THE RED CARPET IS PAVED WITH CHOW PAWPRINTS At the April 2017 Chow Chow Club Inc. National Specialty in Chicago which just finished last week, the theme was “A Red Carpet Affair”. To celebrate the many celebrities that have owned and loved chows throughout the Golden Years of Hollywood and beyond, I offered my personal […]
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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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Ethel Matthews (1869-1957), English actress, was born at Le Harvre, France, on 12 October 1869, was the eldest child of Lieutenant Colonel Henry Garland Matthews (1838-1908) of the 44th and Manchester Regiments and his wife, Emily Thérèse (née Johnson, 1845-1905). Her parents were subsequently divorced (1883-1885). I have seen her name spelled both ways with […]
This photo in my private collection was a real surprise to find. It was a old 8×10 original publicity shot. Somewhere I have more information about her chow in a newspaper article that I can’t seem to locate yet. I’ll add it as soon as I unearth it!! SOURCE WIKIPEDIA -Gertrude Maud […]