Monday 11 March 2013

William Talman

Born: 4 February 1915, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Died: 30 August 1968, Encino, California, USA

An actor of stage and screen as well as a successful screenwriter. He first appeared on Broadway in the 1940's.

The Hitch-Hiker (1953) as Emmett Myers

William Talman is in the centre with Frank Lovejoy on the left and Edmond O'Brien on the right.

Tuesday 5 March 2013

Merna Kennedy

Born: 7 September 1908, Kankakee, Illinois, USA
Died: 20 December 1944, Los Angeles, California, USA

A child vaudeville performer who was once married to the choreographer Busby Berkeley. A screen actress from the silent days whose first role was in Charlie Chaplin's 'The Circus (1928)'. Retired from acting in 1934 after marrying Berkeley.

Red-Haired Alibi (1932) as Lynn Monith

With Shirley Temple.

The Big Chance (1933) as Mary Wilson