Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Doris Day

Born: 3 April 1922, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Died: 13 May 2019, Carmel Valley, California, USA

Lover Come Back (1961) as Carol Templeton















Where Were You When the Lights Went Out (1968) as Margaret Garrison
















Rock Hudson

Born: 17 November 1925, Winnetka, Illinois, USA
Died: 2 October 1985, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Magnificent Obsession (1954) as Bob Merrick



















Lover Come Back (1961) as Jerry Webster











Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Mickey Maga

Born: 25 May 1950, Los Angeles, California, USA

Mickey Maga was a child actor who topped off a short career with his most famous role, as the voice of 'Patch' in the animated Disney feature '101 Dalmations' (1961).

The Twilight Zone: One for the Angels (1959) (Season 1, Episode 2) as Ricky (uncredited)

Mickey Maga with an unkown girl.














Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Earl Holliman

Born: 11 September 1928, Delhi, Louisiana, USA

The Twilight Zone: Where Is Everybody? (1959) (Season 1, Episode 1) as Mike Ferris

















Merritt Bohn

Born: 13 May 1905, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 11 December 1978, Torrence, California, USA

The Twilight Zone: One for the Angels (1959) (Season 1, Episode 2) as Truck driver

Merritt Bohn is on the left.

Jay Overholts

Born: 30 November 1922, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Died: 25 April 1966, Los Angeles, California, USA

Although Jay Overholts made very few screen appearances, he does have the distinction of being credited in the most episodes of 'The Twilight Zone', a total of 8.

The Twilight Zone: One for the Angels (1959) (Season 1, Episode 2) as Doctor

With Ed Wynn.














Dana Dillaway

Born: 18 October 1950, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Twilight Zone: One for the Angels (1959) (Season 1, Episode 2) as Maggie Polanski















Murray Hamilton

Born: 24 March 1923, Washington, North Carolina, USA
Died: 1 September 1986, Washington, North Carolina, USA

The Twilight Zone: One for the Angels (1959) (Season 1, Episode 2) as Mr. Death

With Ed Wynn.













Ed Wynn

Born: 9 November 1886, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 19 June 1966, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Twilight Zone: One for the Angels (1959) (Season 1, Episode 2) as Lou Bookman
















Sunday, 20 November 2016

Frank Baker

Born: 11 October 1892, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died: 30 December 1980, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

The New Adventures of Tarzan (1935) as Maj. Francis Martling

















Friday, 18 November 2016

Stella Adler

Born: 10 February 1901, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 21 December 1992, Los Angeles, California, USA

Stella Adler was a stage actor who appeared many times on Broadway. Stella also wrote and directed for the stage. In later life Stella began teaching 'method' acting and eventually, in 1949, started her own acting school, the Stella Adler Theatre Studio, which later became the Stella Adler Conservatory of Acting and fianlly the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.

Stella Adler's film career was limited to just three films.

Love on Toast (1937) as Linda Craven (Credited as Stella Ardler)















Grant Richards

Born: 21 December 1911, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 4 July 1963, Los Angeles, California, USA

Love on Toast (1937) as Clark 'Sandy' Sanford













Mildred Davis

Born: 22 February 1901, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 18 August 1969, Santa Monica, California, USA

Number, Please? (1920) as The Girl
















Thursday, 17 November 2016

Al Thompson

Born: 21 September 1884, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 1 March 1960, Los Angeles, California, USA

Tarzan's Revenge (1938) as Sign painter (uncredited)

A brief shot of Al Thompson in this film, with an unknown sailor.

















A Hit with a Miss (1945) as Spectator with Cigar (uncredited)


















All Gummed Up (1947) as Pen Customer (uncredited)

Al Thompson Squirts ink into Larry Fine's face.












Corbet Morris

Born: 31 December 1881, Canon City, Colorado, USA
Died: 10 March 1951, Los Angeles, California, USA

Tarzan's Revenge (1938) as Jigger, Nevin's servant

Corbet Morris is on the right, with George Meeker.












Hedda Hopper

Born: 2 May 1885, Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 1 February 1966, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Tarzan's Revenge (1938) as Penny Reed
















John Lester Johnson

Born: 13 August 1893, Suffolk, Virginia, USA
Died: 27 March 1968, West Los Angeles, California, USA

John Lester Johnson was a boxer who once fought Jack Dempsey in 1916, early in Dempsey's career. Once his boxing career began to fade, Johnson supported himself by taking small acting parts in films.

Tarzan's Revenge (1938) as Koki, chief bearer















Blue Washington

Born: 12 February 1898, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 15 September 1970, Lancaster, California, USA

Tarzan's Revenge (1938) as Bearer bring Olaf the poison darts (uncredited)

Joe Sawyer is on the right.












Bill Elliott

Born: 16 October 1904, Pattonsburg, Missouri, USA
Died: 26 November 1965, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Was credited as Wild Bill Elliott in many westerns of the mid-1940s.

