Legendary actor, Gilbert Roland, was born Luis Antonio Dámaso de Alonso on Dec 11, 1905 in Juarez, Mexico. Roland died at the age of 88 on May 15, 1994 in Beverly Hills, CA and was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea.
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On Blu-ray: Jane Russell, Richard Egan, and in Underwater! (1954)By KC on Mar 4, 2020 From Classic Movies
When a film title ends in an exclamation point as Underwater! (1954) does, it communicates the expectation of spectacle over substance. This is the best way to approach this Howard Hughes production with marketing featuring Jane Russell in a revealing bikini she never wears onscreen. The newly-remas... Read full article
True Confessions: Why I Cheated on Cary Grant withBy FlickChick on Oct 14, 2017 From A Person in the Dark
This is my entry in the Hollywood's Hispanic Heritage Blogathon, hosted by the delightful Aurora at Once Upon A Screen. Click here for more fant?stico entries. Can you blame me???? It's Your Lucky Day, Aurora! My devotion to Mr. Grant is pretty well known. In fact, the author of this ... Read full article
Clara Bow and : Brief Romance, Lasting TendernessBy FlickChick on Dec 14, 2013 From A Person in the Dark
I am hoping that someday a movie will be made about the life of Clara Bow. Not a trashy version based on scandals, but an insightful depiction of a life filled with enough tragedy and heartbreak to give those Greeks a run for their money. God knows this poor woman was exploited enough in her lifeti... Read full article
A Tribute toBy Silentfilmfanatic on Jul 30, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks
A Tribute to Born Luis Antonio Damaso Alonso, in Juarez, Mexico on December 11, 1905, to Spanish-born parents, ’s career spanned over sixty years from silent films to his last screen appearance in “Barbarosa” (1982). Gilbert’s father moved ... Read full article
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Captain Lopez: They say that Elizabeth surrounds herself with beauty in the hope that it may be contagious.
Francisco Marto: Don't you believe in God?
Hugo da Silva: Let's just say that God doesn't believe in me.
Peso: Do you like me?
Tom Herrera: You're a hero to every kid in the territory. But I never saw much sense in putting a thief on a pedestal.
Peso: I had always hoped that you would follow in my footsteps. But, no, you had to take after your mother...law and order!
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