Sunday, 30 March 2014

Woody Strode

Born: 25 July 1914, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 31 December 1994, Glendora, California, USA

Pork Chop Hill (1959) as Pvt. Franklin
















The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Pompey
















Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) as Stony, member of Frank's Gang










Dorothy McGuire

Born: 14 June 1916 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Died: 13 September 2001, Santa Monica, California, USA

The Spiral Staircase (1946) as Helen




















Gentleman's Agreement (1947) as Kathy Lacy













Gregory Peck

Born: 5 April 1916, La Jolla, California
Died: 12 June 2003, in Los Angeles, California

Gentleman's Agreemen (1947) as Philip Schuyler Green



















The Paradine Case (1947) as Anthony Keane



















Moby Dick (1956) as Captain Ahab















Pork Chop Hill (1959) as Lt. Joe Clemons














Sunday, 16 March 2014

Joseph Crehan

Born: 15 July 1883, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Died: 15 April 1966, Hollywood, California, USA

I've Got Your Number (1934) as Stock Trader (uncredited)

Joseph Crehan only appears in the opening montage of this film.

















The Payoff (1935) as Harvey



















Star Reporter (1939) as Gordon, newspaper editor



















Tell No Tales (1939) as Chalmers



















Invisible Stripes (1939) as Garage owner (uncredited)



















Dick Tracy (1945) as Chief Brandon



















Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947) as Chief Brandon




















Roadblock (1951) as Thompson (uncredited)
















Morgan Wallace

Born: 26 July 1881, Lompoc, California, USA
Died: 12 December 1953, Tarzana, California, USA

Star Reporter (1939) as Joe Draper / Charles Benton



















Ellery Queen, Master Detective (1940) as Zachary

Morgan Wallace looks down at Fred Niblo.

















Dick Tracy (1945) as Steve Owens



















The Falcon's Alibi (1946) as Bender
















Tommy Noonan

Born: 29 April 1921, Bellingham, Washington, USA
Died: 24 April 1968, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Dick Tracy (1945) as Johnny Moko (uncredited)



















Crack-Up (1946) as Bon-bon seller on train (uncredited)

Tommy Noonan, right, tries to sell to Pat O'Brien.








Bruce Edwards

Born: 8 October 1914, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 20 September 2002, Thousand Oaks, California, USA

The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Mechanic on plane (uncredited)



















Gangway for Tomorrow (1943) as Rogan (uncredited)

















Dick Tracy (1945) as Police sergeant (uncredited)
















Trevor Bardette

Born: 19 November 1902, Nashville, Arkansas, USA
Died: 28 November 1977, Green Valley, Arizona, USA

In Old Mexico (1938) as Colonel Gonzalez



















None Shall Escape (1944) as Jan Stys as a man



















Dick Tracy (1945) as Prof. Linwood J. Starling














Mike Mazurki

Born: 25 December 1907, Tarnopol, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (Ukraine)
Died: 9 December 1990, Glendale, California, USA

Mike Mazurki was a former wrestler who made his film debut around 1934. He was always a tough guy in the movies, whether for dramatic roles or comic affect.

Dick Tracy (1945) as 'Splitface'



















Killer Dill (1947) as Little Joe

Mike Mazurki is on the right, with Milburn Stone.

















Some Like It Hot (1959) as Spats' henchman













Jane Greer

Born: 9 September 1924, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died: 24 August 2001, Los Angeles, California, USA

Dick Tracy (1945) as Judith Owens



















The Falcon's Alibi (1946) as Lola Carpenter



















Run for the Sun (1956) as Katherine 'Katie' Connors











Milton Parsons

Born: 19 May 1904, Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 15 May 1980, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Castle in the Desert (1942) as Fletcher

Milton Parsons is in the hat, with Douglass Dumbrille.

















Dick Tracy (1945) as Deathridge, the undertaker



















Dark Alibi (1946) as Johnson

Edna Holland has her back to us.

















Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947) as Dr. A. Tomic













Friday, 14 March 2014

Anne Jeffreys

Born: 26 January 1923, Goldsboro, North Carolina, USA

Dick Tracy (1945) as Tess Trueheart















Saturday, 8 March 2014

Alan Mowbray

Born: 18 August 18, 1896 in London, England
Died: 25 March 1969, Hollywood, California, USA

God's Gift to Women (1931) as Auguste, Toto's butler



















Desire (1936) as Dr. Maurice Pauquet
















Yola d'Avril

Born: 8 April 1907, Lille, France
Died: 2 March 1984, Port Hueneme, California, USA

God's Gift to Women (1931) as Dagmar

Yola d'Avril, on the left, competes for the attention of Frank Fay (out of shot) with Louise Brooks (dark hair) and Joan Blondell.











Frank Fay

Born: 17 November 1891, San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 25 September 1961, Santa Monica, California, USA

God's Gift to Women (1931) as Toto Duryea
















Louise Brooks

Born: 14 November 1906, Cherryvale, Kansas, USA
Died: 8 August 1985, Rochester, New York, USA

God's Gift to Women (1931) as Florine

Louise Brooks made a few sound films, including this one, and seemed just as at ease as she was in silents.











Clara Bow

Born: 29 July 1905, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: 27 September 1965, West Los Angeles, California, USA

The 'It' Girl.

Call Her Savage (1932) as Nasa Springer

This was one of her last films before her retirement in 1933.