Tales from Tinseltown…recording them now…I'll let you know when it's story time.
A story from a time long before you were born…
Which included Valentino’s once upon a time, three minute wife (ex), who lived happily ever after with Chloe Carter.
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She lived a very “colourful” life, no? I’ve read that all her silent films have been lost. If that it true, it is a shame. It would be interesting to see such a flamboyant character on screen.
Hi Ruth! I’ll answer this question because I can. No toe-stepping meant! Her two biggest, Salome and Camille, have both very much survived.
Yes! Mae is right, and I’ve only seen Camille…
Very good to know. Thanks!
Not much sewing required for this outfit, eh? *wink*
But you gotta know how to drape!
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There have been a number of funky eras throughout history, but I think I would have really enjoyed the Roaring 20s! — YUR
Dear Uncle, I think you might enjoy these words and phrases that were coined in the 20s:
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