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Dear Classic movie fanatics, I need your help beyond proportions! My great great grandmother was the wife to an eccentric comic legend, and his name was LUIS ALBERNI... Luis Alberni was a very respected, admired and well loved sensational on screen and on stage personality of his time. He left behind an immense body of work and memories that will soon be lost forever, if I dont do what I am doing now. Wanda Wilson, my great great grandmother, was the daughter of a Texas Architect, whose registered historic landmarks to this day still stand. In the 1920's she was a bootlegger, s
Dear TCM fans, I couldn't find my original thread from October of 2011 announcing that Charlie Tabesh was considering my Barrymores film festival suggestion, so I am creating a new one. This new thread, however, announces that it will finally happen next month in April! Posted below is a link to my Yule Log message board where in October of 2011 I had also posted a thread announcing Charlie's consideration of my idea of the Barrymores film festival suggestion, as well as the format proposal that I recommended to him. After you click the link below, SCROLL DOWN past my original
I have been curious about the medal Rudolph Valentino presented to John Barrymore in 1925, for his performance in Beau Brummel. The award, named The Rudolph Valentino Medal, was presented only once and is considered the precursor to the Academy Award Oscar. Specifically, I am interested to know the whereabouts of the medal today. I can find no evidence or pictures of it. Is it lost, or still in the possession of the Barrymore family? Any information on your part would be most appreciated. Here is a picture of the actual presentation of the award from Valentino to Barrymore in 1