nesbitt, Miriam, 1873-1954 (person)

Kane, Gail, 1887-1966 (person)

Norton, Barry (person)

West, John, 1939- (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 61346 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001086.0x000014 Epithet: Secretary to the Commissioners for examining German demands British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001086.0x000016 Epithet: of Add Ch 74255 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_1000000010...

Reed, Oliver, 1938-1999. (person)

Garon, Pauline, 1901-1965 (person)

Moore, Carlyle, 1909-1977 (person)

Field, Betty, 1918-1973 (person)

Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Betty Field : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513307 ...

Nugent, Edward, 1904-1995 (person)

Maynard, Kermit, 1897-1971 (person)

Kent, Jeanne. (person)

Ball, Lucille, 1911-1989 (person)

The Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz collection chronicles the lives and careers of two of the most influential figures in the history of American entertainment. Ball and Arnaz achieved immortality when they created the roles of Lucy and Ricky Ricardo in the ground-breaking television situation comedy "I Love Lucy" in 1952. From the description of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz collection 1915-1990 (bulk 1925-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71128329 ...

Dietrich, Marlene, 1901-1992 (person)

Marlene Dietrich (b. December 27, 1901, Berlin, Germany–d. May 6, 1992, Paris, France) was a German actress and singer. Throughout her long career, spanning from the 1910s to the 1980s, she maintained popularity by continually reinventing herself. In 1920s Berlin, Dietrich acted on the stage and in silent films. Dietrich starred in Hollywood films such as Morocco (1930), Shanghai Express (1932), and Desire (1936). Throughout World War II, she was a high-profile entertainer in the United St...

Martan, Nita. (person)

Stapleton, Jean, 1923-2013 (person)

Carne, Judy (person)

Ebsen, Buddy, 1908-2003. (person)

Harlan, Kenneth, 1895-1967 (person)

Kingdon, Dorothy. (person)

Wood, Sam, 1883-1949 (person)

Samuel Grosvenor Wood was born in Philadelphia, PA, July 18, 1883; started his motion picture career acting (1908) under the name Chad Applegate and in 1915 became an asst. director to Cecile B. De Mille; he directed a number of Gloria Swanson films at Paramount in the early 1920s and moved to MGM in the 1930s; he directed films such as The Marx Brother's A night at the opera, Goodbye Mr. Chips, For whom the bell tolls, and Pride of the Yankees; he was president of the Motion Picture Alliance fo...

Mayo, Virginia, 1920-2005 (person)

Barry, Lelia. (person)

Foster, Helen, 1906-1962 (person)

Morgan, Jaye P. (person)

Allen, Rae (person)

Sacks, Michael (person)

Tyrrell, Susan, 1941- (person)

Grace Kelly. (person)

Francis, Ivor, 1918-1986 (person)

Fairbanks, Douglas (person)

Arledge, John, 1907-1947 (person)

Corcoran, Kevin (person)

Conklin, William (person)

Alden, Mary, 1883-1946 (person)

Chandler, Lane, 1899-1972 (person)

McBain, Diane, 1941-.... (person)

Sidney, George, 1916-2002 (person)

Cantor, Eddie, 1892-1964 (person)

Cantor was born Edward Israel Iskowitz on Jan. 31, 1892 in NYC; he was orphaned at age of two and raised by his grandmother; was a vaudeville performer and singing waiter; appeared in Gus Edwards' Kid Kabaret; appeared in Ziegfeld's Midnight frolics in 1916; became star in successive Ziegfeld follies, 1917-1919, and also starred in the producer's shows, Kid Boots and Whoopee; starred in two silent films, Kid Boots (1926) and Special delivery (1927); had own radio show through the 1930s, and was ...

Stewart, Anita, 1895-1961 (person)

Maison, Edna. (person)

Clayton, Ethel, 1884-1966 (person)

Vanderbilt, Gloria, 1924-.... (person)

Bernoudy, Jane. (person)

Carr, Mary, 1874-1973 (person)

Philbin, Mary (person)

Arthur, George K., 1899-1985 (person)

Taylor, Buck, 1938- (person)

Calhern, Louis, 1895-1956 (person)

Whitmore, James, 1921-2009 (person)

Moore, Carlyle (person)

Prival, Lucien, 1900- (person)

Furness, Betty, 1916-1994 (person)

Ayres, Lew, 1908-1996 (person)

Musician and actor in motion pictures (1929-1979) and television (1968-1977). From the description of Oral interview, 1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122622287 Moving-picture actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Lew Ayres : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122632250 ...

