Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Edna Purviance

Born: 21 October 1895, Paradise, Nevada, USA
Died: 11 January 1958, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Kid (1921) as The Woman



















A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923) as Marie St. Clair

















Charles Chaplin

Born: 16 April 1889, Walworth, London, England
Died: 25 December 1977, Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland

The Kid (1921) as The tramp


Carl Miller

Born: 9 August 1893, Wichita County, Texas, USA
Died: 22 January 1979, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

The Kid (1921) as The man



















A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923) as Jean Millet



















The Great K & A Train Robbery (1926) as Burton Holt















Jackie Coogan

Born: 26 October 1914, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 1 March 1984, Santa Monica, California, USA

The Kid (1921) as The child
















John Gielgud

Born: 14 April 1904, South Kensington, London, England
Died: 21 May 2000, Wotton Underwood, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England

Secret Agent (1936) as Richard Ashenden / Brodie

John Gielgud is on the left, with Peter Lorre.

















Shine (1996) as Cecil Parkes













Peter Lorre

Born: 26 June 1904, Rózsahegy, Austria-Hungary [now Ruzomberok, Slovakia]
Died: 23 March 1964, Los Angeles, California, USA

M (1931) as Hans Beckert





















The Maltese Falcon (1941) as Joel Cairo




















Casablanca (1942) as Ugarte

With Humphrey Bogart.















Constance Dowling

Born: 24 July 1920, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 28 October 1969, Los Angeles, California, USA

Up in Arms (1944) as Mary Morgan
















Dinah Shore

Born: 29 February 1916, Winchester, Tennessee, USA
Died: 24 February 1994, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Up in Arms (1944) as Virginia

















Monday, 29 September 2014

Tom Powers

Born: 7 July 1890, Owensboro, Kentucky, USA
Died: 9 November 1955, Hollywood, California, USA

Double Indemnity (1944) as Mr. Dietrichson

Tom Powers is on the left, with Fred MacMurray.

















Practically Yours (1944) as Commander Harry Harpe



















Angel and the Badman (1947) as Dr. Mangram

With Gail Russell.












Rosemary DeCamp

Born: 14 November 1910, Prescott, Arizona, USA
Died: 20 February 2001, Torrance, California, USA

Practically Yours (1944) as Ellen Macy















Cecil Kellaway

Born: 22 August 1893, Cape Town, South Africa
Died: 28 February 1973, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Practically Yours (1944) as Marvin P. Meglin
















Marcia Ralston

Born: 19 September 1906, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died: 23 November 1988, Rancho Mirage, California, USA

Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Wanda Townsend

















Sunday, 28 September 2014

Mona Barrie

Born: 18 December 1909, London, England
Died: 27 June 1964, Los Angeles, California, USA

Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Beatrice Harris

Priscilla Lane has her back to us.


















Dawn on the Great Divide (1942) as Sadie Rand
















Saturday, 27 September 2014

Wayne Morris

Born: 17 February 1914, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 14 September 1959, Oakland, California, USA

Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Jimmy Hall




















The Desperado (1954) as Sam Garrett

















Hugh Herbert

Born: 10 August 1884, Binghamton, New York, USA
Died: 12 March 1952, North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Harvey Bates




















The Family Next Door (1939) as George Pierce

















Johnnie Davis

Born: 11 May 1910, Brazil, Indiana, USA
Died: 28 November 1983, Pecos, Texas, USA

Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Tad
















Penny Singleton

Born: 15 September 1908, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 12 November 2003, Sherman Oaks, California, USA

Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Nancy

















Priscilla Lane

Born: 12 June 1915, Indianola, Iowa, USA
Died: 4 April 1995, Andover, Massachusetts, USA

Sister of Lola Lane, Rosemary Lane and Leota Lane.

Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Linda Lawrence















Gil Lamb

Born: 14 June 1904, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Died: 2 November 1995, Riverside, California, USA

Practically Yours (1944) as Albert W. Beagell

Gil Lamb, on the left, meets Fred MacMurray.












Isabel Randolph

Born: 4 December 1889, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 11 January 1973, Burbank, California, USA

Practically Yours (1944) as Mrs. Meglin



















The Missing Corpse (1945) as Alice Kruger
















Claudette Colbert

Born: 13 September 1903, Saint-Mandé, Val-de-Marne, France
Died: 30 July 1996, Speightstown, Barbados

The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) as Franzi

Claudette Colbert is on the right, with Miriam Hopkins.
















The Sign of the Cross (1932) as Princess Poppaea


















It Happened One Night (1934) as Ellie

With Clark Gable.


















Cleopatra (1934) as Cleopatra


















The Gilded Lily (1935) as Marilyn David

The hilarious song and dance routine.

















Maid of Salem (1937) as Barbara Clarke


















Midnight (1939) as Eve Peabody


















Practically Yours (1944) as Peggy Martin















Syd Saylor

Born: 24 March 1895, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 21 December 1962, Hollywood, California, USA

Prison Shadows (1936) as Dave Moran



















Harvest Melody (1943) as Spot Potter

With Charlotte Wynters.

















Three of a Kind (1944) as Customer

Syd Saylor is seated on the left. Also in this scene are June Lang in the background, Billy Gilbert, Shemp Howard and an unknown actress on the right.









Maxie Rosenbloom

Born: 6 September 1904, Leonard's Bridge, Connecticut, USA
Died: 6 March 1976, South Pasadena, California, USA

Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom was a professional boxer of 289 fights before he bacame an actor.

Each Dawn I Die (1939) as Fargo Red



















Harvard, Here I Come (1941) as Maxie (Credited as 'Slapsie' Maxie Rosembloom)



















The Yanks Are Coming (1942) as Butch (Credited as 'Slapsie' Maxie Rosenbloom)

With Mary Healy.


















Three of a Kind (1944) as Maxie (Credited as Maxie Rosenbloom)

With June Lang.













Franklin Parker

Born: 8 November 1902, Fillmore, Missouri, USA
Died: 12 June 1962, Hollywood, California, USA

Two Seconds (1932) as Reporter

Franklin Parker is in the foreground on the right. The younger man in the middle is William Janney.

















I've Got Your Number (1934) as Reporter (uncredited)

A quick glimpse of Franklin Parker on the left.

















Three of a Kind (1944) as McGinty

Franklin Parker is in the middle, with Shemp Howard on the left and Billy Gilbert.