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1. As a Child Actor Here, He Got a Start toward Broadway As a Child Actor Here, He Got a Start toward Broadway November/11/1951 Photos and biographical article about Ernest Truex (1889-1973), a movie and television actor starting out as a child actor in the play "Quo Vadis" at "the old Auditorium Theater in Kansas City" around...

2. B Shoot B Shoot Spring//1976 Photos and article about the recent (ca. 1960s-1970s) history of movie-making of "B" films in Kansas City, focusing on the experiences of producer-director Lamar Card in shooting the 1976 movie "The Student...

3. Biography of Jean Harlow (1911-1937), Film Actress Biography of Jean Harlow (1911-1937), Film Actress 1999

4. Deaths: Mrs. Thelma Todd Goza Deaths: Mrs. Thelma Todd Goza May 13, 1952 Photo and obituary for "Mrs. Toni Todd Goza [or Toni Todd], 32, former orchestra singer and motion picture actress," appearing in such movies as "Lost Horizon" and "Philo Vance's Secret Mission" as Toni...

5. Ed Asner: Kansas City's Favorite Son Ed Asner: Kansas City's Favorite Son June 2001 File containing photos and biographical article about Ed Asner, a famous actor graduating from Wyandotte High School (in Kansas City, Kansas) in 1947 and called "Kansas City's favorite son." Description...

6. Evalyn Knapp, Actress Evalyn Knapp, Actress ca. 1930s Compilation of newspaper articles, photocopied photographs, and a list of Evalyn Knapp's films compiled by Rex. A. Coughenour in 2006. Knapp attended Central High school. All material printed from accompanying...

7. Ginger Rogers Ginger Rogers Photos and information on Ginger Rogers, a movie actress growing up in the Kansas City area. Born in Independence in 1911 as Virginia Katherine McMath, or Virginia McMath and growing up partly in Kansas...

8. Ginger Rogers, Actress Ginger Rogers, Actress Compilation of reformatted newspaper and magazine articles, photocopied photographs, and a list of Ginger Rogers' films compiled by Rex. A. Coughenour in 2006. All material printed from accompanying CD....

9. Gloria Swanson Seeks "Lost Audience" at Ad Club Gloria Swanson Seeks "Lost Audience" at Ad Club November/1/1949 Photos and biographical article about Gloria Swanson, a movie actress appearing in Kansas City as "a guest of honor at a special Adverette luncheon at the Ad Club" to promote her new movie "The Heiress."...

10. Glover a Genuine Celebrity Glover a Genuine Celebrity December 9, 2003 Steve Penn's commentary on Danny Glover's appearance in Kansas City and his visit to Kansas City's Genesis School. Glover's father, James Glover, was a resident of Kansas City and graduated from Lincoln...

11. Going Hollywood! Going Hollywood! February 27, 2005 List of Hollywood stars that originally came from the Midwest states of Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Oklahoma, and Missouri.

12. Head On Head On May 9, 2005 Interview with actor Don Cheadle and his aunt, Sondra North, of Kansas City, Missouri. Cheadle got his break as the character "Mouse" in 1995's Devil in a Blue Dress, and received an Oscar nomination for...

13. Joan Crawford Joan Crawford 1989 Biographical sketch of Joan Crawford (1906-1977), a movie actress starting in 1925 with silent pictures, growing up in Kansas City. Description of her life and career, moving to Kansas City in 1917 from...

14. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and chapter of the book about Jean Harlow (1911-1937), a movie actress born in Kansas City as Harlean Carpenter at 3344 Olive Street, moving during her childhood to 4409 Gillham Road and then during...

15. Louise Brooks Louise Brooks Winter 2005 Brief profile of silent film actress and historian, Louise Brooks. Brooks was born in Cherryvale, Kansas, and lived in Wichita before departing for New York to be a dancer at age 15 in 1921.

16. Michael Paller's Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery Film Collection Michael Paller's Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery Film Collection 1931-1946 This collection contains a total of 46 media items which feature motion pictures in which Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery appeared. Most of the titles are in VHS format with some DVDs and CDs included. In...

17. Midwest Winners Midwest Winners March 5, 2006 Article contains Academy Award nominees who had Kansas and Missouri ties. Includes their picture, category, birthplace, total Oscar nominations and wins. Names include: Robert Altman, Burt Bacharach, Tom...

18. Scene From Movie Two Girls and One Bonnet Scene From Movie Two Girls and One Bonnet 1916 Exterior view of two actresses and one actor from early movie entitled Two Girls and One Bonnet produced locally by Pageant Film Corporation at Harrison Street studio in cooperation with the Missouri Valley...

19. St. Joseph Museum Immortalizes Actress St. Joseph Museum Immortalizes Actress November 13, 2005 Brief article reporting a 2005-2006 exhibit at the St. Joseph Museum examining the life and career of actress Ruth Warrick. Warrick, who was born in St. Joseph and attended the University of Kansas City...