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11-25-2012, 08:32 PM   #466
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Steve Wayne acted in 27 movies and TV including Bedtime For Bonzo, The Sands of Iwo Jima, and Stalag 17. He also did ads for Alka-Seltzer, Wheaties and Ocean Spray.


Jessica Pepper Arthur acted in the Ziegfeld Follies, George White's Scandals, and 'fashion featurettes'. She then modeled and was on 19 magazine covers. In 1936 she was the image on Coca-Cola's famous tray, "The Hostess."


Charles Middleton began film acting at age 46. He is perhaps best remembered as the villainous emperor Ming the Merciless in the Flash Gordon series.



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Mike Kidd choreographed parts of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, worked with Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse in The Band Wagon, and worked on parts of Hello, Dolly!, and Merry Andrew.


Jack Lipson acted mostly in uncredited 'fat man' parts, including WC Fields' Never Give a Sucker an Even Break, and the Three Stooges' Back from the Front.


Carl Stockdale acted in the silent era though the 40's. He testified at the famous William Desmond Taylor murder trial. Frank acted as well.

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11-25-2012, 08:41 PM   #468
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Louis Wolheim was a lumpy character actor with a broken nose, usually playing the heavy. He had a notable role as a sympathic soldier in All Quiet on the Western Front.


Leo Maloney acted in his own studio productions. After a heart attack following his first talkie, Overland Bound, he sold the business, then drank himself to death shortly after.


Jesse Lasky Jr wrote screenplays including The Ten Commandments, TV's The Saint, Danger Man, The Prisoner, Space 1999, The Persuaders and The Baron. His autobiography is entitled Whatever Happened to Hollywood?

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11-29-2012, 06:36 PM   #469
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Granville Redmond was an American landscape painter and exponent of Tonalism and California Impressionism. (Say what?). Actor Charlie Chaplin based some mannerisms on him, as Redmond used sign language after becoming deaf at age 3.
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Walter and Beulah Overell were killed when their boat exploded in the harbor at Newport Beach. Their daughter and her boyfriend were arrested and charged with murder.


Daughter and boyfriend were acquitted after a 4+ month long 'trial of the century'. He faded into obscurity and she died an alcoholic at age 36.


Gretchen Hartman was a child actress and was in silent films. She was the wife of actor Alan Hale Sr and mother of actor Alan Hale Jr of Gilligan's Island fame.



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11-29-2012, 06:43 PM   #470
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Monte Hale was a country singer and movie actor of B-Western films, and starred in Home on the Range in 1946. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Dan Enright and business partner Jack Barry created TV's Winky Dink and You, Juvenile Jury, Life Begins at Eighty, Wisdom of the Ages, Back That Fact, You're On Your Own, Tic-Tac-Dough, Twenty One, Concentration, and Dough Re Mi.


Olan Soulé voiced Bachelor's Children on radio, and acted in Capt Midnight, Dragnet, Wanted: Dead or Alive, the Jack Benny Show, Bachelor Father, Alfred Hitchcock, Have Gun - Will Travel, the Andy Griffith Show, Perry Mason, and Bonanza.

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11-29-2012, 06:47 PM   #471
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Jerry Siegel was a cartoonist for different strips at DC Comics, and eventually developed Superman. Joanne Siegel was the artist's model for Lois Lane.


Michel Michelet studied cello and composition. He fled the Nazis and settling in Los Angeles in 1942. He worked for United Artists, and also scored European films.


Madelyn Pugh Davis was a TV writer for The Steve Allen Show, The Paul Lynde Show, and all the variations of I Love Lucy. Married at one time to producer Quinn Martin.

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11-29-2012, 06:54 PM   #472
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Herbert Mundin was a character actor, most famous as Much the Miller in Robin Hood. He was in Mutiny on the Bounty, and David Copperfield. He served in the Royal Navy during WWI.


Patrick Moten was a songwriter, arranger, producer and pianist. He co-wrote Bobby Womack's If You Think You're Lonely Now, and Mariah Carey's We Belong Together, and wrote for Anita Baker.


Etta James, most famous for singing At Last, won six Grammys and 17 Blues Music Awards. She is in the Rock & Roll HOF, the Blues HOF, and the Grammy HOF.



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12-04-2012, 08:23 PM   #473
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Harry James was an actor and musician, best known as a trumpeter starting with Ben Pollack and Benny Goodman before leading his own swing band during the 1930-40s. His hit You Made Me Love You was in the Top 10 during the Pearl Harbor attack.


