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Profiles

  • Ann-Margret Smith
    Swedish siren Ann-Margret was spotted by comedian George Burns , who hired her for his Las Vegas show and arranged for several professional doors to be opened for his protégée. Her show-stopping appear...
  • Florence Kahn (1878 - 1951)
    Florence Kahn (Lady Beerbohm) (born March 3, 1878 in Memphis, Tennessee – died January 13, 1951 in Rapallo, Italy) was a Jewish American actress and the first wife of caricaturist and parodist Sir Ma...
  • Nina Foch (1924 - 2008)
    A Dutch-born American actress and leading lady in many 1940s and 1950s films. Een in Nederland geboren Amerikaanse actrice blog tribute Wikipedia
  • Diana Barrymore (1921 - 1960)
    Born Diana Blanche Barrymore Blythe in New York City, New York, she was the daughter of renowned actor John Barrymore and his second wife, poet Blanche Oelrichs. She was the half-sister of actor John D...
  • Connie Stevens
    Pretty blonde Brooklyn native Connie Stevens is best known for her role in the television series Hawaiian Eye and for her hit novelty song "Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb" (1959), a duet with Edward...

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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B

C

D

E

F

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

G

H

  • Heather Angel, in Bulldog Drummond series
  • Heather Young, birth name: Patricia Kay Paterson - Land of the Giants
  • Hedy Lamarr in Cecil B. DeMille's Biblical epic, Samson and Delilah (1949)
  • Helen Gallagher, born JUly 19, 1926.

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J

K

L

M

N

  • 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

O

P

Q

R

S

T

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

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V

W

X

Y

  • 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

Links and References