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  • Madelyn Clare (1894 - 1975)
    Madelyn Clare (18 November 1894 – 20 September 1975; also known as Madelyn Klare or Madelyn Donovan) was an American actress during the early twentieth century. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was ...
  • Lois Sturt (1900 - 1937)
    Lois Sturt was born on August 25, 1900 in More Critchell, Dorset, England. She was an actress, known for Le carillon de minuit (1922), The Glorious Adventure (1922) and Amour (1922). She was married ...
  • Audrey Munson (1891 - 1996)
    Audrey Marie Munson (June 8, 1891 – February 20, 1996) was an American artist's model and film actress, known variously as "Miss Manhattan," "the Exposition Girl," and "American Venus." She was ...
  • Maureen O'Hara
    Maureen O'Hara Born Maureen Fitzsimons Maureen O'Hara (born 17 August 1920) is an Irish-American film actress and singer. She was first educated at the John Street West Girls' School near Thomas St...
  • Susan Maureen Fleetwood (1944 - 1995)
    Susan Maureen Fleetwood was a leading British classical actress and star of the BBC television series Chandler & Co. Fleetwood never married. FILMOGRAPHY * Persuasion (1995) as Lady Russell * Cha...

A tribute to the character actresses, pin-ups, "legends" from the Golden Age, who the modern public never really speak or think about; and those who succumbed to tragic deaths.

"Life can be wildly tragic at times, but whatever happens to you, you have to keep a slightly comic attitude. In the final analysis, you have got not to forget to laugh." - Katharine Hepburn.

List (alphabetical by first name)

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  • Faith Domergue
  • Fay Holden, in Bulldog Drummond series
  • Fern Emmett
  • Frances Dee

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H

  • Heather Angel, in Bulldog Drummond series
  • Hedy Lamarr in Cecil B. DeMille's Biblical epic, Samson and Delilah (1949)
  • Helen Gallagher, born JUly 19, 1926.

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  • Neva Peoples (1914–1995) - Ella in The Duke is Tops (1938); Bronze Venus (1938)
  • Nina May McKinney (1912–1967) - The Devil's Daughter (1939)
  • Noreen Nash

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P

Q

R

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  • Tamara Dobson
  • Tandra Quinn
  • Teresa Graves
  • Teresa Wright
  • Terry Moore
  • Tina Louise

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  • Yvonne Craig. Most famous as Batgirl on the campy ‘60’s series Batman (She felt so connected with the role, she lead a campaign in the late ‘80’s to protest the character’s paralysis caused by the Joker in Batman: the Killing Joke because she felt it was demeaning).
  • Yvonne De Carlo

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Classic Movies

  • Frankenstein (1931)
  • Scarface (1932)
  • Robin Hood (1938)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
  • Wuthering Heights (1939)
  • Gone With the Wind (1939)
  • The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
  • The Letter (1940)
  • Citizen Kane (1941)
  • The Wolf Man (1941)
  • Casablanca (1942)
  • Flying Tigers (1942)
  • It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
  • Hamlet (1948)
  • Adams Rib (1949)
  • A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
  • Around The World in 80 Days (1956)
  • The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

To be continued

SciFi Classics

PinUp Cartoons

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