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Motion picture actors and actresses

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Cavalcade of America photographs

Accession: 1985-259

The Cavalcade of America was an anthology drama radio program which aired weekly from 1935 to 1953. The radio show was sponsored by the DuPont Company, a chemical company, which began as a manufacturer of gunpowder in 1802. The DuPont Company created the Cavalcade of America as a promotional tool. The collection consists of photographs relating to the Cavalcade of America radio show. The majority are views of rehearsals or live performances; actors and actresses, including numerous Hollywood celebrities such as Ginger Rogers, Lucille Ball, and Cary Grant; the DuPont Chorus; live audiences; and the production staff.

Dates: 1939-1951

Motion picture "Stars and Stripes Forever" film stills

Accession: 1980-358

This collection consists of five publicity photographs from the motion picture Stars and Stripes Forever. It was produced by 20th Century Fox and released in 1952. It tells the story of John Philip Sousa, portrayed by Clifton Webb.

Dates: 1952

Sally Rand's fan dance at the 1933 Chicago World's Fair photographic reproductions

Accession: 2011-209

Sally Rand (1904-1979) was a burlesque dancer, most well-known for her performances of the "bubble dance" and the "fan dance." The Century of Progress International Exposition was held along Lake Michigan and Northerly Island Park in Chicago, Illinois, from May 27, 1933, to October 31, 1934. The theme was "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms."This small collection consists of eight copy prints made from photographs of Sally Rand's Fan Dance which she performed at the Summer of 1933 at the Chicago World's Fair.

Dates: 1933