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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Ann Blyth's Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Ann Blyth has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, shown above.

As noted in Ann Blyth: Actress. Singer. Star.:

On February 8, 1960, Ann was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  It’s on the north side of the 6700 block on Hollywood Boulevard.  This was part of the first huge batch of stars installed in what would become a major tourist attraction in Hollywood many years hence, but at the time did not draw the media fanfare it does today.  At the time, though long-planned, the new Hollywood Walk of Fame had about the same amount of press coverage as the average sidewalk repair.

Ann’s name was included in the jumble of stars from the silent era to the 1950s, her place among them in tribute to her as one of the major film actresses of the last decade.  At the time her star was cemented on the pavement, her film career, unknown to her at the time, had finished three years prior with The Helen Morgan Story.  Television guest roles still brought her work, and because of her selectiveness, quality work...

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