Legendary actress, Virginia Mayo, was born Virginia Clara Jones on Nov 30, 1920 in St. Louis, MO. Mayo died at the age of 84 on Jan 17, 2005 in Thousand Oaks, CA and was laid to rest in Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park Cemetery in Westlake Village, Los Angeles County, CA.
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Flaxy Martin (1949) with and Zachary ScottBy Orson De Welles on Apr 28, 2016 From Classic Film Freak
Share This! A girl with a heart of ice! Has anyone ever seen a film where is by far the lead star?? There aren?t a whole lot of them so the answer may be in the negative on that one.? Among those films which at least on the surface feature Mayo in the lead role is 1949?s Flaxy Martin. ... Read full article
Backfire (1950) withBy Orson De Welles on Aug 14, 2014 From Classic Film Freak
Share This! That “White Heat” girl turns it on again! Directed in 1950 by veteran director Vincent Sherman, Backfire is fairly easy to describe if you can follow riddles wrapped in enigmas double bagged with confusion.? Another example would be flashback in a flashback in a flashback. Mo... Read full article
Tribute on TCM today for her birthdayBy monty on Nov 30, 2012 From All Good Things
I gotta hand it to TCM..when it comes to honoring classic film stars on their birthdays, they don't hold back. The other day it was Gloria Grahame. Today it is . The actress will be honored with several films including Smart Girls Don't Talk (1948), White Heat (1949), The Girl From Jone... Read full article
By Art on Nov 29, 2012 From Classic Cinema Gold
was born on November 30, 1920 in in St. Louis, Missouri to Luke and Martha Henrietta Jones. The family had a rich heritage in the St. Louis area. Her great-great-great-grandfather served in the American Revolution and later founded the city of East Saint Louis, Illinois, located right ... Read full article
Happy Birthday: !By Dawn on Nov 30, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks
(November 30, 1920 – January 17, 2005). Best known for the films: The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) and White Heat (1949). After Mayo signed a contract with Samuel Goldwyn she performed in several of Goldwyn's movies. With Danny Kaye in the films, Wonder Man (1945), The Kid fro... Read full article
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Dan Merrill: [speaking of black pearls] If anyone can help us find those black beauties, it's your friend George. Hadn't ought to take too much coaxing, for a woman of your experience.
Rita Delaine: You ought to know. You helped me get it.
Colorado Carson: You can bust out of jail, maybe, or mud holes like I was in, but you can't bust out of what you are.
Wes McQueen: You can if you're set on it.
Colorado Carson: Can ya? Me? I was born under a chuckwagon. Never got much higher. Anything was a step up. Even getting hit by Reno was all velvet.
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