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41. 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."...

42. 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...

43. 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.

44. Grand Opera House Grand Opera House ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Grand Opera House showing a woman identified as "Minnie Palmer." Front of card says: "Wait for me!" Back of card says: "Little Minnie Palmer at Grand Opera House One Week, commencing...

45. Harrison Ford Harrison Ford 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...

46. 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...

47. 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...

48. Interview: Queen of the Night Interview: Queen of the Night September 1984 Photos, interview, and biographical article about Roberta Solomon, a 27-year-old actress from Saint Louis playing vampiress "Crematia Mortem, weekly hostess of Saturday night's Creature Feature on KSHB-TV,...

49. Jean Harlow Jean Harlow 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...

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

51. Jean Harlow Jean Harlow November 20, 1930 Jean Harlow (right), her mother Jean Harlow Carpenter Bello (center), and grandmother, outside Union Station. Harlow was in Kansas City to promote her new picture "Hell's Angels."

52. Jean Harlow Jean Harlow November 1930 Jean Harlow standing outside Union Station. Harlow was in Kansas City to promote her new picture "Hell's Angels."

53. 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...

54. Joe Sanders and Others Joe Sanders and Others N.d. View of a group of people standing by an airplane. Included is Joe Sanders on the far left of the photo. The caption reads: "Texas City Benefit cast. We did two shows, one at Pt. Arthur & one at Austin."...

55. John Goodman John Goodman 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...

56. Julia Marlowe Julia Marlowe June 26, 1905 Collection of materials on actress Julia Marlowe whose family lived in Kansas and "briefly in Kansas City", includes images, transcripts of articles, obituary, and photocopied theater posters.

57. Kansas City Appearance of Sarah Bernhardt 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.

58. Kansas City Crossroads: Theater Legend Touched Thousands Kansas City Crossroads: Theater Legend Touched Thousands April 2001 Photo and biographical article about Patricia McIlrath (1917-1999), founder and former director of the Missouri Repertory Theatre at the University of Missouri-Kansas City starting in 1964. Noted as a...

59. 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...

60. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Chapter about Jeanne Eagels (~1894-1929), born in Boston as Amelia Jean Eagles, and raised in Kansas City starting in 1896 as an actress and performer, changing her name just before moving to New York...