Saturday 28 November 2015

Tommy Bond

Born: 16 September 1926, Dallas, Texas, USA
Died: 24 September 2005, Northridge, California, USA

Block-Heads (1938) as Neighbour's Son (uncredited)

With Harry Woods.

Five Little Peppers and How They Grew (1939) as Joey Pepper

Joey Pepper is upset.

Five Little Peppers in Trouble (1940) as Joey Pepper

With Edith Fellows.

Man from Frisco (1944) as Russ Kennedy

Thursday 26 November 2015

Gordon Harker

Born: 7 August 1885, London, England
Died: 2 March 1967, London, England

Love on Wheels (1932) as Briggs

Bus conductor Briggs acts outs a comment made by a lady passenger to Jack Hulbert, on the left, in his absence.

The Phantom Light (1935) as Sam Higgins

Saturday 14 November 2015

Virna Lisi

Born: 8 November 1936, Jesi, Marche, Italy
Died: 18 December 2014, Rome, Italy

Assault on a Queen (1961) as Rosa Lucchesi

With Frank Sinatra.

Wednesday 11 November 2015

Barlowe Borland

Born: 6 August 1877, Greenock, Scotland
Died: 31 August 1948, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) as Frankland

Monday 9 November 2015

Constance Bennett

Born: 22 October 1904, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 24 July 1965, Fort Dix, New Jersey, USA

Sin Takes a Holiday (1930) as Sylvia Brenner

Dustin Hoffman

Born: 8 August 1937, Los Angeles, California, USA

Madigan's Million (1968) as Jason Fister

Sunday 8 November 2015

Joan Davis

Born: 29 June 1907, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Died: 22 May 1961, Palm Springs, California, USA

The Holy Terror (1937) as Lil

With El Brendel. A wonderful 'slippy shoes' routine during a fight in an otherwise terrible film.

Lovely to Look At (1937) as Orchestra Leader

Singing 'Olga from the Volga'.

Around the World (1943) as Joan Davis

Lee Patterson

Born: 31 March 1929, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Died: 14 February 2007, Galveston, Texas, USA

Time Lock (1957) as Colin Walker

Breakout (1959) as George Munro

Tuesday 3 November 2015

Hattie McDaniel

Born: 10 June 1895, Wichita, Kansas, USA
Died: 26 October 1952, Woodland Hills, California, USA

Hattie's siblings, Etta McDaniel and Sam McDaniel were also film actors.
Okay Toots! (1935) as Hattie - The Maid (uncredited)
Alice Adams (1935) as Malena Burns (Credited as Hattie McDaniels)

Zenobia (1939) as Dehlia (Credited as Hattie McDaniels)

Gone with the Wind (1939) as Mammy - House Servant

Charles Irwin

Born: 31 January 1887, Curragh, Ireland
Died: 12 January 1969, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Gilded Lily (1935) as Oscar, orchestra leader

Sunday 1 November 2015

Edmund Cobb

Born: 23 June 1892, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Died: 15 August 1974, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Edmund Cobb was a prolific character actor who appeared in over 650 films and many television series.

The Falcon's Alibi (1946) as Detective Williams (uncredited)

Seated is Al Bridge.

Renegade Girl (1946) as Sgt. James
On the right is Ann Savage.