Charlie Chaplin holding a doll version of his popular film character, ca. 1918.
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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 […]
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.” In 1972, Steve McQueen was arrested in Anchorage, Alaska for drunk driving. The famed actor posted bail and left town. He was later convicted in absentia for reckless driving.
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 […]