Eugenia P. Strauss moved to Hollywood at 16 with high ambitions. She was signed by Warner Bros. as a dancer and later landed a recurring role on the "Zorro" television show. She appeared in " Alfred Hitchcock Presents" and in the 1960 film "Gunfighters of Abilene."
William A. Fraker was a renowned cinematographer whose body of work included "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Rosemary's Baby," "Bullitt" and "Heaven Can Wait."
He was known to go to extreme lengths in order to get the shot he wanted. In "Bullitt" starring Steve McQueen, Mr. Fraker rolled the camera while tethered to the front of a Ford Mustang going more than 100 mph. The result was this scene and be careful not to watch this before your morning commute: it will get you pumped up for some high speed maneuvering.
Ron Zappe left the oilfields to start a kettle cooked potato chip company from scratch. He did okay, though, because his "Zapp's" chips are a favorite around the Gulf Coast.
His "Cajun Crawtators," created in 1985, were the nation's first Cajun spicy potato chip, and extremely popular in the bayou of Louisiana.
T. Rees Shapiro
June 2, 2010; 8:15 AM ET
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