Friday, 30 November 2018

Olive Blakeney

Born: 21 August 1894, Newport, Kentucky, USA
Died: 21 October 1959, Los Angeles, California, USA

Perry Mason: The Case of the Drowning Duck (1957) (S01E04) as Mrs. Wilma Adams

















Lynn Baggett

Born: 10 May 1923, Wichita Falls, Texas, USA
Died: 22 March 1960, Hollywood, California, USA

Mildred Pierce (1945) as Waitress (uncredited)

Lynn Baggett is on the right.














Carla Laemmle

Born: 20 October 1909, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 12 June 2014, Los Angeles, California, USA

Dracula (1931) as Coach Passenger with Book (uncredited)

Carla Laemmle is 2nd on the right, with Daisy Belmore 2nd on the left.
















A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss: Episode 1: Frankenstein Goes to Hollywood (2010) as herself














Daisy Belmore

Born: 30 June 1874, London, England, UK
Died: 12 December 1954, New York City, New York, USA

Dracula (1931) as Coach Passenger (uncrecited)

Daisy Belmore is 2nd on the left. The lady reading the book is Carla Laemmle.













Thursday, 29 November 2018

Michael St. Angel

Born: 9 October 1916, Rockford, Illinois, USA
Died: 13 January 1984, Los Angeles, California, USA

Gangway for Tomorrow (1943) as Jim Johnson

Michael St. Angel is on the left, with Don Dillaway.















The Falcon Out West (1944) as Nightclub Patron (uncredited)

Michael is in the dark suit. He is standing in between Carole Gallagher and Daun Kennedy.












Dorothy Abbott

Born: 16 December 1920, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died: 15 December 1968, Los Angeles, California, USA

His Kind of Woman (1951) as Card Player (uncredited)

With Robert Mitchum.















Julie Van Zandt

Born: 27 June 1929, San Diego, California, USA
Died: 11 January 2018, Santa Monica, California, USA

Bronco: Rendezvous with a Miracle (1962) (Season 4, Episode 10) as Sister Mary Agnes

















Gloria Talbott

Born: 7 February 1931, Glendale, California, USA
Died: 19 September 2000, Glendale, California, USA

Bronco: Rendezvous with a Miracle (1962) (Season 4, Episode 10) as Valerie Ames


















Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Faye Dunaway

Born: 14 January 1941, Bascom, Florida, USA

The People Next Door (1996) as Ellen Morse

















Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Bill Bixby

Born: 22 January 1934, San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 21 November 1993, Century City, Los Angeles, California, USA

Bill Bixby was most famous for playing Dr. David Banner in the television series 'The Incredible Hulk (1977)'.

Lonely are the Brave (1962) as Airman in Helicopter (uncredited)

Bill Bixby is on the left. Although he had guest appeared in a few television series, this was Bixby's first film.




Carroll O'Connor

Born: 2 August 1924, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 21 June 2001, Culver City, California, USA

Lonely are the Brave (1962) as Hinton














Monday, 26 November 2018

Walter Matthau

Born: 1 October 1920, Lower East Side, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1 July 2000, Santa Monica, California, USA

Lonely are the Brave (1962) as Sheriff Morey Johnson

















Sunday, 25 November 2018

Michael Kane

Born: 21 March 1922, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died: 14 December 2007, Los Angeles, California, USA

Lonely are the Brave (1962) as Paul Bondi

With Kirk Douglas.




Stuart Wade

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Lonely are the Brave (1962) as Desk Sergeant (uncredited)

Stuart Wade is on the right, with Kirk Douglas.



Bill Raisch

Born: 5 April 1905, North Bergen, New Jersey, USA
Died: 31 July 1984, Santa Monica, California, USA

Bill Raisch was a dancer who became part of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.'s troupe. Raisch lost his right arm while serving in the Navy during WWII, fighting a fire on board ship and getting badly burned. Having already had some experience of working in films he turned to this as his choice of career and worked as a stand-in and bit part actor for a while until he was cast in the television series 'The Fugitive (1963)' as a recurring character initially called 'The One-Armed Man'.

Lonely are the Brave (1962) as One Arm (uncredited)
















Gena Rowlands

Born: 19 June 1930, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Lonely are the Brave (1962) as Jerry Bondi
















David Cargill

Born: 20 December 1929, Canada

Carrie's War (1974) (Episode 3) as Maj. Harper


















Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Mary Castle

Born: 22 January 1931, Pampa, Texas, USA
Died: 29 April 1998, Palm Springs, California, USA

Stories of the Century: Sam Bass (1954) (Season 1, Episode 7) as Frankie Adams

















Patsy Smart

Born: 14 August 1918, Chingford, England, UK
Died: 6 February 1996, Denville Hall, Northwood, Hillingdon, London, England, UK

Carrie's War (1974) (Episode 2) as Mrs. Gotobed


































Liam Dunn

Born: 12 November 1916, New Jersey, USA
Died: 11 April 1976, Granada Hills, California, USA

Young Frankenstein (1974) as Mr. Hilltop



























Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Hay Plumb

Born: 1883, Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Died: 1960, Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, UK

Are We Down-Hearted? (1911) as Himself

Hay Plumb is in the centre of the picture.














