Tuesday 31 May 2016

Gail Bonney

Born: 15 December 1901, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Died: 7 December 1984, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969) as Winifrid - Dean Higgin's Secretary (uncredited)

Gail is seated in the middle of this photo. Also in this picture is Joe Flynn (standing), William Fawcett and Byron Morrow.

Monday 30 May 2016

Cesar Romero

Born: 15 February 1907, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1 January 1994, Santa Monica, California, USA

Coney Island (1943) as Joe Rocco

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969) as A. J. Arno

Kurt Russell

Born: 17 March 1951, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969) as Dexter

Richard Bakalyan

Born: 29 January 1931, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 27 February 2015, Elmira, New York, USA

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969) as Chillie Walski

Titus Moede

Born: 5 March 1938
Died: 6 February 2001, Los Angeles, California, USA

Pit Stop (1969) as Moody (Credited as Titus Moody)

Titus Moede is in white, with Richard Davalos.

George Washburn

Born: 5 October 1930
Died: 1 July 1991, Los Angeles, California, USA

Pit Stop (1969) as Ed McCleod

George Washburn is on the right, facing us. Also in this picture are Brian Donlevy, Ellen Burstyn and Richard Davalos.

Brian Donlevy

Born: 9 February 1901, Portadown, County Armagh, Ireland [now in Northern Ireland]
Died: 5 April 1972, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Destry Rides Again (1939) as Kent

Hoodlum Empire (1952) as Sen. Bill Stephens

Pit Stop (1969) as Grant Willard

Ellen Burstyn

Born: 7 December 1932, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Pit Stop (1969) as Ellen McCleod (Credited as Ellen McRae)

The King of Marvin Gardens (1972) as Sally

The Spitfire Grill (1996) as Hannah Ferguson

Richard Davalos

Born: 5 November 1930, The Bronx, New York, USA
Died: 8 March 2016, Burbank, California, USA

Pit Stop (1969) as Rick Bowman (Credited as Dick Davalos)

Sid Haig

Born: 14 July 1939, Fresno, California, USA

Pit Stop (1969) as Hawk Sidney

Friday 27 May 2016

Minta Durfee

Born: 1 October 1889, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 9 September 1975, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Mickey (1918) as Elsie Drake (Credited as Minta Durffy)

Minta Durfee is on the right, with Laura La Varnie.

Laura La Varnie

Born: 2 March 1853, Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
Died: 18 September 1939, Los Angeles, California, USA

Laura La Varnie was a stage and silent film actress whose only appearance in a sound film was in The Devil's Holiday in 1930.

Mickey (1918) as Mrs. Geoffrey Drake (Credited as Laura Lavarnie)

Wednesday 25 May 2016

Mabel Normand

Born: 10 November 1892, New Brighton, Staten Island, New York, USA
Died: 22 February 1930, Monrovia, California, USA
Mabel Normand was considered to be one of the best female silent comedy stars and entered films around 1910.
Mabel and Fatty's Married Life (1915) as Mabel


Mickey (1918) as Mickey

The Nickel-Hopper (1926) as Paddy, the Nickel-Hopper

Anything Once! (1927) as The Little Girl

Minnie Devereaux

Born: 1869
Died: 1923

Minnie Devereaux appeared in a handful of silent films in credited roles. It is assumed that she was in many more films as an extra.

Mickey (1918) as Minnie (Credited as Minnie Ha Ha)

George Nichols

Born: October 1864, Rockford, Illinois, USA
Died: 20 September 1927, Hollywood, California, USA
George Nichols was a theatre actor before entering films in 1908. He almost exclusively appeared in silent films. His only sound film appearance was in the Erich Von Stroheim film The Wedding March (1928), although the sound was only the musical score and some sound effects, which was released after his death.
Her First Biscuits (1909) as Policeman

The Gibson Goddess (1909) as Manager of Beach House

Mickey (1918) as Joe Meadows (Credited as Geo. Nichols)
George Nichols with Mabel Normand.

Monday 23 May 2016

Thelma Hill

Born: 12 December 1906, Emporia, Kansas, USA
Died: 11 May 1938, Culver City, Los Angeles, California, USA

Two Tars (1928) as Thelma

Smile, Buttercup, Smile (1929) as Toots

Thelma is with two unknown male actors.