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1. Claude Debussy Claude Debussy Soundtrack, The Usual Suspects Claude Debussy was born in St. Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, France. His father was a salesman and kept a china shop. His mother was a seamstress. Some traumatizing events in his childhood caused him a depression and he never spoke about his early years. Later he could not compose without having his favorite porcelain frog...
2. Adeline De Walt Reynolds Adeline De Walt Reynolds Actress, Son of Dracula She survived the death of her husband in 1905, the San Francisco earthquake in 1906 and raising four children with no money. In 1926, when she was 64 she became one of the most mature freshman ever to enter the University of California. She graduated 6 years later with her B.A. degree. In 1940 she went to Hollywood...
3. William Holden William Holden Actor, Weary River Character actor in late silent and early sound films. Not to be confused with the leading man 'William Holden'.
4. Edith Wharton Edith Wharton Writer, The Age of Innocence
5. Auguste Lumière Auguste Lumière Producer, Bataille de neige Although it is his brother Louis Lumière who is generally acclaimed as the "father of the cinema", Auguste Lumiere also made a major contribution towards the development of the medium, first by helping with the invention and construction of the cinematographe (the world's first camera and projection mechanism)...
6. M.R. James M.R. James Writer, Curse of the Demon Born in 1862, Montague Rhodes James developed a reading habit at an early age, preferring to stay in the library than with friends. He took this with him when he went to study at Eton and then at the King's College, Cambridge, where he became assistant in classical archaeology at the Fitzwilliam museum...
7. Arthur Schnitzler Arthur Schnitzler Writer, Eyes Wide Shut
8. O. Henry O. Henry Writer, The Cisco Kid O. Henry was an American writer whose short stories are known for wit, wordplay and clever twist endings. He wrote nearly 600 stories about life in America. He was born William Sidney Porter on September 11, 1862, in Greensboro, North Carolina. His father, Algernon Sidney Porter, was a medical doctor...
9. Harry Holman Harry Holman Actor, Meet John Doe
10. Justus D. Barnes Justus D. Barnes Actor, The Harvest of Regrets
11. Helen Gilmore Helen Gilmore Actress, Bumping Into Broadway
12. Luke Cosgrave Luke Cosgrave Actor, Welcome Home
13. May Irwin May Irwin Actress, Mrs. Black Is Back Born in Whitby, Ontario, May Irwin started her performing career at a young age, when she began a singing act with her younger sister Flora in 1874. The act was popular, and Irwin began working as an actress when she was 21 years old. She found success and was appearing in a Broadway show called "The Widow Jones" when Thomas A. Edison saw her and co-star John C. Rice exchanging a kiss on-stage...
14. Gustav Klimt Gustav Klimt
15. Georges Feydeau Georges Feydeau Writer, La dame de chez Maxim
16. Burr McIntosh Burr McIntosh Actor, Way Down East Burr McIntosh born William Burr McIntosh in Ohio in 1862. Son of the President of public utility and Cleveland Gas Coal Company William Ambrose. Burr was educated at Lafayette College in Princeton where he became a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity in 1884. became a star on Broadway stage, perhaps his best known stage role was in 'Trilby' in 1905...
17. Rudolph Schildkraut Rudolph Schildkraut Actor, A Ship Comes In
18. Hal Reid Hal Reid Writer, Mothers of Men
19. Carrie Clark Ward Carrie Clark Ward Actress, The Eagle
20. Otis Turner Otis Turner Director, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
21. Ferris Hartman Ferris Hartman Director, A Clever Dummy
22. Albert Gran Albert Gran Actor, 7th Heaven
23. H. Cooper Cliffe H. Cooper Cliffe Actor, A Parisian Romance
24. Cyril Maude Cyril Maude Actor, Grumpy
25. Johnson Hatfield Johnson Hatfield
26. Loie Fuller Loie Fuller Self, Loie Fuller
27. Mrs. Leslie Carter Mrs. Leslie Carter Actress, Rocky Mountain Mystery
28. Madge Lessing Madge Lessing Actress, The Blue Mouse
29. Maurice Maeterlinck Maurice Maeterlinck Writer, The Blue Bird Maeterlinck was a revolutionary symbolist playwright from Belgium. His influence on modern drama is vast and he was one of the best known figures in Europe in the early twentieth century, both for his plays and his philosophical writings. Best known today for his fantasy play "The Blue Bird", which has been adapted into a number of films...
30. Lule Warrenton Lule Warrenton Actress, The Great Fear
31. Carl Goetz Carl Goetz Actor, Pandora's Box
32. Edward O'Connor Edward O'Connor Actor, McGinty and the Count
33. Riley Hatch Riley Hatch Actor, At Shiloh
34. Fred Huntley Fred Huntley Actor, Johanna Enlists
35. Hayden Coffin Hayden Coffin Actor, Queen of My Heart
36. Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset Director, Zigomar contre Nick Carter
37. Edward Stratemeyer Edward Stratemeyer Writer, The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries
38. Joseph Klein Joseph Klein Actor, A Venetian Night
39. Marie Tempest Marie Tempest Actress, Yellow Sands
40. Frank Beal Frank Beal Director, The Inside of the White Slave Traffic
41. Amelia Summerville Amelia Summerville Actress, Getting Mary Married
42. Emilio Salgari Emilio Salgari Writer, Cabiria
43. John Fox Jr. John Fox Jr. Writer, The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
44. Charles Brandt Charles Brandt Actor, The Heart of a 'Boss' Charles Brandt born in Philadelphia in 1862. well-known stage performer from the 1880s. cheerful, white-haired gentleman who starred and supported in more than 60 movies for the Lubin Film Company from 1911, often seen as professionals or fathers in dramas and comedies, first appeared in 'His Chorus Girl Wife' directed by Harry Solter and starring Florence Lawrence in 1911...
45. Ernest Florman Ernest Florman Cinematographer, Byrakstugan
46. Edward Elkas Edward Elkas Actor, The Blue Bird
47. Eden Phillpotts Eden Phillpotts Writer, The Farmer's Wife British novelist and poet Eden Phillpotts was born in 1862 in India, where his father was the Political Agent for the states of Harotee and Rajputana. As a youth he was sent to England for his education. He spent some time at a dramatic school in London, but decided that he was not cut out to be an actor and left shortly afterward...
48. Gerhart Hauptmann Gerhart Hauptmann Writer, Faust
49. Eva Thatcher Eva Thatcher Actress, Dumb -- And How
50. Tim Sullivan Tim Sullivan Self, Actors' Fund Field Day Tim Sullivan was a U.S. House of Representative politician from New York's 8th District. He appeared as himself in one short, Actor's Fund Field Day(1910). Sullivan is remembered as a somewhat corrupt politician. He was often involved with women in the Broadway Theatre world hence his appearance in a film function about actors. He died on August 31, 1913 after being hit by a train.
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