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Published Date: 7/9/2014
Veronica Lake remains an icon of Hollywood glamour and beauty, in addition to her success as an actress. She won acclaim for the comedy "Sullivan's Travels" and the thriller "The Blue Dahlia." She was one of the most bankable stars of the 1940s as the quintessential...
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Published Date: 6/12/2014
Gregory Peck was one of the most beloved actors in the history of film. He won an Oscar for his portrayal of Atticus Finch in "To Kill a Mockingbird," earned nominations for four other films, and appeared in series of unforgettable classics from the 1940s to 2000. He...
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Published Date: 4/11/2014
For six decades, segregation kept some of baseball's greatest athletes from playing in the major leagues – until April 15, 1947, when former Negro League player Jackie Robinson made his debut as a Brooklyn Dodger. We a look back at some of the stars of the Negro...
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Published Date: 2/28/2014
Mary Stuart appeared in several films of varying historical note during the 1940s before finding her calling in a new genre of television she helped create: the "soap opera." In 1950 she signed on for the first-ever soap, "The First Hundred Years," which fell 99 years...
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Published Date: 2/27/2014
Elizabeth Taylor played many parts during her decades as a Hollywood star. Child star, Oscar-winning actress, entrepreneur, style maven, activist and humanitarian... We remember and celebrate Taylor, who died March 23, 2011, with a look at her many real-life roles.
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Published Date: 2/12/2014
Join us as we take a look back at iconic comedians of the first half of the 20th century.
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