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1. C. Aubrey Smith C. Aubrey Smith Actor, Rebecca Movie roles are sometimes based upon what the audience expects to see. If the role called for the tall stereotypical Englishmen with the stiff upper lip and stern determination, that man would be C. Aubrey Smith, graduate of Cambridge University,a leading freemason and a test cricketer for England. Smith was 30 by the time he embarked upon a career on the stage...
2. William Randolph Hearst William Randolph Hearst Producer, Little Old New York William Randolph Hearst was the greatest newspaper baron in the history of the United States and is the person whom Citizen Kane, widely regarded as the greatest film ever made, is primarily based on. While there are many similarities between Charles Foster Kane, as limned by the great Orson Welles and his screenwriter, Herman J. Mankiewicz (who knew Hearst), there are many dissimilarities also...
3. Konstantin Stanislavski Konstantin Stanislavski Miscellaneous Crew, Na dne Konstantin Stanislavski was a wealthy Russian businessman turned director who founded the Moscow Art Theatre, and originated the Stanislavski's System of acting which was spread over the world by his students, such as Michael Chekhov, Aleksei Dikij, Stella Adler, Viktor Tourjansky, and Richard Boleslawski among many others...
4. Gustav von Seyffertitz Gustav von Seyffertitz Actor, Shanghai Express
5. Henry Ford Henry Ford Self, Til Vesterheimen
6. Zeffie Tilbury Zeffie Tilbury Actress, The Grapes of Wrath
7. Archduke Franz Ferdinand Archduke Franz Ferdinand Uncategorised Born on December 18, 1863, the eldest son of Archduke Karl-Ludwig von Habsburg and his wife, Princess Annunziata di Borbone, Franz Ferdinand was third in line to the thrown of the Austro-Hungarian Empire upon his birth. After his cousin Crown Prince Rudolf committed suicide in 1889 and his father died in 1896...
8. Al J. Jennings Al J. Jennings Actor, Beating Back
9. John Bunny John Bunny Actor, A Cure for Pokeritis When John Bunny died the New York Times stated, "The name John Bunny will always be linked to the movies." Little did movie fans of 1915 realize that he would be completely forgotten the next year and completely omitted from many books on silent movies 70-80 years later. Bunny was the ninth in a line of English sea captains and would be the first not to follow in that profession...
10. E.H. Calvert E.H. Calvert Actor, Beyond the Law
11. Henry De Vere Stacpoole Henry De Vere Stacpoole Writer, The Blue Lagoon A ship's surgeon for more than forty years, Stacpoole was an expert on the South Sea islands. His many books contain detailed descriptions of the natural life and civilizations with which he was so at home.
12. Pietro Mascagni Pietro Mascagni Soundtrack, Raging Bull
13. Alison Skipworth Alison Skipworth Actress, The Devil Is a Woman Born in London on July 25, 1863. Originally a Broadway actress with extensive experience portraying grand dames. Skipworth shifted to Hollywood as character actress of the 30's, specializing in playing aristocratic types. She is better remembered, however, in association with her antagonist in three screen comedies - none other than W.C. Fields.
14. Sidney Drew Sidney Drew Actor, A Florida Enchantment His mother claimed he was adopted, perhaps because her husband had been away touring for several years before Sidney's birth and was dead before the great event took place. Ethel Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore and John Barrymore, his niece and nephews, insisted he looked too much like "Mummum" to have been anybody else's child...
15. W.W. Jacobs W.W. Jacobs Writer, Our Relations
16. Gabriele D'Annunzio Gabriele D'Annunzio Writer, L'innocente
17. Joseph Herbert Joseph Herbert Actor, The Dormant Power
18. Harry Beresford Harry Beresford Actor, David Copperfield Hollywood supporting player of the 30's.
19. Harry Todd Harry Todd Actor, Alkali Ike's Auto
20. William A. Brady William A. Brady Miscellaneous Crew, Paying the Price
21. Gene Stratton-Porter Gene Stratton-Porter Writer, A Girl of the Limberlost Born the daughter of a Methodist minister, Gene was the youngest of 12 children. Gene got her start when she sent bird and animal photographs to "Recreation" magazine. The magazine was so impressed, they asked her to write for them. She also wrote for "Outing" magazine. At this point, she turned to writing fiction.
