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Edward Everett Horton

Time: September 29, 2020 all day
Location: Los Angeles
Event Type: historical
Organized By: John Voris, Lead Coordinator
Latest Activity: Jan 15

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Edward Everett Horton dies in 1970.

Known to your Great - Grandfolks for starring in films with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Top Hat and The Gay Divorcee that came out during the Great Depression. 

He also is in the memorable films Here Comes Mr Jordan with Chester County's Claude Rains.   He also appears with Cary Grant in Arsenic and Old Lace.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Everett_Horton

Your Grandparents know him as the narrator for "Fractured Fairy Tales" seen in the Rocky and Bullwinkle Show.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Everett_Horton

He is named after Edward Everett, a family relation.  His couple-A-Greats-Uncle - who was the famous orator who preceded President Lincoln at the dedication of the National Cemetery in Gettysburg on November 19, 1863.  He spoke for two hours.  He even had a tent nearby in case he needed to pee in the middle of his speech.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Everett

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