Tuesday, 27 August 2013

George Offerman Jr.

Born: 14 March 1917, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 14 January 1963, New York City, New York, USA

Nancy Drew...Reporter (1939) as Tribune office boy (uncredited)



















Foreign Correspondent (1940) as New York Globe Copy Boy (uncredited)

George Offerman Jr. is in the middle of Charles Halton on the left and Otto Hoffman on the right.
















A Letter to Three Wives (1949) as Nicholas 'Nick' Butler (uncredited)
















Madge Crane

Born: 19 February 1875, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: 7 March 1963, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Girls in Chains (1943) as Mrs. McCarthey (uncredited)











Patricia Knox

Born: 6 August 1926, Los Angeles, California, USA

Girls in Chains (1943) as Jean Moon

With Sid Melton.

















I Accuse My Parents (1944) as Vera Moore















Sunday, 25 August 2013

Betty Bronson

Born: 17 November 1906, Trenton, New Jersey, USA
Died: 19 October 1971, Pasadena, California, USA

The Medicine Man (1930) as Mamie Goltz
















Adolph Milar

Born: 11 April 1895, Davos, Switzerland
Died: 25 May 1950, Santa Clara, California, USA

The Medicine Man (1930) as Peter
















Arline Judge

Born: 21 February 1912, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
Died: 7 February 1974, West Hollywood, California, USA

The Age of Consent (1932) as Dora Swale





















Girls in Chains (1943) as Helen Martin









Saturday, 24 August 2013

Dorothy Malone

Born: 30 January 1925, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 19 January 2018, Dallas, Texas, USA

Too Much Too Soon (1958) as Diana Barrymore
















Patrice Wymore

Born: 17 December 1926, Miltonvale, Kansas, USA
Died: 22 March 2014, Portland, Jamaica

Patrice Wymore was a Broadway actress who made her film debut in 1950. She was the third and final wife of Errol Flynn.

Rocky Mountain (1950) as Johanna Carter

Errol Flynn has his back to us.

















The Errol Flynn Theatre: Strange Auction (1957) (Season 1, Episode 5) as Laura Bateman



















The Adventures of Errol Flynn (2005) as Herself








Greer Garson

Born: 29 September 1904, London, England
Died: 6 April 1996, Dallas, Texas, USA

That Forsyte Woman (1949) as Irene Forsyte
















Nora Eddington

Born: 25 February 1924, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 10 April 2001, Los Angeles, California, USA

Nora Eddington is most famous for being Errol Flynn's second wife.

The New Adventures of Don Juan (1948) as Lady in the carriage asking for directions

This was Nora's only acting role.

















The Adventures of Errol Flynn (2005) as Herself

This shot is taken from archive footage of an interview she gave in 1977.












Mary Stuart

Born: 4 July 1926, Miami, Florida, USA
Died: 28 February 2002, New York City, New York USA

Mexican Spitfire's Elephant (1942) as Hat check girl at Villa Luigi

With Leon Errol.

















The New Adventures of Don Juan (1948) as Catherine

With Errol Flynn.














Joanne Woodward

Born: 27 February 1930, Thomasville, Georgia, USA

The Adventures of Errol Flynn (2005) as Herself
















Errol Flynn

Born: 20 June 1909, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Died: 14 October 1959, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Errol Flynn was a charismatic leading man.

In the Wake of the Bounty (1933) as Fletcher Christian



















Captain Blood (1935) as Peter Blood



















The Prince and the Pauper (1937) as Miles Hendon

With Robert J. Mauch.

















The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) as Robin Hood

The definitive version with the best actor.

















Four's a Crowd (1938) as Bob Lansford

With Olivia de Havilland.

















The Dawn Patrol (1938) as Courtney



















The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) as Earl of Essex



















The Sea Hawk (1940) as Geoffrey Thorpe



















They Died with Their Boots On (1941) as George Armstrong Custer



















Gentleman Jim (1942) as James J. Corbett

Right, with Ward Bond. Errol Flynn suffered a mild heart attack during the making of this film.

















Northern Pursuit (1943) as Cpl. Steve Wagner



















Uncertain Glory (1944) as Jean Picard/Emil DuPont



















Objective, Burma! (1945) as Captain Nelson



















The New Adventures of Don Juan (1948) as Don Juan de MaraƱa

With Mary Stuart.

















That Forsyte Woman (1949) as Soames Forsyte



















Rocky Mountain (1950) as Capt. Lafe Barstow (CSA)



















The Story of William Tell (1953) as William Tell

Partly financed by Errol Flynn, this film was never finished and much of it was lost.












The Martha Raye Show (1955) (Episode unknown)

With Martha Raye.

















The Errol Flynn Theatre: Strange Auction (1957) (Season 1, Episode 5) as Himself, host/Trace

With his son Sean Flynn.

















The Sun Also Rises (1957) as Mike Campbell













Too Much Too Soon (1958) as John Barrymore















Thursday, 22 August 2013

Agnes Moorehead

Born: 6 December 1900, Clinton, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 30 April 1974, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Agnes Moorehead spent many years acting and singing on the radio. She eventually met Orson Welles in the late 1930's and joined his Mercury Theatre company. She took part in his famous broadcast of 'War of the Worlds' in 1938. Moorehead is now most famous for playing Endora, Elizabeth Montgomery's mother, in the television series 'Bewitched'.

Citizen Kane (1941) as Mary Kane

With George Coulouris and Harry Shannon.
















The Big Street (1942) as Violette Shumberg

With Henry Fonda.













Art Hamburger

Born: 2 August 1900, Michigan, USA
Died: 3 March 1967, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Art Hamburger was a character actor and occasional assistant director.

The Big Street (1942) as Joel Duffle (uncredited)

Art Hamburger is the larger character on the right, with Sam Levene in the hat.












Anthony Blair

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Anthony Blair was an often uncredited bit part player who seemed to get lines of dialogue in every movie he was in.

A Date with the Falcon (1942) as Policeman (uncredited)



















The Big Street (1942) as O'Rourke, a policeman (uncredited)



















Follies Girl (1943) as Somers

Anthony Blair as the butler, Somers, is on the right of this shot.













Fred Carpenter

Born: 15 March 1922, Missouri, USA
Died: 31 March 1984, Ventura, California, USA

Made a few bit part appearances in films of the 1940's, mainly as newsboys.

The Falcon Takes Over (1942) as Newsboy

This person is the only newsboy in this film, but he appears to be much older than 20.

















Here's a better look at his face.













Phyllis Calvert

Born: 18 February 1915, London, England
Died: 8 October 2002, London, England

The Root of All Evil (1947) as Jeckie Farnish




















Mr. Denning Drives North (1952) as Kay Denning