Old Hollywood Stars: Mae West.

Mary Jane “Mae” West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980) was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades, known for her light-hearted bawdy double engenders and breezy sexual independence. West was active in vaudeville and on the stage in New York City before moving toContinue reading “Old Hollywood Stars: Mae West.”

Old Hollywood Stars: Bette Davis.

Ruth Elizabeth “Bette” Davis April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress of film, television, and theatre. With a career spanning 60 years she is regarded as one of the greatest actresses in Hollywood history. She was noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic, sardonic characters, and was famous for her performancesContinue reading “Old Hollywood Stars: Bette Davis.”

Old Hollywood Stars: Carole Lombard.

I would like to start this series with Carole Lombard and her piercing eyes. Carole Lombard (born Jane Alice Peters, October 6, 1908 – January 16, 1942) was an American film actress. She was particularly noted for her energetic, often off-beat roles in the screwball comedies of the 1930s, allowing her to become the highest-paid starContinue reading “Old Hollywood Stars: Carole Lombard.”