Thursday, 31 December 2015

Zeffie Tilbury

Born: 20 November 1863, London, England
Died: 24 July 1950, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Single Standard (1929) as Mrs. Handley

With Dorothy Sebastian.

















Desire (1936) as Aunt Olga



















Tell No Tales (1939) as Miss Mary

With Melvyn Douglas.













Thursday, 24 December 2015

Roland Young

Born: 11 November 1887, London, England
Died: 5 June 1953, New York City, New York, USA

Star Dust (1940) as Thomas Brooke
















Victoria Vinton

Born: 23 August 1912, New Jersey, USA
Died: 12 June 1980, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Star Dust (1940) as Lorraine Lorey (uncredited)

With William Gargan.














Wednesday, 23 December 2015

John Hubbard

Born: 14 April 1914, East Chicago, Indiana, USA
Died: 6 November 1988, Camarillo, California, USA

Fast and Loose (1939) as Phil Sergeant (Credited as Anthony Allan)
















Etienne Girardot

Born: 22 February 1856, London, England
Died: 10 November 1939, Hollywood, California, USA

Etienne Girardot was a Broadway actor who appeared in 26 Broadway shows.

Fast and Loose (1939) as Christopher Oates



















The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) as Doctor

With Harry Davenport.













Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Allen Fife

Born: 5 September 1935, Houston, Texas, USA

Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) as Buddy

Allen Fife is on the right, with Richard Gilden.













Barbara Wilson

Born: 24 October 1936, USA

Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) as Helen Preacher
















Ken Clayton

Born: unknown
Died: 2015

Nothing is really known about the career of Ken Clayton. He was in a few films as a bit player and had one lead part in a B-picture.

Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) as Johnnie Dennis
















Robert Montgomery

Born: 21 May 1904, Fishkill Landing [now Beacon], New York, USA
Died: 27 September 1981, Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

Hide-Out (1934) as Jonathan 'Lucky' Wilson

With Herta Lynd on the left and Jeanette Loff.

















Live, Love and Learn (1937) as Bob Graham



















Fast and Loose (1939) as Joel Sloane
















Rosalind Russell

Born: 4 June 1907, Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
Died: 28 November 1976, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Live, Love and Learn (1937) as Julie Stoddard

With Robert Montgomery.

















Fast and Loose (1939) as Garda Sloane

Another film Rosalind starred in with Robert Montgomery.















Monday, 21 December 2015

Sandra Giles

Born: 24 July 1932, Hooker, Oklahoma, USA

Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) as Darlene

Sandra Giles is on the right, with Carol Nugent.













William Quimby

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) as Pig
















Richard Gilden

Born: 30 December 1931, USA

Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) as Walt
















Carol Nugent

Born: 7 July 1937, Los Angeles, California, USA

Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) as Pinkie















Lilyan Chauvin

Born: 6 August 1925, Paris, France
Died: 26 June 2008, Studio City, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) as Tanya Pernaud
















Saturday, 19 December 2015

Carole Landis

Born: 1 January 1919, Fairchild, Wisconsin, USA
Died: 5 July 1948, Pacific Palisades, California, USA

Men Are Such Fools (1938) as June Cooper (uncredited)

Carole Landis is on the far left of the picture, with Johnnie Davis, Wayne Morris and Penny Singleton.

















Three Texas Steers (1939) as Nancy Evans
















Ralph Graves

Born: 23 January 1900, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died: 18 February 1977, Santa Barbara, California, USA

Three Texas Steers (1939) as George Ward


Collette Lyons

Born: 3 October 1908, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 5 October 1986, Los Angeles, California, USA

Three Texas Steers (1939) as Lillian

With Max Terhune.













Thursday, 10 December 2015

Ricardo Cortez

Born: 19 September 1900, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 28 April 1977, New York City, New York, USA

Her Man (1930) as Johnnie



















Behind Office Doors (1931) as Ronnie Wales
















Phillips Holmes

Born: 22 July 1907, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Died: 12 August 1942, Ontario, Canada

Her Man (1930) as Dan Keefe

Phillips Holmes sings to Helen Twelvetrees.













Harry Sweet

Born: 1901, Teller County, Colorado, USA
Died: 18 June 1933, Big Bear, California, USA

Harry Sweet was a writer, director and actor in many silent and early sound films.
Sweet died when the small plane he was piloting lost power and crashed into Big Bear Lake.

Her Man (1930) as Eddie

Harry Sweet is on the right, with James Gleason and Phillips Holmes.













Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Matthew Betz

Born: 13 September 1881, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: 26 January 1938, Sawtelle, Los Angeles, California, USA

Her Man (1930) as Red

With Helen Twelvetrees.















Helen Twelvetrees

Born: 25 December 1908, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: 13 February 1958, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Her Man (1930) as Frankie Keefe



















Disgraced! (1933) as Gay Holloway
















Marjorie Rambeau

Born: 15 July 1889, San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 6 July 1970, Palm Springs, California, USA

Her Man (1930) as Annie