Bela, Nicholas (1900–1963)
Actor with the Comedy Theatre, Budapest who became the ‘water polo pope of Hollywood’.
Corda, Maria (1898–1976)
The beautiful actress who saved the life of Alexander Korda played heroines of Antiquity.
Fejos, Paul (1897–1963)
The polymath filmmaker in whose life there was room for the glitter of Hollywood, the world of tigers and Komodo dragons, not to mention mapping mysterious Inca ruins.
Lichtman, Al (1888–1958)
The film pioneer born in Monok who became one of the best movie salesmen of all time in Hollywood.
Rapée, Ernö (1891–1945)
One of the first movie composers whose melodies became hits in their own right.
Vészi, Margit (1885–1961)
The woman who inspired Endre Ady and Ferenc Molnár, turned Puccini's brain, and won the Second World War for the United States.