Saturday 26 March 2016

Quentin Dean

Born: 27 July 1944, California, USA
Died: 9 May 2003, Los Angeles, California, USA

Stay Away, Joe (1968) as Mamie Callahan

Bernard Archard

Born: 20 August 1916, Fulham, London, England
Died: 1 May 2008, Witham Friary, Somerset, England

Two Letter Alibi (1962) as Duke

Petra Davies

Born: 1930, Wales

Two Letter Alibi (1962) as Kathy

Ursula Howells

Born: 17 September 1922, Hammersmith, London, England
Died: 16 October 2005, Petworth, West Sussex, England

Two Letter Alibi (1962) as Louise

Peter Williams

Born: 28 April 1915, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Died: September 2003, East Sussex, England

Two Letter Alibi (1962) as Charles

Angie Dickinson

Born: 30 September 1931, Kulm, North Dakota, USA

Sam Whiskey (1969) as Laura Breckenridge

With Burt Reynolds.

Burt Reynolds

Born: 11 February 1936, Lansing, Michigan, USA
Died: 6 September 2018, Jupiter, Florida, USA

Sam Whiskey (1969) as Sam Whiskey

Mad Dog Time (1996) as 'Wacky' Jacky Jackson

The Cherokee Kid (TV) (1996) as Otter Bob the Mountain Man

Hayley Mills

Born: 18 April 1946, Marylebone, London, England

The Moon-Spinners (1964) as Nicky Ferris

Arlo Guthrie

Born: 10 July 1947, New York City, New York, USA

Alice's Restaurant (1969) as Arlo Guthrie

Friday 25 March 2016

Elvis Presley

Born: 8 January 1935, Tupelo, Mississippi, USA
Died: 16 August 1977, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Harum Scarum (1965) as Johnny Tyronne

Stay Away, Joe (1968) as Joe Lightcloud

Peter O'Toole

Born: 2 August 1932, Connemara, County Galway, Ireland
Died: 14 December 2013, London, England

What's New Pussycat? (1965) as Michael James (Credited as Peter O'toole)

Peter O'Toole is on the right, with Peter Sellers.

Don Murray

Born: 31 July 1929, Hollywood, California, USA
Died: 2 February 2024, Goleta, California, USA

Escape from East Berlin (1962) as Kurt Schröder

Christine Kaufmann

Born: 11 January 1945, Lengdorf, Styria, Austria

Escape from East Berlin (1962) as Erika Jurgens

Monday 21 March 2016

Kathryn Kane

Born: 3 March 1919, White Plains, New York, USA
Died: 10 March 2019, Brentwood, California, USA

Swingtime in the Movies (1938) as Joan Mason (Credited as Katherine Kane)

Jerry Colonna

Born: 17 September 1904, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 21 November 1986, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Swingtime in the Movies (1938) as The Texas Tornado

Jerry Colonna is crouching in the middle holding a gun.

It's in the Bag! (1945) as Dr. Greengrass - Psychiatrist

Helen Lynd

Born: 18 January 1902, New Jersey, USA
Died: 1 April 1992, Beverly Hills, California, USA

Swingtime in the Movies (1938) as Lorna, an actress

Charley Foy

Born: 12 June 1898, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 22 August 1984, Los Angeles, California, USA

Charley Foy was a member of 'The Seven Little Foys', a family of seven child vaudeville performers led by their father Eddie Foy, who appeared all together in the short film 'A Favorite Fool' in 1915.

Chips of the Old Block (1928) as Himself (Credited as The Foy Family)

Swingtime in the Movies (1938) as Sammy

Earl Gunn

Born: 8 May 1901, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Died: 14 April 1963, San Francisco, California, USA

Swamp Woman (1941) as Jed Tollington

Earl Gunn is on the right, with Jay Novello.

Richard Deane

Born: 21 April 1918, Union, Georgia, USA
Died: 14 April 1977, New York City, New York, USA

Richard Deane was a stage actor who dabbled in films on occasion. He appeared on Broadway.

Swamp Woman (1941) as Jeff Carter

With Mary Hull.

Ian MacDonald

Born: 28 June 1914, Great Falls, Montana, USA
Died: 11 April 1978, Bozeman, Montana, USA

Swamp Woman (1941) as Det. Lt. Rance (Credited as Ian Mac Donald)

Ann Corio

Born: 29 November 1914, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Died: 1 March 1999, Englewood, New Jersey, USA

For twenty years Ann Corio was a famous burlesque and striptease artist.

Swamp Woman (1941) as Annabelle Tollington

Claudia Drake

Born: 30 January 1918, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 19 October 1997, Los Angeles, California, USA

False Colors (1943) as Faith Lawton

Detour (1945) as Sue Harvey

Renegade Girl (1946) as Mary Manson

Ann Savage is seated on the right.


Carlin Sturtevant

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Swamp Woman (1941) as Granny Grundy

Sunday 20 March 2016

Mary Hull

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Not much information available anywhere about Mary Hull. The Swamp Woman seems to be her only appearance on screen and although the film was an average B-movie, her performance wasn't bad.

Swamp Woman (1941) as Lizbet Tollington

With Richard Deane.

Lois Austin

Born: 3 April 1901, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Died: 26 April 1957, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Swamp Woman (1941) as Mary Tollington

Jay Novello

Born: 22 August 1904, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 2 September 1982, North Hollywood, California, USA

Swamp Woman (1941) as 'Flash' Brand

Don Brodie

Born: 29 May 1904, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Died: 8 January 2001, Los Angeles, California, USA

Detour (1945) as Used car salesman (uncredited)

Edmund MacDonald

Born: 7 May 1908, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 2 September 1951, Los Angeles, California, USA

Destry Rides Again (1939) as Rockwell (Credited as Edmund Macdonald)

Detour (1945) as Charles Haskell Jr

Ann Savage

Born: 19 February 1921, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
Died: 25 December 2008, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Detour (1945) as Vera

Renegade Girl (1946) as Jean Shelby

Henry Brandon

Born: 8 June 1912, Berlin, Germany
Died: 15 February 1990, Los Angeles, California, USA

Tombstone Territory: The Outcasts (1958) (Season 1, Episode 28) as Lige Crown

Wednesday 9 March 2016

Chris-Pin Martin

Born: 19 November 1893, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Died: 27 June 1953, Montebello, California, USA
Heat Lightning (1934) as Mexican Husband with Family (uncredited)

Stagecoach (1939) as Chris (uncredited)

The Mark of Zorro (1940) as Turnkey

Mesa of Lost Women (1953) as Pepe (Credited as Chris Pin Martin)

Montagu Love

Born: 15 March 1880, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Died: 17 May 1943, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Mark of Zorro (1940) as Don Alejandro Vega

Montagu Love is on the left, with J. Edward Bromberg.

Janet Beecher

Born: 21 October 1884, Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
Died: 6 August 1955, Washington, Connecticut, USA

Slightly Honorable (1939) as Mrs. Cushing

The Mark of Zorro (1940) as Senora Isabella Vega

Janet Beecher plays Tyrone Power's mother in this film.