Thursday, 30 March 2017

Peter Madden

Born: 9 August 1904, Ipoh, Malaysia
Died: 24 February 1976, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, England, UK

A Matter of Murder (1949) as Sgt. Bex

Peter Madden is on the right, with Ivan Craig.













Blanche Fothergill

Born: 15 October 1895, Southwark, London, England, UK
Died: 10 March 1968, Kensington, London, England, UK

A Matter of Murder (1949) as Miss Budge
















Sonya O'Shea

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

A Matter of Murder (1949) as Laura Wilson
















John Barry

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

A Matter of Murder (1949) as Geoffrey Dent
















Ivan Craig

Born: 22 February 1912, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Died: October 1994, Surrey, England, UK

A Matter of Murder (1949) as Tony
















Maureen Riscoe

Born: 25 June 1921, London, England, UK
Died: 26 November 2003, Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, UK

Maureen Riscoe became a casting director, working in television from the 1960s to the 1980s.

A Matter of Murder (1949) as Julie McKelvin















Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Charles Paton

Born: 31 July 1874, London, England, UK
Died: 10 April 1970, London, England, UK

Love on Wheels (1932) as Bus passenger (uncredited)

Charles Paton is on the left, with Jack Hulbert and Leonora Corbett.













Charles Courtneidge

Born: unknown
Died: 1935

Charles Courtneidge was a stage actor and the brother of Cicely Courtneidge. Charles appeared on Broadway in the 1920s.

Love on Wheels (1932) as Window Dresser

Charles Courtneidge is on the left, Jack Hulbert.


















With Leonora Corbett and Jack Hulbert.














Tony De Lungo

Born: 4 December 1892, Milan, Italy
Died: 1953, Hampshire, England, UK

Love on Wheels (1932) as Bronelli

Tony De Lungo has the long hair on the right, with Edmund Gwenn.













Martita Hunt

Born:30 January 1899, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 13 June 1969, London, England, UK

Love on Wheels (1932) as Piano demonstrator

Martita Hunt is on the left, with Edmund Gwenn and Tony De Lungo.












Maria Milza

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Love on Wheels (1932) as Mrs. Bronelli
















Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Harry Terry

Born: 1887, London, England, UK
Died: unknown

Love on Wheels (1932) as Man at gate (uncredited)

Harry Terry talks to Jack Hulbert and Gordon Harker.













Jack Hulbert

Born: 24 April 1892, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
Died: 25 March 1978, Westminster, London, England, UK

Love on Wheels (1932) as Fred Hopkins
















Leonora Corbett

Born: 28 June 1908, London, England, UK
Died: 29 July 1960, Vleuten, Utrecht, Netherlands

Leonora Corbett was a stage actress who appeared in a few light-hearted British films in the 1930s and 1940s.

Love on Wheels (1932) as Jane Russell















Oscar Shaw

Born: 11 October 1887, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 6 March 1967, Little Neck, New York, USA

Oscar Shaw was a Broadway actor.

A Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic (1929) as Himself

With Mary Eaton.













Mary Eaton

Born: 29 January 1901, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Died: 10 October 1948, Hollywood, California, USA

Mary Eaton was a stage actress and singer who appeared in many Ziegfeld Follies and other major shows on Broadway in the 1920s.

A Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic (1929) as Herself

With Oscar Shaw.













Richard Dix

Born: 18 July 1893, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Died: 20 September 1949, Los Angeles, California, USA

A Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic (1929) as Himself (uncredited)
















Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Eddie Elkins

Born: 15 February 1897, San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 6 October 1984, New York City, New York, USA

Eddie Elkins was a bandleader who appeared in a handful of films in 1929 and 1930.

A Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic (1929) as Himself, Orchestra Leader/Master of Ceremonies















Mary Brady

Born: 1900, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 24 May 1968, New York, New York, USA

Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Kirsty (uncredited)

Mary Brady is on the left, with Diane Baker.


Monday, 20 March 2017

Harry Woods

Born: 5 May 1889, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died: 28 December 1968, Los Angeles, California, USA

Two Seconds (1932) as Executioner (uncredited)



















Block-Heads (1938) as Neighbour (uncredited)

With his screen son Tommy Bond.














Patsy Moran

Born: 13 October 1903, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 10 December 1968, Hollywood, California, USA

Block-Heads (1938) as Lulu (uncredited)

With Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.


















Jitter Bughouse (1948) as Mrs. Schultz

With Joe DeRita.













Thursday, 16 March 2017

Thayer David

Born: 4 March 1927, Medford, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 17 July 1978, New York City, New York, USA

Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Count Saknussemm










Sunday, 12 March 2017

Arlene Dahl

Born: 11 August 1925, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Carla Göteborg









Dorothy Adelphi

Born: 7 March 1895, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Died: 8 October 1950, San Diego, California, USA

The Nagger at Breakfast (1930) as Wife (Credited as Mrs. Jack Norworth)

With Jack Norworth.














Jack Norworth

Born: 5 January 1879, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 1 September 1959, Laguna Beach, California, USA

Jack Norworth was an actor and a lyricist. With his then wife Nora Bayes, Jack Norworth starred in stage shows and co-wrote songs. His most famous song of this period is 'Shine On, Harvest Moon'. Norworth's most popular song is 'Take Me Out To the Ball Game,' which he wrote in 1908 with Albert Van Tilzer.

The Nagger at Breakfast (1930) as Husband

With Dorothy Adelphi, his real life wife.












Saturday, 11 March 2017

Peter Ronson

Born: 22 April 1934, Iceland
Died: 16 January 2007, Orange County, California, USA

Peter Ronson was a decathlete and hurdler who ran the 110m hurdles for Iceland in the 1960 Rome Olympic Games. He only made one film, but was offered a long term contract, which he turned down.

Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Hans Belker














Friday, 10 March 2017

John Epper

Born: 7 May 1906, Gossau, Switzerland
Died: 3 December 1992, Friendly Valley, California, USA

Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Groom (uncredited)










Ivan Triesault

Born: 14 July 1898, Reval, Russian Empire [now Tallinn, Estonia]
Died: 3 January 1980, Los Angeles, California, USA

Uncertain Glory (1944) as Saboteur (uncredited)



















Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Prof. Peter Goetabaug (uncredited)










Thursday, 9 March 2017

Allan Caillou

Born: 9 November 1914, Surrey, England, UK
Died: 1 October 2006, Sedona, Arizona, USA

Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Rector (uncredited)

Alan Caillou is on the left, with Alan Napier.







Pat Boone

Born: 1 June 1934, Jacksonville, Florida, USA

Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Alec McEwan

Pat Boone is in between Diane Baker and James Mason.







Ben Wright

Born: 5 May 1915, London, England, UK
Died: 2 July 1989, Burbank, California, USA

Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Paisley (uncredited)










Diane Baker

Born: 25 February 1938, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as Jenny Lindenbrook










Tuesday, 7 March 2017

David Wayne

Born: 30 January 1914, Traverse City, Michigan, USA
Died: 9 February 1995, Santa Monica, California, USA

The Twilight Zone: Escape Clause (1959) (Season 1, Episode 6) as Walter Bedeker