Monday, August 10, 2009
Rin Tin Tin
On August 10, 1932, Rin Tin Tin died at his home in Los Angeles. In dog years he would have been 98. Popular legend has him dying in the arms of screen siren Jean Harlow. Tin had retired from pictures the year before. He starred in 40 feature films, 26 of them for Warner Brothers, and is credited with saving the studio from bankruptcy. Rin Tin Tin appears twice in A Book of Ages.