Publicity still of Mayo Methot and Humphrey Bogart with their three dogs on June 12, 1944.
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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 […]
Leading up to the holiday season, I’m highlighting gift ideas for the history buff on your list! The Loving Story: Amazon The Finest Hours: Amazon Suffragette: Amazon Bridge of Spies: Amazon Son of Saul: Amazon Liberty! The American Revolution: Amazon The Dust Bowl: Amazon Eyes on The Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years: Amazon Unsure what […]
Walt Disney and former actress Shirley Temple untie ribbon across entrance to Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland at official opening of castle on April 29, 1957. Shirley’s daughter, Susan, 9, follows her. Shirley Temple told the story of Sleeping Beauty during the official opening of the interior of the Castle at Disneyland. Left to right: […]
The Sinking of the Lusitania was a silent animated short film produced by Winsor McCay, an American cartoonist. The film recreates the never-photographed sinking in 1915 of the British liner RMS Lusitania by German torpedoes. Of the 1,198 deaths, 128 were Americans. The propaganda film was the longest work of animation at the time of its release in 1918 […]
Mug shot: A photograph of someone’s face especially one made for police records. The word ”mug shots” comes from the British slang word “mug” meaning “face.” During his illustrious career Alphonso J. “Al” Jennings was a cowboy, lawyer, train robber, politician, author and movie star. At a time he was one of the best-known outlaws in the American […]