Pictured above is one of the first child stars of the movies.  A few weeks ago we asked who starred with Charlie Chaplin in “The Kid,” and at first we got no responses.

Hello again, everybody.  Joe Morella and Frank Segers, your classic movie guyshere again to note that Joe was giving away free autographed copies of the novel he wrote with Ed Epstein,”Murder on the Hearst Yacht, to our readers who were the first to answer simple quiz questions.

Regular reader Mike Sheridan was the first to identify William Randolph Hearst’s film company, Cosmopolitan Pictures.  And one of our readers from Canada, Rockfish, was the first to identify Harriet Parsons, Louella’s daughter who was a producer at RKO.

Books were immediately dispatched to them.  If you’re interested in reading more about “Murder on the Hearts Yacht” you can order the novel by clicking here.

And on December 11 we offered a book to the first person to identify “the kid.” Well, just yesterday we got a response. More on that tomorrow.

Answers to Last Monday’s New Year’s Quiz:  Joan Leslie and Louis Hayward starred in Repeat Performance.  If you didn’t locate it for this New Year’s Eve put it on your list for next year.

And the two classic films with characters running to their soul mates through the streets of New York on New Year’s Eve?  Shirley MacLaine in The Apartment and Billy Crystal in When Harry Met Sally.


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