Brady, Alice, 1892-1939 (person)

Williams, Esther, 1921-2013 (person)

Reynolds, Burt (person)

Lynn, Jeffrey, 1909-1995 (person)

Ustinov, Peter (person)

Sebastian, Malcolm. (person)

Reinking, Ann (person)

Brown, Clarence, 1890-1987 (person)

Clarence Brown, though born in Massachusetts, was raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. Brown, a graduate of the University of Tennessee, was a major movie director in Hollywood and generous donor to the university. Among his gifts was money to build and establish the Clarence Brown Theatre. From the description of Papers, 1900-1990. (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 361782169 ...

Farnum, Franklyn, d. 1961 (person)

Phipps, Sally (person)

Landi, Elissa, 1904-1948 (person)

Bradna, Olympe, 1920- (person)

Burns, Edward J. (person)

Bond, Johnny, 1915-1978 (person)

Country & western performer. Born June 1, 1915. Died June 12, 1978. Real name: Cyrus Whitfield Bond. Successful songwriter, radio and television performer, and recording artist. Career most active 1940s and 1950s. Wrote "Cimarron" in 1938. Popular cast member of the Melody Ranch radio show and the Town Hall Party television show. Member, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame. From the description of Oral history interview with Johnny Bond; 1968 Ju...

Lee, Lila (person)

Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Lila Lee : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122620251 ...

Stevens, Stella, 1936- (person)

Hayes, Maggie. (person)

Thomas, Richard, 1951 June 2- (person)

Douglas, Donald, 1905-1945 (person)

Thomas, Richard (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 14884 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x000005 Epithet: Vice-Admiral British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x000008 Epithet: Rear-Admiral; Admiral 1854; Commander-in-Chief in the Pacific British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_10000000134...

Dresser, Louise (person)

Hamilton, Frances (person)

Gerrard, Douglas, 1891-1950 (person)

Barrymore, John, 1932- (person)

Joslyn, Allyn, -1981 (person)

Allyn Morgan Joslyn was born in Milford, Penn. There is conflicting information about the date of his birth; it has been reported as July 21, 1901 and July 21, 1905. As a teenager, he began his career on the live stage and acted in many plays throughout the 1920s and '30s. In 1935, he starred on Broadway in George Abbott's production of Boy meets girl. His role as Robert Law brought accolades and led him to Hollywood. Joslyn made his motion picture debut in They Won't Forget (1937). Over the nex...

Caldwell, Russ. (person)

Finley, Bill, 1942- (person)

Claire, Bernice, 1907-2003 (person)

Gerber, Neva. (person)

Sirola, Joe (person)

Clifford, Kathleen, 1887-1962 (person)

Bennett, Belle, 1891-1932 (person)

King, Charles, 1899-1957 (person)

Wilder, Gene, 1935- (person)

De Lowe, Alice. (person)

Smith, Alexis, 1921-1993 (person)

Mayer, Charles, 1881- (person)

Jones, Jack, 1938- (person)

Crespo, José, 1900- (person)

Francis, Kay, 1905-1968 (person)

Musante, Tony, 1936-2013 (person)

Beatty, Ned (person)

Alberghetti, Anna Maria (person)

Shaw, Robert, 1927-1978 (person)

Cornell University Class of 1938. From the description of Robert A. Shaw memorabilia, 1935-1938. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63934787 ...

Landis, J. Cullen, 1895-1975 (person)

Aubrey, James (person)

Johns, Glynis (person)

MacDonald, Jeanette, 1903-1965 (person)

Jeanette MacDonald was born June 18, 1901 in Philadelphia; Broadway chorus girl in 1920, rapidly reached stardom in stage musicals and operettas; film debut, The love parade, 1929; teamed with Maurice Chevalier at Paramount; from 1933 at MGM, she paired with Nelson Eddy in singing partnership; married actor Gene Raymond, 1937; retired from screen to seek a new career in concert halls and on stage; died in 1965. From the description of Papers, 1931-1951 bulk 1942-1951. (University of ...

