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Joan Leslie 1925 – 2015

The Timothy Carey Experience Posted by Marisa on Oct 20, 2015

We learned last week of the passing of lovely star Joan Leslie at the age of 90. Timothy was lucky enough to share the screen with her (and Sterling Hayden), however briefly, in one of his earliest film appearances. That film was Hellgate (1952), the entertaining Western prison drama written and dir read more

Joan Leslie (1925-2015)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 16, 2015

For Classic Film Aficionados most of our favorite stars have passed on and that makes any star or starlet we lose now that much more noteworthy. Joan Leslie is such a figure, not a major star by any means, but she certainly had some great films in her catalog. Without knowing who she was and barely read more

Joan Leslie (1925-2015)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 16, 2015

For Classic Film Aficionados most of our favorite stars have passed on and that makes any star or starlet we lose now that much more noteworthy. Joan Leslie is such a figure, not a major star by any means, but she certainly had some great films in her catalog. Without knowing who she was and barely read more

“A Colorful Life”: Remembering Joan Leslie

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on Oct 15, 2015

Actress Joan Leslie in the 1940s With her shining smile, bright eyes and fresh face, actress Joan Leslie had an innocent girl-next-door appeal. But during her career at Warner Brothers during the 1940s, Joan Leslie held her own in top films with major actors such as Ida Lupino, Humphrey Bogart and read more

Repeat Performance (1947) with Louis Hayward and Joan Leslie

Classic Film Freak Posted by Orson De Welles on May 7, 2015

Share This! Time Stopped in Its Tracks….When She Pulled the Trigger! Released by Eagle-Lion Films, a short lived studio of the late 1940s, Repeat Performance is among their first films. Though there are those that would object to labeling Eagle-Lion a Poverty Row studio (which according to the read more

Repeat Performance (1947) with Louis Hayward and Joan Leslie

Classic Film Freak Posted by Orson De Welles on May 7, 2015

Share This! Time Stopped in Its Tracks….When She Pulled the Trigger! Released by Eagle-Lion Films, a short lived studio of the late 1940s, Repeat Performance is among their first films. Though there are those that would object to labeling Eagle-Lion a Poverty Row studio (which according to the read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: Joan Leslie.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on May 23, 2012

Personal Quote: On making Man in the Saddle (1951)" Randolph Scott was a joy to work with, elegant, such a gentleman, and so devastatingly good looking. A charmer with beautiful eyes. I compare him to Gary Cooper, but Cooper had more versatility. Randy was so at ease on the set". read more

Joan Leslie

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Jan 26, 2012

Joan Leslie was born Joan Agnes Theresa Sadie Brodel on January 26, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan. She began performing as a singer at the age of nine as part of a vaudeville act with her two sisters, Betty and Mae Brodel. She later began her Hollywood acting career while still a child, performing un read more

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