Posted on 06 April 2010
Helen Smith was born in Philadelphia in 1910. She had four husbands, the second of which was Alexander Sobel, a world class bridge player; that is why we call her Helen Sobel.
Helen was a beautiful woman: she worked for a variety show and she also made an appearance in the Marx Brothers’ film ‘Animal Crackers’, in 1930. In this period, she learned bridge from another chorus girl. Helen never played with her bridgeplayer husband: she was too strong for him. Read the full story
Posted on 01 January 2010
Helen Smith nasce a Filadelfia nel 1910. Avrà quattro mariti, il secondo dei quali, Alexander Sobel, era un giocatore di livello internazionale; per questo sarà conosciuta come Helen Sobel. Fu una bella donna: fece parte di una rivista di varietà e, nel 1930, ebbe un’apparizione in un film dei Fratelli Marx, Animal Crackers. Read the full story