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Jane F Flynn
Actors and Actresses
File contains articles arranged alphabetically about actors and actresses with ties to Kansas City.
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....
File contains newspaper clippings about Marion Talley (1906-1983), opera singer and actress.
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...
Information about Harrison Ford (1884-1957), a leading actor of silent motion pictures from 1916 to 1929 and of live theater, born in Kansas City and raised here and in Los Angeles. Photos and description...
File contains a copy of an extensive article in the 1971-1972 Missouri Blue Book providing biographical sketches of prominent women in Missouri's history, with photos. The following female motion picture...
Information on Jean Harlow (1911-1937), born in Kansas City as Harlean Carpenter at 3344 Olive Street, attending Barstow School here from 1916 to 1921, and leaving for Hollywood after her elopement in...
Kansas City Appearance of Sarah Bernhardt
Collection contains an April 9, 1913 program for the Orpheum Theater with an appearance by the actress Madame Sarah Bernhardt as the title role in the play "Lucrece Borgia" by Victor Hugo.
Photos and newspaper clippings about Jean Harlow (1911-1937), a native Kansas Citian movie actress in the 1930s.
Actor and actress in costume in posed shot.
Information about John Goodman, a television, motion picture, and theater actor born in Saint Louis and graduating from Southwest Missouri State University in 1975, moving then to New York as a theater...
Photos and information on Marilyn Maye, a prominent local theater singer and actress also appearing on national television shows such as "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson" in the 1960s-1980s. Native...
Kansas City: Republican National Convention, 1908
Photo of Convention Hall with a capacity crowd of 10,000 to see famous actress Sarah Bernhardt.
Quantrill and the Border Wars
Portrait and descriptions of Alice Van Ness, an actress and musician of Saint Joseph and Kansas City sympathizing with the Confederacy during the Civil War "arrested by order of General Ewing as a spy...
Scene From Movie Two Girls and One Bonnet
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...
The Georgia Brown Dramatic School and Children's Theatre Arts, Kansas City, Missouri
Pamphlet or booklet containing a photo and biographical sketch of Jeanne Eagels, "the most ambitious child of the [Georgia Brown Dramatic School at 800 East Armour Boulevard] school's history," going on...
SC104 Michael Paller's Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery Film Collection Finding Aid
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...
Senior portrait of actress Ruth Warrick, Class of 1934, Southwest High School, Kansas City, Missouri. Warrick went on to make her film debut in "Citizen Kane" and starred in the soap opera "All My Children."...
Photograph of Angela Lansbury in Hollywood.
A Selective Index to Theatre Magazine
References to issues of Theatre Magazine with information about Kansas City actress Jeanne Eagels, including volume 45, June 1927, page 15, with a portrait of her drawn by Janet Dexter.
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