Joan Crawford (March 1905 - May was an American actress of film, television and theatre. Starting as a dancer in traveling theatrical companies before debuting on Broadway, Crawford was signed to a motion picture contract by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in
One of my favorite actresses if not the favorite. I love her as Nora Charles; so fun and spunky. Ada is lucky I wasn't watching the Thin Man movies right before she was born or her name might be Myrna.
Alfred Hitchcock (pictured in the was just 24 when he wrote, edited, designed and assistant-directed the 1923 silent film "The White Shadow," adapted from the book "Children of Chance" by Michael Morton. This Day in History: Aug Alfred Hitchcock born