Thursday, 23 April 2015

Annette Hanshaw

Born: 18 October 1901, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 13 March 1985, New York City, New York, USA

A popular singer who appeared many times on radio shows, but only once on film.

Captain Henry's Radio Show (1933) as Herself

Annette's only appearance on film.

















Other Works

Radio

1932 - 1934 Maxwell House Show Boat NBC Radio

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Esma Cannon

Born: 27 December 1905, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
Died: 18 October 1972, Camden, London, England

Holiday Camp (1947) as Elsie Dawson



















Crow Hollow (1952) as Aunt Judith

With Natasha Parry.













Flora Robson

Born: 28 March 1902, South Shields, Durham, England
Died: 7 July 1984, Brighton, East Sussex, England

Invisible Stripes (1939) as Mrs. Taylor

With George Raft.

















Holiday Camp (1947) as Esther Harman















Phyllis Coates

Born: 15 January 1927, Wichita Falls, Texas, USA

So You Want to Hold Your Husband (1950) as Alice McDoakes/Baby McDoakes (uncredited)
















Monday, 13 April 2015

Bernadette O'Farrell

Born: 30 January 1924, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland
Died: 26 September 1999, Monaco

The Adventures of Robin Hood: Trial by Battle (1956) (S01E27) as Maid Marian

With Nicholas Parsons.














Sunday, 12 April 2015

Nicholas Parsons

Born: 10 October 1923, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England

The Adventures of Robin Hood: Trial by Battle (1956) (S01E27) as Sir Walter of the Glen



















Other Works

Radio

1967 - Present Just a Minute - BBC Radio 4 (UK)

John Hamilton

Born: 16 January 1887, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 15 October 1958, Glendale, California, USA

Murder is News (1937) as David Corning



















Invisible Stripes (1939) as Captain Johnson (uncredited)

















John Gallaudet

Born: 23 August 1903, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 5 November 1983, Los Angeles, California, USA

Murder is News (1937) as Jerry Tracy















Doreen MacGregor

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Murder is News (1937) as Hat-check girl (uncredited)

With John Gallaudet.






























Wednesday, 8 April 2015

Cecil Cunningham

Born: 2 August 1888, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: 17 April 1959, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Family Next Door (1939) as Cora Stewart
















Dorothy Arnold

Born: 21 November 1917, Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Died: 13 November 1984, Palm Springs, California, USA

Married famous baseball player Joe DiMaggio in 1939.

The Family Next Door (1939) as Cashier

Dorothy Arnold is in the centre, between Ruth Donnelly, left, and Joy Hodges.












Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Mary Field

Born: 10 June 1909, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 12 June 1996, Fairfax, Virginia, USA

The Family Next Door (1939) as Secretary, Miss Jessup (uncredited)

Mary Field watches as Hugh Herbert and Eddie Quillan leave in a hurry.












Lillian Yarbo

Born: 1905, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died: 12 Jun 1996, Seattle, King, Washington, USA

The Family Next Door (1939) as Blossom



















Destry Rides Again (1939) as Clara
















Thursday, 2 April 2015

Valeene Calkins

Born: Dec 1927
Died: unknown

Love, Honor and Behave (1938) as Little girl (uncredited)



Other Works

Stand-in

Bundle of Joy (1956). Starring Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.