Polaire (1874-1939)


Pauline Emilie-Marie Bouchard (1874-1939), stagename Polaire/Miss Polaire (Pole Star) was a French singer and actress. Toulouse Lautrec portrayed her on a magazine cover in 1895, making a name for herself she tried her luck in New York without succes. When she returned to Paris she went on to act in serious theatre. Friend of the prominent couple formed by Willy and Colette – co-authors of the Claudine series -, … Continue reading Polaire (1874-1939)

Mary Nolan(1902-1948)


Mary Nolan (born Mary Imogene Robertson; 1902 -1948) was an American stage and film actress, singer and dancer. She began her career as a Ziegfeld girl in the 1920s performing under the stage name Imogene “Bubbles” Wilson. She was fired from the Ziegfeld Follies in 1924 for her involvement in a tumultuous and highly publicized affair with comedian Frank Tinney. She left the United States … Continue reading Mary Nolan(1902-1948)

Medeline Hurlock(1897-1989)


Madeline Hurlock (1897–1989) was a silent film actress, hailing from Federalsburg, Maryland. Hurlock appeared in many short comedies for Mack Sennett, starting as one of the Sennett Bathing Beauties in 1923, and was one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1925. She was a talented comedian, also known for her incredible beauty. She appeared in over 50 short films, the first of which, Where’s My … Continue reading Medeline Hurlock(1897-1989)