Thursday, 24 October 2013

Frank Cellier

Born: 23 February 1884, Surbiton, Surrey, England
Died: 27 September 1948, London, England

Love on the Dole (1941) as Sam Grundy



















Other Works

Stage

1934 The Rivals Ambassador's Theatre, London.
Other cast members include: Henry Hewitt, James Prior, Baliol Holloway, Jack Livesey, John Laurie, Joyce Carey, Henry Hepworth, Paul Farrell, Randle Ayrton, Lionel Dixon, Paul Kolesar, Bruce Lister, Diana Churchill, Lesley Wareing, Lady Tree, Helen Horsey, Peggy Livesey, Ann Thelwell, Eileen Paley. Written by Sheridan.

Vi Kaley

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Love on the Dole (1941) as 4th old lady at seance (uncredited)



















The Shop at Sly Corner (1947) as Flower seller (uncredited)

















Joyce Howard

Born: 28 February 1922, London, England
Died: 23 November 2010, Santa Monica, California

Love on the Dole (1941) as Helen













George Carney

Born: 21 November 1887, Bristol, England
Died: 9 December 1947, London, England

George Carney began his showbusiness life in vaudeville. His film career took off in 1913.

Father Steps Out (1937) as Joe Hardcastle




















Love on the Dole (1941) as Mr. Hardcastle
















Clifford Evans

Born: 17 February 1912, Senghenydd, Caerphilly, Wales
Died: 9 June 1985, Welshpool, Wales

Love on the Dole (1941) as Larry









Geoffrey Hibbert

Born: 2 June 1920, Hull, Yorkshire, England
Died: 3 February 1969, Epsom, Surrey, England

Love on the Dole (1941) as Harry

This was Geoffrey Hibbert's first film role.

















Emergency Call (1952) as Jackson
















Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Mickey Shaughnessy

Born: 5 August 1920, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 23 July 1985, Cape May Court House, New Jersey, USA

The Sheepman (1958) as Jumbo McCall










Deborah Kerr

Born: 30 September 1921, Helensburgh, Scotland
Died: 16 October 2007, Botesdale, Suffolk, England

Deborah Kerr was a star of films in the 1940's and 1950's including such classics as 'From Here to Eternity (1953)', 'The King and I (1956)' and 'An Affair to Remember (1957)'.

Love on the Dole (1941) as Sally

This was Deborah Kerr's first starring role.

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Mary Merrall

Born: 5 January 1890, Liverpool, England
Died: 31 August 1973, London, England

Love on the Dole (1941) as Mrs. Hardcastle











Marjorie Rhodes

Born: 9 April 1897, Hull, Yorkshire, England
Died: 4 July 1979, Hove, East Sussex, England

Love on the Dole (1941) as Mrs. Bull



















Escape (1948) as Mrs. Pinkem

Rex Harrison is on the phone behind Marjorie.

















Those People Next Door (1953) as Mary Twigg



















Children Galore (1955) as Ada Jones



















Yield to the Night (1956) as Matron Brandon

With Diana Dors.


















There's Always a Thursday (1957) as Marjorie Potter

From left to right is Richard Thorp, Bruce Seton, Marjorie Rhodes and Jill Ireland.












Iris Vandeleur

Born: 14 December 1884, Stirling, Scotland, UK
Died: 27 June 1969, Chelsea, London, England, UK

Love on the Dole (1941) as Mrs. Nattle




















Gert and Daisy's Weekend (1942) as Ma Butler

Elizabeth Hunt is on the right.












Maire O'Neill

Born: 12 January 1885, Dublin, Ireland
Died: 2 November 1952, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Love on the Dole (1941) as Mrs. Dorbell












Leonid Snegoff

Born: 15 May 1883, Cherson, Russia
Died: 22 February 1974, Los Angeles, California, USA

Berlin Express (1948) as Russian Colonel (uncredited)













Fred Datig Jr.

Born: 9 September 1925, Hollywood, California, USA
Died: 22 May 2011, Palm Springs, California, USA

Berlin Express (1948) as American jeep driver (uncredited)

With Robert Ryan.










Willy Wickhauser

Born: 28 August 1920, Germany
Died: December 1984,Central Islip, Suffolk, New York, USA

Berlin Express (1948) as Friedrich, gang member (uncredited)

Willy Wickhauser is on the left, with Otto Waldis.










