Thursday 24 October 2013

Frank Cellier

Born: 23 February 1884, Surbiton, Surrey, England
Died: 27 September 1948, London, England

The 39 Steps (1935) as The Sheriff

Love on the Dole (1941) as Sam Grundy

Other Works


1934 The Rivals Ambassador's Theatre, London.
Other cast members include: Henry Hewitt, James Prior, Baliol Holloway, Jack Livesey, John Laurie, Joyce Carey, Henry Hepworth, Paul Farrell, Randle Ayrton, Lionel Dixon, Paul Kolesar, Bruce Lister, Diana Churchill, Lesley Wareing, Lady Tree, Helen Horsey, Peggy Livesey, Ann Thelwell, Eileen Paley. Written by Sheridan.

Vi Kaley

Born: 19 November 1878, Lambeth, London, England, UK
Died: 1967, Marylebone, London, England, UK

Late Extra (1935) as Mrs. Gamble, the Cleaner (uncredited)

Love on the Dole (1941) as 4th old lady at seance (uncredited)

The Shop at Sly Corner (1947) as Flower seller (uncredited) 

Here Come the Huggetts (1948) as Wedding Guest (uncredited)

Vi Kaley on the left is singing. Amy Veness on the right doesn't want to.

Joyce Howard

Born: 28 February 1922, London, England
Died: 23 November 2010, Santa Monica, California

Love on the Dole (1941) as Helen

George Carney

Born: 21 November 1887, Bristol, England
Died: 9 December 1947, London, England

George Carney began his showbusiness life in vaudeville. His film career took off in 1913.

Father Steps Out (1937) as Joe Hardcastle

Love on the Dole (1941) as Mr. Hardcastle

Brighton Rock (1948) as Phil Corkery

Clifford Evans

Born: 17 February 1912, Senghenydd, Caerphilly, Wales
Died: 9 June 1985, Welshpool, Wales

Love on the Dole (1941) as Larry

Geoffrey Hibbert

Born: 2 June 1920, Hull, Yorkshire, England
Died: 3 February 1969, Epsom, Surrey, England

Love on the Dole (1941) as Harry

This was Geoffrey Hibbert's first film role.

Emergency Call (1952) as Jackson

Wednesday 23 October 2013

Mickey Shaughnessy

Born: 5 August 1920, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 23 July 1985, Cape May Court House, New Jersey, USA

The Sheepman (1958) as Jumbo McCall

Deborah Kerr

Born: 30 September 1921, Helensburgh, Scotland
Died: 16 October 2007, Botesdale, Suffolk, England

Deborah Kerr was a star of films in the 1940's and 1950's including such classics as 'From Here to Eternity (1953)', 'The King and I (1956)' and 'An Affair to Remember (1957)'.

Love on the Dole (1941) as Sally

This was Deborah Kerr's first starring role.

Wednesday 16 October 2013

Mary Merrall

Born: 5 January 1890, Liverpool, England
Died: 31 August 1973, London, England

Love on the Dole (1941) as Mrs. Hardcastle

Marjorie Rhodes

Born: 9 April 1897, Hull, Yorkshire, England
Died: 4 July 1979, Hove, East Sussex, England

Love on the Dole (1941) as Mrs. Bull

Escape (1948) as Mrs. Pinkem

Rex Harrison is on the phone behind Marjorie.

Those People Next Door (1953) as Mary Twigg

Children Galore (1955) as Ada Jones

Yield to the Night (1956) as Matron Brandon

With Diana Dors.

There's Always a Thursday (1957) as Marjorie Potter

From left to right is Richard Thorp, Bruce Seton, Marjorie Rhodes and Jill Ireland.

Iris Vandeleur

Born: 14 December 1884, Stirling, Scotland, UK
Died: 27 June 1969, Chelsea, London, England, UK

Love on the Dole (1941) as Mrs. Nattle

Gert and Daisy's Weekend (1942) as Ma Butler

Elizabeth Hunt is on the right.

Maire O'Neill

Born: 12 January 1885, Dublin, Ireland
Died: 2 November 1952, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Love on the Dole (1941) as Mrs. Dorbell

Leonid Snegoff

Born: 15 May 1883, Cherson, Russia
Died: 22 February 1974, Los Angeles, California, USA

Berlin Express (1948) as Russian Colonel (uncredited)

Fred Datig Jr.

Born: 9 September 1925, Hollywood, California, USA
Died: 22 May 2011, Palm Springs, California, USA

Berlin Express (1948) as American jeep driver (uncredited)

With Robert Ryan.

Willy Wickhauser

Born: 28 August 1920, Germany
Died: December 1984,Central Islip, Suffolk, New York, USA

Berlin Express (1948) as Friedrich, gang member (uncredited)

Willy Wickhauser is on the left, with Otto Waldis.

Marle Hayden

Born: 1924, Leicestershire, England

Berlin Express (1948) as Maja the Mind Reader (uncredited)

Eva Hyde

Born: 1910, Munich, Germany
Died: unknown

Berlin Express (1948) as Club hostess (uncredited)

Eva Hyde is interrogated by Tom Keene.

Tom Keene

Born: 30 December 1896, Rochester, New York, USA
Died: 4 August 1963, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Also acted under the names George Duryea and Richard Powers.

Night Work (1930) as Harvey Vanderman (Credited as George Duryea)

Tom Keene is on the left, with Charles Clary.

Pardon My Gun (1930) as Ted Duncan

Lee Moran is on the right.

Berlin Express (1948) as Major (Credited as Richard Powers)

Plan 9 from Outer Space (1957) as Colonel Tom Edwards

Otto Waldis

Born: 20 May 1901, Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]
Died: 25 March 1974, Hollywood, California, USA

Berlin Express (1948) as Kessler

Merle Oberon

Born: 19 February 1911, India
Died: 23 November 1979, Malibu, California, USA

Affectionately Yours (1941) as Sue Mayberry

Berlin Express (1948) as Lucienne

Reinhold Schünzel

Born: 7 November 1886 (or 1888), Hamburg, Germany
Died: 11 November 1954, Munich, Germany

Berlin Express (1948) as Walther

Reinhold Schünzel is on the left, with Paul Lukas

Fritz Kortner

Born: 12 May 1892, Vienna, Austria-Hungary (now Austria)
Died: 22 July 1970, Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Fritz Kortner was a writer, director and actor from the silent days onwards.

The Wife of Monte Cristo (1946) as Maillard

Berlin Express (1948) as Franzen

Fritz Kortner is in the dark suit.

Charles McGraw

Born: 10 May 1914, Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Died: 30 July 1980, Studio City, California, USA

Berlin Express (1948) as USFET Col. Johns (uncredited)

Roadblock (1951) as Joe Peters

Toward the Unknown (1956) as Col. 'Mickey' McKee

Paul Lukas

Born: 26 May 1891, Budapest, Austria-Hungary (now Hungary)
Died: 16 August 1971, Tangier, Morocco

Sing, Sinner, Sing (1933) as Phil Carida

Captured! (1933) as Col. Carl Ehrlich

The Lady Vanishes (1938) as Dr. Egon Hartz

Philip Leaver is on the right.

Uncertain Glory (1944) as Inspector Marcel Bonet

Berlin Express (1948) as Dr. Bernhardt

James Nolan

Born: 29 November 1915, San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 29 July 1985, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Berlin Express (1948) as ROT Captain on first train

Roman Toporow

Born: 28 June 1920, Dubno, Podlaskie, Poland
Died: 24 April 1993, Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France

Berlin Express (1948) as Lt. Maxim Kiroshilov