Classic Film
Here you will find links to information on classic film actresses.

A Determined Actress star
A look at Vivien Leigh's career and dedication to the theater.

A Tribute to Celeste Holm star
Dedicated to the life and career of Celeste Holm.

A Tribute to Jane Russell star
A tribute article to the career and life of Jane Russell.

A Tribute to Lena Horne star
A tribute article to the late great Lena Horne.

Actress Hedy Lamarr An Inventor? star
Not only was she a beautiful actress, Hedy Lamarr was also the inventor of "frequency hopping."

An Analysis of Kitty Foyle star
An analysis of the Ginger Rogers' film "Kitty Foyle (1940).

Ann Blyth on Joan Crawford star
Ann Blyth's experience on working with Joan Crawford in "Mildred Pierce" (1945)

Anne-Margret and The King star
When Ann-Margret and Elvis Presley starred in "Viva Las Vegas" together, the film sparked a relationship that would last for fourteen years.

Audrey Hepburn Studied The Blind star
The process Audrey Hepburn worked through in order to play Suzy, a blind woman in "Wait Until Dark."

Before Lucy Was Lucy star
Lucille Ball's career in the movies before her television career on "I Love Lucy."

Bette Davis' Dispute With Warner Bros. star
In 1937, Davis took Warner Bros. to court to demand better roles to benefit her career.

Betty White Loves Animals star
Legendary actress Betty White devotes as much of her time to show business as she does to the well being of animals.

Brief Bio of Anna May Wong star
Despite hitting stardom early in her career, Anna May Wong struggled with being typecast in Hollywood.

Chance Of a Lifetime star
There was nothing Ann Rutherford wanted more than to be a part of "Gone With The Wind" (1939).

Charles Laughton Discovering Maureen O’Hara star
About actor Charles Laughton discovering actress Maureen O'Hara.

Dear Miss Donna Reed star
Actress Donna Reed became the most beloved movie star to the soldiers of WW II.

Debbie Reynolds Memorabilia Collection star
Debbie Reynolds search to find a museum for thousands of movie memorabilia.

Defending Marilyn Monroe in Don’t Bother to Knock star
When “Don’t Bother To Knock” was reviewed in 1952, the critic for the New York Times strongly encouraged Marilyn Monroe to take more acting lessons. Watching this particular film today might draw a different conclusion.

Dietrich vs. Garbo star
The mysterious rivalry and relationship between Marlene Dietrich and Greta Garbo.

Doris Day's Animal Rights Activism star
A brief article on Doris Day's wonderful contribution for Animal Rights.

Elizabeth Taylor's Fight Against AIDS star
A reflection on Dame Elizabeth Taylor's humanitarian efforts against AIDS/HIV.

For The Love Of A Star star
Infamous bank-robber John Dillinger was gunned down outside the Biograph Theater after seeing "Manhattan Melodrama". A film he had to see for Myrna Loy.

Four Fun Films with Kay Kendall star
When remembering the great comediennes, Kay Kendall’s name should not be missed. Although her career was tragically cut short, her body of work was polished and her knack for comedy transcendent.

From Child Star To Icon star
Film icon Elizabeth Taylor is one of the few child actors who managed to make a smooth transition into being a great film star.

From Child Star To Movie Star star
Actress Natalie Wood is an unspoken figure when it comes to an actress sustaining a career from child star to movie star.

Gable's Influence on Marilyn Monroe star
From childhood Marilyn Monroe admired the King of Hollywood, Clark Gable. Who could have known they were cast in their last film together?

Grace Kelly Becomes Princess Grace star
The courtship and royal wedding of actress Grace Kelly to Prince Rainier

Happy Birthday Dorothy Dandridge star
Here is a tribute to Dorothy Dandridge on her birthday for the Bella Today in History site.

Hollywood's First Scream Queen star
Actress Fay Wray became Hollywood's first scream queen when she starred in the classic "King Kong."

Hollywood's Legendary Profane Angel star
In celebration of her 100th birthday, we cover a short biography of Carole Lombard's career and life.

James Dean´s Car Urban Legend star
Information on James Dean´s car and the urban legend surrounding it.

Jean Simmons Tribute star
A brief tribute for actress Jean Simmons

Joan Crawford And Her List of Rivals star
When Joan Crawford did not like you, she would let you know it. As she had done with Bette Davis, Norma Shearer and Loretta Young.

Katharine Hepburn - All About Me star
A brief article about Katharine Hepburn's documentary, "All About Me."

Katharine Hepburn as Box Office Poison? star
At one point in her career, The First Lady of Cinema was considered Box Office Poison. But she was able to bounce back.

Mae West's Scandalous Writing Career star
When it came to writing plays, Mae West broke all the rules. Even at the risk of being fined and jailed for her work.

Mary Astor and The Purple Diaries Scandal star
Who isn't drawn to a juicy scandal? Mary Astor's bitter and ultimately public custody battle hinged on the release of her diaries which contained personal secrets about herself and other Hollywood heavyweights.

Mary Badham as Scout star
The chance of a lifetime and the irreplaceable bond she had with Gregory Peck on the set of "To Kill A Mockingbird" (1962).

