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charles chaplin, sr.

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leopold godowsky (musician)

Leopold Godowsky (13 February 1870 – 21 November 1938) was a Polish American pianist, composer, and teacher. One of the most highly regarded performers of his time, he became known for his theories...

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Charles "Kid" McCoy (October 13, 1872 – April 18, 1940), born Norman Selby, was an American world champion boxer.

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Hiram Abrams (1878 – 1926) was an early American movie mogul and one of the first presidents of Paramount Pictures and the first managing director of United Artists.

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betty nuthall

Betty May Nuthall Shoemaker (23 May 1911 – 8 November 1983) was an English tennis player. Known for her powerful forehand, according to Wallis Myers of The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Shoem...

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jacques thibaud (musician)

Jacques Thibaud (27 September 1880 – 1 September 1953) was a French violinist.

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Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast (May 6, 1897 – March 17, 1968) was an Argentinean born, French screenwriter and director. He was nominated at the 4th Academy Awards for the now defunct category of Best St...

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dorothy shepherd-barron (tennisman)

Dorothy Shepherd-Barron (née Cunliffe; 24 November 1897 – 20 February 1953) was a female tennis player from Great Britain who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics.

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Elsie Janis (March 16, 1889 – February 26, 1956) was an American singer, songwriter, actress, and screenwriter. Entertaining the troops during World War I immortalized her as "the sweetheart of the...

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Bernard "Ben" Turpin (September 19, 1869 – July 1, 1940) was an American comedian and actor, best remembered for his work in silent films.

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Babe London (August 28, 1901 – November 29, 1980) was an American actress and comedian, most remembered for her onetime-only partnership with Oliver Hardy, in the 1931's Laurel and Hardy's two-reel...

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manager Lone Star Studios

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al jolson (entertainer)

Al Jolson (born Asa Yoelson; May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer, film actor, and comedian. At the peak of his career, he was dubbed "The World's Greatest Entertainer". His perf...

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Johanna Mansfield Sullivan Macy (April 14, 1866 – October 20, 1936), better known as Anne Sullivan, was an American teacher, best known for being the instructor and lifelong companion of Helen Kell...

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Helen Keller's Companion & Assistant

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American theatrical agent

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Edgar Neville Romrée, Count of Berlanga de Duero (28 December 1899, Madrid – 23 April 1967) was a Spanish playwright and film director, a member of the Generation of '27. Neville lived in Hollywood...

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Gus Arnheim (September 4, 1897 – January 19, 1955) was an American pianist and an early popular band leader. He is noted for writing several songs with his first hit being "I Cried for You" from 19...

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Fred Goodwins (26 February 1891 – April 1923) was an English actor, film director and screenwriter of the silent era. He appeared in 24 films between 1915 and 1921. He was an actor and press agent...

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George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary critici...

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Fernand Joseph Désiré Contandin (8 May 1903 – 26 February 1971), better known as Fernandel, was a French actor and singer. Born in Marseille, France, he was a comedy star who first gained popularit...

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fred karno (producer)

Frederick John Westcott (26 March 1866 – 18 September 1941), best known by his stage name Fred Karno, was an English theatre impresario of the British music hall. Karno is credited with inventing t...

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primo carnera (boxer)

Primo Carnera (October 26, 1906 – June 29, 1967) was an Italian boxer, nicknamed the Ambling Alp, who became the world heavyweight champion. His career was controversial. Some believe Carnera was "...

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arnold schoenberg (musician)

Arnold Schoenberg (13 September 1874 – 13 July 1951) was an Austrian composer and painter, associated with the expressionist movement in German poetry and art, and leader of the Second Viennese Sch...

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pola negri (actress)

Pola Negri (née Apolonia Chalupova, 3 January 1897 – 1 August 1987) was a Polish stage and film actress who achieved worldwide fame during the silent and golden eras of Hollywood and European film ...

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Edith Cross Jensen (née Cross; August 2, 1907 – July 15, 1983) was an American female tennis player who achieved a No. 3 national ranking in 1928, 1929 and 1930.

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Little boy's mother in The Pilgrim

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