Miriam Nesbitt

Miriam Nesbitt was born Miriam Schanke in Chicago, Illinois. She was born on September 14, 1873 and lived to the age of 81, dying on August 11, 1954 in Hollywood, California. Our girl of the moment went to Stanhope-Wheatcroft Dramatic School. Starting her career on the stage, she was already a well-known Broadway actress. On … Continue reading Miriam Nesbitt

Howard Missimer

Howard Missimer was born on November 17, 1867 and died November 19, 1917, just five years after this interview was published. He is buried in Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania. Motion Picture Studio Directory and Trade Annual describes Howard Missimer as being 5′ 10″ and weighing 140 pounds, having gray hair and blue eyes. Howard … Continue reading Howard Missimer

Edwin August

Edwin August was born (let me take a deep breath before saying this) Edwin August Philip Von der Butz on November 10, 1883 in St. Louis Missouri, and died on March 4th, 1964. His mother was Sarah Mykins, and his father’s name was August Butz. Edwin August was one of the players of the legitimate stage … Continue reading Edwin August

Herman’s Hermits

This little clip is great! I already knew I liked Herman’s Hermits, but this video makes can me love them! Come check out the SilentPhotoplay forum and watch Herman’s Hermits-Leaning On A Lamp Post.   http://forum.silentphotoplay.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=168 Please follow and like us: Continue reading Herman’s Hermits

New Forum

Hi everyone! I just wanted to make a quick announcement about the BRAND SPANKING NEW forum for people like us, who love old things and get nostalgic. It’s in its early stages, but stop by for a look! I’m very excited about this. It’s here. Thanks for checking it out! Please follow and like us: Continue reading New Forum