A bit late as Miss Swanson would have celebrated her birthday a couple of days ago, but no less fun and never a waste to remember. Here are a couple of silent comedy shorts starring Gloria Swanson and Bobby Vernon – both directed by Clarence G. Badger and produced by Mack Sennett. And worth a look.
Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle would have celebrated his birthday today (1887-1933). In remembrance here is a 1918 comedy short, Good Night, Nurse, which co-stars Buster Keaton. Not only is this great fun, but it’s historic – Buster Keaton smiles on camera!
Cyd Charisse, who was born Tula Ellice Finklea, would have celebrated a birthday today. This image gallery is in tribute to her style and elegance as she graced the silver screen and won our hearts in countless classic musicals during the golden age of Hollywood. A unique talent, mesmerizing to look at.
“If I had to give up either acting or dancing, I’d choose to keep dancing.”