Director John Ford’s (1895-1973) real name was Sean Aloysius O’Feeney.
- For what magazine did Macauley Connor work in The Philadelphia Story (1940)? Macauley Connor worked for Spy magazine in The Philadelphia Story.
- What did the “D. W.” in director D. W. Griffith’s name stand for? "D. W." in director D. W. Griffith's name stands for David Wark (1874-1948).
- Whose face was so unforgettable in the title role of The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)? Falconetti (Marie Falconetti, 1901-46), a French stage actress, starred in The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) by Carl Dreyer. This was Falconetti's only film.
- When were George Burns and Gracie Allen married? George Burns and Gracie Allen were married in 1926. Their marriage lasted until Gracie's death in 1965.
- What were dish houses during the great depression? During the Depression, dish houses were movie houses that offered dishes as inducement for attending the shows.
- Who came first, Daniel Boone or Davy Crockett? Legendary frontiersman Daniel Boone was an old man when Davy Crockett was just starting his own career as a backwoodsman. Born in Pennsylvania, Boone (1734-1820) is best known for his exploration and settlement…