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Wild Words of Wild Women Calendars
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Wild Women
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Women's Wit and Wisdom Calendars
Women's Wit
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BOOKS ABOUT
ACTING & ACTRESSES

Acting: The First Six Lessons
Acting:
The First Six Lessons


Charlotte : Being a True Account of an Actress's Flamboyant Adventures in Eighteenth-Century London's Wild and Wicked Theatrical World
Charlotte :
Being a True Account of an Actress's Flamboyant Adventures in Eighteenth-Century London's Wild and Wicked Theatrical World


Three Tragic Actresses : Siddons, Rachel, Ristori
Three Tragic Actresses: Siddons, Rachel, Ristori




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Actresses of Stage & Screen Prints, & Photographs, “A...-”
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Notable actresses ~

Frances Abington
Maude Adams
Debbie Allen

Viola Allen
Judith Anderson
Maya Angelou

Pilar Arcos
Jean Arthur
Mary Astor



Frances Abington Actress, with Her Dog, Giclee Print
Frances Abington Actress, with Her Dog,
Giclee Print

Frances Abington, née Barton
b. 1747; England
d. 3-4-1815

Frances Abington was one of the most popular actresses in 18th century London. She played Shakespearean heroines Ophelia, Portia, and Desdemona, as well as comic parts in contemporary plays.


Maude Adams, Photographic Print
Maude Adams,
Photographic Print

Maude Adams
née Maude Ewing Kiskadden
b. 11-11-1872; SLC, Utah
d. 7-17-1953; NY

Stage actress Maude Adams achieved her greatest success as Peter Pan to become the most successful and highest-paid performer of her day, with a yearly income of more than one million dollars at her peak.

Adams also headed the drama department at Stephens College in Missouri from 1937 to 1943, becoming well-known as an inspiring teacher in the arts of acting.


Dancing in the Wings by Debbie Allen
Dancing in the Wings
by Debbie Allen

Debbie Allen
b. 1-16-1950; Houston, TX

Debbie Allen, actress, dancer, choreographer, television director and producer, and a member of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities, introduced the character of the dance teacher Lydia Grant in the movie and television program Fame. She also appeared in Broadway musicals Purlie, West Side Story (1980), Sweet Charity; television shows Good Times, A Different World, and Roots: The Next Generations, and is a judge on So You Think You Can Dance.

Allen is the younger sister of actress Phylicia Rashad, mother of dancer Vivian Nixon, and teacher of choreography to Paula Abdul.

• “You've got big dreams? You want fame? Well, fame costs. And right here is where you start paying ... in sweat.” - as Lydia Grant in Fame.


Viola Allen photo
Viola Allen Photo

Viola Allen
b. 10-27-1867; Huntsville, AL
d. 6-9-1948; NYC

Viola Allen, a stage actress who played leading roles in Shakespeare and other plays, starred in over two dozen Broadway productions from 1885 to 1916. Beginning in 1915 she appeared in three silent films.


Rebecca Movie Poster - Judith Anderson as Mrs. Danvers, 1940, Giclee Print
Judith Anderson as Mrs. Danvers
in Rebecca - 1940,
Giclee Print

Judith Anderson
b. 2-10-1897; Adelaide, Australia
d. 1-3-1992; Santa Barbara, CA

Dame Judith Anderson's film performance range from the evil Mrs. Danvers in Rebecca to the Vulcan High Priestess “T'Lar” in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock. Stage roles include Olga in Chekhov's Three Sisters, as Lady MacBeth, and as Hamlet.


Writer/Actress Maya Angelou, Photographic Print
Writer/Actress
Maya Angelou,
Photographic Print

Maya Angelou
b. 4-4-1928; Missouri

Maya Angelou, besides being the author of six bestselling autobiographies and collections of poetry and essays, and the Reynolds Professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University in North Carolina since 1991, was also an actress.

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Pilar Arcos, Mexican Actress, Pre-Matted Print
Pilar Arcos
Art Print

Pilar Arcos
née Pubillones
b. 6-6-1893; Havana, Cuba
d. 1-10-1990; California

Pilar Arcos was a singer, dancer and actress who is best remembered for her Spanish speaking work. She did appear as a support character in the 1961 western The Second Time Around.


Jean Arthur, Photo
Jean Arthur,
Photo

Jean Arthur
née Gladys Georgianna Greene
b. 10-17-1900; Plattsburg, New York
d. 6-19-1991; California

Jean Arthur is most often described as the best “screwball” comedy actress.


Mary Astor, Photo
Mary Astor,
Photo

Mary Astor
née Lucile Vasconcellos Langhanke
b. 5-3-1906; Quincy, IL
d. 9-25-1987; California

Mary Astor is probably best remembered as the femme fatale client to Humphrey Bogart's private eye in the 1941 Maltese Falcon.


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