Charlie McCarthy was the impudent little dummy who sat upon the lap of ventriloquist Edgar Bergen, his creator, and entertained millions every week with his comedy.
Here’s a peek into Judy Garland’s home – and life – during her first marriage to David Rose. Judy can be seen modeling some Valentine’s Day fashions, too!
The Andrews Sisters were three little girls from Minneapolis, who resolved when young that they were going to be the greatest girl singing trio ever. And they were.
Explore the life and career of the legendary Charlie Chaplin, through this collection of interviews and stories, pictures and vintage silent movie clips.
Houdini’s underwater box escape was one of his most famous tricks – he was was shackled, chained and nailed into a box before being thrown overboard.
Legendary beauty Lillie Langtry was a statuesque blonde with blue eyes, a perfect complexion and a ravishing figure. She was acclaimed by the social set, and became the mistress of The Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII.
Mickey Rooney, an actor at the age of 11 months, veteran trooper at 10, and screen star at 16, writes his autobiography.
Pocketful ‘o songs Listen! You can hear it — a melody sometimes strong and soaring; sometimes sad and faraway. The words make a story, too
Jazz has remarkable history as a fad (from 1919) Starting twenty years ago in New Orleans, it has swept from coast to coast and is
Baseball is liberal to its hired men Babe’s Pin Money Babe Ruth gets a salary of $20,000 from the New York Yankees for his prowess
Succeeding by glorious excess Jackie Gleason: 1916-1987 They called him “the Great One,” a nickname that was as grandly excessive as the man himself. Jackie
Want a good story? Here are several by Merrily Yours, Marshall P Wilder To be called a funny man is a hard thing. A merry
Peace at any price, pleads Gracie Allen’s spouse What a woman! What a world! What a headache! Moans husband of “dizzy” actress “There is one
The story of comedy duo George & Gracie George Burns and Gracie Allen started their screen career with the only contract of its kind with
Here’s Groucho singing the song he’s famously associated with from his time with the Marx Brothers: ‘Hello, I Must Be Going,’ as seen in the 1930 film Animal Crackers.
Miss Shirley Temple taps with Mr Bojangles In this clip from 1935’s “The Little Colonel,” watch as 7-year-old child star Shirley Temple dances on the