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Phyllis Allen (November 25, 1861 – March 26, 1938) was an American vaudeville and silent screen comedian who worked with Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, and Mack Sennett du...

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albert einstein (scientist)

Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. While best known for his mass–energy equivalence fo...

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malvina polo (actress)

Malvina Polo (26 July 1903 – 6 January 2000), was an American film actress. She appeared in 5 films between 1922 and 1924. She was the daughter of actor Eddie Polo. She died in San Juan Capistrano,...

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pablo casals (musician)

Pau Casals i Defilló (December 29, 1876 – October 22, 1973), known during his professional career as Pablo Casals, was a Catalan cellist and conductor. He is generally regarded as the pre-eminent c...

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Tom Terriss

Tom Terriss (28 September 1872–8 February 1964) was a British actor, screenwriter and film director. He was the brother of Ellaline Terriss and son of William Terriss.

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samuel goldwyn (producer)

Samuel Goldwyn (born Szmuel Gelbfisz (Yiddish: שמואל גלבפֿיש); August 17, 1879 – January 31, 1974), also known as Samuel Goldfish, was a Jewish Polish American film producer. He was most well known...

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john jasper (Set designer )

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edward biby

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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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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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kid mccoy (boxer)

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

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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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grace kingsley (journalist)

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jacques thibaud (musician)

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

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charles chaplin jr. (actor)

Charles Spencer Chaplin, III. (May 5, 1925 – March 20, 1968) was an American actor.

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harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast (director)

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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polly thomson

Helen Keller's Companion & Assistant

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yaeko mizutani (actress)

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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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elsie janis (author)

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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Emanuel Haldeman-Julius (writer)

Emanuel Haldeman-Julius (né Emanuel Julius) (July 30, 1889 – July 31, 1951) was a Jewish-American socialist writer, atheist thinker, social reformer and publisher. He is best remembered as the head...

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kitty bradbury

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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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anne sullivan

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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Max Eastman (writer)

Max Forrester Eastman (January 4, 1883 – March 25, 1969) was an American writer on literature, philosophy and society, a poet and a prominent political activist. Moving to New York City for graduat...

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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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morris greenhill

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henry p. caulfield (manager)

manager Lone Star Studios

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charlotte cameron (traveller and author)

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ben turpin

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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william morris (theatrical agent)

American theatrical agent

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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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max reinhardt (actor)

Max Reinhardt (September 9, 1873 – October 30, 1943) was an Austrian-born American stage and film actor and director.

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amy reeves

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frank grandetta (boxer)

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gypsy chaplin

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mabel normand (actress)

Mabel Normand (November 9, 1892 – February 23, 1930) was an American silent film comedienne and actress. She was a popular star of Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios{{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}} and is no...

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gus arnheim (musician)

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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