Monday, 26 May 2014

June Gittelson

Born: 6 May 1910, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 28 November 1993, Northridge, California, USA

Two Seconds (1932) as Blind Date (uncredited)



















Three on a Match (1932) as Prisoner at checkers table (uncredited)

June Gittelson on the left is playing checkers with Glenda Farrell.










Glenda Farrell

Born: 30 June 1901, Enid, Oklahoma, USA
Died: 1 May 1971, New York City, New York, USA

Three on a Match (1932) as Prisoner at checkers table (uncredited)

Blonde Glenda Farrell plays checkers with June Gittelson.















Mary Stenes, M. D. (1933) as Glenda Carroll




















I've Got Your Number (1934) as Bonnie aka Madame Francis



































Heat Lightning (1934) as Mrs. Tifton

Glenda Farrell is on the left, with Ruth Donnelly.











Junior Johnson

Born: 23 April 1919, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Died: 21 September 1977, San Diego, California, USA

Three on a Match (1932) as Max (uncredited)

Junior Johnson is on the right, with Sidney Miller in the glasses.











Herman Bing

Born: 30 March 1889, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Died: 9 January 1947, Los Angeles, California, USA

Three on a Match (1932) as Prof. Irving Finklestein (uncredited)













Virginia Davis

Born: 31 December 1918, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died: 15 August 2009, Corona, California, USA

Virginia Davis starred in a series of silent 'Alice' films directed by Walt Disney. The films were animations with live action superimposed onto them.

Three on a Match (1932) as Mary Keaton as a child












Grant Mitchell

Born: 17 June 1874, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Died: 1 May 1957, Los Angeles, California, USA

Three on a Match (1932) as Mr. Gilmore

















One More Spring (1935) as Mr. Sheridan

With Rosemary Ames.













Clara Blandick

Born: 4 June 1880, on board an American ship, Hong Kong
Died: 15 April 1962, Hollywood, California, USA

Three on a Match (1932) as Mrs. Keaton (uncredited)












Blanche Friderici

Born: 21 January 1878, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: 23 December 1933, Visalia, California, USA

Three on a Match (1932) as Miss Blazer (uncredited)











Sidney Miller

Born: 22 October 1916, Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 10 January 2004, Los Angeles, California, USA

Sidney Miller had an acting career that lasted until the 1990s. Miller also became a director for television series like The Donald O'Connor Show (1954) and The Mickey Mouse Club (1955).

Three on a Match (1932) as Willie Goldberg (uncredited)

Sidney Miller, the boy, makes a speech while Grant Mitchell looks on.




















Adele Watson

Born: 3 January 1890, Morris, Minnesota, USA
Died: 27 March 1933, Los Angeles, California, USA

Three on a Match (1932) as Ship's nurse (uncredited)















Saturday, 24 May 2014

Darren McGavin

Born: 7 May 1922, Spokane, Washington, USA
Died: 25 February 2006, Los Angeles, California, USA

Darren McGavin began appearing in films in the mid 1940s.

Turk 182! (1985) as Det. Kowalski










Sunday, 18 May 2014

Fred MacMurray

Born: 30 August 1908, Kankakee, Illinois, USA
Died: 5 November 1991, Santa Monica, California, USA

The Forest Rangers (1942) as Don Stuart



















Flight for Freedom (1943) as Randy Britton



















Double Indemnity (1944) as Walter Neff



















Practically Yours (1944) as Daniel Bellamy
















Joan Bennett

Born: 27 February 1910, Palisades, New Jersey, USA
Died: 7 December 1990, Scarsdale, New York, USA

Green Hell (1940) as Stephanie Richardson














Saturday, 17 May 2014

Nick Stewart

Born: 15 March 1910, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 18 December 2000, Los Angeles, California, USA

Gildersleeve's Ghost (1944) as Chauncey, Haley's chauffeur (Credited as Nicodemus Stewart)

With Lillian Randolph.

















