The beginning of the Hollywood era
As Hollywood films replaced the live theater scene in the 1920s, producers responded to the public’s interest in the leading actors by photographing the rising stars. Film historian and collector John Kobal was one of the first people to view the promotional images as art.
Felix The Cat
Felix the Cat is one of the most famous cartoon characters of all time. Felix the Cat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Felix the Cat Felix as drawn by Otto Messmer First appearance Feline Follies (1919) Created by Pat Sullivan Otto Messmer Voiced by Jack Mercer Information Species Cat Gender Male Family Inky and Winky (nephews) Felix the Cat is a cartoon character created in the silent film era. His black body, white eyes, and giant grin, coupled with the surrealism of the situations in…
Evelyn Nesbit Antique Photo with Flowers Postcard
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A Mythical Monkey writes about the movies
The poll for best song of 1932-33 is shaping up as a two horse race between "We're In The Money" from Gold Diggers Of 1933 and "Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf" from Three Little Pigs. The other three songs between them don't have as many votes as either of the top two contenders. Which really means this is a two man race between dance wizard Busby Berkeley and entertainment genius Walt Disney. Yeah, yeah, technically the award will go to one of the songwriting teams of Harry Warren and Al…
Remembering the Original It Girl, Clara Bow, on Her Birthday
The story of Clara Bow, the original It girl, is a ’20s tales of triumph over adversity.