Jack Charman

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Jack Charman was a British entertainer of the stage who appeared in at least one short film demonstrating his talents.

I Do Like to Be Where the Girls Are (1912) as Himself

Jack Charman sings the song of the title in this short film. It was shown with the record playing for sound.





























































Monday, 19 November 2018

John Wald

Born: 6 September 1908, Hastings, Minnesota, USA
Died: 22 March 1988, Los Angeles, California, USA

Gangway for Tomorrow (1943) as Radio Announcer
















Jacques Lory

Born: 16 July 1904, Paris, France
Died: 1 July 1947, Los Angeles, California, USA

Gangway for Tomorrow (1943) as François Duroc (uncredited)

Jacques Lory is on the left. Robert Andersen is in the middle.













Alex Papana

Born: 1905, Bucharest, Romania
Died: 17 April 1946, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Gangway for Tomorrow (1943) as Paul (uncredited)

Alex Papana is on the right, with Frad Farrell.












Fred Farrell

Born: 25 June 1869, Dublin, Ireland
Died: 10 February 1953, Torrance, California, USA

Gangway for Tomorrow (1943) as Jacques (uncredited)

Fred Farrell is on the left, with Alex Papana.













William Yip

Born: 25 October 1895, San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 18 October 1968, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Heavenly Days (1944) as Chinese Man (uncredited)

William Yip is only in the background for a short while. Here he is on the left of the picture. In the foreground is Marian Jordan and Jim Jordan.










Joel Davis

Born: 2 November 1933, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 19 December 1966, Los Angeles, California, USA

Heavenly Days (1944) as Drinkwater - English Boy (uncredited)
















Oleg Balaeff

Born: unknown

Heavenly Days (1944) as Donovitch - Russian Boy (uncredited)
















Walter Soo Hoo

Born: 6 April 1932, Los Angeles, California, USA

Heavenly Days (1944) as Yen Choy - Chinese Boy (uncredited)
















Yvette Duguay

Born: 24 June 1932, Marseille, France
Died: 14 October 1986, Marina del Rey, California, USA

Heavenly Days (1944) as Emica - Greek Girl (uncredited)
















Sunday, 18 November 2018

Maurice Tauzin

Born: 2 April 1931, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 10 January 2008, Los Angeles, California, USA

Heavenly Days (1944) as Pepi - French Boy (uncredited)
















Dena Penn

Born: unknown

Heavenly Days (1944) as Louisa - Belgian Girl (uncredited)
















Patricia Prest

Born: 8 May 1935, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Heavenly Days (1944) as Katrina - Dutch Girl (uncredited)
















Chester Carlisle

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Heavenly Days (1944) as Sergeant-at-Arms (uncredited)

Chester Carlisle is on the right, with Bert Moorhouse, Marian Jordan and Jim Jordan.

George Reed

Born: 27 November 1866, Macon, Georgia, USA
Died: 6 November 1952, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Heavenly Days (1944) as Bigbee's Servant (uncredited)

Receiving a tip from Eugene Pallette.












Erwin Kalser

Born: 22 February 1883, Berlin, Germany
Died: 26 March 1958, Berlin, Germany

Heavenly Days (1944) as Drummer (uncredited)

Erwin Kalser is on the right. The shorter drummer is apparently a guy called Ronald Gaye. The fife player is Jim Jordan.










Thursday, 15 November 2018

Marion Mack

Born: 8 April 1902
Died: 1 May 1989

The General (1926) as Annabelle Lee



















Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow (1987) as Herself

































Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Norbert Schiller

Born: 24 November 1899, Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]
Died: 8 January 1988, Santa Barbara, California, USA

Young Frankenstein (1974) as Emcee at Frankenstein's Show




















Kenneth Mars

Born: 4 April 1935, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 12 February 2011, Granada Hills, California, USA

Young Frankenstein (1974) as Inspector Kemp













Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Peter Boyle

Born: 18 October 1935, Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 12 December 2006, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

Young Frankenstein (1974) as The Monster





















Cloris Leachman

Born: 30 April 1926, Des Moines, Iowa, USA

Young Frankenstein (1974) as Frau Blücher















Never Too Late (1996) as Olive