Here are 10 things you should know about singer and actor Cliff “Ukulele Ike” Edwards, born 125 years ago today. Edwards was a much bigger star in his heyday than many would guess today.
Here are 10 things you should know about the great Harold Lloyd, born 127 years ago today. He ranks second in our silent comedy pantheon behind Buster Keaton.
Funnyman Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle was born 133 years ago today. In his career, he experienced both dizzying heights and tragic depths.
Here are 10 things you should know about Roscoe Arbuckle…
Here are 10 things you should know about Sally Eilers, born 111 years ago today. She’s one of our favorites from the 1930s.
Here are 10 things you should know about Donald Crisp, born 137 years ago today. Crisp tended to play characters who were forthright and true, but offscreen he had few equals as a teller of tall tales. He claimed he was born in Scotland (he wasn’t), that he was a British spy in Russia right after World War I (nope), that his father was Royal Surgeon to the King (he wasn’t even a physician)—we could go on and on.
We think we have the facts straight for this video tribute, but don’t hold it against us if we get a detail or two wrong. Blame Crisp!