Faye, Julia, 1896-1966 (person)

Melba, Nellie (person)

Melba was born Helen Porter Mitchell. In 1882 she married Charles Nesbit Frederick Armstrong, who died in 1948. From the description of Papers concerning Mitchell and Armstrong families [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225791512 Mrs Helen Porter Armstrong, soprano singer, was born in, and derived her non de plume from Melbourne. She first appeared in opera in 1887 after concentrating for many years on her piano playing and made her final appearance in...

Barnes, Binnie, 1903-1998 (person)

Gladdin James (person)

Dawley, Grace. (person)

Stantley, Ralph (person)

Duffy, Jack, 1882-1939 (person)

Albertson, Frank, 1909-1964 (person)

Forrest, M. (Mabel), 1872-1935 (person)

Mabel Forrest was a prominent Queensland author and poet, acclaimed as being one of the three outstanding Australian Writers of the first-quarter of the twentieth century. From the description of OM80-102 Mabel Forrest Autobiography. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 755746921 Mabel Forrest was a prominent Queensland author and poet, acclaimed as being one of the three outstanding Australian novelists of the first quarter of the twentieth century. From t...

Sale, Charles, 1885-1936 (person)

Lynn Anderson. (person)

Groom, Sam (person)

Chic Johnson, 1891-1962 (person)

KELLY, JOHN (person)

Epithet: MD, Regius Professor of Physic, Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000509.0x0002f3 Epithet: physician, of Moville British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000509.0x0002f6 Epithet: Ensign; 60th Regt British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000509.0x0002f1 ...

Haden, Sara (person)

Miocene, Ell. (person)

Mille, Fred. (person)

Nagel, Conrad, 1897-1970 (person)

Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Conrad Nagel : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131759 ...

Walker, Lillian. (person)

King Kong (person)

Costa, Mary (person)

Mansfield, Jayne, 1933-1967 (person)

Meighan, Thomas, 1879-1936 (person)

Blanc, Mel (person)

Cutts, Patricia (person)

Holt, Richard Durning, 1868-1941 (person)

Epithet: of Manchester British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x0002d3 Epithet: of Egerton Ch 7948 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x0002d2 Epithet: of Seal XLIII British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x0002d4 Epithet: sh...

Boardman, True (person)

Biography True Eames Boardman was born Oct. 25, 1909 in Seattle, Washington. He received an A.B. from UCLA in 1934 and an MA from Occidental College in 1971. He began his career as a child actor in silent films working with performers like Charlie Chaplin and Mary Pickford. After several years of acting in film and theater, he began a radio career writing radio drama for programs including Silver Theatre and Lux Radio Theatre . During the Red...

Carradine, John (person)

Russell, William, 1886-1929 (person)

Marshall, Herbert, 1890-1966 (person)

Epithet: Dr; of Sloane MS 1326 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x0003b5 Herbert Marshall was a monoglot Englishman who came to work at the Aluminium Works (Laboratory Department) at Dolgarrog, Caernarfonshire. He learnt Welsh and could speak it exceptionally well. Later, he emigrated to Canada. He studied the mid-Conwy Valley extensively, consulting manuscripts and examining the ...

Canutt, Yakima, 1895-1986 (person)

Movie stuntman and unit director; known for directing difficult stunts. From the description of Oral history interview, 1970 Jul. 8 [sound recording]. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 35774067 ...

Will Geer (person)

Davis, Ann B., 1926- (person)

Best, James, 1926-.... (person)

Lamont, Forrest. (person)

Aletter, Frank, 1926- (person)

Gilmore, Lillian. (person)

Sorel, Theodore. (person)

Higgins, Lyssa. (person)

LaBadie, Florence, 1888-1917 (person)

Harper, John, MB, BS, MRCP (person)

Epithet: Captain; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x000318 Epithet: of Add MS 48441 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x00031b Epithet: Actor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x000317 ...

