This photo above of actor Lionel Brough came from a Victorian drama magazine I purchased, and is one of the earliest celebrities I have in my photo collection, dating to 1899! The chow was just in the beginning stages of making big splash in England with America following only a few years later . English […]
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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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What a beautiful photo of the actress Frances Dee, relaxing with her chow. She had a very long and productive movie career. SOURCE WIKIPEDIA – Frances Marion Dee (November 26, 1909 – March 6, 2004) was an American actress. She starred opposite Maurice Chevalier in the early talkie musical, Playboy of Paris (1930). She […]
This photo above is in my private collection and what an unexpected find. I had not heard of this amazing dancing duo before. Along with the original 8×10 photo was a description of the scene. The title reads: “SUMMER DOG SHOW ATTRACTS FILM COLONYITES” This was taken at the show held at the Ambassador Hotel, where […]