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Granville Redmond (March 9, 1871 – May 24, 1935) was an American landscape painter and exponent of Tonalism and California Impressionism.

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raquel meller

Raquel Meller (9 March 1888 – 26 July 1962), born Francisca Marqués López, was an Aragonese diseuse, as well as a cuplé and tonadilla singer. She was an international star in the 1920s and 1930s, a...

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upton sinclair (author)

Upton Beall Sinclair Jr. (September 20, 1878 – November 25, 1968), was an American author and one-time candidate for governor of California who wrote close to one hundred books in many genres. He a...

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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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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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babe london (actress)

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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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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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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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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Helen Keller's Companion & Assistant

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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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edgar neville (director)

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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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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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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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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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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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 (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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douglas fairbanks jr. (actor)

Douglas Elton Fairbanks Jr., KBE, DSC, (December 9, 1909 – May 7, 2000) was an American actor and a decorated naval officer of World War II.

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leo white

Leo White (November 10, 1882 – September 20, 1948) was a stage performer who appeared as a character actor in many Charlie Chaplin films. Born in Germany, he grew up in England where he started his...

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mack sennett (director)

Mack Sennett (January 17, 1880 – November 5, 1960) was a Canadian-born American director and actor and was known as the innovator of slapstick comedy in film. During his lifetime he was known at ti...

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Jean de Limur (13 November 1887, Vouhé, Charente-Maritime - 5 June 1976, Paris) was a French film director, actor and screenwriter. His works include La Garçonne (1936) and The Letter (1929).

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iris tree

Iris Tree (27 January 1897 – 13 April 1968) was an English poet, actress and artists' model, described as a bohemian, an eccentric, a wit and an adventuress.Her parents were actors Sir Herbert Beer...

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