Wishing you a Merry Christmas from December 25 birthday girl, Helen Twelvetrees!
Christmas gifts or birthday gifts on this 1930 Pathe promotional portrait? According to the press tag affixed on back of the photo, those posed puppies are actually intended as gifts from Miss Twelvetrees:
Here are the cutest dogs ever to be put into stockings. Helen Twelvetrees, Pathe featured player, has decided to give these two little wire-haired pups for a Christmas present and tried 'em out to see if they would fit in the stockings. In a case like this we should say that it is more blessed to receive than to give.
Helen Twelvetrees was born on this date, December 25, 1907—according to her birth certificate. Disregard the commonly cited 1908 date of birth since the paperwork on Helen Marie Jurgens already existed by that time.