Leon Janney (April 1, 1917 – July 4, 1980) was an American actor and radio personality from 1920 to 1980. I was so fortunate to have recently had the opportunity to purchase the faded and very yellowed 8×10″ studio portrait of Leon Janney pictured with a chow. With a little coaxing in photoshop I was able to bring out […]
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It is amazing how many of the rich and famous... from silent films, to politics, and socialites adored their chows. The breed was quite the status symbol in America from the turn of the century through the 1940's and many stars even showed chows.
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This is by far one of the most unique and amazing photos in my personal collection, I can’t begin to tell you how intriguing this is to me…..the story this tells just screams out for more research. Eleanor Roosevelt is in the center of the photo with her Chow? Was this a Red Cross […]
I was so fortunate to be able to acquire this studio portrait of this beautiful German actress and her Chow ….the dog is either smiling or growing at the camera person. I found another photo of Sonja with what looks to be the same dog on Getty Images website but am unable to share it […]