Antoinette Perry

Antoinette Perry

June 27, 1888 – June 28, 1946 Born in Denver, Colorado, she spent her childhood aspiring to replicate the thespian artistry of her aunt and uncle, Mildred Hall and George Wessels, who were both well-respected touring actors. She performed at the Elitch Theater near...
Lillian Gish

Lillian Gish

October 14, 1893 – February 27, 1993 Lillian and Mary Pickford were childhood friends, but Mary tried to never be left alone with Lillian–remembering her mother’s superstitious belief that “the good die young”, Mary was in constant fear...
SEX by Mae West

SEX by Mae West

Mae West was also a talented playwright. Her comedy-drama “SEX” premiered April 26, 1926, at Daly’s 63rd Street Theatre in New York City and shocked the theatre goers and critics. “SEX” received many scathing reviews from a variety of...