Stan Laurel's partner was Oliver Hardy, the easy-going, golf playing member of the duo. Whenever he was asked about the secret behind the success of Laurel and Hardy, he always gave the same reply, "Ask Stan."
Idina Sackville lived a quite extraordinary life. She was born into an aristocratic and privileged English family and lived most of her adult life in Kenya. In an age when appearances were all, she cared not one jot...
This is the story of a quite extraordinary man. A man who, without any formal education became a brilliant and innovative writer, and who, although an American Protestant, succeeded in an industry dominated by East...
Unity Mitford was a member of a family of modern-thinking, high achieving girls, who scandalized and titillated the establishment with an exciting concoction combining British hauteur, sublime literary skill and wild...
It is strange and sad how some actresses of the 1930's are still remembered and their careers celebrated whilst others fall into disuse. So we remember Jean Harlow, Greta Garbo, Myrna Loy, but tend to overlook the likes...
One of the most popular television game shows in the U.S. and the U.K., Family Feud is fun to play at home as well. You'll find fun questions and answers, plus ideas for how to play a group game.
Betty Grable typified the girl-next-door, and honest, home-grown beauty and she became one of the most successful movie actresses of the 1940's becoming, at one time, the highest paid woman in the United States.
Johnny Weissmuller was a top class Olympic swimmer as well as an iconic Hollywood actor. During the 1920's he won five Olympic gold medals and one bronze medal and set no less than 67 world records.
Judy Garland was only 47 when she died in 1969, a victim of her own talent, her own vulnerabilities, and of the lifetime of relentless pressures placed on shoulders too young to take them.
Like all great world sports, cricket is at heart, a very simple game. One player throws a ball, another tries to hit it. But, like all sports, it has to have a set of rules to play by, which have to be learned, and...
Ava Gardner was the fabled Hollywood beauty who married Frank Sinatra and helped his career restart. She also married actor Micky Rooney and bandleader Artie Shaw, but there was more to her than famous husbands. She...
Howard Hughes, one of the world's richest men, died from dehydration, malnutrition and neglect. Even now, a generation after his death, he remains one of Hollywood's most intriguing figures.
Greta Garbo was a charismatic, breathtakingly beautiful Nordic actress who set her own standards and became a legend in her own lifetime.
Errol Flynn,at the peak of his fame in the 1940's, was nothing short of a cinematic god. Even now, half a century later his name rests securely amongst the greatest performers who made the classic age of Hollywood what...