Marle Hayden

Born: 1924, Leicestershire, England

Berlin Express (1948) as Maja the Mind Reader (uncredited)

















Eva Hyde

Born: 1910, Munich, Germany
Died: unknown

Berlin Express (1948) as Club hostess (uncredited)

Eva Hyde is interrogated by Tom Keene.












Tom Keene

Born: 30 December 1896, Rochester, New York, USA
Died: 4 August 1963, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Also acted under the names George Duryea and Richard Powers.

Night Work (1930) as Harvey Vanderman (Credited as George Duryea)

Tom Keene is on the left, with Charles Clary.

















Berlin Express (1948) as Major (Credited as Richard Powers)


















Otto Waldis

Born: 20 May 1901, Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]
Died: 25 March 1974, Hollywood, California, USA

Berlin Express (1948) as Kessler











Merle Oberon

Born: 19 February 1911, India
Died: 23 November 1979, Malibu, California, USA

Affectionately Yours (1941) as Sue Mayberry






















Berlin Express (1948) as Lucienne















Reinhold Schunzel

Born: 7 November 1886 (or 1888), Hamburg, Germany
Died: 11 November 1954, Munich, Germany

Berlin Express (1948) as Walther

Reinhold Schunzel is on the left, with Paul Lukas.











Fritz Kortner

Born: 12 May 1892, Vienna, Austria-Hungary (now Austria)
Died: 22 July 1970, Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Fritz Kortner was a writer, director and actor from the silent days onwards.

Berlin Express (1948) as Franzen

Fritz Kortner is in the dark suit.











Charles McGraw

Born: 10 May 1914, Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Died: 30 July 1980, Studio City, California, USA

Berlin Express (1948) as USFET Col. Johns (uncredited)



















Roadblock (1951) as Joe Peters



















Toward the Unknown (1956) as Col. 'Mickey' McKee













Paul Lukas

Born: 26 May 1891, Budapest, Austria-Hungary (now Hungary)
Died: 16 August 1971, Tangier, Morocco

Sing, Sinner, Sing (1933) as Phil Carida



















Uncertain Glory (1944) as Inspector Marcel Bonet



















Berlin Express (1948) as Dr. Bernhardt














James Nolan

Born: 29 November 1915, San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 29 July 1985, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Berlin Express (1948) as ROT Captain on first train











Roman Toporow

Born: 28 June 1920, Dubno, Podlaskie, Poland
Died: 24 April 1993, Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France

Berlin Express (1948) as Lt. Maxim Kiroshilov



























Charles Korvin

Born: 21 November 1907, Piestany, Austria-Hungary [now Piestany, Slovakia]
Died: 18 June 1998, New York City, New York, USA

Berlin Express (1948) as Perrot

Charles Korvin looks up to Robert Ryan.










Robert Coote

Born: 4 February 1909, London, England
Died: 26 November 1982, New York City, New York, USA

Berlin Express (1948) as Sterling

Robert Coote is on the right, with Robert Ryan.

















The League of Gentlemen (1960) as Bunny Warren

With Jack Hawkins.










Peter von Zerneck

Born: 17 June 1908, Budapest, Hungary
Died: 10 June 1992, Toluca Lake, California, USA

Berlin Express (1948) as Hans Schmidt













Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Davis Roberts

Born: 7 March 1917, Mobile, Alabama, USA
Died: 18 July 1993, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Also acted under the name Robert Davis early in his career.

Knock On Any Door (1949) as Jim 'Sunshine' Jackson (uncredited)

With Humphrey Bogart.


















In a Lonely Place (1950) as Flower shop employee (uncredited)

With Humphrey Bogart.













Charles Vidor

Born: 27 July 1900, Budapest, Austria-Hungary (now Hungary)
Died: 4 June 1959, Vienna, Austria

A very successful director who resisted any temptation to act in films.

The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show: A Vist from Charles Vidor (1958) (Season 8, Episode 32) as Charles Vidor

Charles Vidor talks to George Burns. This is his only on-screen appearance in a fictional story.








Monday, 14 October 2013

Florence Auer

Born: 3 March 1880, Albany, New York, USA
Died: 14 May 1962, New York City, New York, USA

Florence Auer was a silent screen actress from the very early days of films.

Back Door to Heaven (1939) as Miss Williams' friend (uncredited)



















Knock On Any Door (1949) as Aunt Lena

Florence Auer is being helped up by John Derek. Not much of Florence is seen in this film.