Norma Shearer Discovered Janet Leigh star
One day Norma Shearer encountered a photograph of a young Janet Leigh and Janet's life was changed forever.

Not Just An Average Flapper star
This Halloween, do you want to go as a flapper but not as the average store-bought flapper? Get inspired by Clara Bow and Louise Brooks - the premiere flappers!

Oscar Win For Hattie McDaniel star
Hattie McDaniel made history when she won her Oscar as "Mammy" in the epic "Gone With The Wind" (1939).

Post-Oscar Curse of Luise Rainer star
After winning two consecutive Oscars in a row, Luise Rainer's career began to decline. Was it a post-Oscar curse?

Recommended Ginger Rogers Films star
A few recommended films of Ginger Rogers.

Remembering Actress Dolores Fuller star
A tribute article to actress Dolores Fuller

Remembering Anita Page star
A tribute to silent film actress Anita Page.

Scandal Rocks Ingrid Bergman's Career star
The price of love came with the price of her career when Ingrid Bergman fell in love with Italian director Roberto Rossellini.

Sexy Spy Lady star
How Eva Marie Saint became Eve Kendall in Alfred Hitchcock's "North By Northwest" (1959).

Silent Film Actress Betty Compson star
Betty Compson was a leading actress of the silent era. By the 1950s, she retired from Hollywood. Today, she is forgotten until now.

Spend The Holidays With Stanwyck star
Here are three Barbara Stanwyck films to add to your round of films to watch this holiday season!

The Bailey Children star
What happened to the Bailey Children after "It's A Wonderful Life" (1949)?

The Brief, Madcap Life of Kay Kendall star
Although Kay Kendall’s life was cut short, she always approached it with undaunted exuberance. Beautiful and funny, she was often compared to Carole Lombard.

The Career Of Sandy Dennis star
A brief article about the career of method actress Sandy Dennis.

The Career of Thelma Ritter star
A brief article on the career of character actress Thelma Ritter.

The Death of Thelma Todd star
One of the most famous "Whodunit" in Hollywood history.

The Discovery of Leslie Caron star
A profile on Academy Award-nominated multi-talented actress Leslie Caron.

The Friendship Between Gable and Harlow star
A brief article about the strong friendship between Clark Gable and Jean Harlow

The Girl Next Door star
A short biography of actress, Teresa Wright.

The Hollywood Creation of Betty Boop star
What do you get with Clara Bow, Helen Kane and Mae West? Betty Boop of course!

The Hollywood Sign Girl star
A young distraught actress commits suicide by jumping off the "H" of the "Hollywoodland" sign. Is it a true story or urban legend?

The Legacy of Grace Kelly star
In film and as Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly is not just a movie star but a world-renowned icon.

The Million Dollar Mermaid star
A brief biography of Esther William's love for swimming and how it turned her into a legendary movie star.

The Next Clara Bow star
When Alice White's career was on the rise, she was considered the next Clara Bow, until her career was destroyed by scandal.

The Next Clara Bow - Almost star
When Alice White's career was on the rise, she was considered the next Clara Bow, until her career was destroyed by scandal.

The Original Blonde Bombshell star
Jean Harlow’s career barely lasted a decade but her legacy continues to live on to today.

The Other Woman star
Actress Angela Lansbury started out playing "the other woman" roles and ended up dominating all media including stage, screen and television.

The Partnership of Pitts and Todd star
Amongst the famous comedic teams of Hollywood, there is one that is not mentioned. The female duo of actresses Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts.

The Remarkable Gish Sisters star
Together they were brought up on stage. In their early films, they mostly played sisters. Although they're careers differed, they always remained loving sisters to one another.

The Role of Blanche DuBois star
Vivien Leigh's remarkable performance was a classic case of art imitating life.

The Role of Kathleen Mavourneen star
Theda Bara thought it was the role that would change her career for the better. But it was only for the worst.

The Role of Lolita star
Fourteen-year old Sue Lyon took on the controversial role as "Lolita" but the impact on taking the role would be for a lifetime.

The Role of Mrs. Robinson star
Was it a blessing or a curse to be remembered as Mrs. Robinson?

The Search For Scarlett O'Hara star
All of Hollywood's actresses tried out for the famous role of "Scarlett O'Hara." Only one British theater actress would receive the part.

The Story of Gwili Andre star
Actress Gwili Andre held beauty and promise in Hollywood, but that was where her story ended.

There's Something About Carrie star
About Sissy Spacek and her commitment to "Carrie."

They Went With Someone Else star
Even classic stars had to face rejection at one point in their career. Other times, they unknowlingly turned down roles that helped make way for younger stars.

To Marilyn With Love star
A tribute to Marilyn Monroe's life and influence in film.

Top 5 Judy Garland Films star
This is a list of the top 5 Judy Garland films that are a must-see.

Under The Radar star
There are many actors and actresses who have not gained recognition for their contribution to film and Margaret Sullavan is one of them.

Veronica Lake's Hair star
Even though her hair made her an icon, Veronica Lake chose to be unrecognizable off-screen.

Who Was The 50 Foot Woman? star
Was it Yvette Vickers or Allison Hayes?

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