Classic Movie Legend Tribute: George Sanders

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, George Sanders, born July 3, in 1906!

The sophisticated and quite often ‘villainous’ George Sanders…


George Sanders as Addison DeWitt in All About Eve directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz in 1950George Sanders in his Oscar winning role for Best Supporting Actor as the acerbic theater critic, Addison DeWitt, in All About Eve (directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz 1950).

“I am Addison DeWitt. I am nobody’s fool, least of all yours.”
– George Sanders as Addison DeWitt


George Sanders, Joan Fontaine and Judith Anderson in Rebecca directed by Alfred Hitchcock 1940George Sanders as the despicable Jack Favell in Rebecca (directed by Alfred Hitchcock 1940) pictured above with Joan Fontaine as Mrs. de Winter and Judith Anderson as Mrs. Danvers.

“You know, old boy, I have a strong feeling… that before the day is out, somebody’s going to make use of that… rather expressive, though somewhat old-fashioned term ‘foul play’.” -George Sanders as Jack Favell


George Sanders in The Black Swan directed by Henry King 1942George Sanders as the blaggard pirate, Captain Leech, in The Black Swan (directed by Henry King, 1942).

“You’re under my cannon and I can blast you out of the water with a wink.”
– George Sanders as Captain Leech in The Black Swan


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