Irene Ware

Irene Ware

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“Irene Ware hails from Pelham Bay, N.Y. – near New York City. An aunt sent one of her photographs to a New York paper that was searching for a girl to represent Manhattan in the international beauty contest in Galveston, Tex., in 1929. She was chosen as “Miss America.” And later won fame of other […]

Maude Fealy

Maude Fealy

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“Among the photoplay stars whose names are known to every lover of the screen, Maude Fealy holds a position peculiar to herself. Her personality makes an impression on every mind, and is one that recurs in delighted visualization at every mention of her name. Her art is of the higher type of art that is […]

Kenny Kingston

Kenny Kingston: Psychic to the (Mostly Dead) Stars

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Kenny Kingston was a pseudo-celebrity known for his wild claims of speaking to dead celebrities. He often claimed to have been the personal psychic for U.S. Presidents Harry Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower, Marilyn Monroe, John Wayne, Greta Garbo, Sally Struthers, Lilly Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Josephine Baker, Drincess Diana, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and Hugh Jackman. […]