★ Astaire in ‘Daddy Long Legs’ (1955)

★ American dancer, singer and actor, Fred Astaire, was born on this day in 1899. In a career spanning 76 years, he starred in over 30 movies and gained a reputation for his impeccable sense of rhythm and relentless perfectionism. Often remembered as one half of ‘Fred and… Read More

★ Silver Screen Stars: Leslie Howard

★ British actor and film director, Leslie Howard, was born on this day in 1893. One of the biggest box-office draws and matinee idols of the 1930s, his relatively short career was cut tragically short by his death in 1943, aged just 50. Born and raised in an upper-middle class household… Read More