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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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 […]
It is always such a happy surprise when one of our ChowTales readers pops in to leave me a message about one of their chow history finds. So many times I have a part of the puzzle that is waiting for more information and this is one of those classic examples Chowist, Marianne Lähde […]