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  • Sue Carol (1906 - 1982)
    Former actress turned talent agent Sue Carol was one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars, she performed in motion pictures from 1927 until 1937. After retiring from acting in the late 1930s, Carol established her...
  • Madame Sul-Te-Wan (1873 - 1959)
    Madame Sul-Te-Wan was born on March 7, 1873 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Nellie Conley. She was an actress, known for King of the Zombies (1941), In Old Chicago (1937) and Tarzan and the Trappers ...
  • Patricia Knight (1915 - 2004)
    Patricia Knight (born Marjorie Heintzen) was an American actress who appeared in a few movies in the late 1940s and early 1950s. She met rising actor Cornel Wilde in 1936 at a booking agent's office ...
  • Jane Frazee (1915 - 1985)
    A professional entertainer since the age of six, blue-eyed brunette Jane Frazee and her older sister Ruth Frazee had a vaudeville sister act and appeared in nightclubs and on radio together. They journ...
  • Ruby Keeler (1910 - 1993)
    Ruby Keeler (born Ethel Hilda Keeler; August 25, 1910 – February 28, 1993) was a Canadian-born American actress, dancer and singer. From Jolson was the hottest property in show business in...

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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F

  • 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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T

  • 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

Z

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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