A grouping of over a dozen photos from the time of The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) but in promotion of actress Dolores Costello and not the film. Costello is pictured on her own and with children DeeDee and John Drew Barrymore.
Digging into Joe Donahue, talented vaudevillian dancer who replaced his late brother, Jack, opposite Marilyn Miller in the film version of Sunny. He also appeared in Expensive Women and two Dorothy Mackaill titles during his stay with First National, 1930-31. Piecing together some of the mysterious Donahue’s life and discovering, once and for all, the date he died.
A look at Selznick International’s faithful 1936 screen adaptation of Little Lord Fauntleroy starring Freddie Bartholomew and C. Aubrey Smith.
Over a hundred years of family from Louisa Lane and John Drew through Lionel, Ethel, and John Barrymore breaking from there for a quick look at Maurice Costello and his daughters. All identified with photos from vintage sources and collectibles.
A biography in brief of child star and later screen beauty Dolores Costello, who would later marry John Barrymore. Also a reader contributes an image of a painting of Costello and asks for some help in identifying it.
A biography of silent film star Dolores Costello accompanied by images of Dolores Costello Movie Cards and Movie Collectibles. A member of the Barrymore family by virtue of marriage to John Barrymore.