Published: 1895Call number: P1 / 1784Emma, Queen of La Perouse (Emma Timbery), Aboriginal shellworker - portrait, 1895 / unknown photographer. For a biography of Emma Timbery, see the Australian Dictionary of Biography Online under Timbury, where this photograph is mentioned in paragraph 4 ("A photograph of Emma taken in 1895 showed a small woman with a gentle yet determined gaze.")
"The Big Heat" with Glenn Ford and Gloria Grahame, Yet another Fritz Lang masterpiece, this film contains all of the classic film noir elements but seems to point to the pervasive brutal realism of film and television from the century.
Bela Lugosi - Vincent Price and Peter Lorre went to view Bela Lugosi's body at Lugosi's funeral, Lorre, upon seeing Lugosi dressed in his famous Dracula cape, quipped, "Do you think we should drive a stake through his heart just in case?
Swedish actress Greta Garbo accomplished in less than two decades what advocates for women’s rights had sought for centuries: she showed the American public that feminine sexuality was compatible with intelligence. Greta was actually a mathmatician.