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Photos & Videos

Gog - Lobby Cards
The Impatient Years - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
Top Hat - Behind-the-Scenes Photos

Biography

Filmography

 

Make-Up (Feature Film)

Promises! Promises! (1963)
Marie McDonald's coiffure

Life Events

Photo Collections

Gog - Lobby Cards
Here are a few Lobby Cards from Gog (1954). Lobby Cards were 11" x 14" posters that came in sets of 8. As the name implies, they were most often displayed in movie theater lobbies, to advertise current or coming attractions.
The Impatient Years - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
The Impatient Years - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
Top Hat - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
Here are several photos taken behind-the-scenes during production of RKO's Top Hat (1935), starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and directed by Mark Sandrich.
Follow the Fleet - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
Here are a few photos taken behind-the-scenes during production of Follow the Fleet (1936), starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
Easter Parade - Irving Berlin Behind-the-Scenes Photos
Here are several photos taken behind-the-scenes during production of MGM's Easter Parade (1948), featuring songwriter Irving Berlin and the film's cast and crew.
Laugh, Clown, Laugh - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
Here are a few photos taken behind-the-scenes during production of MGM's Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928), starring Lon Chaney and directed by Herbert Brenon.

Videos

Movie Clip

This Is The Army (1943) - This Is War! Shortly after Pearl Harbor, Broadway pro Johnny (Ronald Reagan) drops in on his music-store employee gal Eileen (Joan Leslie) with big news, whereupon they see Frances Langford and co. perform "What Does He Look Like?" in Irving Berlin's This Is The Army, 1943.
This Is The Army (1943) - Opening, Mr. Irving Berlin Opening credit sequence as befitting the 1943 Technicolor Irving Berlin/Warner Bros. musical, based on his Broadway and roadshow productions, the profits for everything going to the Army Emergency Relief fund, supporting soldiers and their families, from This Is The Army, 1943.
Double Dynamite (1951) - He Graduated Magna Cum Nothing! Frank Sinatra (as bank teller Johnny) and pal Emil (Groucho Marx) are talking through walls with his neighbor, fianceè and co-worker “Mibs” (Jane Russell), who thinks he’s been embezzling, hoping to intercept the fur he sent her, and annoyed that she’s dating a rival for revenge, in Double Dynamite, 1951.
Little Miss Broadway (1938) - Be Optimistic Opening with Shirley Temple replacing the youngest of the Brian Sisters trio, with a tune by Harold Spina and Walter Bullock, then Jane Darwell confirming her usual status as an orphan, in this case just being adopted, in Little Miss Broadway, 1938, featuring George Murphy and Jimmy Durante.
Little Miss Broadway (1938) - How Can I Thank You? Shirley Temple relates to her new adoptive sister (Phyllis Brooks), who helps run the show-biz hotel, where Jimmy Durante is rehearsing his band, and the owner next door (Edna Mae Oliver, with brother Donald Meek) has a problem with noise, song by Harold Spina and Walter Bullock, in Little Miss Broadway, 1938.
Little Miss Broadway (1938) - We Should Be Together Shirley Temple, adopted by the operators of a showbiz hotel, hopes to persuade the owners not to shut it down, and happily meets their agreeable nephew, George Murphy, celebrating with another Harold Spina/Walter Bullock tune, choreographed by Nick Castle, in Little Miss Broadway, 1938.
Double Dynamite (1951) - On $42.50 A Week Opening introduces Jane Russell as bank teller Mildred and Don McGuire as Bob, the annoying son of the big boss, then Frank Sinatra as fellow teller (and her fianceè) Johnny, getting nowhere seeking a raise from the manager (Harry Hayden), in RKO’s Double Dynamite, 1951, also starring Groucho Marx.
Double Dynamite (1951) - Live Dangerously! Engaged bank tellers Johnny and “Mibs” (Frank Sinatra, Jane Russell) at lunch, just before Christmas, after he’s failed to get the raise he thinks they need to get married, and the first scene for Groucho Marx, who shared top billing, as waiter Emil, in Double Dynamite, 1951.
Double Dynamite (1951) - I Don't Wear Shirts At Christmas-time in Los Angeles, broke bank teller Johnny (Frank Sinatra) has just rescued Nestor Paiva (whom we’ll learn is Hot Horse Harris, a big time bookie) from muggers, and he insists on compensation, Lou Nova as Santa, Joe Devlin the muscle, in Double Dynamite, 1951, also starring Jane Russell and Groucho Marx.
Darby's Rangers (1958) - Real Meat Grinder Outfit Jack Warden as sidekick Sergeant Rosen narrates scenes introducing the recruits, Murray Hamilton (as "Delancey"), Adam Williams (as "Heavy Hall") and Corey Allen (as "Sutherland") in William A. Wellman's Darby's Rangers, 1958, starring James Garner.
That Night In Rio (1941) - Chica Chica Boom Chic Opening with an original song, by Harry Warren and Mack Gordon, for Carmen Miranda and then Don Ameche, whom we will learn are "Carmen" and American Larry, performers in a Rio night club, in 20th Century-Fox's That Night In Rio, 1941, also starring Alice Faye.
That Night In Rio (1941) - They Met In Rio Still on that first night in the Rio night club, Don Ameche as American singer Larry meets Alice Faye as Brazilian baroness Cecilia, whose prominent husband he impersonates as part of his act, song by Harry Warren and Mack Gordon, in That Night In Rio, 1941.

Trailer

Clay Pigeon (1971) -- (Original Trailer) Arlo Guthrie’s “I Could Be Singing,” featured in the film, is the background for the original trailer for the budget-challenged counter-culture crime oddity, with it’s impressive cast, Clay Pigeon, 1971, by would-be Hollywood maverick director and star Tom Stern, not the well-known cinematographer.
Nicholas and Alexandra - (Original Trailer) Nicholas and Alexandra (1971), the story of Russia's last czar, Nicolas II, and his ill-fated family.
Annie Get Your Gun - (Original Trailer) Betty Hutton stars as Annie Oakley in the film version of Irving Berlin's musical Annie Get Your Gun (1950).
Holiday Inn - (Re-issue Trailer) "White Christmas" was written for this movie where Bing Crosby sings and Fred Astaire dances at the Holiday Inn (1942).
White Christmas - (Original Trailer) Bing Crosby and the most popular song of all time in the colorful seasonal favorite, White Christmas (1954).
Follow The Fleet - (Re-issue trailer) Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers face the music and dance in the naval musical Follow The Fleet (1936).
Seven Seas To Calais - (Original Trailer) Sir Francis Drake (Rod Taylor) fights to take over Spain's treasure routes for Queen Elizabeth I.
Top Hat - (Re-issue Trailer) A woman thinks the man who loves her is her best friend's husband in Top Hat (1935), a romantic comedy starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and featuring the songs of Irving Berlin.
Scapegoat, The - (Original Trailer) Alec Guinness is pulled into a mystery when he trades identities in The Scapegoat (1959) co-starring Bette Davis.
Raisin in the Sun, A - (Original Trailer) Producer David Susskind, never reluctant to appear on camera, promotes Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee in his production of the award-winning play A Raisin in the Sun, 1961.
There's No Business Like Show Business - (Original Trailer) A blonde beauty (Marilyn Monroe) upsets Ethel Merman's show business family in the Irving Berlin showpiece wide-screen musical There's No Business Like Show Business, 1954.
Louisiana Purchase - (Original Trailer) A bumbling young politician (Bob Hope) gets caught between grifters and a senator investigating corruption in Louisiana Purchase (1941).

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