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  • Madaline Lee (1902 - 1974)
    Madaline Lee (October 28, 1902 – January 10, 1974) was a mid 20th century American actress, best known for her role as secretary Genevieve Blue on the Amos 'n' Andy television and radio program,...
  • Cynthia Lindsay (1915 - 2007)
    Cynthia Lindsay was born on May 27, 1915 in North Hempstead, New York, USA as Cynthia Hobart. She was a writer and actress, known for American in Paris (1964), A Look at Monaco (1963) and My Three Sons...
  • Lucile Gleason (1888 - 1947)
    Lucile Webster Gleason aka "Lucille Gleason" (February 6, 1888 — May 18, 1947) was an American stage and screen actress. Gleason was also a civic worker who was active in film colony projects....
  • Virginia Bruce (1910 - 1982)
    Virginia Bruce (September 29, 1910 – February 24, 1982) was an American actress and singer. Career Born Helen Virginia Briggs in Minneapolis, Minnesota, she went with her family to Los Ang...
  • Sally Eilers (1908 - 1978)
    Sally Eilers (December 11, 1908 – January 5, 1978) was an American actress. Life and career Born as Dorothea Sally Eilers in New York City to a Jewish-American mother, Paula (née Sc...

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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  • 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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  • 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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