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Columnist’s Wife Stabs Errol Flynn With Fork in Nightclub Brawl!

Sept. 22, 1941: Oh look what I found! Our own Jimmie Fidler mixing it up with Errol Flynn at the Mocambo.  And Fidler’s wife, Bobbe, stabs Flynn with a fork!

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From the Reference Desk: Movie Star’s Mother Dies in Car Crash

Here’s a lesson in what to do if you don’t have access to ProQuest. Stacia of She Blogged by Night had a question the other day about car a accident involving Vera Steadman, Al Christie and Marie Prevost’s Mother, Mrs. … Continue reading

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Lila Leeds: Movie star mystery photo

  Photograph by the Los Angeles Times To be fair, this week’s mystery movie star is more of a starlet. But you knew that, right? Can you identify her and, better yet, where the mystery photo was taken? Gosh, people … Continue reading

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July 17, 1938

Jack Benny gives a party for his daughter Joan and invites some little friends: Jack Haley Jr., Gary and Dennis Crosby, Dion Fay (son of Barbara Stanwyck and Frank Fay), Melinda Markey (daughter of Joan Bennett and Gene Markey), Al … Continue reading

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