Saturday, 29 August 2015

Dick van Dyke

Born: 13 December 1925, West Plains, Missouri, USA

Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. (1966) as Lt. Robin Crusoe
















Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Cyril Thornton

Born: 6 August 1905, New York, USA
Died: 8 February 1990, Lee, Florida, USA

The Thin Man (1934) as Tanner















Henry Wadsworth

Born: 18 June 1897, Maysville, Kentucky, USA
Died: 5 December 1974, New York City, New York, USA

The Thin Man (1934) as Tommy
















John Larkin

Born: 25 November 1877, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
Died: 18 March 1936, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Thin Man (1934) as Train porter (uncredited)

John Larkin is on the far right, attending to William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan and Henry Wadsworth.










Harold Huber

Born: 5 December 1909, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 29 September 1959, New York City, New York, USA

The Thin Man (1934) as Nunheim
















Porter Hall

Born: 19 September 1888, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Died: 6 October 1953, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Thin Man (1934) as MacCaulay















Maureen O'Sullivan

Born: 17 May 1911, Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland
Died: 23 June 1998, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

The Thin Man (1934) as Dorothy

Maureen O'Sullivan is on the left, with Minna Gombell.












Monday, 24 August 2015

William Henry

Born: 10 November 1914, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 10 August 1982, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Thin Man (1934) as Gilbert

















Saturday, 22 August 2015

Barbara Stanwyck

Born: 16 July 1907, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 20 January 1990, Santa Monica, California, USA

Shopworn (1932) as Kitty

Regis Toomey has his back to us.

















Double Indemnity (1944) as Phyllis Dietrichson

With Fred MacMurray.













Monday, 17 August 2015

Betty Burgess

Born: 15 February 1917, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 15 November 2002, Riverside, California, USA

Tough to Handle (1937) as Myra George

















Saturday, 15 August 2015

Fred 'Snowflake' Toones

Born: 5 January 1906, North Carolina, USA
Died: 13 February 1962, Los Angeles, California, USA

I Hate Women (1934) as Big Boy (Credited as Snowflake)

With Fuzzy Knight and Wallace Ford.
















The actress is unknown to me.

















Tough to Handle (1937) as Snowflake (uncredited)

With Frankie Darro.


















Land of Hunted Men (1943) as Snowflake (Credited as Fred Toones)















Johnstone White

Born: 4 August 1892, Baker, Oregon, USA
Died: 7 April 1969, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Tough to Handle (1937) as Reggie Whitney (Credited as Johnston White)

















Bill Hunter

Born: 26 March 1907, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
Died: 18 December 1966, Los Angeles, California, USA

Tough to Handle (1937) as Barney (uncredited)

Bill Hunter looks surprised as he talks to Burr Caruth on the right. Stanley Price on the left is smiling.










Friday, 14 August 2015

Harry Worth

Born: 6 February 1903, Yorkshire, England
Died: 3 November 1975, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Harry Worth was a film and stage actor. Not to be confused with the slightly younger British comedian.

Tough to Handle (1937) as Tony Franco

















Phyllis Fraser

Born: 13 April 1916, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died: 24 November 2006, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

Cousin of Ginger Rogers.

Tough to Handle (1937) as Gloria Sandford




















An Awfully Big Adventure: Dr Seuss (1998) as Herself (Credited as Phyllis Cerf Wagner)
















Burr Caruth

Born: 15 June 1865, Carbondale, Illinois, USA
Died: 2 June 1953, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Tough to Handle (1937) as Grandpa Sandford
















Thursday, 13 August 2015

Wade Boteler

Born: 3 October 1888, Santa Ana, California, USA
Died: 7 May 1943, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Local Boy Makes Good (1931) as Doc

Wade Boteler is on the left, with John Harrington.

















Second Honeymoon (1937) as Policeman (uncredited)

Wade Boteler is on the left, with Stanley Blystone.


















Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Policeman (uncredited)




















Invisible Stripes (1939) as Policeman outside garage (uncredited)

Wade Boteler is on the right, with William Holden and Jane Bryan.

Mary Treen

Born: 27 March 1907, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: 20 July 1989, Newport Beach, California, USA

The Golden Arrow (1936) as Appleby's Secretary (uncredited)

With Bette Davis. Just a couple of lines of dialogue in this one as Mary Treen only has a few seconds on screen.

















Second Honeymoon (1937) as Elsie

Mary Treen is on the left, with Marjorie Weaver.













William Wagner

Born: 7 November 1883, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 11 March 1964, Hollywood, California, USA

Second Honeymoon (1937) as Dr. Sneed (uncredited)

William Wagner is on the right, with Stuart Erwin and Marjorie Weaver.













Troy Brown Sr.

Born: 17 March 1901, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Died: 18 November 1944, Los Angeles, California, USA

Second Honeymoon (1937) as George, the piano player (uncredited)















Paul Hurst

Born: 15 October 1888, Traver, Tulare County, California, USA
Died: 27 February 1953, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Second Honeymoon (1937) as Dennis Huggins

Paul Hurst is in the middle, with Stuart Erwin on the left and Tyrone Power on the right.
















Coney Island (1943) as Louie

George Montgomery is on the right with the cap.















Angel and the Badman (1947) as Frederick Carson















J. Edward Bromberg

Born: 25 December 1903, Temesvár, Austria-Hungary [now Timisoara, Romania]
Died: 6 December 1951, London, England

Second Honeymoon (1937) as Herbie

With Claire Trevor.

















The Mark of Zorro (1940) as Don Luis Quintero



















The Missing Corpse (1945) as Henry Kruger














Marjorie Weaver

Born: 2 March 1913, Crossville, Tennessee, USA
Died: 1 October 1994, Austin, Texas, USA

Second Honeymoon (1937) as Joy
















Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Earl Douglas

Born: 16 April 1903, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 1963

Held for Ransom (1938) as Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)

With Blanche Mehaffey.














Monday, 10 August 2015

Joseph W. Girard

Born: 2 April 1871, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 21 August 1949, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Held for Ransom (1938) as Police Chief Howell (uncredited)
















Blanche Mehaffey

Born: 28 July 1907, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Died: 31 March 1968, Los Angeles, California, USA

Alias Mary Smith (1932) as Joan (Credited as Blanche Mahaffey)



















Held for Ransom (1938) as Betty Mason
















John McCollum

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Held for Ransom (1938) as Kimball (uncredited)