Monthly Archives: February 2015

Yakima Canutt

Yakima Canutt was a champion rodeo cowboy and legendary Hollywood stuntman. He was also an actor and second unit director. He was the premier stuntman in Hollywood who everyone respected. He was in 48 silent Western movies. His voice didn’t … Continue reading

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Billie Burke

Do you recognize this actress? How about now? Long before she was Glinda the Good Witch in The Wizard of Oz (1939) Billie Burke began her career on the stage in 1903. Her first movie Peggy was in 1916. The … Continue reading

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Long before Marilyn Monroe and Jayne Mansfield there was Jean Harlow, the original platinum blonde bombshell. She embodied sex and was the first actress on the cover of Life Magazine.

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Hollywood A Celebration of American Silent Film

Hollywood: A Celebration of American Silent Film is a comprehensive documentary on the silent era. It was directed by Kevin Brownlow and David Gill with narration by James Mason. It was released in 1980 by Thames Television with each 13-part … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day 2015

Happy Valentine’s Day from Timeless Hollywood!

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Rudolph Valentino Blogathon

Rudolph Valentino was a bright star during the silent era and he’s still popular today. Every year since his passing in 1926 at the age of 31 he is remembered with a memorial service at Hollywood Forever. Timeless Hollywood is … Continue reading

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See who’s been on a US Postage stamp!    

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