Motion picture actors and actresses
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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
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
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
File — Box D108.0004: Series D108.02 [Barcode: U186023289932]
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
File — Box D108.0005: Series D108.02 [Barcode: U186023289940]
File — Box D096.0089: Series D096.02 [Barcode: U186023289306]
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...
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
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
Abstract Dick Powell (11-14-1904 to 1-2-1963) American singer, film producer and director, and studio head.