Sunday, 30 April 2017

George Chesebro

Born: 29 July 1888, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Died: 28 May 1959, Los Angeles, California, USA

Danger Ahead (1935) as First Mate Taylor

George Chesebro is on the left, with John Elliott.













Frank Hall Crane

Born: 1 January 1873, San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 1 September 1948, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Mystery Ranch (1934) as Percy Jenkins

Frank Hall Crane is on the right, with John Elliott.













Ed Cassidy

Born: 21 March 1893, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 19 January 1968, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Sundown Saunders (1935) as Taggart




















Youth Aflame (1944) as Mr. White (Credited as Edward Cassidy)

With Joy Reese.














Frank Ball

Born: 25 May 1876, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died: March 1968, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Sundown Saunders (1935) as Sour Face Manning
















Marie Burton

Born:18 January 1912, Oakland, California, USA
Died: 6 August 1975, San Francisco, California, USA

Sundown Saunders (1935) as Bess Preston (Credited as Catherine Cotter)
















Lawrence Gray

Born: 28 July 1898, San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 2 February 1970, Mexico City, Mexico

Danger Ahead (1935) as Jerry Mason
















Arthur Loft

Born: 25 May 1897, Denver, Colorado, USA
Died: 1 January 1947, Los Angeles, California, USA

Danger Ahead (1935) Henchman Pete

















Shayle Gardner

Born: 22 August 1890, Auckland, New Zealand
Died: 17 May 1945, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, UK

The Love Test (1935) as Night Watchman















Morris Harvey

Born: 25 September 1877, Marylebone, London, England, UK
Died: 24 August 1944, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

The Love Test (1935) as Company President















David Hutcheson

Born: 14 June 1905, Craigmore, Isle of Bute, Scotland, UK
Died: 18 February 1976, London, England, UK

The Love Test (1935) as Thompson (Credited as Dave Hutcheson)

David Hutcheson is on the left, with Bernard Miles.































Aubrey Dexter

Born: 29 March 1898, London, England, UK
Died: 2 May 1958, Cape Town, South Africa

The Love Test (1935) as Vice-President















Jack Knight

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

The Love Test (1935) as Managing Director, Montgomery















Louis Hayward

Born: 19 March 1909, Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: 21 February 1985, Palm Springs, California, USA

The Love Test (1935) as John Gregg














Judy Gunn

Born: 10 February 1915, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK
Died: 19 April 1991, London, England, UK

The Love Test (1935) as Mary Lee


































James Craig

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

The Love Test (1935) as Boiler Man
















Eve Turner

Born: 27 September 1907, Hastings, Sussex, England, UK
Died: 26 March 1988, Shermanbury, West Sussex, England, UK

The Love Test (1935) as Kathleen


































Saturday, 29 April 2017

James Ellison

Born: 4 May 1910, Guthrie Center, Iowa, USA
Died: 23 December 1993, Montecito, California, USA

23 1/2 Hours Leave (1937) as Sgt. Robert Gray
















Russell Hayden

Born: 12 June 1912, Chico, California, USA
Died: 9 June 1981, Palm Springs, California, USA

In Old Mexico (1938) as Lucky Jenkins

Russell Hayden is on the right, with George 'Gabby' Hayes.













Tony Roux

Born: 7 May 1901, Durango, Mexico
Died: 9 November 1976, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

In Old Mexico (1938) as Pancho















Al Ernest Garcia

Born: 11 March 1887, San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 4 September 1938, Los Angeles, California, USA

In Old Mexico (1938) as Don Carlos Gonzalez (Credited as Allen Garcia)














William Boyd

Born: 5 June 1895, Hendrysburg, Ohio, USA
Died: 12 September 1972, Laguna Beach, California, USA

In Old Mexico (1938) as Hopalong Cassidy



















Forty Thieves (1944) as Hopalong Cassidy

With Herbert Rawlinson on the horse.













Paul Sutton

Born: 14 May 1910, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Died: 31 January 1970, Ferndale, Michigan, USA

In Old Mexico (1938) as 'The Fox'
















Jan Clayton

Born: 26 August 1917, Tularosa, New Mexico, USA
Died: 28 August 1983, West Hollywood, California, USA

In Old Mexico (1938) as Anita Gonzalez (Credited as Jane Clayton)

Jan Clayton is on the left, with Betty Amann.











Friday, 28 April 2017

Bo Jinkins

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Bo Jinkins was a dancer who appeared in a couple of films in 1930s and 1940s.

Gang Smashers (1938) as Tap Dancer in Cabaret (Credited as Bo Jenkins)

It's hard to get a clear picture of Bo in this film.












Neva Peoples

Born: 1 October 1914, San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 3 April 1995, Fairfield, California, USA

Neva Peoples was a singer and dancer who appeared in a handful of films in the late 1930s and early 1940s.

Gang Smashers (1938) as Cabaret Singer
















Laurence Criner

Born: 19 July 1898, Waco, Texas, USA
Died: 8 March 1965, Los Angeles, California, USA

Gang Smashers (1938) as Gat Dalton

































Monte Hawley

Born: 25 October 1901, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 30 November 1950, New York City, New York, USA

Gang Smashers (1938) as Lefty















Reginald Fenderson

Born: 28 December 1911, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 16 August 1986, Los Angeles, California, USA

Gang Smashers (1938) as Nick















Jewel Smith

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Gang Smashers (1938) as Police Desk Officer
















Nina Mae McKinney

Born: 12 June 1912, Lancaster, South Carolina, USA
Died: 3 May 1967, New York City, New York, USA

Gang Smashers (1938) as Laura Jackson















Thursday, 27 April 2017

Francis De Wolff

Born: 7 January 1913, Essex, England, UK
Died: 18 April 1984, Sussex, England, UK

Moby Dick (1956) as Captain Gardiner

We never get closer to Francis De Wolff than this.

Tamba Allen

Born: 26 February 1941, Bridgend, Wales, UK

Moby Dick (1956) as Pip (uncredited)



























Harry Andrews

Born: 10 November 1911, Tonbridge, Kent, England, UK
Died: 6 March 1989, Salehurst, Sussex, England, UK

Moby Dick (1956) as Stubb

In the background is Seamus Kelly, in the centre.









Edric Connor

Born: 2 August 1913, Mayaro, Trinidad, British West Indies
Died: 16 October 1968, London, England, UK

Moby Dick (1956) as Daggoo












Tom Clegg

Born: 1927, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, UK (Some sources say 1915, Hackney, London, UK)
Died: 1996

Moby Dick (1956) as Tashtego (uncredited)















The Hideout (1956) as Vince (Credited as Tommy Clegg)

Tom Clegg is on the right, roughing up Dermot Walsh with the help of Richard Shaw.









Ted Howard

Born: 4 November 1911, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Died: 23 December 1988, Los Angeles, California, USA

Moby Dick (1956) as Perth (uncredited)



























Seamus Kelly

Born: 1912, Dublin, Ireland
Died: 10 June 1979, Dublin, Ireland

Moby Dick (1956) as Flask












Iris Tree

Born: 27 January 1897, London, England, UK
Died: 13 April 1968, London, England, UK

Moby Dick (1956) as Bible woman (uncredited)












Royal Dano

Born: 16 November 1922, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 15 May 1994, Los Angeles, California, USA

Moby Dick (1956) as Elijah












Mervyn Johns

Born: 18 February 1899, Pembroke, Wales, UK
Died: 6 September 1992, Norwood, England, UK

The Halfway House (1944) as Rhys



















Moby Dick (1956) as Peleg
















The Day of the Triffids (1963) as Mr. Coker