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What a Character Blogathon 2013: Roscoe Karns

  Believe You Me, Roscoe Karns is quite a Character! “Fun-on-the-side Shapeley.” Yep, that was the very first time I encountered character actor Roscoe Karns. And, to this day, I still roll with laughter when I see the relentless, fast-talking Oscar Shapeley … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Todd Karns

Born January 15, 1921 Actor Todd Karns! Todd Karns appeared in over 35 film and TV roles — most famously as Harry Bailey (Jimmy Stewart‘s brother) in It’s a Wonderful Life.  Todd Karns also just happens to be the son … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Character Actor Roscoe Karns

Born September 7, 1891, Character Actor Roscoe Karns! Roscoe Karns appeared in over 145 roles, many times as a street-wise, wisecracking fellow. My favorite Roscoe Karns role??? Well, that would have to be Shapely in It Happened One Night! You … Continue reading

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