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Motion picture actors and actresses

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Brady

Identifier: B367.03.0006.0005
Abstract Alice Brady (born Mary Rose Brady, November 2, 1892 – October 28, 1939) was an American actress who began her career in the silent film era and survived the transition into talkies. Her films include My Man Godfrey (1936) and In Old Chicago (1937) for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.In 1960, Brady was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6201 Hollywood Blvd. for her contribution to motion pictures, making her one of fewer than a hundred...
Dates: 1920s-1950s

Art Linkletter, 1950 April

Identifier: B367.03.0002.0015.00007
Abstract Art Linkletter (7-17-1912 to 5-26-2010) Host of "House Party" and "People are Funny" running 19 years; famous for "Kids say the darndest things".
Dates: 1950 April

Bela Lugosi

Identifier: B367.03.0002.0015.00009
Abstract Bela Lugosi (10-20-1882 to 8-16-1956) Known as the king of horror starring in films with Boris Korloff.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1950

Bob Hope, 1950 March 20

Identifier: B367.03.0002.0011.00009
Abstract Bob Hope (5-29-1903 to 7-27-2003) Appeared in 70 films, hosted Academy Awards 14 times, and performed at 57 tours of the USO.
Dates: 1950 March 20

Box 4: Vera-Ellen Research

 File — Box D108.0004: Series D108.02 [Barcode: U186023289932]
Identifier: D108.02.0004
Abstract Box 4 contains folders full of research related to the life of Vera-Ellen, a famous musical actress who was in White Christmas. These folders include: Acknowledgements and Bibliography, B'way Shows, "Call Me Madam", Fan Club, Letters To/From C. Murphy, "On the Town", and Photos and Correspondence from Frank.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Box 5: Oversize Research Materials

 File — Box D108.0005: Series D108.02 [Barcode: U186023289940]
Identifier: D108.02.0005
Abstract Box 5 contains oversize photocopies of newspaper articles about Vera-Ellen's life and death.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Box 89: Memorabilia

 File — Box D096.0089: Series D096.02 [Barcode: U186023289306]
Identifier: D096.02.0089
Abstract This box contains a plaque engraved with the words "Awarded to Mrs. Dorothy Shaw for Outstanding Service as Honorary Chairman of Buckskin Joe Trail Dance May 26, 1959"; (5) small framed pictures from The Littlest Wiseman, performed in Fort Worth 1975; and a framed certificate from "The Dorothy Shaw Bell Choir" to Dorothy Shaw for her 14 years of contributions. Also contained within the box are two photographs: "To the Shaws: Everlasting Love, Dana and Elwyn", and a picture of the Duel in the...
Dates: 1850-2007

Constance Bennett ("Without Love")

Identifier: B367.03.0002.0004.00007
Abstract Constance Bennett (10-22-1904 to 7-24-1965) The first of the Bennett sisters to act; acted in silent and talking films; has a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920- 1948

Cornelia Otis Skinner, 1950 February 17

Identifier: B367.03.0002.0020.00017
Abstract Cornelia Otis Skinner (5-30-1899 to 7-9-1979) American author and actress known as author of "Our Hearts Were Young and Gay".
Dates: 1950 February 17

Dick Powell

Identifier: B367.03.0002.0005.00017
Abstract Dick Powell (11-14-1904 to 1-2-1963) American singer, film producer and director, and studio head.
Dates: 1921-1951