Thursday 6 November 2014

Joe Sawyer

Born: 29 August 1906, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Died: 21 April 1982, Ashland, Oregon, USA

Blood Money (1933) as Red (uncredited)

Joe Sawyer is on the right.

Tarzan's Revenge (1938) as Olaf Punch (Credited as Joseph Sawyer)

With Howard C. Hickman.

Honeymoon Deferred (1940) as Detective James (Credited as Joseph Sawyer)

With Cliff Clark.

Yanks Ahoy (1943) as Sgt. Ames

With William Tracy.

Big Town After Dark (1947) as Monk

Joe Sawyer is on the left, with William Haade.

Phillip Reed

Born: 25 March 1908, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 7 December 1996, Los Angeles, California, USA

Big Town After Dark (1947) as Steve Wilson (Credited as Philip Reed)

Ann Gillis

Born: 12 February 1927, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Died: 31 January 2018, East Sussex, England, UK

Man from Music Mountain (1943) as Penny Winters

Big Town After Dark (1947) as Susan Peabody LaRue (Credited as Anne Gillis)

This was Ann Gillis' last film in a Hollywood career spanning more than a decade. In the 1950s and 1960s she appeared in a handful of television drama series.

Robert Kent

Born: 3 December 1908, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Died: 4 May 1955, Los Angeles, California, USA

Robert Kent was once a professional prizefighter. He also acted under his real name Douglas Blackley.

Convict's Code (1939) as Dave Tyler

Yanks Ahoy (1943) as Lt. Reeves

Frank Faylen is on the left.

Big Town After Dark (1947) as Jake Sebastian (Credited as Douglas Blackley)

Tuesday 4 November 2014

Richard Travis

Born: 17 April 1913, Carlsbad, New Mexico, USA
Died: 11 July 1989, Pacific Palisades, California, USA

Busses Roar (1942) as Sgt. Ryan

Big Town After Dark (1947) as Chuck LaRue

Mesa of Lost Women (1953) as Dan Mulcahey

Richard Travis is on the left, with Allan Nixon.

Hillary Brooke

Born: 8 September 1914, Astoria, New York, USA
Died: 25 May 1999, Bonsall, California, USA

Lady in the Dark (1944) as Miss Bar (uncredited)

Hillary Brooke is on the left, with Phyllis Brooks and Jon Hall.

Big Town After Dark (1947) as Lorelei Kilbourne