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Sophie Tucker Portrait

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An early portrait of singer and comedian Sophie Tucker.
Courtesy of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH
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An early portrait of singer and comedian Sophie Tucker.
Courtesy of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH

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Gilda Radner on Saturday Night Live, November 1, 1978

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Gilda Radner performs in a beach party sketch on Saturday Night Live, November 1, 1978
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Gilda Radner performs in a beach party sketch on Saturday Night Live, November 1, 1978
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Gilda Radner, Henrietta Radner, and Michael Radner

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Gilda Radner (right) is pictured with her mother, Henrietta Radner (center), and her older brother Michael Radner (left), circa 1950.
Courtesy of Michael Radner.
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Gilda Radner (right) is pictured with her mother, Henrietta Radner (center), and her older brother Michael Radner (left), circa 1950.
Courtesy of Michael Radner.

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Madeline Kahn in Blazing Saddles, 1974

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Madeline Kahn performing as a saloon singer in a dance hall in movie, Blazing Saddles, 1974.
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Madeline Kahn performing as a saloon singer in a dance hall in movie, Blazing Saddles, 1974.
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Celebrating Gloria Stuart

It was fitting that Gloria was born on Independence Day. She was a firecracker: sharp, witty, energetic.

Deborah Thompson with Great Grandmother, Gloria Stuart

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The author, Deborah Thompson, with her great grandmother, Gloria Stuart, the Academy-Award nominated actress for her role of the elderly woman, Rose Dawson Calvert, in the movie, Titanic. Gloria is the oldest person, at 87, to be nominated for an Oscar, though her great granddaughter knows her best as an inspiring painter, bonsai artist, and fine art printmaker.
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The author, Deborah Thompson, with her great grandmother, Gloria Stuart, the Academy-Award nominated actress for her role of the elderly woman, Rose Dawson Calvert, in the movie, Titanic. Gloria is the oldest person, at 87, to be nominated for an Oscar, though her great granddaughter knows her best as an inspiring painter, bonsai artist, and fine art printmaker.

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"Butterfly Summers" Front Cover By Deborah Thompson

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Author, artist, and Jewish studies scholar, Deborah Thompson's self-published memoir, Butterfly Summers: A Memoir of Gloria Stuart's Apprentice.
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Author, artist, and Jewish studies scholar, Deborah Thompson's self-published memoir, Butterfly Summers: A Memoir of Gloria Stuart's Apprentice.

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Gilda Radner's Hollywood Star

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Gilda Radner's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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Gilda Radner's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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Nora Ephron, 1941 - 2012

When my husband and I decided to move from the Upper West Side to the Upper East Side of Manhattan, several friends and family members made me feel like a traitor.

Nora Ephron, however, sent me a list of restaurants, hair salons, nail salons, and dry cleaners. She said I was making the best move of my life. She’d made the same transition and never looked back.

Nora Ephron's Book: I Remember Nothing

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We remember you, Nora.
Book design by Soonyoung Kwon
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We remember you, Nora.
Book design by Soonyoung Kwon

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