Old Hollywood Films
Posted by Amanda Garrett on Dec 17, 2016
Today, I'm looking at the life and career of character actor Sydney Greenstreet.
This article is part of the Fifth Annual What a Character! Blogathon hosted by Paula's Cinema Club, Once Upon a Screen, and Outspoken and Freckled.
The wonderful character actor Sydney Greenstreet didn't make his read more
Classic Film Freak
Posted by Orson De Welles on Jun 9, 2016
Share This! A wrong girl for the right side of the tracks. Director Michael Curtiz reunited with Mildred Pierce star Joan Crawford for 1949’s Flamingo Road, a Southern story with noir leanings full of politics and intrigue. Thankfully the politics never take center stage and stay in the near backgr read more
Classic Movie Hub Blog
Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Dec 27, 2015
An Iconic Pair: Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre Sydney Greenstreet made his Feature Film Debut in 1941 at the age of 62 as “Fat Man” Kasper Gutman in The Maltese Falcon. The film also featured Peter Lorre, as the shady Joel Cairo, and of course Humphrey Bogart as private eye Sam Spade read more
Classic Film & TV Cafe
Posted by Rick29 on Nov 19, 2015
1. Sydney Greenstreet did not appear in a movie until he was 62. His film debut was pretty memorable, though—he played Kasper Gutman in The Maltese Falcon.
2. Despite a number of popular supporting performances (e.g., Casablanca, Christmas in Connecticut, Devotion), etc., he received only one read more
The Bogie Film Blog
Posted by Bogart Fan on Aug 10, 2014
Birth Name: Sydney Hughes Greenstreet Birthdate: December 27, 1879 Date of Death: January 18, 1954 Number of Films Sydney Greenstreet made with Humphrey Bogart: 5 The Actor The son of a leather merchant, Sydney Greenstreet spent some time working in both the tea industry and a brewery before final read more
Classic Film Freak
Posted by Orson De Welles on Mar 18, 2014
Victor Emmric: It’s a wretched night.
Supt. George Edward Grodman: Maybe it’s only you who is wretched, Victor.
When most folks think of Sydney Greenstreet they think Casablanca and when they think Peter Lorre their minds automatically jump to the despised (from his perspecti read more