Liz Renay won a Marilyn Monroe look-alike contest, wrote My First 2,000 Men, and My Face for the World to See, acted in a John Waters film, and spent time in prison for perjury in a tax-evasion trial of boyfriend, mobster Mickey Cohen.

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12-04-2012, 08:27 PM   #474
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Gene de Paul was a pianist, composer and songwriter. A hit song was Teach Me Tonght, and he was nominated for a Tony for Seven Brides For Seven Brothers.


Robert Florey was a director, screenwriter, film journalist, author and occasional actor. He directed the Marx Bros' The Cocoanuts, Murders in the Rue Morgue, and Daughter of Shanghai.


Willie Crawford played pro baseball. In his best season, 1973, he hit .295, with 14 homers and 66 RBI in 145 games. He hit a home run against Oakland in the 1974 World Series.

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12-04-2012, 08:31 PM   #475
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Nadajan was a stage and movie actor, and was one of the ghosts in the horror thriller House of Usher.


Paul Marco acted most famously as a cop in the (best) worst movie ever, Plan 9 From Outer Space, and other Ed Wood movies.


Barbara Pepper had a long and successful acting career, but is perhaps most famous as Doris Ziffel, the mother of Arnold the pig on TV's Green Acres.

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Ziggy Elman started playing trombone but played trumpet in the Benny Goodman orchestra and performing And the Angels Sing which was the #1 song in 1939. He later played with Tommy Dorsey.


Bert Allenberg was a big-time talent agent in Hollywood, representing Deborah Kerr and Loretta Young, among others.


Mark Robson was a film editor, director and producer on films such as The Bridges at Toko-Ri, Valley of the Dolls and Earthquake. He was oscar-nominated for directing Peyton Place.

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Ned Dandy wrote screenplays including Mandrake the Magician, Overland with Kit Carson, Laugh Your Blues Away, and Trouble at Melody Mesa.


George L Tucker, a former railroad clerk, made 1913's Traffic in Souls, a documentary of white slavery. Its success allowed co-funder Carl Laemmle to start his Universal City studio. GLT directed 65 other films.


Max Asher acted as Mike in the Mike and Jake series of shorts in 1913, and appeared in 200 other roles, including the comic in 1947's The Perils of Pauline.

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Mac McCargar was a pianist, cellist and composer, who was hired by director DW Griffith to provide mood music for the actors when making Judith of Bethulia in 1912. The trend spread to other studios, but ended 3 years after Mac's death, with talkies.


Walter Jurmann was a popular composer in Europe, and provided film scores and soundtracks after arriving in the US. Movies include Mutiny on the Bounty, San Francisco, A Day at the Races, and Presenting Lily Mars.


Mae White was comedian Carol Burnett's grandmother who raised her as a child, and the honoree of Carol's ear-tug at the end of her shows.

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Arthur Rosson started as a stuntman, later was an associate director, then a full-time director mostly on Westerns. He also was second-unit director on every DeMille picture from 1939 to 1956.


Harold Rosson acted, then was an oscar-nominated cinematographer for The Wizard of Oz, Boom Town, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, The Asphalt Jungle, and The Bad Seed.


Richard Rosson acted and directed silent films, and had a failure as director with his first talkie. He occasionally assisted Howard Hawks and did B-movies. His last film was the decent Corvette K-225 in 1943, 10 years before his suicide.


Vera Sisson starred in many silent movies including 7 with cowboy superstar J. Warren Kerrigan, and with pre-stardom Rudolph Valentino. She married actor-director Richard Rosson, and committed suicide a year after he did.

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Johnny St. Cyr was a jazz banjo and guitar playe with Louis Armstrong's Hot Five and Hot Seven bands. From 1961 until his death in 1966, St. Cyr was the bandleader of the Young Men From New Orleans who played at Disneyland.


Earl Rogers was a lawyer in the early 1900's. Clients included a boxing champ, a LA police chief, and lawyer Clarence Darrow. Tactics included using intestines as defense evidence, and calling no witnesses nor presenting evidence (and winning).


Sam Haskins was a former slave and was the first black man hired by the LAFD.


Sam was a popular and friendly man, and was also the first to die on the job when he was tossed from the fire wagon, run over, and burned by the boiler.

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