Charles Farrell Overview:

Actor, Charles Farrell, was born on Aug 9, 1900 in Onset Bay, MA. Farrell died at the age of 89 on May 6, 1990 in Palm Springs, CA and was laid to rest in Welwood Murray Cemetery in Palm Springs, Riverside County, CA.

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He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Television and Motion Pictures.

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"City Girl" (1930)

By Silentfilmfanatic on Mar 8, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

"City Girl" (1930) is a silent romantic drama starring , Mary Duncan, David Torrence, and Anne Shirley. Directed by F.W. Murnau and based on the play "The Mud Turtle," by Elliott Lester, this film is about the clash between urban and rural values and the conflicting relationship betwe... Read full article


Book Review-- Lucky Stars: Janet Gaynor &

By KC on Nov 25, 2009 From Classic Movies

There can never be a Janet Gaynor and love team again. --Janet Gaynor, 1970 Though you wouldn’t know it from the sparse attention they get today, Janet Gaynor and were the most popular screen couple of the 1920s and 30s. Starting with a sensationally swoon... Read full article


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Charles Farrell Quotes:

Peter Piper: With my mother's independence and your mother's bills, we'll go to the altar in wheelchairs.


Peter Piper: See you consequently!


Penny Hale: Why is everything so mixed up?
Jeff Hale: Well, maybe this picture will help you understand.
[showing her a political cartoon of Uncle Sam in the newspaper]
Jeff Hale: You see all these people? They're all pulling on this one poor fellow.
Penny Hale: What has he done?
Jeff Hale: He's done everything he can, and it still isn't enough. He gives and he gives, and he tries to make everything right.
Penny Hale: Is he the president?
Jeff Hale: He's greater than the president. He's the most important man in the whole country, maybe in the world.
Penny Hale: Why doesn't somebody try to help Uncle Sam instead of pulling on him?
Jeff Hale: Lots of us try.


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Charles Farrell Facts
Served as the mayor of Palm Springs, California, from 1947 to 1955.

When his career began to decline in the 1940s, Farrel became a land developer in Palm Springs, California.

Buried at Welwood Murray Cemetery, Palm Springs, CA

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