Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Rosina Lawrence

Born: 30 December 1912, Westboro, Ontario, Canada
Died: 23 June 1997, New York City, New York, USA

Way Out West (1937) as Mary Roberts
















Monday, 20 February 2017

Marjie Lawrence

Born: 21 January 1932, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, UK
Died: 16 June 2010, Esher, Surrey, England, UK

Village Hall: The Magic Sponge (1974) Season 1, Episode 6) as Margaret Collins

With Sydney Tafler.

















Doctors: Two Hearts, One Beat (2007) (Season 8, Episode 147) as Rose Rickman














Monday, 13 February 2017

Albert Van Antwerp

Born: 1 January 1897, Denver, Colorado, USA
Died: 30 October 1946, Mendocino County, California, USA

Uncertain Glory (1944) as Vitrac (uncredited)















Sunday, 12 February 2017

Zina Torchina

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

The beautiful Zina Torchina is only known to have appeared in two films, but probably appeared in more during the war years.

Uncertain Glory (1944) as Peasant Girl Getting Innkeeper (uncredited)















Friday, 10 February 2017

Jean Sullivan

Born: 26 May 1923, Logan, Utah, USA
Died: 27 February 2003, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Uncertain Glory (1944) as Marianne















Lucile Watson

Born: 27 May 1879, Québec City, Québec, Canada
Died: 24 June 1962, New York City, New York, USA

Uncertain Glory (1944) as Mme. Maret














Thursday, 9 February 2017

Faye Emerson

Born: 8 July 1917, Elizabeth, Louisiana, USA
Died: 9 March 1983, Deyva, Spain

Uncertain Glory (1944) as Louise














Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Anna Lee

Born: 2 January 1913, Ightham, Kent, England, UK
Died: 14 May 2004, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Man Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Mrs. Prescott - Widow in Stage Holdup (uncredited)













Denver Pyle

Born: 11 May 1920, Bethune, Colorado, USA
Died: 25 December 1997, Burbank, California, USA

In 1979, Denver Pyle began his long run of 146 episodes as 'Uncle Jesse' in the TV series 'The Dukes of Hazzard'.

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Amos Carruthers

Denver Pyle is on the right, playing the father of O. Z. Whitehead, on the left, who was 9 years his senior.








Tom Hennesy

Born: 4 August 1923, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 23 May 2011, Malibu, California, USA

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Buck Langhorne (uncredited)

Tom Hennesy is the man with the big white hat, big moustache and a big smile.







Jack Pennick

Born: 7 December 1895, Portland, Oregon, USA
Died: 16 August 1964, Manhattan Beach, California, USA

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Jack, the bartender (uncredited)

Jack Pennick is in between John Wayne and Edmond O'Brien.









O. Z. Whitehead

Born: 1 March 1911, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 29 July 1998, Dublin, Ireland

O. Z. Whitehead's young looks allowed him to play characters much younger than himself for many years.

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Herbert Carruthers

O. Z. Whitehead is standing in the centre of this shot, with Denver Pyle standing on the right, Woody Strode seated on the left and Shug Fisher seated on the right.

O. Z. Whitehead played Denver Pyle's son even though Pyle was 9 years younger than him.




Shug Fisher

Born: 26 September 1907, Grady County, Oklahoma, USA
Died: 16 March 1984, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Shug Fisher was a singer in the Sons of the Pioneers, who featured in many films in the 1940s.

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Kaintuck (uncredited)

Shug Fisher sits in the middle of the bench, ready for school. Ted Mapes is on the right.









Ken Murray

Born: 14 July 1903, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 12 October 1988, Burbank, California, USA

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Doc Willoughby

Ken Murray stands in the dark jacket and hat, confronting 'Liberty Valance'. Just behind him is Andy Devine and Denver Pyle is seated on the left.







Andy Devine

Born: 7 October 1905, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
Died: 18 February 1977, Orange, California, USA

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Link Appleyard












Strother Martin

Born: 26 March 1919, Kokomo, Indiana, USA
Died: 1 August 1980, Thousand Oaks, California, USA

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Floyd















Cool Hand Luke (1967) as Captain
















Lee Van Cleef

Born: 9 January 1925, Somerville, New Jersey, USA
Died: 16 December 1989, Oxnard, California, USA

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Reese












Thursday, 2 February 2017

Tom Ung

Born: 22 September 1913, Namhoi, China
Died: 14 June 1990, Los Angeles, California, USA

Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Bartender at Party (uncredited)

Tom Ung serves Hugh Herbert, who has his back to us, while Marcia Ralston stands by in a black swimsuit.









Vivian Austin

Born: 23 February 1920, Hollywood, California, USA
Died: 1 August 2004, Los Angeles, California, USA

Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Nancy Sinclair (uncredited)

Vivian Austin is in a tiny role on the far right of this picture. Although her character is given a name, it is never used in the film. Wayne Morris is on the telephone.










Donald Briggs

Born: 28 January 1911, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 3 February 1986, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Men Are Such Fools (1938) as George Onslow

With Mona Barrie.













Ken Niles

Born: 9 December 1906, Livingston, Montana, USA
Died: 31 October 1988, Santa Monica, California, USA

Ken Niles was a radio boradcaster who appeared in a few films, often as a radio broadcaster.

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

With Priscilla Lane.

Harry Fox

Born: 25 May 1882, Pomona, California, USA
Died: 20 July 1959, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Man who Jimmy takes to pier (uncredited)

Harry Fox is on the left, with Wayne Morris.













Rosella Towne

Born: 20 January 1918, Youngstown, Ohio, USA
Died: 29 August 2014, Hamden, Connecticut, USA

Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Linda's Secretary (uncredited)

With Priscilla Lane.















Eric Stanley

Born: 29 February 1880, Southport, Lancashire, England, UK
Died: 1957, St Asaph, Denbighshire, Wales, UK

Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Mr. Nelson

From left to right is Eric Stanley, Nedda Harrigan, Wayne Morris and Priscilla Lane.












Kathleen Lockhart

Born: 9 August 1894, Southsea, Hampshire, England, UK
Died: 17 February 1978, Los Angeles, California, USA

Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Mrs. Dalton
















Nedda Harrigan

Born: 24 August 1899, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1 April 1989, New York City, New York, USA

Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Mrs. Nelson

Nedda is on the left, with Priscilla Lane.












Bess Meyers

Born: 14 March 1896, New York, New York, USA
Died: 18 October 1978, Los Angeles, California, USA

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

Bess gets a couple of lines of dialogue in this small role ...

















... and some brief screen time with Priscilla Lane and an emerging Humphrey Bogart.