Here are 10 things you should know about Jean Arthur, born 122 years ago today. A reluctant and, some say, unlikely star, she was one of the true greats of screwball and romantic comedies.
Here are 10 things you should know about Claudette Colbert, born 119 years ago today.
We saw her perform on Broadway 37 years ago opposite Rex Harrison in a drawing room comedy called Aren’t We All? and it remains among our greatest regrets that we didn’t play Stage-Door Johnny after the show to tell her how we admired her.
Here are 10 things you should know about Barbara Stanwyck, born 115 years ago today. For our money, she was the finest actress Hollywood’s Golden Age.
Here are 10 things you should know about Samuel S. Hinds, born 147 years ago today. One of the most prolific character actors in Hollywood, his face is familiar to every old-movie buff.
Here are 15 things you should know about Clark Gable, born 121 years ago today. Frank Capra once said of him, “They had him playing these big, huff-and-puff he-man lovers, but…he was a down-to-earth guy.”