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Nancy Kelly was a Hollywood leading lady in the 1930s and 40s

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Mar 27, 2014

  Nancy Kelly (March 25, 1921 – January 2, 1995) was an American actress who was a Hollywood leading lady in the late 1930s and 1940s, making thirty-six movies total between 1926 and 1977. Kelly was also the older sister of actor Jack Kelly, who played “Bart Maverick” alongside Jame read more

Peggy Dow made nine films in Hollywood from 1949 – 1951

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Mar 19, 2014

  Peggy Dow made nine films in Hollywood from 1949-51 when she suddenly walked away from stardom to get married and raise a family.     Peggy Dow was born Margaret Josephine Varnadow on March 18, 1928 in Columbia, Mississippi. Her father was business man and the family moved from pla read more

Lois Moran starred in over thirty movies from 1924 to 1931

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Mar 1, 2014

Lois Moran (March 1, 1909 – July 13, 1990) was an American film actress who appeared in over thirty motion pictures from 1924 to 1931, but her major claim to fame was probably as F. Scott Fitzgerald’s inspiration for the character of “Rosemary” in his classic novel ‘Ten read more

Joan Bennett – A Pictorial

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Feb 27, 2014

  “I don’t think much of most of the films I made, but being a movie star was something I liked very much.” ~ Joan Bennett     “I feel positively like a Beatle.” ~ Joan Bennett in response to the attention she was getting with the success of the cult ser read more

“The Ghost and Mrs Muir” (1947) Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Feb 12, 2014

  THE SPIRIT… so willing! THE FLESH… so weak! THE ROMANCE… so wonderful!     “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir” (1947 – 20th Century Fox) is a romantic fantasy film starring Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison along with George Sanders, Edna Best, and Natalie Wo read more

Marla English a 1950s Hollywood Motion Picture Actress

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Jan 4, 2014

  Marla English was a motion picture actress from San Diego, California who appeared in several movies during the 1950s.   Marla English was born Marleine Gaile English on January 4, 1935 in San Diego, California to Bertha Lenore and Arthur H. English. Marla was a nickname given to her b read more

Carole Landis – A Pictorial

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Jan 1, 2014

  “I wanted to be a success on the stage, the screen, or the radio. So I saved my money and when I had bus fare and $16.82 over, I told my mother, Clara, I was going to leave home. She was heartbroken, but she believed in me.” ~ Carole Landis     “I want to be as go read more

Shirley Temple — Happy New Year!!

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Jan 1, 2014

                         Shirley Temple                        Happy New Year!! • Posted by Art • Wednesday, January 1st, 2014 at 6:07 am • (0) Comment read more

Dennie Moore was an American film and stage actress

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Dec 31, 2013

  Dennie Moore (December 31, 1902 – February 22, 1978) was an American film and stage actress who made a career playing secretaries, maids, department store clerks, busybodies, roommates, and wives. Moore will always be remembered as the chatty manicurist who spills the beans to Norma Shearer read more

Norma Shearer – A Pictorial

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Aug 10, 2013

  “Being a motion picture actress is the pitch of ecstasy.” ~ Norma Shearer     “Somehow or other I always got myself rigged up in something sensational.” ~ Norma Shearer     “I can’t do the Garbo or Dietrich thing.” ~ Norma Sheare read more

Susan Hayward – Happy 4th of July (1)

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Jul 4, 2013

                                             Susan Hayward                        Happy 4th of July   • Posted by Art • Thursday, July 4th, 2013 at 5:12 am • (0) read more

Errol Flynn – A Pictorial (1)

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Jun 20, 2013

  “You once liked the blissful mobility, but then you wonder, who’s the real you? And who’s the chap on the screen? You know, I catch myself acting out my life like a goddamn script.” ~ Errol Flynn     “I felt like an impostor, taking all that money for read more

Blanche Sweet an American silent film actress (1)

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Jun 18, 2013

  Blanche Sweet was an American silent film actress who began her career in the earliest days of the Hollywood motion picture film industry.   Blanche Sweet was born Sarah Blanche Sweet on June 18, 1896 in Chicago, Illinois. Her family was theater and vaudeville performers and she entered read more

Leslie Banks a popular stage and screen actor of the 1930s and ’40s. (1)

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Jun 9, 2013

  Leslie Banks was an English theatre and cinema actor, director, and producer best remembered for playing gruff, menacing characters in black-and-white films of the 1930s and 1940s.     Leslie Banks was born June 9, 1890 in West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England to George and Em read more

Paulette Goddard – A Pictorial (1)

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Jun 3, 2013

  “I am not temperamental. I just know what I want and if I don’t have it, I try to get it.” ~ Paulette Goddard     “Nobody onscreen fascinates me as much as Paulette Goddard. I’m probably her greatest fan , bar none. I see my own pictures six or seven t read more

John Payne popular actor whose career spanned four decades

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on May 23, 2013

  John Howard Payne was an American film actor who is mainly remembered for his 20th Century Fox musical films during the 1940s, including his leading role in “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947) and for his starring role on the television series “The Restless Gun” (1957-1959 read more

Rudolph Valentino – A Pictorial

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on May 6, 2013

  “What is your motto Mr. Valentino? Live and Let Live.” ~ Rudolph Valentino     “Women are not in love with me but with the picture of me on the screen. I am merely the canvas upon which the women paint their dreams.” ~ Rudolph Valentino     “ read more

Shirley MacLaine – A Pictorial

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Apr 24, 2013

  “Some people think I look like a sweet potato, I consider myself a spud with a heart of gold.” ~ Shirley MacLaine     “I’m not unaware of how I’m perceived, I just don’t care about it. Unless I really hurt someone’s feelings. I care about t read more

Howard Keel starred in some of the most famous musicals ever made

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Apr 13, 2013

  Howard Keel was an American actor and singer who starred in some of the most famous MGM film musicals ever made. Keel is probably best remembered by modern audiences for his starring role in the CBS television series “Dallas” from 1981 to 1991, as Clayton Farlow, opposite Barbara read more

Marlon Brando – A Pictorial

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Apr 3, 2013

  “I know I’m not an easy person to get along with, I’m no walk in the park.” ~ Marlon Brando     “I put on an act sometimes, and people think I’m insensitive. Really, it’s like a kind of armour because I’m too sensitive. If there are t read more
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