Monday, 29 June 2015

Mary Carlisle

Born: 3 February 1914, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 1 August 2018, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Devil's Cabaret (1930) as Impy (uncredited)

With Edward Buzzell.

Hollywood on Parade No. A-9 (1933) as Herself

One of the WAMPAS Baby Stars.

Saturday, 27 June 2015

George Burns

Born: 20 January 1896, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 9 March 1996, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Sunshine Boys (1975) as Al Lewis

With Walter Matthau.

Dean Riesner

Born: 3 November 1918, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 18 August 2002, Encino, California, USA

Dean Riesner was a child actor who also appeared in a handful of films as an adult and then became a successful screenwriter, writing for many films including two of the 'Dirty Harry' series with Clint Eastwood, and many television shows.

Assigned to Danger (1948) as Dr. Michael Kelly (uncredited)

Dean Riesner is sitting, with Gene Raymond.

Bill Kennedy

Born: 27 June 1908, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, USA
Died: 27 January 1997, Palm Beach, Florida, USA

Busses Roar (1942) as The Moocher

Bill Kennedy is on the left, with Rex Williams.

Assigned to Danger (1948) as Assistant District Attorney (uncredited)

The lady is Noreen Nash.

Victor Cutler

Born: 28 October 1913, West Point, New York, USA
Died: 7 September 1979, Los Angeles, California, USA

Victor Cutler was a male model who appeared in a few films in the 1940s and 1950s.

Assigned to Danger (1948) as Nip Powers (uncredited)

Robert Bice

Born: 4 March 1914, Dallas, Texas, USA
Died: 8 January 1968, Los Angeles, California, USA

Assigned to Danger (1948) as Frankie Mantell (Credited as Bob Bice)

Perry Mason: The Case of the Nervous Accomplice (1957) (S01E03) as Frank Faulkner (Credited as Hurley)

Robert Bice is on the right.

Eddie Parks

Born: 1 August 1892, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 24 July 1985, Los Angeles, California, USA

Magic Town (1947) as Bookkeeper (uncredited)

Eddie Parks is on the right, with Garry Owen in the middle and John Butler on the left.

Assigned to Danger (1948) as Mr. Beasley (uncredited)

Eddie Parks in in the middle of Gene Raymond on the right and an unknown actress.

Friday, 26 June 2015

Jack Overman

Born: 26 March 1917, New York, USA
Died: 24 December 1949, Burbank, California, USA

Assigned to Danger (1948) as Biggie Kritz

Jack Overman is on the right. Ralf Harolde is in the background. Gene Raymond has his back to us.

Martin Kosleck

Born: 24 March 1904, Barkotzen, Pomerania, Germany [now Barkocin, Pomorskie, Poland]
Died: 15 January 1994, Santa Monica, California, USA

Foreign Correspondent (1940) as Tramp

The Mummy's Curse (1944) as Ragheb

The Wife of Monte Cristo (1946) as Edmund Dantes, Count of Monte Cristo

Assigned to Danger (1948) as Louie Volkes

Jack Overman is sitting in the background.

Virginia Christine

Born: 5 March 1920, Stanton, Iowa, USA
Died: 24 July 1996, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Mummy's Curse (1944) as Princess Ananka

The Wife of Monte Cristo (1946) as

Gene Raymond

Born: 13 August 1908, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 3 May 1998, Los Angeles, California, USA

Assigned to Danger (1948) as Dan Sullivan

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Mary Meade

Born: 24 November 1923, Louisiana, USA
Died: 10 December 2003, Apple Valley, California, USA

Assigned to Danger (1948) as Evie

With Martin Kosleck.

