Filming of the MGM screen credits – The beginning of the Hollywood era, 1928. #2 is the most powerful out of all of these...

Jackie Mitchell the Only Female in History to Strike Out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. Then After Doing So, Had Her Contract Voided. April 2,1931.

Annette Kellerman: overcame childhood physical disabilities to become a professional swimmer, vaudeville and silent film star; first woman to wear a one-piece swimsuit (& consequently first to get arrested for it); first major actress to appear fully nude on camera; her water ballets are considered by many to have singlehandedly invented synchronized swimming; she dove into pools full of crocodiles and wrote aquatic fairy tales; a Harvard professor declared her “the perfect woman”

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