Born Today, February 14, in 1902 the fabulous Thelma Ritter… :)
“She’s studying you like you was a play or a book or a set of blueprints, how you walk, talk, eat, think, sleep” - Thelma Ritter as Birdie in All About Eve
Over 40 films including Miracle on 34th St (uncredited debut as frustrated shopper), All About Eve, Pillow Talk, The Mating Season, Rear Window, A Hole in the Head, Daddy Long Legs, The Misfits, Birdman of Alcatraz…
Born Today, February 14, in 1894 the Legendary Jack Benny…
“A drive? What do I want to drive in the country for? It’s full of insects.” - Jack Benny as Bill Fuller in George Washington Slept Here
Over 55 film and TV roles including The Big Broadcast of 1937, College Holiday, Artists & Models, George Washington Slept Here, Charley’s Aunt - and of course The Jack Benny Show and some fabulous guest appearances on The Burns and Allen Show, Make Room for Daddy, and The Lucy Show!
Carmen explains that she’s her own woman in Carmen Jones (1954). For her performance in this role, Dorothy Dandridge became the first African-American woman nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.