No. 48 in a series of 50 from Player's Navy Cut Cigarettes
Alice White was born in Paterson, New Jersey, on July 25th, 1907, of French and Italian parents. Her mother, a former chorus girl, died when Alice was only three years of age. After her education at Roanoke College, in Virginia, Alice White took a secretarial course at the Hollywood High School, and later obtained a job as a script clerk in a studio. She obtained an engagement, making her film debut in The Sea Tiger. She won stardom, then for some time was not seen on the screen. She returned for Employees' Entrance and her latest successes include Jimmy the Gent, A Very Honourable Guy and Gift of Gab.
"Over and over again, in his description of women I find myself. In his treatment of language, in the poetic intensity of his prose, I find courage for my own writing."
-- Anaïs Nin (on D.H. Lawrence)
for the series: Authors on Authors
Today's adventure: Mary Ford and Les Paul rehearse under the lights for their imaginatively titled hit show, The Les Paul & Mary Ford Show, also shown in certain markets as Les Paul & Mary Ford at Home. Of course, the immense talents of Les and Mary precluded the need for a catchy title.
for the series: Adventures in the Vast Wasteland
Today's Adventure: Director King Vidor looks down on his stars Renée Adorée and John Gilbert, not because he feels superior to them, although he may, but because they're rolling in the dirt.
for the series: Adventures in American Filmmaking
The Gunslinger Team has determined, after viewing multiple pieces of evidence, that the "future" in the fifties almost always involved space helmets. I almost feel guilty to the dreamers of that age for not one wearing one.
for the series: The Future is Now
The Hoboken Four perform simultaneously before a live audience and a radio audience courtesy of NBC, 1935. One of them became famous later on although I can't remember which one. Probably the guitarist, certainly not the skinny kid on the right.
for the series: Annals of Public Performance
Kim Novak's Living Room (California, 1964)
Poets are both clean and warm
And most are far above the norm
Whether here or on the roam
Have a poet in every home! #47
for the series: Poets are both clean and warm