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Richard Haydn Overview:

Character actor, Richard Haydn, was born George Richard Haydon on Mar 10, 1905 in Camberwell, London. Haydn died at the age of 80 on Apr 25, 1985 in Los Angeles, CA .

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: "Whooo are yooou?"

By Michaela on Jun 8, 2014 From Love Letters to Old Hollywood

The other day, I finally got around to a film I had been wanting to see for a while: George Sidney’s Jupiter’s Darling (1955), starring Howard Keel, George Sanders, Marge and Gower Champion, and Esther Williams in her last role for her home studio of MGM. I won’t go into the movie ... Read full article


Classic Movie Coincidence: Barry Fitzgerald and

By Annmarie Gatti on Mar 10, 2014 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Barry Fitzgerald and ?share a birthday and a film: Both Barry Fitzgerald and appeared in?And Then There Were None — and both were born today March 10 (17 yrs apart!). ?as butler Thomas Rogers?and Barry Fitzgerald?as Judge Francis J. Quinncannon?in Agath... Read full article


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Richard Haydn Quotes:

Caterpillar: Recite.
Alice: Oh. Yes sir. How doth the little bumblebee improve each...
Caterpillar: Stop. That is not spoken correctically. It goes: How doth the little crocodile improve his shining tail. And pour the waters of the Nile, on every golden scale. How cheerfully he seems to grin, how neatly spreads his claws. And welcomes little fishes in, with gently smiling jaws.
Alice: Well, I must say, I've never heard it that way before.
Caterpillar: I know. I have improoooved it.


Alfred North: [Quoting from Larry Mackay's drama review, in which Mackay has "pre-reviewed" his wife's upcoming play] He says the Hooton Players are charming - particularly their leading lady - but they're wasting time on a twenty-year old play written by a man with no talent for writing plays - namely, himself.
Alfred North: [Now reading directly from Mackay's article] "It was rejected by every Broadway producer in terms so outraged, that I determined never to write another one, thus saving myself years of futile effort and frustration."
Alfred North: Here comes the cherry on the banana split:
Alfred North: [resumes reading from Mackay's article] "I have been under attack of late by my near and dear for what they consider my cruelty as a critic. But this glimpse of my past monstrosity has made me so grateful to those *I* once thought cruel, that I shall go on yelling "Tripe," whenever tripe is served."... Well, we certainly taught HIM a lesson!
Kate Robinson Mackay: This whole nonsensical thing is costing me everything important in my life... Do you think he'll come to the performance?
Alfred North: [Once again reads directly from the article] "Tonight when the curtain rises on "So Passion Dies" I shall be far, far away. And, dear reader, may I wish you the same good fortune."


Baron Holenia: [optimistically] In this, our moment of sorrow, I venture to offer some consolation. There will be other days. She'll give us some puppies yet.
Dr. Zwieback: Yes, that's the way to look at it. Come spring and we can count on another litter.
Emperor Franz-Josef: [sadly] Hmmm... the question is - can I count on another spring?


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Engaged for several months of 1943 to Maria Riva, daughter of Marlene Dietrich.

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