Marie Dressler and Polly Moran

Today is the birthday of the magnificent Marie Dressler, often paired on screen with the equally comical Polly Moran. (See a full profile of the former here and the latter here). Here they are in their 1931 film Reducing:

To find out more about  the history of vaudevilleconsult No Applause, Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famous, available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and wherever nutty books are sold.



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