Here are 10 things you should know about William Powell, born 131 years ago today. Of all the stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age, it is Powell we would choose to model ourselves after. He was the epitome of sophistication, elegance, wit and warmth.
Here are 10 things you should know about C. Aubrey Smith, born 160 years ago today. He exemplified the stiff-upper-lip English gentleman on stage and screen.
Here are 10 things you should know about Lilian Bond, born 115 years ago today. She enjoyed success on the London stage before appearing on Broadway and in motion pictures.
Here are 10 things you should know about Theresa Harris, born 113 years ago today. She, like so many other Black performers of that era, was extremely restricted in the roles she was allowed to play, and the loss was ours every bit as much as hers.