Tinsel Town Trailblazer: Anna May Wong

The Chinese actress ahead of her time.


The Modern Sherlock Holmes

JAN / FEB 2016: BY CHARITY BISHOP Few literary figures are better known or loved than Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s consulting sleuth, occupant of 221B Baker Street. Since his first literary appearance in 1889, he continues to capture the devotion of millions through short stories, novels, radio plays, television series, and films. And …

Norma Shearer

JAN / FEB 2016: BY LILA DONOVAN Norma Shearer (August 10, 1902-June 12, 1983) was born to a wealthy family in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Around World War I her family lost their fortune. Certain sources say she was born in 1900 and others claim she was born in 1904. Many actresses in Hollywood’s Golden Age …