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1. Virginia Chester Virginia Chester Actress, The Yaqui Girl Virginia Evelyn Chester was born August 27, 1896 in San Francisco to Louis Chester and Kathleen (Kate) Judge. Her film debut was in "The Yaqui Girl" (1910), for Pathe Films. She was a leading lady with the Bison-101 Ranch Company and with Universal Pictures. Other film credits included "The Frenzy of Firewater" (1912)...
2. Sam Warner Sam Warner Director, A Dangerous Adventure Sam Warner could rightly be called "The Father of Talking Pictures". Of the four Warner brothers, Sam was the most in favor of using synchronized sound with movies. He was the driving force behind the studio's partnership with Western Electric to create Vitaphone. At first, he only wanted to use Vitaphone to provide music and sound effects...
3. Isadora Duncan Isadora Duncan Writer, Isadora Isadora Duncan was an American dancer and innovative educator known for interdisciplinary and cross-cultural projects, and a hectic marriage to the famous Russian poet Sergei Esenin. She was born Isador 'Dora' Angela Duncan on May 26, 1877, in San Francisco, California. Her father, Joseph Duncan...
4. Gaston Leroux Gaston Leroux Writer, The Phantom of the Opera A native of Paris, France, a poet, journalist and novelist, Gaston Leroux is known for his many creative horror stories, including "Rouilable", "The Haunted Chair" and "The Wax Mask", but is probably best known for his work "The Phantom of the Opera", which became Leroux's prize possession. He wrote...
5. Gregory Kelly Gregory Kelly Actor, The Show-Off
6. Rube Miller Rube Miller Actor, Rube's Hotel Tangle
7. Ryûnosuke Akutagawa Ryûnosuke Akutagawa Writer, Rashômon
8. Kate Toncray Kate Toncray Actress, The White Caps
9. William J. Butler William J. Butler Actor, Dan the Dandy
10. George Nichols George Nichols Actor, In the Clutches of the Gang
11. Jerome K. Jerome Jerome K. Jerome Writer, Three Men in a Boat Born in Walsall, Staffordshire, in 1859, son of an unsuccessful ironmonger. Raised in London, and educated at Marylebone Grammar School. Started work as railway clerk at fourteen, and later worked as schoolmaster, actor and journalist. Two volumes of humorous essays preceded "Three Men In A Boat" (1889)...
12. Eagle Eye Eagle Eye Actor, The Half-Breed's Daughter
13. June Mathis June Mathis Writer, Greed June Mathis was born June Beulah Hughes in 1887 in Leadville, Colorado. Her father died at a young age and her mother married William Mathis. She grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah, which she would proudly consider her hometown for the rest of her life. At the age of 13 she pursued a career in vaudeville...
14. Hughie Mack Hughie Mack Actor, How Fatty Made Good
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. James Oliver Curwood James Oliver Curwood Writer, The Bear
17. Lizzie Andrew Borden Lizzie Andrew Borden Writer, Dance Theatre of Harlem: Fall River Legend Lizzie Borden has mystified and fascinated crime buffs for over a century. Few cases in American history have attracted as much attention as the hatchet murders and the unlikely defendant: a church-going, respectable "spinster" daughter charged with parricide, a crime worthy of Classical Greek tragedy...
18. Robert McKim Robert McKim Actor, The Mark of Zorro Married to actresses Dorcas Matthews and Ottie Ardine, George got his start at 14 years of age, as a singing and dancing waiter in Chicago. McKim began a long career on the stage with the Alcazar stock company in San Francisco. In vaudeville, he teamed for many years with Johnny Cantwell. He later worked...
19. Romaine Fielding Romaine Fielding Actor, The Rattlesnake
20. Tom Nesbitt Tom Nesbitt Actor, The Last Witness As a prominent young stage actor of his era, Tom Nesbitt appeared frequently in England as well as touring the U.S. with Margaret Lawrence, Katherine Cornell, Ruth Chatterton, etc. He married actress Mignon O'Doherty in London, England, which was his permanent address. They had two children: Prudence Nesbitt (Chapman) and Thomas Hunter Michael Nesbitt...
