Monday, 24 February 2014

Pat Gleason

Born: 1904, California, USA
Died: unknown

The Living Ghost (1942) as Reporter (uncredited)

Pat Gleason is on the left. The other reporters are unknown at present.

















Detour (1945) as Joe

With Tom Neal.














Ralph Littlefield

Born: 31 March 1901, Gary, Indiana, USA
Died: 27 December 1977, Everett, Washington, USA

Ralph Littlefield is the brother of Lucien Littlefield.

The Living Ghost (1942) as Man in outside Trayne's office.

Ralph Littlefield on the left listens to Danny Beck.












Danny Beck

Born: 25 December 1906, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 8 November 1959, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Living Ghost (1942) as Double-talker

Danny Beck, in the hat, talks to Ralph Littlefield.












Forrest Taylor

Born: 29 December 1883, Bloomington, Illinois, USA
Died: 19 February 1965, Garden Grove, California, USA

Taming the Wild (1936) as Police Captain (uncredited)

Forrest Taylor is seated, with Rod La Rocque.

















Death in the Air (1936) as Survivor (uncredited)




















Amateur Crook (1937) as Jerry Cummings

Forrest Taylor is on the right, with Edward Earle.

















The Living Ghost (1942) as Dr. Taggert

Forrest Taylor is on the left, with James Dunn.

















Land of Hunted Men (1943) as Dad Oliver



















Identity Unknown (1945) as Mr. Anderson




















Forbidden Jungle (1950) as Trader Kirk















Paul McVey

Born: 17 March 1898, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 1973

The Living Ghost (1942) as Ed Moline

Paul McVey, right, shares a laugh with James Dunn, in the lighter suit.

















Force of Evil (1948) as Hobe Wheelock















Norman Willis

Born: 27 May 1903, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died:  27 January 1988, Los Angeles, California, USA

Convict's Code (1939) as Joe Russell




















Tell No Tales (1939) as Joe Neves (uncredited)

Norman Willis is on the left, with Anthony Warde.

















The Living Ghost (1942) as Cedric, the butler



















The Falcon Out West (1944) as Callaghan, first policeman

Norman Willis is on the right, with Cliff Clark.













Edna Johnson

Born: unknown
Died: 4 July 1972, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Edna Johnson was a Broadway actress who dabbled in only a few films.

The Living Ghost (1942) as Helen Craig
















Harry Depp

Born: 22 February 1883, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: 31 March 1957, Hollywood, California, USA

Desire (1936) as Gibson's Clerk (uncredited)



















Tell No Tales (1939) as Robert E. Moore (uncredited)

Harry Depp stands short besides police officers. Also in this picture is James Flavin and Charles D. Brown.
















Foreign Correspondent (1940) as Uncle Buren (uncredited)

All eyes on the boy.
From left to right: Dorothy Vaughan, Joel McCrea, an unknown actress (not Joan Leslie as many sources carelessly credit, although Joan was in the scene somewhere) and Harry Depp. I don't know who the boy is.













The Living Ghost (1942) as Homer Hawkins (Credited as Harry Depps)
















Frances Richards

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

The Living Ghost (1942) as Dr. Bruhling's nurse















Jack Cheatham

Born: 28 December 1894, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
Died: 30 March 1971, La Mirada, California, USA

Night Beat (1931) as Jackson Heights Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)

Jack Cheatham is on the right talking to Jack Mulhall.

















Haunted House (1940) as Jailer (uncredited)

With Jackie Moran.

















Ellery Queen, Master Detective (1940) as Desk Sergeant (uncredited)

With Margaret Lindsay and Ralph Bellamy.


















The Living Ghost (1942) as Police officer Finnegan (uncredited)

Jack Cheatham watches from the background of this scene with Jan Wiley and James Dunn.
















The Hat Box Mystery (1947) as Policeman

Jack Cheatham is in the centre, with Tom Neal on the right.














J. Arthur Young

Born: 22 September 1879, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 14 September 1943, Kew Gardens, New York, USA

The Living Ghost (1942) as George. Phillips

J. Arthur Young is on the far right of the picture talking to James Dunn in the white suit. Joan Woodbury is on the far left.











Jan Wiley

Born: 23 February 1916, Marion, Indiana, USA
Died: 27 May 1993, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA

Kitty Foyle (1940) as Miss Bala (uncredited)

Jan Wiley is in the dark outfit. Ginger Rogers is on the far right with her back to us.















The Living Ghost (1942) as Tina Craig

With James Dunn. Jack Cheatham looks on in the background.













J. Farrell MacDonald

Born: 14 April 1875, Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
Died: 2 August 1952, Hollywood, California, USA

Danger Ahead (1935) as Harry Cromwell - City Editor




















The Living Ghost (1942) as Police Lt. 'Pete' Peterson

J. Farrell MacDonald is on the left with James Dunn in white and Jack Cheatham in the background.










Gus Glassmire

Born: 29 August 1879, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 23 July 1946, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Living Ghost (1942) as Walter Craig













Saturday, 22 February 2014

Richard Davies

Born: 3 August 1915, Provo, Utah, USA
Died: 2 April 1994, Weaverville, California, USA

The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Kenneth Gibson

Richard Davies on the right, hands Clarence Kolb some good news.













Jean Brooks

Born: 23 December 1915, Houston, Texas, USA
Died: 25 November 1963, Richmond, California, USA

Also acted under the name Jeanne Kelly.

The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Iris Fairchild

With Tom Conway.

















The Falcon in Hollywood (1944) as Roxanna Miles

With Tom Conway.

















The Falcon's Alibi (1946) as Baroness Lena

With Lucien Prival.














Rosemary La Planche

Born: 11 October 1923, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 6 May 1979, Glendale, California, USA

Rosemary La Planche was Miss California in 1940 and 1941 and Miss America in 1941. She had a contract with RKO for a while on the back her success as a beauty queen.

Two Weeks to Live (1943) as Miss LaPlanche, Dr. O'Brien's Nurse




















The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Falcon's nurse (uncredited)



















The Falcon Out West (1944) as Mary (uncredited)

Rosemary La Planche is seated on the left of the picture, with Donald Douglas and Mary Halsey.











Felix Basch

Born: 16 September 1882, Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]
Died: 17 May 1944, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Morley
















Clarence Kolb

Born: 31 July 1874, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died: 25 November 1964, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Stanley Harris Palmer

Clarence Kolb, on the right, looks worried, with Robert Emmett Keane.

Robert Emmett Keane

Born: 4 March 1883, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 2 July 1981, Hollywood, California, USA

One Hour to Live (1939) as Max Stanton




















The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Wally Fairchild (uncredited)

Robert Emmett Keane in the spectacles, stands behind his boss Clarence Kolb.

Erford Gage

Born: 5 April 1912, Northfield, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 17 March 1945, Manila, Philippines

The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Evan Morley













Friday, 21 February 2014

Henry Jones

Born: 1 August 1912, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 17 May 1999, Los Angeles, California, USA

Henry Jones was a Broadway actor in the late 1930's, who made his screen debut in 1943.

3:10 to Yuma (1957) as Alex Potter

Henry Jones looks up to the Marshal, Ford Rainey.












Skin Game (1971) as Sam

















Robert Emhardt

Born: 24 July 1914, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Died: 26 December 1994, Ojai, California, USA

3:10 to Yuma (1957) as Mr. Butterfield

Robert Emhardt is on the left, with Van Heflin.









Leora Dana

Born: 1 April 1923, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 13 December 1983, New York City, New York, USA

3:10 to Yuma (1957) as Mrs. Alice Evans