Sunday 31 January 2021

Dorothy Andre

Born: 7 December 1913, Medina, Washington, USA
Died: 30 July 2002, Modesto, California, USA
Dorothy Andre was an actress and a stunt woman. She doubled for many famous actresses like Judy Garland, Olivia De Havilland and Barbara Stanwyck. For many years she worked on the Roy Rogers films doubling for Dale Evans and Penny Edwards.

Too Many Cooks (1931) as Alice's Sister (uncredited)

Dorothy Lee is on the right. The two ladies in the centre are Alice Jans and Dorothy Andre. Not sure which is which yet. The gentleman on the left is Bert Wheeler.

I believe that Dorothy Andre is on the left of the picture, but the girl on the right looks nothing like the Alice Jans in later publicity photos.

Donna Mae Roberts

Born: 4 November 1912, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 1 October 1996, Gardnerville, Nevada, USA

42nd Street (1933) as Chorus Girl (uncredited)

Dark hair and dark shorts, this was Donna's big close up.

Donna can't help looking at the camera.

Tuesday 26 January 2021

Hal Holbrook

Born: 17 February 1925, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died: 23 January 2021, Beverly Hills, California, USA
The Majestic (2001) as Congressman Doyle



Friday 22 January 2021

Bessie Dudley

Born: 16 March 1904
Died: 16 January 1999, Georgia, USA
Bessie Dudley was a dancer in the 1930s. She danced at the famous Cotton Club in Harlem.

A Bundle of Blues (1933) (short)

Florence Hill is on the right in the black.

Florence Hill

Born: 1910 or 1911
Died: 1993
Florence Hill was a dancer in the 1930s. She danced at the famous Cotton Club in Harlem.

A Bundle of Blues (1933) as Dancer

The pianist is Duke Ellington.

Bessie Dudley is on the left in the white.

Thursday 21 January 2021

Harrison Ford

Born: 16 March 1884, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died: 2 December 1957, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Girl in the Pullman (1927) as Dr. Donald A. Burton


A Blonde for a Night (1928) as Bob Webster

Sunday 17 January 2021

Peter Zander

Born: 9 July 1922, Berlin, Germany
Died: 18 January 2019, London, England, UK

Dateline Diamonds (1965) as Spankharen

With singer Kiki Dee.

Burnell Tucker

Born: 1934, Newfoundland, Canada
Burnell Tucker appeared in many of the top films of the 1970s and 1980s including Star Wars (1977), Superman (1978), The Shining (1980) and Reds (1981).

Dateline Diamonds (1965) as Dale Meredith

George Mikell

Born: 4 April 1929, Bildeniai, Lithuania
Died: 12 May 2020, London, England, UK

Dateline Diamonds (1965) as Paul Verlekt

Vanda Godsell

Born: 17 November 1922, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK
Died: 2 April 1990, London, England, UK

Dateline Diamonds (1965) as Mrs. Jenkins

Conrad Phillips

Born: 13 April 1925, London, England, UK
Died: 13 January 2016, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, UK
Murder She Said (1961) as Harold


Dateline Diamonds (1965) as Tom Jenkins

Anna Carteret

Born: 11 December 1942, Bangalore, India

Dateline Diamonds (1965) as Gay Jenkins

Patsy Rowlands

Born: 19 January 1931, Palmers Green, London, England, UK
Died: 22 January 2005, Hove, East Sussex, England, UK

Dateline Diamonds (1965) as Mrs. Edgecomb

Sunday 10 January 2021

Claude Hulbert

Born: 25 December 1900, Fulham, London, England, UK
Died: 23 January 1964, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Brother of actor Jack Hulbert.

His Lordship Regrets (1938) as Lord Cavender

Tuesday 5 January 2021

Gina Malo

Born: 1 June 1909, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Died: 30 November 1963, New York City, New York, USA

His Lordship Regrets (1938) as Mabel van Morgan

Friday 1 January 2021

Maria Hart

Born: 28 May 1923, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 9 August 2012, Canoga Park, California, USA

The Fighting Stallion (1950) as Dude