Night After Night (1932) as Escort (uncredited)

A quick glimpse of the tall Bill Elliott in this early uncredited film appearance with Mae West.
















The Payoff (1935) as Maxine's Casino Escort (uncredited)

With Claire Dodd.

















Tarzan's Revenge (1938) as Riverboat Captain (uncredited)



















Taming of the West (1939) as Wild Bill Saunders
















C. Henry Gordon

Born: 17 June 1884, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 3 December 1940, Los Angeles, California, USA

Tarzan's Revenge (1938) as Ben Alleu Bey
















George Meeker

Born: 5 March 1904, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: 19 August 1984, Carpenteria, California, USA

Pick-up (1933) as Artie Logan (uncredited)

With Lilian Bond.


















Tarzan's Revenge (1938) as Nevin Potter

With Eleanor Holm.

















Busses Roar (1942) as Nick Stoddard



















I Accuse My Parents (1944) as Charles Blake















Eleanor Holm

Born: 6 December 1913, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 31 January 2004, Miami, Florida, USA

Eleanor Holm was an Olympic swimmer and won the 100m backstroke in the 1932 Olympic games in Los Angeles. She was chosen as a 'WAMPAS Baby Star' of 1932.

Hollywood on Parade No. A-9 (1933) as Herself




















Tarzan's Revenge (1938) as Eleanor Reed

Her only film.

















With George Meeker.














Glenn Morris

Born: 18 June 1912, Denver, Colorado, USA
Died: 31 January 1974, Palo Alto, California, USA

Glenn Morris was an Olympic athlete and won the decathlon in the 1936 Berlin games. He became the fourth Olympian to play Tarzan, but he was not considered for any more films after the reviews were so bad. He enlisted in the navy during World War II and was wounded in combat.

Tarzan's Revenge (1938) as Tarzan
















Onslow Stevens

Born: 29 March 1902, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 5 January 1977, Van Nuys, California, USA

Mark of the Gorilla (1950) as Prof. Brandt
















Johnny Weissmuller

Born: 2 June 1904, Freidorf, Hungary, Austria-Hungary [now Timisoara, Timis County, Romania]
Died: 20 January 1984, Acapulco, Mexico

Mark of the Gorilla (1950) as Jungle Jim
















Trudy Marshall

Born: 14 February 1920, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 23 May 2004, Century City, Los Angeles, California, USA

Coney Island (1943) as Girl Friend (uncredited)

Trudy Marshall is the lady on the left. Also in this scene is George Montgomery and Phil Silvers.














Mark of the Gorilla (1950) as Barbara Bentley

Trudy Marshall is on the right, with Suzanne Dalbert.













Suzanne Dalbert

Born: 12 May 1927, Paris, France
Died: 31 December 1970, France

Mark of the Gorilla (1950) as Nyobi

Suzanne Dalbert is on the left, with Trudy Marshall.










Monday, 14 November 2016

Lee Remick

Born: 14 December 1935, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 2 July 1991, Los Angeles, California, USA

Sanctuary (1961) as Temple Drake
















Dennis Day

Born: 21 May 1916, The Bronx, New York, USA
Died: 22 June 1988, Bel Air, California, USA

Golden Girl (1951) as Mart Taylor

With Mitzi Gaynor.

Mitzi Gaynor

Born: 4 September 1931, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Golden Girl (1951) as Lotta Crabtree

With Dennis Day.












Saturday, 12 November 2016

Harry Joe Brown Jr.

Born: 1 September 1934, Beverly Hills, California, USA
Died: 23 November 2005, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

They Made Her a Spy (1939) as Little boy (uncredited)

Harry Joe Brown Jr. in his only known film appearance, with an unknown actress.












Howard M. Mitchell

Born: 11 December 1883, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 9 October 1958, Hollywood, California, USA

They Made Her a Spy (1939) as Police Captain (uncredited)

Howard M. Mitchell is in uniform in the middle of the foreground. Stanley Blystone is on the left.











Robert Fiske

Born: 20 October 1889, Griggsville, Missouri, USA
Died: 12 September 1944, Sunland, California, USA

They Made Her a Spy (1939) as Davis (uncredited)

Robert Fiske is on the left, with Larry J. Blake on the right and Fritz Leiber in between the two of them.











Leona Roberts

Born: 26 July 1879, Monroe Center, Ohio, USA
Died: 29 January 1954, Santa Monica, California, USA

They Made Her a Spy (1939) as Ella

With Spencer Charters.













Allan Lane

Born: 22 September 1909, Mishawaka, Indiana, USA
Died: 27 October 1973, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Local Boy Makes Good (1931) as Runner with Bad Knee (uncredited)

Allan Lane is on the right, John Harrington and Ruth Hall.




































They Made Her a Spy (1939) as James Huntley