Laura Hope Crews Is Born

Laura Hope Crews (San Francisco, December 12, 1879—November 12, 1942 in New York City) was a character actress of movies and stage.

The daughter of a stage actress and a backstage carpenter, Crews started acting at age four. Her first stage appearance was at Woodward's Garden. She stopped acting to finish school and then returned to acting in 1898.

Her most widely seen film performance was as "Aunt Pittypat" in the movie Gone with the Wind (1939).

Alan Alexander Milne (pronounced /ˈmɪln/) (18 January 1882 – 31 January 1956) was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various children's poems. Milne was a noted writer, primarily as a playwright, before the huge success of Pooh overshadowed all his previous work.