Actors and actresses

05/06/2010 - 2:11pm

Before there was Bridget Jones or Ugly Betty, there was Georgy Parkin. Quirky, plain, sweet and somewhat plump, this well-meaning girl from the wrong social circles looked for love in swinging '60s London.

03/05/2010 - 10:36am

We kick off our Blond Bombshells Film Series on Wednesday, May 27, with a screening of "I'm No Angel" featuring Mae West and Cary Grant at 7pm, in the Headquarters Library theater.

Find out more about our film series bombshells Mae West, Jean Harlow, and Marilyn Monroe.

05/27/2009 - 2:26pm

 
Mae West . . .
Jean Harlow . . .
Marilyn Monroe . . .

These three actresses are part of the iconic women in Hollywood’s history known as the blond bombshells. The blond bombshells craze began when Jean Harlow (“The Original Blond Bombshell”) appeared in the appropriately titled film Platinum Blonde (1931). After the film, peroxide flew off the shelves so women could mimic Harlow’s blonde tresses.

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