Who Won the 1929
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Janet Gaynor

("7th Heaven; Sunrise")

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In 1982, she survived a serious automobile accident that killed her press agent and critically injured her close friend, actress Janet Gaynor, but recovered sufficiently to return to her television show, inspiring audiences yet again. Mary Martin died ...

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Ida Lupino Was a Cinema Hero Before Her Time

Vogue.com
Born into a famous British theatrical family, she started acting early: “My agent had told me that he was going to make me the Janet Gaynor of England—I was going to play all the sweet roles. Whereupon, at the tender age of 13, I set upon the path of ...

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Movie Matinee: Oscars' then and now

The Statesman
The award for best actress was won by Janet Gaynor, for her performance in 'Seventh Heaven', 'Street Angel' and 'Sunrise'. There were two awards in direction; Frank Borzage won for Dramatic Picture and Lewis Milestone for Comedic Picture. Crediting the ...

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This month, three silent films will screen in the Chicago area with live music

Chicago Reader
The Kid, starring Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan, will play at the Arcada Theatre in Saint Charles on Wednesday, February 15, at 7 PM, and will be preceded by the short Felix in Hollywood (1923). The throwback musical-comedy The Artist, which earned ...

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