Famous Visitors

Belle Bennett

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Belle Bennett

“One thing has always annoyed me. That is for people to say that I was ‘made overnight,’ that I sprang from nowhere into the fame that ‘Stella Dallas’ brought me. Why, I was a star with Essanay when Gloria Swanson hadn’t yet been heard of. I starred in four stage plays on Broadway. For years […]

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Jack Holt – photos and quotes

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Jack Holt

“I’ve seen a lot of people come and go in this business. Good people, too. When I first noticed that fans tired of personalities but never of pictures, I began to wonder why. Maybe this isn’t it, but movies were made to move. That was their first and inherent appeal. Then sound came along and […]

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Olga Petrova – photos and quotes

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Olga Petrova

“You have never seen a film in which I took part. Fate willing, you never will.” – Olga Petrova   “There is little to be learned from a happy, romantic life.” — Olga Petrova   “The tragedy is ever greater than the comedy. Would you trade Hamlet for Falstaff, Macbeth for the Dromios, Jean Valjean for […]

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House Peters – photos and quotes

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House Peters

“Maybe I would have been an outlaw, or something, if my father hadn’t uncoaled my arsenal and granted me a session in the garret, with an ancient razor-strop as the third principal in the scene. Did it ever occur to you what destinies may lie concealed in an old razor-strop intimately applied? Imperial Caesar, dead […]

Character Actors

Theodore Roberts – photos and quotes

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Theodore Roberts

“A few years ago motion picture producers regarded youth and beauty as the prime essentials to successful film plays. Youth and beauty are glorious things but they have their limitations. Without real ability as an added accomplishment they can go only so far. Producers of the early days of motion pictures who held to that […]

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Owen Moore – photos and quotes

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Owen Moore

“I was born in Ireland, December 21, 1887, but came to America when eleven years old. I lived with my family, in Toledo, Ohio, until I went on the stage; then home was where I hung my hat. As to my stage experience, that’s easy – just drifted into it, playing in stock and Broadway […]

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Dorothy Gish – photos and quotes

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Dorothy Gish

“Really, I never do anything exciting that is worth writing about. I guess I am a poor subject….My diary would be similar to this. I arise in the morning, eat breakfast hurriedly, rush down to the studio, work all day, come home, take a cold shower, eat dinner, go to a Motion Picture show, read […]