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The Song of Gladys

The Song of Gladys

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 18th 2015

Gladys Cooper (1888-1971), born this day in 1888, was one of the great beauties of the British stage, growing in acting prowess and critical esteem throughout the first three decades of the 20th ce

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Joan, the Ideal Jane

Joan, the Ideal Jane

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 22nd 2015

Born 98 years ago today, Joan Fontaine (1917-2013) was most celebrated for the qualities of her three Academy Award®-nominated roles as withdrawn, almost otherworldly young women of unflashy but in

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