Saturday, 8 May 2021

Clarence Brooks

Born: 23 December 1896, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Died: 12 March 1969, Pasadena, California, USA

Harlem Rides the Range (1939) as Jim Bradley






































Leonard Christmas

Born: 14 October 1897, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 17 December 1982, Los Angeles, California, USA

Harlem Rides the Range (1939) as Dennison



















Thursday, 6 May 2021

Anita Louise

Born: 9 January 1915, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 25 April 1970, West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Gorilla (1939) as Norma Denby


















Edgar Edwards

Born: 1 December 1911, London, England, UK
Died: 3 October 1973, San Diego, California, USA
 
Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter (1939) as 'Chuck' Marley
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Wednesday, 5 May 2021

Tom Wilson

Born: 27 August 1880, Helena, Montana, USA
Died: 19 February 1965, Los Angeles, California, USA

Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter (1939) as Milt - Second Deputy Sheriff
 
Tom Wilson is on the right. Cliff Saum is on the left and Aldrich Bowker is angry in the middle.














Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Aldrich Bowker

Born: 1 January 1875, Ashby, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 21 March 1947, Los Angeles, California, USA

Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter (1939) as Matt Brandon

Aldrich Bowker is watched by Cliff Saum on the left and Tom Wilson on the right. This was Aldrich Bowker's first film after a long theatre career.













Monday, 3 May 2021

Gus Leonard

Born: 4 February 1859, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
Died: 27 March 1939, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Nickel-Hopper (1926) as The Blind Man (uncredited)

















William Courtright

Born: 10 March 1848, New Milford, Illinois, USA
Died: 6 March 1933, Ione, California, USA

The Nickel-Hopper (1926) as Mr. Joy - The Landlord

















Jimmy Anderson

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

The Nickel-Hopper (1926) as Cop



















Michael Visaroff

Born: 18 November 1889, Moscow, Russia
Died: 27 February 1951, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Nickel-Hopper (1926) as Paddy's Father

















Hammond Holt

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

The Nickel-Hopper (1926) as Paddy's Little Brother (uncredited)






































Mildred Kornman

Born: 10 July 1925, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: unknown
 
Mildred Kornman was born into cinema. She was the younger sister of Mary Kornman, who was a regular in the 'Our Gang' series for Hal Roach studios. Mildred appeared in her first film before she was even 12 months old. She also later appeared in the 'Our Gang' series,

The Nickel-Hopper (1926) as Edsel (uncredited)



















Marilyn Harris

Born: 19 August 1924, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 1 December 1999, Los Angeles, California, USA

Frankenstein (1931) as Little Maria

















Pat McKee

Born: 24 March 1895, Annona, Texas, USA
Died: 7 January 1950, El Monte, California, USA

Nancy Drew... Reporter (1939) as Gym Admission Collector (uncredited)

Pat McKee smoke his cigar at the doorway. Frankie Thomas and Bonita Granville walk in.














Sunday, 2 May 2021

Jim Corey

Born: 22 March 1889, Buffalo, New York, USA
Died: 26 March 1950, Burbank, California, USA

New Frontier (1939) as Ranch Defender (uncredited)

Jim Corey is on the left. Eddy Waller is in the middle and Dave O'Brien is on the right.














Alan Davis

Born: 30 August 1913, London, England, UK
Died: 11 December 1943, Los Angeles, California, USA

Night Life of the Gods (1935) as Hotel Manager (uncredited)

It's upstairs!
















Maude Turner Gordon

Born: 10 November 1868, Franklin, Indiana, USA
Died: 12 January 1940, Los Angeles, California, USA
 
Maude Turner Gordon was a Broadway actress who began her film career during the silent era.

Night Life of the Gods (1935) as Dowager (uncredited)

Maude Turner Gordon is on the left, with Ruth Cherrington.


















King Baggot

Born: 7 November 1879, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: 11 July 1948, Los Angeles, California, USA

Night Life of the Gods (1935) as Man Reading Newspaper in Lobby (uncredited)



















Irene Ware

Born: 6 November 1910, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 11 March 1993, Orange, California, USA

Night Life of the Gods (1935) as Diana


















Marda Deering

Born: 26 September 1911, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 13 January 1961, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Night Life of the Gods (1935) as Venus



















Geneva Mitchell

Born: 3 February 1908, Medaryville, Indiana, USA
Died: 10 March 1949, Los Angeles, California, USA

Night Life of the Gods (1935) as Hebe
 















William 'Stage' Boyd

Born: 18 December 1889, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 20 March 1935, Los Angeles, California, USA

Night Life of the Gods (1935) as Mulligan

William 'Stage' Boyd is in the hat, with Gilbert Emery.

















Saturday, 1 May 2021

George Hassell

Born: 4 May 1881, Birmingham, England, UK
Died: 17 February 1937, Chatsworth, California, USA

Night Life of the Gods (1935) as Bacchus



















Paul Kaye

Born: 22 February 1913, Manhattan, New York, USA
Died: 3 August 1985, Sarasota, Florida, USA

Night Life of the Gods (1935) as Mercury


















Ferdinand Gottschalk

Born: 28 February 1858, London, England, UK
Died: 10 November 1944, London, England, UK

Night Life of the Gods (1935) as Old Man Turner



















Curley Dresden

Born: 17 July 1899, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 7 June 1953, The Norland Hotel, Spokane, Washington, USA

New Frontier (1939) as Construction Worker (uncredited)

Curley Dresden is the cowboy with the moustache, right of centre. Also in this picture are Bud Osborne and Jack Ingram.
















In Old Oklahoma (aka War of the Wildcats ) (1943) as Train Passenger (uncredited)

Curly is sitting on the left of the picture, with the mnoustache, looking down. The lady is Martha Scott.















Chuck Baldra

Born: 18 August 1899, Albany, Oregon, USA
Died: 14 May 1949, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

New Frontier (1939) as Jailed Rancher (uncredited)

Chuck Baldra is highlighted on the right.
Also in this picture are Bob Burns on the left, Eddy Waller, Raymond Hatton and Dave O'Brien. Bill Nestell is in the centre of the background.













Bob Burns

Born: 21 November 1884, Glendive, Montana, USA
Died: 14 March 1957, Los Angeles, California, USA

New Frontier (1939) as Jailed Rancher (uncredited)

Bob Burns is highlighted. Also in this picture are John Wayne, with his back to us, Raymond Hatton, Eddy Waller, Dave O'Brien and Ray Corrigan. Bill Nestell is in the centre of the background.












Oscar Gahan

Born: 20 August 1888, Orangeville, Ontario, Canada
Died: 24 March 1958, Los Angeles, California, USA
 
Special Agent K-7 (1936) as Waiter (uncredited)
 
Oscar Gahan serves Donald Reed. Also at the table are Queenie Smith and Irving Pichel.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

New Frontier (1939) as Accordian Player (uncredited)

Oscar Gahan is second from the right. Fred Burns is on the far right. The woman is Helen Gibson.

















Slim Whitaker

Born: 29 July 1893, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died: 27 June 1960, Los Angeles, California, USA

New Frontier (1939) as Jed Turner (Credited as Charles Whitaker)



















Charles Murphy

Born: 12 December 1881, Independence, Missouri, USA
Died: 11 June 1942, Bakersfield, California, USA

New Frontier (1939) as Zeke (uncredited)




















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