21. Charles Emmett Mack Charles Emmett Mack Actor, A Woman of the World
22. Ray Raymond Ray Raymond Actor, The Mystery of the Silent Death Ray Raymond starred in musicals in the 20's and did some early films. He was mostly known for musical comedy, touring the country. Ray Raymond died following a fist fight with another actor, Paul Kelly. The two men fought over Ray's wife, Dorothy Mackaye. Dorothy was convicted of concealing evidence and served 10 months; Paul Kelly was found guilty of manslaughter and served 2 years.
23. Julia Hurley Julia Hurley Actress, Grandmother
24. Ludwik Dybizbanski Ludwik Dybizbanski Actor, Tajemnica pokoju nr 100
25. Kay Laurel Kay Laurel Actress, The Brand
26. Pauline Welch Pauline Welch Actress, The House of Mirth
27. Borisav Stankovic Borisav Stankovic Writer, Sofka
28. Katherine Corri Harris Katherine Corri Harris Actress, The House of Mirth
29. Einar Hanson Einar Hanson Actor, The Joyless Street
30. Tote Du Crow Tote Du Crow Actor, The Thief of Bagdad Native American actor Tote Du Crow born in Watsonville, California in 1858. Became a popular circus clown from the 1870's until the mid 1910's. Later in his career he was often seen playing the roles of Indian Chief or Mexican bandit in many westerns, dramas and adventure films, making his film debut...
31. Earle Williams Earle Williams Actor, The Heart of the King's Jester
32. Valli Valli Valli Valli Actress, Her Debt of Honor
33. Gladys Roy Gladys Roy Actress, The Fighting Ranger
34. Ernest Ball Ernest Ball Soundtrack, Flyboys Composer of familiar Irish songs ("When Irish Eyes are Smiling", "Mother Machree", "A Little Bit of Heaven") and pianist, educated at the Cleveland Conservatory. He was a staff composer for a music publishing company from 1907 to 1927, and a vaudeville pianist throughout the USA. He joined ASCAP as a charter member in 1914...
35. Ray Thompson Ray Thompson Actor, Go West
36. Tom Lewis Tom Lewis Actor, Steamboat Bill, Jr.
37. Theodore Westman Jr. Theodore Westman Jr. Actor, The Flapper
38. Diana Miller Diana Miller Actress, The Rainbow Trail
39. Emma Carus Emma Carus Self, Actors' Fund Field Day Emma Carus a beautiful and highly well-known contralto singing star who was in the cast of the original Ziegfeld Follies, frequently sang in vaudeville and Broadway theatre's in many musical dramas, appearing in 'Rally Round the Flag' at the Union Square Theatre in 1897. She appeared in only one film as herself in a short with some of the most popular celebraties of the day such as George M...
40. Julia Bruns Julia Bruns Actress, Quand on aime
41. Roy Fernandez Roy Fernandez Actor, Such a Little Queen
42. Lynn Reynolds Lynn Reynolds Director, Sky High Former newspaper reporter in Iowa, Reynolds played in several films for the Burton King Company before joining Universal as a writer/director. Reynolds shot himself, in front of guests, following an argument with his wife, actress Kathleen O'Connor, during a welcome home party being held in his honor following an on location movie shoot...
43. Gene Cameron Gene Cameron Actor, The Gay Retreat
44. Arthur Bourchier Arthur Bourchier Actor, The Great Day
45. Sidney Herbert Sidney Herbert Actor, Orphans of the Storm
46. Georgia Woodthorpe Georgia Woodthorpe Actress, Kultur
47. Red Thompson Red Thompson Actor, The General
48. Mary Webb Mary Webb Writer, Gone to Earth
49. Ezra Walck Ezra Walck Actor, At the Bottom of Things
50. Roi Cooper Megrue Roi Cooper Megrue Writer, The Bachelor
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