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  • Ivy Livingston (1894 - 1986)
    Ivy Livingston was born on May 13, 1894 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. She was an actress, known for Josselyn's Wife (1926) and The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln (1924). She died on June 16, 1986 i...
  • Margaret Livingston (1900 - 1984)
    Margaret Livingston was born on November 25, 1900 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. She is known for her work on Sunrise (1927), Smart Money (1931) and Through the Breakers (1928). She was married to Pau...
  • Thelma Alice Todd (1906 - 1935)
    Once known as 'the Ice-Cream Blonde' and as 'Hot Toddy' to her friends, Thelma Todd is now largely remembered as the victim in Hollywood's greatest unsolved whodunnit. She appeared in about 120 picture...
  • Nina Olivette (1910 - 1973)
    Nina Olivette was born on August 8, 1910 in New York, USA as Elizabeth Margaret Veronica. She was an actress, known for Queen High (1930), What a Night! (1931) and Not So Quiet on the Western Front (...
  • Jorja Curtright (1920 - 1985)
    Jorja Curtright enjoyed a major stage and film acting career. Starring is such films as 'Love Is A Many Splendored Thing', 'Heaven Only Knows', and 'The Revolt of Mamie Stover' as well as 31 other fi...

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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