Billie Burke - August 7, 2014

Happy Birthday to “Glinda the Good Witch,” Billie Burke! Born Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke in 1884, she appeared in several movies from 1916 to 1960 including such classics as Dinner at Eight, Topper, and Father of the Bride.

TODAY’S TRIVIA QUESTION

Burke’s father was a famous…

a)   inventor

b)   circus clown

c)    criminal

d)   jockey

Answer below!

TODAY’S CLIP

“Are you a good witch or a bad witch?”

QUOTE OF THE DAY

To survive there, you need the ambition of a Latin-American revolutionary, the ego of a grand opera tenor and the physical stamina of a cow pony.

~Billie Burke on Hollywood

 

PICS OF THE DAY

Not only does the American Treasure Tour have Wizard of Oz items on display, we also have this really cool book in our gift shop!

Not only does the American Treasure Tour have Wizard of Oz items on display, we also have this really cool book in our gift shop!

TRIVIA ANSWER

b) circus clown