Zombies on Broadway (1945) as Worthington (uncredited)















Paulette Goddard

Born: 3 June 1910, Whitestone Landing, Long Island, New York, USA
Died: 23 April 1990, Ronco, Switzerland

The Forest Rangers (1942) as Celia Huston Stuart
















Jimmy Durante

Born: 10 February 1893, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 29 January 1980, Santa Monica, California, USA

Beau James (1957) as Himself (uncredited)














Vera Miles

Born: 23 August 1929, Boise City, Oklahoma, USA

Wichita (1955) as Laurie McCoy















Beau James (1957) as Betty Compton


















The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Hallie Stoddard













Alexis Smith

Born: 8 June 1921, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
Died: 9 June 1993, Los Angeles, California, USA

Beau James (1957) as Allie Walker

With Bob Hope.












Joy Harrington

Born: 22 February 1914, London, England
Died: 22 October 1991, Bristol, England

Madness of the Heart (1949) as Sister Agnes














Gordon Griffith

Born: 4 July 1907, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 12 October 1958, Hollywood, California, USA

Gordon Griffith was the first person to appear in film as Tarzan.

Tarzan of the Apes (1918) as Tarzan - Younger



















Jack Dean

Born: 15 September 1874, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
Died: 23 June 1950, New York City, New York, USA

The Cheat (1915) as Richard Hardy















Fannie Ward

Born: 22 February 1871, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: 27 January 1952, New York City, New York, USA

Fannie Ward was a silent movie star who had also starred on Broadway and in vaudeville.

The Cheat (1915) as Edith Hardy














Friday, 16 May 2014

Kay Kendall

Born: 21 May 1926, Withernsea, Yorkshire, England
Died: 6 September 1959, London, England

Simon and Laura (1955) as Laura Foster











Thursday, 15 May 2014

Olga Lindo

Born: 13 July 1899, London, England
Died: 7 May 1968, London, England

The Extra Day (1956) as Mrs. Bliss

With Philip Ray.
















Yield to the Night (1956) as Senior Matron Hill

With Diana Dors.














Jack Rice

Born: 14 May 1893, Michigan, USA
Died: 14 December 1968, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Stage Door (1937) as Playwright (uncredited)

Jack Rice is on the left, with Frank Reicher.

















Five Little Peppers and How They Grew (1939) as Mr. Barker (uncredited)



















Ellery Queen, Master Detective (1940) as Roger's assistant (uncredited)

Jack Rice is on the left and Michael Whalen is on the right. The man in the middle is unknown to me.
















Two Weeks to Live (1943) as Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
















Arthur Millett

Born: 21 April 1874, Pittsfield, Maine, USA
Died: 24 February 1952, Los Angeles, California, USA

Ellery Queen, Master Detective (1940) as Elevator guard

Arthur Millett, centre, waits for Margaret Lindsay and Ralph Bellamy to finish talking. This may have been his last film.











Katherine DeMille

Born: 29 June 1911, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Died: 27 April 1995, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Katherine DeMille was the adopted daughter of Cecil B. DeMille and was married to Anthony Quinn.

Ellery Queen, Master Detective (1940) as Valerie Norris














Charley Grapewin

Born: 20 December 1869, Xenia, Ohio, USA
Died: 2 February 1956, Corona, California, USA

Ellery Queen, Master Detective (1940) as Insp. Queen















Ralph Bellamy

Born: 17 June 1904, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 29 November 1991, Santa Monica, California, USA

Young America (1932) as Judge Blake


















Ellery Queen, Master Detective (1940) as Ellery Queen



















Trading Places (1983) as Randolph Duke

Denholm Elliott, Don Ameche and Ralph Bellamy.










James Burke

Born: 24 September 1886, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 23 May 1968, Los Angeles, California, USA

Fast and Furious (1939) as Clancy

James Burke is on the far right, with Ernie Alexander, Henry Roquemore, Tom O' Grady and Rube Demarest on piano.
















Ellery Queen, Master Detective (1940) as Sgt. Velie