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1. A Kansas City Vaudeville Team Launches Its Own Showboat A Kansas City Vaudeville Team Launches Its Own Showboat April/9/1939 Photos and article about the "Dixie Queen" steamboat built in and operating out of Kansas City as a showboat or steamboat with an on-deck vaudeville theater. Description of its owners Al Cooper and his...

2. After Years of Gracing City's Stages, Prominent Actress Dies of Cancer After Years of Gracing City's Stages, Prominent Actress Dies of Cancer July 12, 2006 Local actress Elizabeth Robbins died July 11, 2006, at her home at the age of 51. She was married to actor/director Mark Robbins and leaves a 12-year-old son. She had performed professionally in Kansas...

3. 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...

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. Dee Wallace Phones Home Dee Wallace Phones Home April 14, 2007 Dee Wallace, a Kansas City, Kansas, born actress, is home "to receive a lifetime achievement award from the local chapter of Women in Film and the GM Alliance." She is credited with nearly 150 acting credits...

6. Diva from 50 Years Ago Finds New Recognition Diva from 50 Years Ago Finds New Recognition February/5/1998 File containing photos and a biographical article about Etta Moten Barnett, or Etta Barnett, a 96-year-old singer and former actress "in 1930s Hollywood film roles that were not demeaning." Born in Texas...

7. Ethel Merman Ebullient at Party Ethel Merman Ebullient at Party August/1/1968 Photo and biographical article about Ethel Merman (born as Ethel Zimmerman in New York in 1909), a nationally famous actress and singer, "attend[ing] a reception given in her honor yesterday by the Consular...

8. Getting it Right on Broadway Getting it Right on Broadway June 3, 2007 Profile of Kansas City-born actor Denis O'Hare, who is currently starring in the Tony-nominated revival of "Inherit the Wind." O'Hare spent the first two years of his life in the Red Bridge neighborhood...

9. 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...

10. 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.

11. 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...

12. In Short, He's Hot In Short, He's Hot January 11, 2007 Feature article on Kansas City native Columbus Short who is an actor, dancer, and choreographer. His latest movie is "Stomp the Yard". He lives in Los Angeles but he still has relatives who live in the...

13. Jean Harlow Jean Harlow Photos and newspaper clippings about Jean Harlow (1911-1937), a native Kansas Citian movie actress in the 1930s.

14. KC Native Henry Stram Wins N.Y. Honors KC Native Henry Stram Wins N.Y. Honors January 8, 2005 Henry Stram, son of former Kansas City Chiefs coach Hank Stram, recently was honored by New York Magazine for giving one of the best three performances of 2005 on the New York stage. He appeared in the...

15. Know Your TV Stars: She Sets a Spry Pace at 83 Know Your TV Stars: She Sets a Spry Pace at 83 May 9, 1954 At age 83, former Kansas City resident Gertrude Hoffmann is still considered a "youngster in show business," after starting her acting career as a widow in her early 60s. She currently stars in the NBC...

16. Last Chapter Last Chapter December 6, 2003 Short death notice for actress Ellen Drew who died at age 89 on December 17, 2003. "She was born Esther Loretta Ray in Kansas City." She starred in the 1940s and 1950s with such actors as Joel McCrea,...

17. Linda Lovelace Here: Sex Star Easy to Like Linda Lovelace Here: Sex Star Easy to Like September/25/1974 Photo and biographical article about Linda Lovelace, a 23-year-old "star of 'Deep Throat,' the X-rated box-office smash" making a movie in Kansas City's Swope Park supposedly entitled "Linda Lovelace for...

18. Local Actor Gets Better With Time Local Actor Gets Better With Time November 30-December 6, 2007 Article profiling local actor Danny Cox, who has resided in Kansas City, Kansas, for the past 35 years. During his career, Cox has appeared in many local and national stage productions and recorded music...

19. Local Resident Pursues Hollywood Dream Local Resident Pursues Hollywood Dream February 29-March 6, 2008 Article profiles actress Donna Hoskins, a former resident of Kansas City who has appeared in several Hollywood films under her stage name, Blaise Brooks. Hoskins is a gradute of Franklin Elementary, Ashland...

20. Marie Doro Marie Doro December 14, 1915 Biographical article about Marie Doro, a theater actress famous in New York. She was born in Pennsylvania but was reared and educated in Kansas City, attending Woodland School and Central High School in...