Monday 24 February 2014

Pat Gleason

Born: 14 March 1904, California, USA
Died: 10 February 1993, Santa Clara, California, USA
The Living Ghost (1942) as Reporter (uncredited)
Pat Gleason is on the left. The other reporters are unknown at present.

Detour (1945) as Joe
 With Tom Neal.
Flamingo Road (1949) as Carnival Barker (uncredited)


Ralph Littlefield

Born: 31 March 1901, Gary, Indiana, USA
Died: 27 December 1977, Everett, Washington, USA

Ralph Littlefield is the brother of Lucien Littlefield.

The Living Ghost (1942) as Man in outside Trayne's office.

Ralph Littlefield on the left listens to Danny Beck.

Danny Beck

Born: 25 December 1906, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 8 November 1959, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Living Ghost (1942) as Double-talker

Danny Beck, in the hat, talks to Ralph Littlefield.

Forrest Taylor

Born: 29 December 1883, Bloomington, Illinois, USA
Died: 19 February 1965, Garden Grove, California, USA
Riders of Destiny (1933) as James Kincaid

Taming the Wild (1936) as Police Captain (uncredited)
Forrest Taylor is seated, with Rod La Rocque.

Death in the Air (1936) as Survivor (uncredited)

Amateur Crook (1937) as Jerry Cummings

Forrest Taylor is on the right, with Edward Earle.
In Old California (1942) as Man in Saloon with Carlin (uncredited)
Forrest is on the left. Harry Shannon is on the right.
The Living Ghost (1942) as Dr. Taggert
Forrest Taylor is on the left, with James Dunn.

Land of Hunted Men (1943) as Dad Oliver

Identity Unknown (1945) as Mr. Anderson

Renegade Girl (1946) as Dr. Manson (uncredited)

Forrest Taylor is on the right, with Alan Curtis in uniform.

Forbidden Jungle (1950) as Trader Kirk

The Fighting Stallion (1950) as Martin Evans

Paul McVey

Born: 17 March 1898, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 1973
Private Number (1936) as Court Clerk (uncredited)
George Irving is the judge in the background.
Stagecoach (1939) as Pony Express Agent (uncredited)
Paul McVey is on the left. On the right is Jim Mason. On the stagecoach is Andy Devine.

The Living Ghost (1942) as Ed Moline

Paul McVey, right, shares a laugh with James Dunn, in the lighter suit.

Force of Evil (1948) as Hobe Wheelock

Norman Willis

Born: 27 May 1903, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died:  27 January 1988, Los Angeles, California, USA

Convict's Code (1939) as Joe Russell

Tell No Tales (1939) as Joe Neves (uncredited)

Norman Willis is on the left, with Anthony Warde.

The Living Ghost (1942) as Cedric, the butler

The Falcon Out West (1944) as Callaghan, first policeman

Norman Willis is on the right, with Cliff Clark.

Edna Johnson

Born: unknown
Died: 4 July 1972, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Edna Johnson was a Broadway actress who dabbled in only a few films.

The Living Ghost (1942) as Helen Craig

Harry Depp

Born: 22 February 1883, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: 31 March 1957, Hollywood, California, USA

Desire (1936) as Gibson's Clerk (uncredited)

Tell No Tales (1939) as Robert E. Moore (uncredited)

Harry Depp stands short besides police officers. Also in this picture is James Flavin and Charles D. Brown.

Foreign Correspondent (1940) as Uncle Buren (uncredited)

All eyes on the boy.
From left to right: Dorothy Vaughan, Joel McCrea, an unknown actress (not Joan Leslie as many sources carelessly credit, although Joan was in the scene somewhere) and Harry Depp. I don't know who the boy is.

The Living Ghost (1942) as Homer Hawkins (Credited as Harry Depps)

Frances Richards

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

The Living Ghost (1942) as Dr. Bruhling's nurse

Jack Cheatham

Born: 28 December 1894, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
Died: 30 March 1971, La Mirada, California, USA
Night Beat (1931) as Jackson Heights Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)
Jack Cheatham is on the right talking to Jack Mulhall.

Sinister Hands (1932) as Police Officer Kennedy (uncredited)

Special Agent K-7 (1936) as Riggs, Policeman (uncredited)
Jack Cheatham is in uniform. On the right is Donald Reed and the blurry figure on the left is Hans Joby.

Haunted House (1940) as Jailer (uncredited)
With Jackie Moran.

Ellery Queen, Master Detective (1940) as Desk Sergeant (uncredited)

With Margaret Lindsay and Ralph Bellamy.

The Living Ghost (1942) as Police officer Finnegan (uncredited)

Jack Cheatham watches from the background of this scene with Jan Wiley and James Dunn
Crime by Night (1944) as Deputy (uncredited)
Jack Cheatham, on the right, is talked at by Cy Kendall while Jerome Cowan, on the left, listens. 
The Hat Box Mystery (1947) as Policeman
Jack Cheatham is in the centre, with Tom Neal on the right.

J. Arthur Young

Born: 22 September 1879, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 14 September 1943, Kew Gardens, New York, USA

The Living Ghost (1942) as George. Phillips

J. Arthur Young is on the far right of the picture talking to James Dunn in the white suit. Joan Woodbury is on the far left.

Jan Wiley

Born: 23 February 1916, Marion, Indiana, USA
Died: 27 May 1993, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA

Kitty Foyle (1940) as Miss Bala (uncredited)

Jan Wiley is in the dark outfit. Ginger Rogers is on the far right with her back to us.

The Living Ghost (1942) as Tina Craig

With James Dunn. Jack Cheatham looks on in the background.

J. Farrell MacDonald

Born: 14 April 1875, Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
Died: 2 August 1952, Hollywood, California, USA

Danger Ahead (1935) as Harry Cromwell - City Editor

Zenobia (1939) as Judge

The Living Ghost (1942) as Police Lt. 'Pete' Peterson
J. Farrell MacDonald is on the left with James Dunn in white and Jack Cheatham in the background.

Gus Glassmire

Born: 29 August 1879, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 23 July 1946, Los Angeles, California, USA
The Living Ghost (1942) as Walter Craig

Captive Wild Woman (1943) as Coroner (uncredited)

Gus Glassmire is on the left, with Evelyn Ankers and William Gould.

In Old Oklahoma (aka War of the Wildcats) (1943) as Secretary of the Interior (uncredited)

Gus Glassmire is in the middle of the picture. Sidney Blackmer is on the left and Albert Dekker is second on the right.

Saturday 22 February 2014

Richard Davies

Born: 3 August 1915, Provo, Utah, USA
Died: 2 April 1994, Weaverville, California, USA

The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Kenneth Gibson

Richard Davies on the right, hands Clarence Kolb some good news.

Jean Brooks

Born: 23 December 1915, Houston, Texas, USA
Died: 25 November 1963, Richmond, California, USA
Also acted under the name Jeanne Kelly. Jean Brooks made most of her films for Universal or RKO.
The Falcon Strikes Back (1943) as Spanish Girl (uncredited)
Jean Brooks is on the left in her first appearance of many in the 'Falcon' films. The other actors are Tom Conway and Jane Randolph. Jean Brooks speaks perfect Spanish in this small role at the end of the film.
The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Iris Fairchild
With Tom Conway.

The Falcon and the Co-Eds (1943) as Vicky Gaines

Opposite Tom Conway.

The Falcon in Hollywood (1944) as Roxanna Miles

With Tom Conway.

The Falcon's Alibi (1946) as Baroness Lena

With Lucien Prival.