★ Silver Screen Stars: Danielle Darrieux
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★ Silver Screen Stars: Danielle Darrieux

★ Today is the 98th birthday of beautiful French actress, Danielle Darrieux. Having appeared in over 110 films since 1931, her eight-decade career is amongst the longest in film history! I usually try to keep these Silver Screen Stars features quite short, but Darrieux’s had such… Continue reading

★ Silver Screen Stars: Gloria Swanson
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★ Silver Screen Stars: Gloria Swanson

★ American actress Gloria Swanson was born on this day in 1899. One of the most prominent stars during the silent film era, she worked with the likes of Charlie Chaplin and Rudolph Valentino, and starred in dozens of films throughout the 1910s and 1920s. During her… Continue reading