Monday, 27 January 2020

Mitzi Mayfair

Born: 6 June 1914, Fulton, Kentucky, USA
Died: May 1976, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Mitzi Mayfair was a dancer, singer and actress during the 1930s and 1940s. She appeared in a handful of films and also featured on Broadway.

The Policy Girl (1934) as Jeannie James

Mitzi Mayfair is on the right, with Gracie Worth.

Gracie Worth

Born: 28 August 1906, Rome, New York, USA
Died: 24 January 1967, Long Valley, New Jersey, USA

Gracie Worth was an actress who appeared in a few short films during the 1930s. She was also a songwriter.

The Policy Girl (1934) as Mabel Harris (Credited as Grace Worth)

Gracie Worth is on the left, with Mitzi Mayfair.

Donald Novis

Born: 3 March 1906, Hastings, East Sussex, England, UK
Died: 23 July 1966, Norwalk, California, USA

Donald Novis was a singer who appeared in a few films in the 1930s and 1940s. He also was the singing voice for several stars of the day in their movies.

The Policy Girl (1934) as Jack Saunders

Roscoe Ails

Born: 30 January 1890, Vanceburg, Kentucky, USA
Died:  August 1986, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Roscoe Ails was a vaudeville performer who is known to have made three short films.

The Policy Girl (1934) as George

Ruth Tobey

Born: 30 August 1929, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 15 April 2008, California, USA

Four Wives (1939) as Matilda

Friday, 24 January 2020

Joe Cunningham

Born: 22 June 1890, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 3 April 1943, Los Angeles, California, USA

Joe Cunningham was a very hard working supporting player in the 1930s. He made appearances in over 15 films in 1938 alone.

Four Daughters (1938) as Waiter (uncredited)

Joe Cunningham waits on, from left to right, Donald Kerr, Eddie Acuff, with his back to us, Tom Dugan, John Garfield and Priscilla Lane.