Tag: Hugh Allan

  • Hugh’s Little Sweetheart

    By Michael G. Ankerich In 1925, Mary Pickford was not only America’s Little Sweetheart; she was Hugh Allan’s as well. The handsome youth had played bit parts in films for the past several years, when in the spring of 1925, Mary plucked the 23-year-old from the ranks of an extra to play her leading man […]

  • Holiday Greetings From Yesteryear — And Today!

    Before there were cell phones and instant messaging, before there was Twitter and Facebook, there was only the mailbox. It was through that little box that I kept in touch with friends who lived in other parts of the country and world. One of the best parts of the holiday season was going to the mailbox every […]