Wednesday 30 April 2014

John Miljan

Born: 9 November 1892, Lead City, South Dakota, USA
Died: 24 January 1960, Hollywood, California, USA
Private Number (1936) as Stapp

Fast and Furious (1939) as Eric Bartell

Bombardier (1943) as Chaplain Charlie Craig

John Miljan is standing over Russell Wade.

I Accuse My Parents (1944) as Dan Wilson

Back to Bataan (1945) as Gen. Jonathan Wainwright ('Skinny') (uncredited)


Harold Landon

Born: 27 May 1918, Winona, Minnesota, USA
Died: 13 December 2002, Irvine, California, USA

Bombardier (1943) as Pete Jordan (uncredited)

Harold Landon is on the right.

Roadblock (1951) as Bartender at Larry's Club (uncredited)

Margie Stewart

Born: 14 December 1919, Wabash, Indiana, USA
Died: 26 April 2012, Burbank, California, USA
Margie Stewart was a model and an actress. Margie was the only official US Army pin-up girl during WWII. She made 20 film appearances during the war. In later life, she and her husband Jerry Johnson produced shows at the Hollywood Bowl, including concerts by the Beatles, Barbra Streisand and the Beach Boys.
The Falcon Strikes Back (1943) as Bellhop (uncredited)
With Richard Loo.
Gildersleeve's Bad Day (1943) as Girl at Party (uncredited)
Margie Stewart is in the centre of the picture. On the left is Dink Trout, with Ann Summers just behind him and Margie. Standing on the right is Nancy Gates.

Bombardier (1943) as Mamie Foster (uncredited)

The Falcon and the Co-Eds (1943) as Pan, Co-Ed (uncredited)

Margie is nearest to us.

Margie Stewart is also on the far left of this picture. With Rita Corday, Jean Brooks, and Edward Gargan. The girl in the glasses is unidentified as yet.

Gildersleeve's Ghost (1944) as Marjorie Forrester

Margie Stewart is on the left, with Freddie Mercer and Marie Blake.

The Falcon in Hollywood (1944) as Marjorie, Secretary (uncredited)

With Bryant Washburn.

Russell Wade

Born: 21 June 1917, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Died: 9 December 2006, Riverside, California, USA

Bombardier (1943) as Paul Harris

The Falcon in Danger (1943) as The Pilot (uncredited)

Russell Wade stands over Clarence Kolb and Robert Emmett Keane.

Renegade Girl (1946) as Jerry Long

Russell Wade is in the centre wearing the black hat. Edward Brophy is on the left of the picture. The lady on the right with her back to us is Ann Savage.

Monday 28 April 2014

Joan Barclay

Born: 31 August 1914, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Died: 22 November 2002, Palm Desert, California, USA

Amateur Crook (1937) as Betsy Cummings, alias Mary Layton

Convict's Code (1939) as Elaine

Flying Wild (1941) as Helen Munson

The Falcon Strikes Back (1943) as Hotel Guest (uncredited)

Joan Barclay can be seen in the background between Harriet Nelson and Richard Loo. On the far right of the picture is Margie Stewart.

Gildersleeve's Bad Day (1943) as Julie Potter (uncredited)
With Grant Withers.

The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Hysterical girl (uncredited)

With Cliff Clark on the left and Tom Conway.

Around the World (1943) as Joan Barclay (uncredited)

Joan Barclay is on the right, with Barbara Hale.

The Falcon Out West (1944) as Mrs. Irwin

Randolph Scott

Born: 23 January 1898, Orange County, Virginia, USA
Died: 2 March 1987, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
20,000 Men a Year (1939) as Brad Reynolds

Bombardier (1943) as Capt. Buck Oliver

Gung Ho! (1943) as Col. Thorwald

Friday 25 April 2014

Luis Alberni

Born: 4 October 1886, Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Died: 23 December 1962, Hollywood, California, USA

Luis Alberni was a stage actor who appeared on Broadway from 1915 to 1928, Around 1915 he also began his screen career going on to make well over 150 film appearances, mainly as a supporting player.

I Surrender Dear (1931) as Marquis

Luis Alberni confronts Bing Crosby. On the left is Marion Sayers and the other lady is Julia Griffith.

Menu (1933) as The Master Chef (uncredited)

Two Weeks to Live (1943) as Van Dyke, the new Dr. Jekyll (uncredited)

Submarine Base (1943) as Mr. Styx

Harvest Melody (1943) as Cafe Manager

Luis Alberni points at Eddie Le Baron.

Machine Gun Mama (1944) as Ignacio

Thursday 24 April 2014

Ronald Howard

Born: 7 April 1918, Norwood, England
Died: 19 December 1996, Bridport, Dorset, England 
Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Cunningham Heritage (1954) (Season 1, Episode 1) as Sherlock Holmes

The Hideout (1956) as Robert Grant

Murder She Said (1961) as Eastley

Maureen Connell

Born: 2 August 1931, Nairobi, Kenya

Maureen Connell was a television and films actress from the 1950s and 1960s.

Town on Trial (1957) as Mary Roper

With Derek Farr.

Lucky Jim (1957) as Margaret Peel

Danger by My Side (1962) as Lynne Marsden / 'Austin'

Skyjacked (1972) as Mrs. O'Hara

Maureen Connell in her last film, with Charlton Heston.

Monday 21 April 2014

Ariel Heath

Born: 1 January 1922, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Died: 21 July 1973, Santa Barbara, California, USA
The Falcon Strikes Back (1943) as Hotel Guest (uncredited)
Ariel is the blonde in the top left of this picture, in a scene with Tom Conway, Cliff Edwards and Olin Howland.
Here is a close up of Ariel from the picture above.
Career Girl (1944) as Sue Collins
Ariel Heath is on the right, with Alec Craig and Iris Adrian.

Machine Gun Mama (1944) as Gertie, the blonde

Ariel Heath finally tracks down her husband. Armida looks on.

Gladys Henson

Born: 27 September 1897, Dublin, Ireland
Died: 21 December 1982, London, England

London Belongs to Me (1948) as Mrs Boon

With Richard Attenborough.

The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950) as Mrs. Hampstead

Those People Next Door (1953) as Emma Higgins

With Marjorie Rhodes.

Double Bunk (1961) as Madame de Sola

Dangerous Afternoon (1961) as Miss Cassell