Noreen Nash

Born: 4 April 1924, Wenatchee, Washington, USA

Assigned to Danger (1948) as Bonnie Powers

Gene Evans

Born: 11 July 1922, Holbrook, Arizona, USA
Died: 1 April 1998, Jackson, Tennessee, USA

Assigned to Danger (1948) as Joey

Operation Petticoat (1959) as Chief Molumphry

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Eddie Baker

Born: 17 November 1897, Davis, West Virginia, USA
Died: 4 February 1968, Hollywood, California, USA

Oranges and Lemons (1923) as Orange Blossom, the boss

Come Clean (1931) as Detective (uncredited)

Eddie Baker in the hat in a scene with Gertrude Astor, Oliver Hardy and Linda Loredo.

Identity Unknown (1945) as Motorcycle Cop

Katherine Grant

Born: 1 May 1904, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 2 April 1937, San Bernardino, California, USA

Oranges and Lemons (1923) as Little Valencia

His Wooden Wedding (1925) as The Bride

With Charley Chase as the groom. Sue O'Neil (aka Molly O'Day) is the bridesmaid behind Grant.

'Tonnage' Martin Wolfkeil

Born: 21 March 1900, Hazelton, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 10 September 1962, Butler, Ohio, USA

Oranges and Lemons (1923) as Worker (uncredited)

'Tonnage' Martin Wolfkeil is on the right, with Stan Laurel.

Monday, 8 June 2015

Frank Sheridan

Born: 11 June 1869, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 24 November 1943, Hollywood, California, USA

The Payoff (1935) as George Gorman

The Great O'Malley (1937) as Father Patrick

Adrian Rosley

Born: 28 October 1887, Iasi, Romania
Died: 5 March 1937, Los Angeles, California, USA

Adrian Rosley was a stage actor who worked on Broadway and was given his chance in films in 1932.

The Great O'Malley (1937) as Nick, the tailor (uncredited)

Pat O'Brien is on the left and we can see the back of Earl Dwire's head.

Other Works


1931 Cloudy with Showers as Wop. Morosco Theatre, New York, USA.
Other cast members include: Thomas Mitchell, Rachel Hartzell, Victor Kilian.

Earl Dwire

Born: 3 October 1883, Missouri, USA
Died: 16 January 1940, Los Angeles, California, USA

Danger Ahead (1935) as Detective Sergeant

The Great O'Malley (1937) as First judge (uncredited)

Danger Valley (1937) as Hardrock

Earl Dwire is on the left, with Chick Hannan.

Jerry Mandy

Born: 5 June 1892, Utica, New York, USA
Died: 1 May 1945, Hollywood, California, USA

45 Minutes from Hollywood (1926) as Janitor

The Great O'Malley (1937) as Italian umbrella salesman (uncredited)

Jerry Mandy is on the left, with Pat O'Brien.

Four Daughters (1938) as Man holding presents (uncredited)

Huey White

Born: 28 August 1897, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 23 June 1938, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Great O'Malley (1937) as Convict carrying pole (uncredited)

Huey's head can just be seen in the background on the left. On the right is Stanley Fields and the other man is unknown.

Stanley Fields

Born: 20 May 1883, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 23 April 1941, Los Angeles, California, USA

Her Man (1930) as Al

The Great O'Malley (1937) as Convict at lathe (uncredited)

Armand 'Curly' Wright

Born: 5 June 1886, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Died: 28 March 1965, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Four Jacks and a Jill (1942) as Hot Dog Vendor (uncredited)

Sunday, 7 June 2015

Florence Lake

Born: 27 November 1904, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Died: 11 April 1980, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Good Housewrecking (1933) as Mrs. Kennedy
With Edgar Kennedy in this Edgar Kennedy comedy short.
Quiet Please! (1933) as Florence Kennedy
An Edgar Kennedy comedy short.

Stagecoach (1939) as Mrs. Nancy Whitney (uncredited)

Florence Lake is on the left, with Louise Platt and John Carradine.

Four Jacks and a Jill (1942) as Counter girl (uncredited)

All Gummed Up (1947) as Aged Serena Flint (uncredited)

A Three Stooges comedy short.

Gang Busters: Alvin Karpis (1952) (Season 1, Episode 3) as Bessie

With Paul Dubov.

The Desperado (1954) as Mrs. Cameron

With Jimmy Lydon.