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Barbara Jo Allen, actress also known as “Vera Vague” during the 1940s and 50s

Barbara Jo Allen (September 2, 1906 – September 14, 1974) was an actress, comedienne, and writer who induced laughs nationwide during the 1940s and 50s after originating and literally becoming synonymous with the talky, shrill-voiced, man-hungry spinster “Vera Vague”.  Allen … Continue reading

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Marilyn Maxwell

Marilyn Maxwell (August 3, 1921 – March 20, 1972), born Marvel Marilyn Maxwell, was an American actress and entertainer. Noted for her blonde hair and sexually alluring persona, she appeared in several films and radio programs, and entertained the troops … Continue reading

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Bob Hope

Bob Hope (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003) was an English-born American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, author, and athlete who appeared on Broadway, in vaudeville, movies, television, and on the radio. Hope was noted for his numerous United … Continue reading

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Bob Hope, Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio – Dec. 17, 1953

  Bob Hope, General William Dean, Marilyn Monroe, and Joe DiMaggio at Bob’s home Dec. 17, 1953.

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Frances Langford: Singer, entertainer, and actress

Julia Frances Langford (April 4, 1913 – July 11, 2005) was an American singer, entertainer, and actress who was popular during the Golden Age of Radio and also made film appearances over two decades. During World War II, Frances Langford … Continue reading

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