hetty kelly

Hetty Kelly (1893 - 4 November 1918) was an Irish-born dancer and music hall performer, and the first love of movie comedian Charlie Chaplin. Chaplin met her in 1908 in London when they were bot...

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thomas ince

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louise fazenda (actress)

Louise Fazenda (June 17, 1895 – April 17, 1962) was an American film actress, appearing chiefly in silent comedy films.

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Sergei eisenstein (director)

Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein (23 January 1898 – 23 July 1948) was a pioneering Soviet Russian film director and film theorist, often considered to be the "Father of Montage". He is noted in parti...

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herbert blaché (director)

Herbert Blaché (5 October 1882 – 23 October 1953) was a British-born American film director, producer and screenwriter, born of a French mother. He directed 56 films between 1912 and 1929. He was b...

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eileen burnier

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petula clark

Petula Sally Olwen Clark, CBE (born 15 November 1932) is an English singer, actress, and composer whose career has spanned seven decades.Clark's professional career began as an entertainer on BBC R...

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william hearst (businessman)

William Randolph Hearst (/hɜːrst/; April 29, 1863 – August 14, 1951) was an American newspaper publisher who built the nation's largest newspaper chain and whose methods profoundly influenced Ameri...

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frederica hawks (actress)

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monta bell

Monta Bell (February 5, 1891 – February 4, 1958) was an American film director, producer and screenwriter.

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clark gable (actor)

William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960) was an American film actor. Though arguably best known for his role as Rhett Butler in the 1939 epic Gone with the Wind, Gable starred in ...

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charles bryant

Charles Bryant (8 January 1879 – 7 August 1948) was a British actor and film director.

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charles dunworth

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Mira McKinney

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Vaslav Nijinsky

Vaslav Nijinsky (also Vatslav; Russian: Ва́цлав Фоми́ч Нижи́нский; Russian pronunciation: [ˈvatsləf fəˈmʲitɕ nʲɪˈʐɨnskʲɪj]; Polish: Wacław Niżyński; 12 March 1889/1890 – 8 April 1950) was a Russian...

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hal b. wallis (producer)

Harold Brent "Hal" Wallis (born Aaron Blum Wolowicz, September 14, 1898 – October 5, 1986) was an American film producer. He is best remembered for producing Casablanca (1942) and True Grit (1969),...

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l.e. behymer (manager Trinity Auditorium, Los Angeles)

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Fred Perry

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arthur letts

Arthur Letts, Sr. (June 17, 1862 – May 18, 1923) was an immigrant from England who made his name, fortune, and mark in Los Angeles, California in the early years of the 20th century. Arthur Letts b...

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abbé pierre

L'Abbé Pierre, GOQ (born Henri Marie Joseph Grouès; 5 August 1912–22 January 2007) was a French Catholic priest, member of the Resistance during World War II, and deputy of the Popular Republican M...

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john coogan (jackie coogan's father)

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eddie sutherland

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janet chapman

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eddie manson

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louis mayer (producer)

Louis Burt Mayer (/ˈmeɪ.ər/; born Lazar Meir; July 12, 1884 – October 29, 1957; Russian: Лазарь Меир) was an American film producer and co-founder of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios (MGM) in 1924. Maye...

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irvin cobb

Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (June 23, 1876 – March 11, 1944) was an American author, humorist, editor and columnist from Paducah, Kentucky who relocated to New York in 1904, living there for the remainde...

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john mccormack (tenor)

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maxine elliott (actress)

Maxine Elliott (February 5, 1868 – March 5, 1940) was an American actress and businesswoman.

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raoul walsh (director)

Raoul Walsh (March 11, 1887 – December 31, 1980) was an American film director, actor, founding member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and the brother of silent screen ac...

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edward powell

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may robson (actress)

Mary Jeanette Robison (19 April 1858 – 20 October 1942) known professionally as May Robson, was an Australian-born American-based actress, whose career spanned 58 years, starting in 1883 when she w...

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marcel achard (author)

Marcel Achard (5 July 1899 – 4 September 1974) was a French playwright and screenwriter whose popular sentimental comedies maintained his position as a highly-recognizable name in his country's the...

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marion davies (actress)

Marion Davies (January 3, 1897 – September 22, 1961) was an American film actress, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist. Davies was already building a reputation as a popular film comedienne ...

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frank yonemori

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caird leslie

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noël coward (author)

Sir Noël Peirce Coward (16 December 1899 – 26 March 1973) was an English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of ...

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alexander murray (8th earl of dunmore)

Alexander Edward Murray, 8th Earl of Dunmore VC, DSO, MVO, DL (22 April 1872 – 29 January 1962), known by the courtesy title Viscount Fincastle until 1907, was a British soldier and politician.

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alla nazimova (actress)

Alla Nazimova (Russian: Алла Назимова; June 3 [O.S. May 22] , 1879 – July 13, 1945) was a Russian actress, who immigrated to the United States in 1905. On Broadway, she was noted for her work in th...

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arnold höllriegel

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cécile sorel (actress)

Céline Émilie Seurre, known as Cécile Sorel or the Comtesse de Ségur, by marriage (7 September 1873 in Paris – 3 September 1966 in Trouville-sur-Mer) was a French comic actress. She enjoyed great p...

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