Film star Mary Pickford poses for The Photo-Play Journal with a kitten on her shoulder, June 1916.
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Publicity still of sisters Lillian and Dorothy Gish for Orphans of the Storm in 1921. Orphans of the Storm was a silent drama film by D. W. Griffith. Lillian Gish rose to fame with her leading role in the highest-grossing film of the silent era, Griffith’s seminal The Birth of a Nation in 1915. She became known as the “First Lady of American Cinema.” Dorothy […]
Shirley Temple Black shaking hands with President Gerald Ford in the Cabinet Room after being sworn-in as Chief of Protocol on July 20, 1976. Following her career in Hollywood, former child actress Shirley Temple embarked on a career in politics and diplomacy. She was a representative to the 24th United Nations General Assembly; Ambassador to […]
Andre ‘Bandi’ De Toth, enterprise studio director receives his Valentine present early on February 7, 1947 from his wife, screen star Veronica Lake. The gift being a Navion airplane purchased from North American Aviation Corp. by Veronica out of the salary she made while working in the De Toth directed film, Ramrod, produced by Harry […]
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