Saturday, 26 March 2016

Quentin Dean

Born: 27 July 1944, California, USA
Died: 9 May 2003, Los Angeles, California, USA

Stay Away, Joe (1968) as Mamie Callahan












Bernard Archard

Born: 20 August 1916, Fulham, London, England
Died: 1 May 2008, Witham Friary, Somerset, England

Two Letter Alibi (1962) as Duke













Petra Davies

Born: 1930, Wales

Two Letter Alibi (1962) as Kathy














Ursula Howells

Born: 17 September 1922, Hammersmith, London, England
Died: 16 October 2005, Petworth, West Sussex, England

Two Letter Alibi (1962) as Louise













Peter Williams

Born: 28 April 1915, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Died: September 2003, East Sussex, England

Two Letter Alibi (1962) as Charles













Angie Dickinson

Born: 30 September 1931, Kulm, North Dakota, USA

Sam Whiskey (1969) as Laura Breckenridge

With Burt Reynolds.














Burt Reynolds

Born: 11 February 1936, Lansing, Michigan, USA
Died: 6 September 2018, Jupiter, Florida, USA

Sam Whiskey (1969) as Sam Whiskey















Mad Dog Time (1996) as 'Wacky' Jacky Jackson















The Cherokee Kid (TV) (1996) as Otter Bob the Mountain Man

















Hayley Mills

Born: 18 April 1946, Marylebone, London, England

The Moon-Spinners (1964) as Nicky Ferris
















Arlo Guthrie

Born: 10 July 1947, New York City, New York, USA

Alice's Restaurant (1969) as Arlo Guthrie












Friday, 25 March 2016

Elvis Presley

Born: 8 January 1935, Tupelo, Mississippi, USA
Died: 16 August 1977, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Harum Scarum (1965) as Johnny Tyronne























Stay Away, Joe (1968) as Joe Lightcloud











Peter O'Toole

Born: 2 August 1932, Connemara, County Galway, Ireland
Died: 14 December 2013, London, England

What's New Pussycat? (1965) as Michael James (Credited as Peter O'toole)

Peter O'Toole is on the right, with Peter Sellers.










Don Murray

Born: 31 July 1929, Hollywood, California, USA

Escape from East Berlin (1962) as Kurt Schröder













Christine Kaufmann

Born: 11 January 1945, Lengdorf, Styria, Austria

Escape from East Berlin (1962) as Erika Jurgens












Monday, 21 March 2016

Kathryn Kane

Born: 3 March 1919, White Plains, New York, USA
Died: 10 March 2019, Brentwood, California, USA

Swingtime in the Movies (1938) as Joan Mason (Credited as Katherine Kane)
















Jerry Colonna

Born: 17 September 1904, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 21 November 1986, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Swingtime in the Movies (1938) as The Texas Tornado

Jerry Colonna is crouching in the middle holding a gun.












Helen Lynd

Born: 18 January 1902, New Jersey, USA
Died: 1 April 1992, Beverly Hills, California, USA

Swingtime in the Movies (1938) as Lorna, an actress
















Charley Foy

Born: 12 June 1898, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 22 August 1984, Los Angeles, California, USA

Charley Foy was a member of 'The Seven Little Foys', a family of seven child vaudeville performers led by their father Eddie Foy, who appeared all together in the short film 'A Favorite Fool' in 1915.

Chips of the Old Block (1928) as Himself (Credited as The Foy Family)



















Swingtime in the Movies (1938) as Sammy















Earl Gunn

Born: 8 May 1901, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Died: 14 April 1963, San Francisco, California, USA

Swamp Woman (1941) as Jed Tollington

Earl Gunn is on the right, with Jay Novello.












Richard Deane

Born: 21 April 1918, Union, Georgia, USA
Died: 14 April 1977, New York City, New York, USA

Richard Deane was a stage actor who dabbled in films on occasion. He appeared on Broadway.

Swamp Woman (1941) as Jeff Carter

With Mary Hull.