Tapley, Rose (person)

Hong, James (person)

Heyward, Orien (person)

Barrett, Judith, 1914-2000 (person)

Tobin, Genevieve, 1901-1975 (person)

Walthall, Henry B. (Henry Brazeale), 1878-1936. (person)

Mackaill, Dorothy, 1903-1990 (person)

Lang, June, 1917-2005 (person)

Bracken, Susan (person)

Davidson, John, 1887-1968 (person)

Binney, Constance (person)

Macnee, Patrick, 1922-.... (person)

Sanders, Felicia (person)

Felicia Sanders was a nightclub singer in the 1950's through the early 1970's. She died in 1975 at the age of 53. Her arranger and accompanist was her husband, Irving Joseph. From the description of Felicia Sanders collection, 1953-1971. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122580835 From the guide to the Felicia Sanders collection, 1953-1971, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Edith Piaf was a French chanteuse. Felicia Sanders was an American ...

Gilbert, John, 1897-1936 (person)

Epithet: Subject of Mss Eur F18/II British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001244.0x00005a John Gilbert (fl 19th century). From the guide to the Historical and topographical notes, relating to Oxford, by John Gilbert, 19th-20th century, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library) Epithet: of Add MS 12503 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055...

Hymer, Warren, 1906-1948 (person)

Farnum, Dustin, 1876-1929 (person)

Haver, Phyllis, 1899-1960 (person)

Seeley, Blossom, 1891-1974 (person)

Marsh, Marguerite, 1892-1925 (person)

Brooks, Virginia (person)

Jory, Victor, 1902-1982 (person)

Doré, Adrienne. (person)

Carlin, Lynn, 1938- (person)

Lamb, Jeffrey (person)

Irving, William, 1893-1943 (person)

Summers, Ann. (person)

Chadwick, Helene (person)

Ray, René, 1911-1993 (person)

Raitt, John, 1917-2005 (person)

Post, Guy Bates, 1875-1968 (person)

Martel, June. (person)

Conklin, Chester, 1888-1971 (person)

Comedian. From the description of Reminiscences of Chester Conklin : oral history, [195-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419257 ...

Hardie, Russell, 1904-1973 (person)

Shirley Temple. (person)

Maloney, Leo, 1888-1929 (person)

Vincic, Yvonne. (person)

Kuwa, George. (person)

Harris, Phil, 1904-1995 (person)

Barry, Wesley (person)

Peters, Bernadette (person)

Bruce, Kate, 1858-1946 (person)

Norris, Edward, 1910- (person)

London, Babe, 1901-1980 (person)

Greeley, Evelyn. (person)

Camp, Helen Page. (person)

Rayburn, Gene (person)

Roach, Hal, Jr. (person)

Randolph, Anders, 1876-1930 (person)

Knight, Jack (person)

Brooks, Rand (person)

Netherton, Tom, 1947- (person)

Shy, Gus. (person)

Franciosa, Anthony, 1928-2006 (person)

Chandler, Janet (person)

Taylor, Kent, 1907-1987 (person)

Bennett, Joan, 1910-1990 (person)

Clark, Roy, 1933- (person)

Azalea, camellia and rhododendron grower; owner of Rainbow Gardens, Olympia, Washington. From the description of Papers of Roy Clark [manuscript], 1935-1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833003 ...

Taylor, Laurette, 1884-1946 (person)

Naldi, Nita, 1895-1961 (person)

Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Nita Naldi (Nita Dooley) : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419741 ...

Jane Novak. (person)

Matthews, Leslie (person)

Carroll, Leo G. (person)

Powell, William, 1892-1984 (person)

Mix, Art, 1896-1972 (person)

Vaccaro, Brenda 1939- (person)

Keaton, Buster, 1895-1966 (person)

Comedian. From the description of Reminiscences of Joseph Francis (Buster) Keaton : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743794 ...

Fuller, Ed. (person)

Shay, William E. (person)

Roberti, Lyda, 1912-1938 (person)

Shirley, Anne, 1918-1993 (person)

Alfred Lunt. (person)

Lewis, Mitchell. (person)

Lee, Anna (person)

Doucet, Catharine, 1875-1958 (person)

De Cordoba, Pedro, 1881-1950 (person)

Mann, Hank, 1887-1971 (person)

Tierney, Gene (person)

Manon, Marcia (person)

Peter Cushing. (person)

Lewis, Ted, 1892-1971 (person)

Louise, Anita, 1915-1970 (person)

Willits, Homer. (person)

Moorehead, Agnes, 1906-1974 (person)