Sunday, 21 June 2020

Nancy Gates

Born: 1 February 1926, Dallas, Texas, USA
Died: 24 March 2019, Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

Gildersleeve's Bad Day (1943) as Margie Forrester

With Freddie Mercer.














Dink Trout

Born: 18 June 1898, Beardstown, Illinois, USA
Died: 26 March 1950, Hollywood, California, USA

Gildersleeve's Bad Day (1943) as Otis (uncredited)

Dink Trout is surrounded by Barbara Hale on the left and Ann Summers and Margie Stewart on the right.













Friday, 19 June 2020

M.A. Bogue

Born: 19 January 1908, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 5 June 1994, Joshua Tree, California, USA

As well as being a trumpet player and comedian in the band, M.A. Bogue also managed Kay Kyser's big band from 1931 to 1951.

Around the World (1943) as Ish Kabibble (Credited as Merwyn 'Ish Kabibble' Bogue)

M.A. Bogue is on the right, with Kay Kyser.















Kay Kyser

Born: 18 June 1905, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, USA
Died: 23 July 1985, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Around the World (1943) as Kay Kyser

















Thursday, 18 June 2020

Julie Conway

Born: 20 August 1919, Granite City, Illinois, USA
Died: 12 January 1988, Monterey, California, USA

Around the World (1943) as Jule Conway (Credited as Jule Conway)

Julie Conway is on the left. The other lady is Georgia Carroll. Kay Kyser is in the centre with the glasses.













Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Billie Bailey

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

I Can't Escape from You (1936) as Herself

The was a Max Fleischer Screen Song with Billie Bailey singing with Joe Reichman and his Orchestra.













Barbara Coleman

Born: 12 February 1915, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 10 September 1966, Los Angeles, California, USA

Calling Dr. Gillespie (1942) as Detroit Dance Hall Cashier (uncredited)




































Around the World (1943) as Barbara (uncredited)

Barbara Coleman is the blonde on the left, with Shirley O' Hara, Rosemary La Planche and Joan Barclay with her back to us.













Sunday, 14 June 2020

Billy Franey

Born: 23 June 1889, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 6 December 1940, Hollywood, California, USA

Mutiny in the County (1940) as Edagr's Father-in-Law (Credited as Bill Franey)

Was less than a year older than Edgar Kennedy, but played his father-in-law in this comedy short.











Saturday, 13 June 2020

Helen Chapman

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Borrowed Trouble (1948) as Lola Blair


















With Rand Brooks.

















Man Against Crime: No Place to Hide (1954) (Season 5, Episode 37) as Helen Dugan

Helen Chapman is in between Viola Frayne and Henry Lascoe.













Vangie Beilby

Born: 8 January 1872, Yorkshire, England, UK
Died: 14 October 1958, Alameda County, California, USA

The Falcon and the Co-Eds (1943) as Dowager (uncredited)

Vangie Beilby is in the centre of the picture in the background. In the foreground are Tom Conway and Ruth Cherrington.












Ruth Cherrington

Born: 28 July 1878 in Ironton, Ohio, USA
Died: 4 June 1971, Huntington Beach, California, USA

The Falcon and the Co-Eds (1943) as Dowager (uncredited)

With Tom Conway. Vangie Beilby is in the background, centre screen.















Dorothy Christy

Born: 26 May 1906, Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 21 May 1977, Santa Monica, California, USA

The Falcon and the Co-Eds (1943) as Maya Harris (uncredited)

Dorothy Christy is shaking hands with Jean Brooks who has her back to us. Elaine Riley is in the car being approached by Tom Conway.











Ruth Alvarez

Born: 11 March 1928, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Sister of Nita Hunter (aka Juanita Alvarez).

The Falcon and the Co-Eds (1943) as First Ugh

From left to right: Nancy McCollum, Nita Hunter (nee Alvarez), and Ruth Alvarez.













Nita Hunter

Born: 24 March 1931, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: 19 July 1972, Burbank, California, USA

Sister of Ruth Alvarez.

The Falcon and the Co-Eds (1943) as Second Ugh (Credited as Juanita Alvarez)

Nita Hunter is in the middle of Nancy McCollum on the left, and Nita's sister Ruth Alvarez.













Nancy McCollum

Born: 24 April 1933, San Diego, California, USA

The Falcon and the Co-Eds (1943) as Third Ugh

From left to right: Nancy McCollum, Nita Hunter, and Ruth Alvarez.














Barbara Brown

Born: 18 October 1901, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 7 July 1975, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Falcon and the Co-Eds (1943) as Miss Keyes

















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