Sunday, 31 August 2014

Anthony Booth

Born: 9 October 1931, Liverpool, England

The L-Shaped Room (1962) as Youth in street















Adolf Hitler - My Part in his Downfall (1973) as Tommy Brettell

With Jim Dale.











Nanette Newman

Born: 29 May 1934, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England

The League of Gentlemen (1960) as Elizabeth















The L-Shaped Room (1962) as Girl at end















Fairy Liquid Advert (c. 1985) as Herself
















Verity Edmett

Born: 25 April 1944, London, England
Died: March 2002, Cornwall, England

The L-Shaped Room (1962) as Jane II












Bernard Lee

Born: 10 January 1908, Brentford, Middlesex, England
Died: 16 January 1981, Hampstead, London, England

Bernard Lee was most famous for playing 'M' in the James Bond movies from the very first one 'Dr. No (1962)' until 'Moonraker (1979)'.

Spare a Copper (1940) as Jake

Playing a bad guy in this comedy.

















The Third Man (1949) as Sgt. Paine



















The Ship That Died of Shame (1955) as 1st Customs Officer

With Richard Attenborough.

















The L-Shaped Room (1962) as Charlie

With Avis Bunnage.










Arthur White

Born: 1933, Finchley, London, England

Arthur White is the older brother of David Jason.

The L-Shaped Room (1962) as Milkman

With Avis Bunnage.











Gerald Sim

Born: 4 February 1925, Liverpool, England

The L-Shaped Room (1962) as Doctor in hospital












Gerry Duggan

Born: 1909, Dublin, Ireland
Died: 27 March 1992, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

The L-Shaped Room (1962) as Bert

With Leslie Caron.










Stanley Morgan

Born: 10 November 1929, Liverpool, England

The L-Shaped Room (1962) as Waiter in club

Stanley Morgan, centre, pushes his way through the dancers at the club.








Brock Peters

Born: 2 July 1927, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 23 August 2005, Los Angeles, California, USA

The L-Shaped Room (1962) as Johnny













Jennifer White

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

The L-Shaped Room (1962) as Monica












Leslie Caron

Born: 1 July 1931, Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France

An American in Paris (1951) as Lise Bouvier
























The L-Shaped Room (1962) as Jane Fosset












Emlyn Williams

Born: 26 November 1905, Mostyn, Flintshire, Wales
Died: 25 September 1987, London, England

The L-Shaped Room (1962) as Dr. Weaver











Saturday, 30 August 2014

Avis Bunnage

Born: 22 April 1923, Ardwick, Manchester, England
Died: 4 October 1990, Thorpe Bay, England

The L-Shaped Room (1962) as Doris












Cicely Courtneidge

Born: 1 April 1893, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died: 26 April 1980, London, England

Falling for You (1933) as Minnie Tucker




















The L-Shaped Room (1962) as Mavis












Cal McCord

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Cal McCord made only a handful of film and television appearances.

Kill Me Tomorrow (1957) as Joe, the photographer

Cal McCord is standing in the centre of the picture, with (from left to right) Mollie Maureen, Pat O'Brien, Vic Wise and April Olrich. This may be Cal's first dramatic screen appearance.










Mary Hignett

Born: 1915
Died: 6 July 1980

All Creatures Great and Small: Will to Live (1980) (Season 3, Episode13) as Mrs. Hall

Mary is opposite Robert Hardy.














Larry Noble

Born: 13 December 1914, Huddersfield, England
Died: 9 September 1993

All Creatures Great and Small: Will to Live (1980) (Season 3, Episode 13) as Mr. Sowden
















Friday, 29 August 2014

Mollie Maureen

Born: 16 August 1904, Ireland
Died: 26 January 1987, London, England

Kill Me Tomorrow (1957) as Bella's dresser




















All Creature Great and Small: Will to Live (1980) (Season 3, Episode 13) as Alice Temple



















Open All Hours: The Cool Cocoa Tin Lid (1982) (Season 3, Episode 6) as Old woman

Mollie Maureen is on the right, with Ronnie Barker and an unknown actress.













George Eugeniou

Born: 1931, Limassol, Cyprus

Kill Me Tomorrow (1957) as Nico
















Vic Wise

Born: c. 1900, Southampton, England
Died: October 1976, London, England

Kill Me Tomorrow (1957) as Lou, Bella's manager




















Bowler: Faithfully Yours (1973) (Season 1, Episode 5) as Isaac

















April Olrich

Born: 17 July 1933, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Died: 15 April 2014, London, England

April Olrich had been a professional ballet soloist before turning to acting and singing.

Kill Me Tomorrow (1957) as Bella Braganza















Thursday, 28 August 2014

Harry Semels

Born: 20 November 1887, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 2 March 1946, Hollywood, California, USA

Night Beat (1931) as Enricco Pommetti (Credited as Harry Semil)

Harry Semels is on the right, with Ernie Adams.

















Damaged Lives (1933) as Waiter (uncredited)

Harry Semels in the in the centre of this picture. On the left is Lyman Williams.
















Deluge (1933) as Gang member (uncredited)

Harry Semels is on the left.

















Star Reporter (1939) as Mike (uncredited)

Harry Semels is on the phone.

















State Fair (1945) as Follies spectator (uncredited)

Harry Semels is in the middle of the picture with the moustache. In the foreground are Fay Bainter and Charles Winninger.











Robert J. Wilke

Born: 18 May 1914, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Died: 28 March 1989, Los Angeles, California, USA

Star Reporter (1939) as Reporter (uncredited)

Robert J. Wilke is on the left, with Effie Anderson and Lester Dorr (with his back to us).












Monte Collins

Born: 3 December 1898, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1 June 1951, North Hollywood, California, USA

Star Reporter (1939) as Hogan, a reporter (Credited as Monty Collins)

Monte is in the centre of this picture.











Denis Tankard

Born: 19 June 1898, England
Died: 2 January 1944, Los Angeles, California, USA

Denis Tankard only made a handful of appearances in films from 1939 to 1941.

Star Reporter (1939) as Mason, Burnette's butler (Credited as Dennis Tankard)















Warren Hull

Born: 17 January 1903, Gasport, New York, USA
Died: 14 September 1974, Waterbury, Connecticut, USA

Star Reporter (1939) as John Randolph / John Charles Benton















Paul Fix

Born: 13 March 1901, Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA
Died: 14 October 1983, Los Angeles, California, USA

Paul Fix was a character actor who made more than 300 film and television appearances in his long career.

Winterset (1936) as Joe



















Star Reporter (1939) as Clipper

Paul Fix is on the left, with Morgan Wallace.

















Toward the Unknown (1956) as Lt. Gen. Bryan Shelby












Eddie Kane

Born: 12 August 1889, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: 30 April 1969, Los Angeles, California, USA

Star Reporter (1939) as Sam Grey



















Sign of the Wolf (1941) as Jack Martin



















Career Girl (1944) as Mr. Draper (uncredited)

















Virginia Howell

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Star Reporter (1939) as Mrs. Julia Randolph













Effie Anderson

Born: 1898, West Virginia, USA
Died: unknown

Star Reporter (1939) as Molly, D.A.'s secretary














Monday, 25 August 2014

Claude Kingston

Born: unknown

Claude Kingston made a handful of film and television appearances as a child in the late 1950's.

Kill Me Tomorrow (1957) as Jimmy Crosbie