Ian MacDonald

Born: 28 June 1914, Great Falls, Montana, USA
Died: 11 April 1978, Bozeman, Montana, USA

Swamp Woman (1941) as Det. Lt. Rance (Credited as Ian Mac Donald)
















Ann Corio

Born: 29 November 1914, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Died: 1 March 1999, Englewood, New Jersey, USA

For twenty years Ann Corio was a famous burlesque and striptease artist.

Swamp Woman (1941) as Annabelle Tollington
















Claudia Drake

Born: 30 January 1918, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 19 October 1997, Los Angeles, California, USA

False Colors (1943) as Faith Lawton



















Detour (1945) as Sue Harvey















Carlin Sturtevant

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Swamp Woman (1941) as Granny Grundy


































Sunday, 20 March 2016

Mary Hull

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Not much information available anywhere about Mary Hull. The Swamp Woman seems to be her only appearance on screen and although the film was an average B-movie, her performance wasn't bad.

Swamp Woman (1941) as Lizbet Tollington

With Richard Deane.






























Lois Austin

Born: 3 April 1901, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Died: 26 April 1957, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Swamp Woman (1941) as Mary Tollington
















Jay Novello

Born: 22 August 1904, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 2 September 1982, North Hollywood, California, USA

Swamp Woman (1941) as 'Flash' Brand
















Don Brodie

Born: 29 May 1904, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Died: 8 January 2001, Los Angeles, California, USA

Detour (1945) as Used car salesman (uncredited)
















Edmund MacDonald

Born: 7 May 1908, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 2 September 1951, Los Angeles, California, USA

Destry Rides Again (1939) as Rockwell (Credited as Edmund Macdonald)



















Detour (1945) as Charles Haskell Jr















Ann Savage

Born: 19 February 1921, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
Died: 25 December 2008, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Detour (1945) as Vera















Henry Brandon

Born: 8 June 1912, Berlin, Germany
Died: 15 February 1990, Los Angeles, California, USA

Tombstone Territory: The Outcasts (1958) (Season 1, Episode 28) as Lige Crown















Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Chris-Pin Martin

Born: 19 November 1893, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Died: 27 June 1953, Montebello, California, USA

The Mark of Zorro (1940) as Turnkey
















Montagu Love

Born: 15 March 1880, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Died: 17 May 1943, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Mark of Zorro (1940) as Don Alejandro Vega

Montagu Love is on the left, with J. Edward Bromberg.












Janet Beecher

Born: 21 October 1884, Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
Died: 6 August 1955, Washington, Connecticut, USA

Slightly Honorable (1939) as Mrs. Cushing




















The Mark of Zorro (1940) as Senora Isabella Vega

Janet Beecher plays Tyrone Power's mother in this film.

Basil Rathbone

Born: 13 June 1892, Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: 21 July 1967, New York City, New York, USA

Confession (1937) as Michael Michailow



















The Mark of Zorro (1940) as Captain Esteban Pasquale















Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Gale Sondergaard

Born: 15 February 1899, Litchfield, Minnesota, USA
Died: 14 August 1985, Woodland Hills, California, USA

The Mark of Zorro (1940) as Inez Quintero















Thursday, 3 March 2016

Philip Wood

Born: 21 July 1895, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 3 March 1940, Hollywood, California, USA

Philip Wood was a well-respected stage actor who only got the chance to make a handful of films before his untimely death.

Our Town (1940) as Simon Stimson

Philip Wood died of a heart attack before the release of this, his last film.














Tom Drake

Born: 5 August 1918, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 11 August 1982, Torrance, California, USA

Our Town (1940) as Best man at wedding (uncredited)

This is the clearest shot of Tom Drake we get in this film. It is a very early screen appearance for Tom. Also in the picture is Thomas Mitchell, Fay Bainter and William Holden.









Doro Merande

Born: 31 March 1892, Columbia, Kansas, USA
Died: 1 November 1975, New York City, New York, USA

Our Town (1940) as Mrs. Soames

Doro Merande is on the left.














Martha Scott

Born: 22 September 1912, Jamesport, Missouri, USA
Died: 28 May 2003, Van Nuys, California, USA

Our Town (1940) as Emily Webb



















In Old Oklahoma (1943) as Catherine Elizabeth Allen