10 Things You Should Know About Claudette Colbert

Here are 10 things you should know about the lovely Claudette Colbert, born 115 years ago today.

We saw her perform on Broadway 33 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. In fact, we try very hard not to think about it, so much does it torment us.

Remembering Ann Dvorak on Her 107th Birthday

Here are 10 things you should know about actress Ann Dvorak, born 107 years ago today. She never became, perhaps, quite the star she might have been, but she delivered many a memorable turn, particularly during the Precode Era, and remains a favorite among discerning movie buffs.

Our thanks go out to Christina Rice, author of Ann Dvorak: Hollywood’s Forgotten Rebel and the woman behind the terrific website AnnDvorak.com, for sharing an image with us.