22. William McClain William McClain Actor, Gone with the Wind
23. Charles Pathé Charles Pathé Producer, The Wheel
24. Leo Dryden Leo Dryden Soundtrack, The Entertainer
25. Herschel Mayall Herschel Mayall Actor, The Man Who Went Out
26. William Humphrey William Humphrey Actor, Husks William Humphrey was born William Jonathan Humphrey on January 2nd, 1875 in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, USA. He entered films in 1909 as an actor, in 1910 as a director, and in 1917 as a screenwriter. He directed films and wrote screenplays until 1922. As an actor, he appeared in 124 films from 1909 until 1937. He died of coronary thrombosis on October 4th, 1942.
27. Max Skladanowsky Max Skladanowsky Director, Das boxende Känguruh
28. Ernest Lawrence Thayer Ernest Lawrence Thayer Writer, Casey at the Bat
29. John Martin Harvey John Martin Harvey Actor, The Lyons Mail When one thinks of the great English actors who have been knighted, one thinks of Henry Irving, the greatest actor of the middle-to-late Victorian period who became the first thespian to have a sovereign's sword patted on both shoulders in 1895, or the likes of Laurence Olivier(acclaimed as the greatest actor of his generation)...
30. Adele Sandrock Adele Sandrock Actress, Kirschen in Nachbars Garten
31. George Bickel George Bickel Actor, Sound Your 'A'
32. Louis Couperus Louis Couperus Writer, Eline Vere Dutch novelist Louis Couperus was born in The Hague in 1863. His father was an official in the Dutch government, and when Louis was ten years old his father was appointed to a position in Java, Indonesia (then a Dutch colony known as the Dutch East Indies), and the family moved there. They were there for five years when his father suddenly died...
33. Mary Brough Mary Brough Actress, A Sister to Assist 'Er Mary Brough was born Mary Bessie Brough in London in 1863 from a long theatrical family, eldest daughter of well-known stage actor Lionel Brough. Mary made her first professional stage appearance in 1881, her roles varied from the classics to light comedies and popular melodramas at the Drury Lane Theatre...
34. Carrie Daumery Carrie Daumery Actress, Lady Windermere's Fan
35. William J. Locke William J. Locke Writer, Ladies in Lavender
36. Edvard Munch Edvard Munch Self, Let the Scream Be Heard
37. Joseph Kilgour Joseph Kilgour Actor, Janice Meredith
38. Dan Crimmins Dan Crimmins Actor, White Zombie
39. S.D. Wilcox S.D. Wilcox Actor, Hard Knocks
40. Moy Ming Moy Ming Actor, Shadow of Chinatown
41. Arthur Machen Arthur Machen Writer, Skeleton of Mrs. Morales
42. Lee Morris Lee Morris Actor, Baseball at Mudville
43. Wilfrid North Wilfrid North Director, Mrs. Dane's Danger London-born Wilfrid North had a long and distinguished career on the stage as an actor, director and manager before joining Vitagraph Pictures in 1913 as a director. Vitagraph placed him at the helm of the films of its reigning comedy star, the portly John Bunny. North acquitted himself well in that position...
44. Fred Terry Fred Terry Soundtrack, Chaplin
45. Anthony Hope Anthony Hope Writer, The Prisoner of Zenda
46. Sam Bernard Sam Bernard Actor, Because He Loved Her
47. Ole Olsen Ole Olsen Director, Christian IXS bisættelse
48. Richard F. Outcault Richard F. Outcault Writer, Buster's Dog to the Rescue
49. Ricca Allen Ricca Allen Actress, Many a Slip
50. Dwijendralal Roy Dwijendralal Roy Writer, Mathru Bhoomi
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