John’s Believe It Or Not… November 14th

* 1914 – Marie Dressler stars in Tillie’s Punctured Romance with Charlie Chaplin – world’s first feature film. * 1851 Moby-Dick published. * 1951 United States gives military and economic aid to communist Yugoslavia. * 1985 Volcano erupts in Colombia and buries nearby towns. * 1969 Apollo 12 lifts off.

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* 1914 – Marie Dressler stars in Tillie’s Punctured Romance with Charlie Chaplin – world’s first feature film.

Marie Dressler (born Leila Marie Koerber, November 9, 1868 – July 28, 1934) was a Canadian-American stage and screen actress, comedian, and early silent film and Depression-era film star. Successful on stage in vaudeville and comic operas, she was also successful in film. In 1914, she was in the first full-length film comedy and later won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1931. Continue reading “John’s Believe It Or Not… November 14th”