Hollywood lost two of its notables this week.
Shirley Temple, America's Darling, died Monday, February 10, at the age of 85. She was one of the most popular child actors, beginning her career at the age of 3; by the time she was 10 she was a box office sensation. She sang, she danced, she charmed. Her box office power has been credited with saving 20th Century Fox from bankruptcy during the Great Depression.
On Wednesday we learned of the death of pioneering TV comic Sid Caesar at 91. He was best known for the brilliant Your Show of Shows which aired in the early 1950s. He also appeared in films like Grease and It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad