Thursday 31 December 2015

Zeffie Tilbury

Born: 20 November 1863, London, England
Died: 24 July 1950, Los Angeles, California, USA
The Single Standard (1929) as Mrs. Handley

Bachelor Bait (1934) as Miss Turner - a Chaperone (uncredited)

Zeffie Tilbury is seated, with Rochelle Hudson and Grady Sutton.

Desire (1936) as Aunt Olga

Tell No Tales (1939) as Miss Mary

With Melvyn Douglas.

Thursday 24 December 2015

Roland Young

Born: 11 November 1887, London, England
Died: 5 June 1953, New York City, New York, USA

Star Dust (1940) as Thomas Brooke

Victoria Vinton

Born: 23 August 1912, New Jersey, USA
Died: 12 June 1980, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Star Dust (1940) as Lorraine Lorey (uncredited)

With William Gargan.

Wednesday 23 December 2015

John Hubbard

Born: 14 April 1914, East Chicago, Indiana, USA
Died: 6 November 1988, Camarillo, California, USA

Fast and Loose (1939) as Phil Sergeant (Credited as Anthony Allan)

Etienne Girardot

Born: 22 February 1856, London, England
Died: 10 November 1939, Hollywood, California, USA

Etienne Girardot was a Broadway actor who appeared in 26 Broadway shows.

Fast and Loose (1939) as Christopher Oates

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) as Doctor

With Harry Davenport.

Tuesday 22 December 2015

Allen Fife

Born: 5 September 1935, Houston, Texas, USA

Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) as Buddy

Allen Fife is on the right, with Richard Gilden.

Barbara Wilson

Born: 24 October 1936, USA

Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) as Helen Preacher

Ken Clayton

Born: unknown
Died: 2015

Nothing is really known about the career of Ken Clayton. He was in a few films as a bit player and had one lead part in a B-picture.

Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) as Johnnie Dennis

Robert Montgomery

Born: 21 May 1904, Fishkill Landing [now Beacon], New York, USA
Died: 27 September 1981, Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

Hide-Out (1934) as Jonathan 'Lucky' Wilson

With Herta Lynd on the left and Jeanette Loff.

Live, Love and Learn (1937) as Bob Graham

Fast and Loose (1939) as Joel Sloane

Rosalind Russell

Born: 4 June 1907, Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
Died: 28 November 1976, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Live, Love and Learn (1937) as Julie Stoddard

With Robert Montgomery.

Fast and Loose (1939) as Garda Sloane

Another film Rosalind starred in with Robert Montgomery.

Monday 21 December 2015

Sandra Giles

Born: 24 July 1932, Hooker, Oklahoma, USA
Died: 25 December 2016, Los Angeles, California, USA
Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) as Darlene 

Sandra Giles is on the right, with Carol Nugent.
Bachelor Father: Bentley and the Brainy Beauty (1959)(Season 3, Episode 12) as Peggy

IMDB has Sandra playing Rita, but that character is played by Barbara English.

William Quimby

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) as Pig

Richard Gilden

Born: 30 December 1931, USA

Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) as Walt

Carol Nugent

Born: 7 July 1937, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) as Lillie Gilbreth (uncredited)

Belles on Their Toes (1952) as Lillie Gilbreth (uncredited)
Carol is on the left, with Tina Thompson, Myrna Loy and Debra Paget. Not very much of Carol in this film as their was in 'Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)'.
Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) as Pinkie

Lilyan Chauvin

Born: 6 August 1925, Paris, France
Died: 26 June 2008, Studio City, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Lost, Lonely and Vicious (1958) as Tanya Pernaud

Saturday 19 December 2015

Carole Landis

Born: 1 January 1919, Fairchild, Wisconsin, USA
Died: 5 July 1948, Pacific Palisades, California, USA
During World War II Carole joined Kay Francis, Mitzi Mayfair, and Martha Raye on a four-month USO tour to entertain the troops. The event was turned into a film called 'Four Jills in a Jeep (1944)' in which Carole and the other actresses played themselves. 
The Patient in Room 18 (1938) as Woman O'Leary bumps into on stairs (uncredited)
Carole Landis is in the centre of the picture.
And here is a close up of the same shot.
Love, Honor and Behave (1938) as Wheel Watcher at Party (uncredited)
From left to right we have Jack Mower, Carole Landis, Mona Barrie and Barbara O'Neil.
Men Are Such Fools (1938) as June Cooper (uncredited)
Carole Landis is on the far left of the picture, with Johnnie Davis, Wayne Morris and Penny Singleton.

Three Texas Steers (1939) as Nancy Evans

Ralph Graves

Born: 23 January 1900, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died: 18 February 1977, Santa Barbara, California, USA
That Certain Thing (1928) as Andy B. Charles, Jr.

Three Texas Steers (1939) as George Ward

Collette Lyons

Born: 3 October 1908, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 5 October 1986, Los Angeles, California, USA

Three Texas Steers (1939) as Lillian

With Max Terhune.

Thursday 10 December 2015

Ricardo Cortez

Born: 19 September 1900, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 28 April 1977, New York City, New York, USA

Her Man (1930) as Johnnie

Behind Office Doors (1931) as Ronnie Wales

Phillips Holmes

Born: 22 July 1907, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Died: 12 August 1942, Ontario, Canada

Her Man (1930) as Dan Keefe

Phillips Holmes sings to Helen Twelvetrees.

Harry Sweet

Born: 1901, Teller County, Colorado, USA
Died: 18 June 1933, Big Bear, California, USA

Harry Sweet was a writer, director and actor in many silent and early sound films.
Sweet died when the small plane he was piloting lost power and crashed into Big Bear Lake.

Her Man (1930) as Eddie

Harry Sweet is on the right, with James Gleason and Phillips Holmes.

Wednesday 9 December 2015

Matthew Betz

Born: 13 September 1881, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: 26 January 1938, Sawtelle, Los Angeles, California, USA
The Unholy Three (1925) as Detective Regan

Her Man (1930) as Red
With Helen Twelvetrees.

Helen Twelvetrees

Born: 25 December 1908, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: 13 February 1958, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Her Man (1930) as Frankie Keefe

Disgraced! (1933) as Gay Holloway

Marjorie Rambeau

Born: 15 July 1889, San Francisco, California, USA
Died: 6 July 1970, Palm Springs, California, USA
Her Man (1930) as Annie

In Old Oklahoma (aka War of the Wildcats) (1943) as Bessie Baxter

Marjorie Rambeau is on the right, with Martha Scott.