SOME MORE RECENTLY UNEARTHED BITS & PIECES ABOUT CROTON NOTABLES: LENORE ULRIC, LORRAINE HANSBERRY, GLORIA SWANSON, AND PETER STRAUSS.
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First up, from Photoplay Magazine 1929, A SMALL CLIPPING--Croton notable Lenore Ulric is married in the village to her former leading man, Sydney Blackmer.
Blackmer is remembered for his more than a dozen portrayals of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt and for his memorable role as Roman Castevet in the Academy Award-winning 1968 film, Rosemary's Baby. Read more about him here.
Read and see more about actress Ulric and her Croton connection here.
Next up, Croton notable and famous playwight, Lorraine Hansberry, author of A RAISIN IN THE SUN...Here's a link to an interesting article....
Lorraine Hansberry on Depression and Its Most Reliable Antidote--“I am sitting here… feeling cold, useless, frustrated, helpless, disillusioned, angry and tired.”
READ AND SEE MORE HERE, COURTESY OF BRAINPICKINGS.
Next, perhaps Croton's most famous notable, Gloria Swanson, in a 1930 blurb for WHAT A WIDOW. Swanson returned to her slapstick roots in this one.
What a Widow! was a 1930 American pre-Code romantic comedy film directed by Allan Dwan and produced by and starring Gloria Swanson.
The film was produced by Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and received generally positive reviews and was noted for its animated title sequence created by William Dietz, but was met with lukewarm returns at the box office. READ MORE ABOUT IT HERE.
And finally, spoilers alert, a blog posting from GO RETRO about Croton's Peter Strauss in Rich Man, Poor Man--books one and two.
The Jordache Look: A Look Back at Rich Man, Poor Man
Read and see more here.
SEE THE LAST EDITION OF MORE RECENTLY UNEARTHED BITS & PIECES ABOUT CROTON NOTABLES....GLORIA SWANSON, JERRY PINKNEY, KATHLEEN BELLER & PETER STRAUSS at https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2019/09/more-recently-unearthed-bits-pieces.html
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