David Manners Overview:

Actor, David Manners, was born Rauff de Ryther Duan Acklom on Apr 30, 1901 in Halifax, Canada. Manners died at the age of 97 on Dec 23, 1998 in Santa Barbara, CA .

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THE RESTLESS SPIRIT OF

By Terry on Dec 19, 2019 From Stardust and Shadows

Not everyone? can be? a big star in Hollywood. In fact, many make a comfortable living and end up drifting into other opportunities.? Some still toil on camera, being the face? you know but can’t put a name to. Whether ? fits into that category along with? Lyle Talbot and? John Qu... Read full article


O Canada blogathon: "Jalna" and its star,

By Caftan Woman on Feb 3, 2016 From Caftan Woman

The second annual O Canada blogathon is underway hosted by Ruth of Silver Screenings and Kristina of Speakeasy. The blogathon runs February 1 - 5. Visit the great white north without leaving home! Day 1 recap. Day 2 recap. It wasn't until a screening on TCM a few years ago that I became aware ... Read full article


The Film Festival: "The Ruling Voice" and "Crooner"

By David on Oct 18, 2012 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

"You can call me Kit, or you can call me Franklin, or you can call me Franklyn, or you can call me Austin ..." Of all the actors who appeared in 1930s movies, (1900-98) was certainly one of them. Today he is best known for playing the straight man in monster movies like "Dracula," "T... Read full article


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David Manners Quotes:

Det. Lt. Sheehan: It's as simple as A-B-C.
Franklyn Drew: Yes it would be if you thought of it.


John Harker: My, what a big bat!


Frank Whemple: Helen! Helen! Come back! It's Frank! Come back!


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David Manners Facts
"Manners" is his mother's maiden name.

He made four films with Helen Chandler. Two of the films were made at Warner Brothers/First National and one was made at Fox. Their most famous pairing, Dracula (1931), was made at Universal.

Wrote spiritual novels in his later years. In 1971 he published "Look Through, An Evidence of Self Discovery."

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