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1. Edward Ellis Edward Ellis Actor, Fury Character actor in films, often portraying strident types, he is best remembered cast as "The Thin Man" (actually, "Wynant") of the hit 1934 MGM film. He Ellis was active on Broadway as an actor, producer and playwright from 1905-32 (see "Other Works"). He died in Beverly Hills, CA at age 81 in 1952.
2. Edwin S. Porter Edwin S. Porter Director, The Whole Dam Family and the Dam Dog In the late 1890s Porter worked as both a projectionist and mechanic, eventually becoming director and cameraman for the Edison Manufacturing Company. Influenced by both the "Brighton school" and the story films of Georges Méliès, Porter went on to make important shorts such as Life of an American Fireman and The Great Train Robbery...
3. Charles Sellon Charles Sellon Actor, Bright Eyes
4. Edward LeSaint Edward LeSaint Actor, Modern Times LeSaint started his stage career while still a child in Philadelphia. He moved to Hollywood in 1912 to work in the movies. Edward often played judges or college professors in films.
5. Trixie Friganza Trixie Friganza Actress, Free and Easy
6. V.I. Lenin V.I. Lenin Writer, Padenie dinastii Romanovykh
7. Frank Terry Frank Terry Actor, An Eastern Westerner Frank Terry toured Europe and Asia on the legitimate stage professionally known as "Nat Clifford". He came back to America and became a comedy gag man for silent film comedies. He became somewhat notorious for an unfortunate incident that occured on August 24th, 1919 in a movie studio in Downtown Los Angeles...
8. Lawrence Grant Lawrence Grant Actor, Shanghai Express As a young boy in England, Lawrence Grant became a great admirer of the Native American peoples. He devoured every book or article he could get his hands on relating to their culture and history. Years later Grant got the opportunity to spend some months living with several Native American tribes in Wyoming and Montana...
9. Richard Bennett Richard Bennett Actor, The Magnificent Ambersons
10. Hector Hugh Munro Hector Hugh Munro Writer, Sredni Vashtar
11. Claude Gillingwater Claude Gillingwater Actor, The Prisoner of Shark Island A man so disagreeable on celluloid, Claude Gillingwater's characters seemed to subsist on a steady diet of persimmons. Fondly recalled as the cranky old skinflint whose seemingly cold heart could only be warmed by the actions of a cute little tyke, the tall and rangy Gillingwater invariably played much older than he was...
12. Pierre Louÿs Pierre Louÿs Writer, That Obscure Object of Desire Louÿs' refined evocations, not to say re-inventions, of the society of Hellenistic Greece proved extremely popular in both France and the English speaking world, especially due to the somewhat risque nature of such works as Aphrodite (1896) and Les Chansons de Bilitis (1894). He lived his entire life in Paris...
13. Jack Richardson Jack Richardson Actor, The Crimson Clue
14. Franklin Dyall Franklin Dyall Actor, The Private Life of Henry VIII.
15. Marcus Loew Marcus Loew Producer, The Saphead His film resume belies the fact that he was the most important man in motion pictures at the time of his death. Born as Max Loew in New York City to a poverty-stricken Viennese waiter, his life could've easily gone the the way of many boys of the east side slums, except that he was hyper-enterprising...
16. Eva Moore Eva Moore Actress, The Old Dark House
17. Franz Lehár Franz Lehár Soundtrack, U-571
18. Felipa Gómez Felipa Gómez Actress, Key Largo
19. Hans Oberländer Hans Oberländer Director, Foxtrott-Papa
20. Grigor Avetyan Grigor Avetyan Actor, Lernayin arshav
21. Ivan Bunin Ivan Bunin Writer, Meshcherskie Ivan Bunin was the first Russian writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature (1933). He was born Ivan Alekseevich Bunin on October 22, 1870 on his ancestral estate near Voronezh, Russia. His father, Aleksei Bunin, and his mother, were descendants of several lines of old nobility that included Russian landed gentry and Luthuanian knights...
22. Frederick Truesdell Frederick Truesdell Actor, The Sons of a Soldier
23. Aleksandr Kuprin Aleksandr Kuprin Writer, Gion no shimai
24. King Christian X King Christian X Self, La visite officielle des souverains du Danemark
25. Henri Étiévant Henri Étiévant Actor, La vendetta del giusto
26. Samuel Adams Samuel Adams Actor, Treasure Blues
27. Frank Cooley Frank Cooley Director, Wild Jim, Reformer
28. Rosa Luxemburg Rosa Luxemburg Writer, Valitsen rohkeuden
29. W. Lane-Bayliff W. Lane-Bayliff Actor, Mystery Island
30. Ivane Perestiani Ivane Perestiani Director, Arsena Jorjiashvili One of the first Georgian film directors. He had worked in Sakhinmretsvi and Tbilisis kinostudia from 1921 till 1954.
31. O.B. Clarence O.B. Clarence Actor, Great Expectations Stocky, bespectacled English character actor, whose career began in the music halls. Educated at Dover College, Oliver Burchett Clarence acted in repertory theatre from 1890. He then worked as a member of actor-manager Frank Benson's troupe for a number of years. During the First World War, he served as a special constable...
32. Richard Kornay Richard Kornay Actor, Aphrodite
33. Count Stefenelli Count Stefenelli Actor, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
34. Alfred Deutsch-German Alfred Deutsch-German Writer, Die Tat des Andreas Harmer
35. Oscar Straus Oscar Straus Composer, The Earrings of Madame de...
36. Enrique Acosta Enrique Acosta Actor, Monerías
37. Nelson McDowell Nelson McDowell Actor, The Dawn Rider
38. Josephine Josephi Josephine Josephi Actress, ...die da sterben, wenn sie lieben...
39. Paul Franck Paul Franck Actor, Le fils prodigue
40. Carl Petersen Carl Petersen Actor, Den afbrudte bryllupsnat
41. Lewis J. Selznick Lewis J. Selznick Miscellaneous Crew, A Pair of Silk Stockings Lewis J. Selznick, one of the pioneers of studio film production and the father of Oscar-winning Gone with the Wind producer David O. Selznick, was born Lewis Zeleznik in Kiev, Ukraine, Russian Empire, into a poor Jewish family with 18 children. Selznick migrated to London at the age of 12, and then to the US, eventually winding up as a small-time jeweler in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...
42. Norman McKinnel Norman McKinnel Actor, When Boys Leave Home
43. Pomeroy Cannon Pomeroy Cannon Actor, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
44. William Welsh William Welsh Actor, The Shock
45. Dhundiraj Govind Phalke Dhundiraj Govind Phalke Director, Raja Harishchandra Dadasaaheb Phalke was born in 1870 in Trymbakeshwar in Nasik. He was born to a Sanskrit scholar, he studied at J.J. college of Art in Bombay and at Kala Bhavan, Baroda. He then studied architecture and became landscape painter of academic nature studies. He worked in a photographic studio and at Ratlam learned three-colour block making and ceramics...
46. George Ovey George Ovey Actor, Fireman, Save My Gal!
47. Walter Edwards Walter Edwards Director, In the Switch Tower
48. Anne Schaefer Anne Schaefer Actress, Johanna Enlists
49. Emma Tansey Emma Tansey Actress, Young Oldfield
50. Charles Crockett Charles Crockett Actor, Abraham Lincoln
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