Bathing Beauty Alexis Smith (2)

 

Bathing Beauty Alexis Smith (2)
The beautiful Canadian born actress appeared in several
major Hollywood movies in the 1940s and had a notable
career on Broadway in the 1970s, winning a Tony Award in 1972.

Alexis Smith - Bathing Beauty (1)

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith - Bathing Beauty (2)

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith - Bathing Beauty (3)

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith - Bathing Beauty (4)

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith - Bathing Beauty (5)

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith - Bathing Beauty (6)

Alexis Smith

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Joseph Cotten a leading Hollywood actor of the 1940s

Joseph Cotten (May 15, 1905 – February 6, 1994) A film, stage and television actor, Cotten achieved prominence on Broadway, starring in the original stage productions of The Philadelphia Story and Sabrina Fair. He first gained worldwide fame in the Orson Welles films “Citizen Kane” (1941), “The Magnificent Ambersons” (1942), and “Journey into Fear” (1943). Joseph Cotten went on to become one of the leading Hollywood actors of the 1940s, appearing in films such as “Shadow of a Doubt” (1943), “Love Letters” (1945), “Duel in the Sun” (1946), “Portrait of Jennie” (1948) and “The Third Man” (1949).

Joseph Cotten (1950 portrait)

Joseph Cotten (1950 portrait)

Joseph Cotten with Teresa Wright in "Shadow of a Doubt" (1943)

Joseph Cotten with Teresa Wright in
“Shadow of a Doubt” (1943)

Joseph Cotten with Dolores del Rio in a promo for"Journey into Fear" (1943)

Joseph Cotten with Dolores del Rio in a promo for
“Journey into Fear” (1943)

Joseph Cotten with Jennifer Jones in "Duel in the Sun" (1946)

Joseph Cotten with Jennifer Jones in
“Duel in the Sun” (1946)

Joseph Cotten with Alida Valli in "The Third Man" (1949)

Joseph Cotten with Alida Valli in
“The Third Man” (1949)

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Lynn Baggett had roles in twenty four movies from 1941-1951

Lynn Baggett (May 10, 1923 – March 22, 1960) American actress had roles in twenty-four movies in her brief ten year Hollywood career (1941-1951), including roles in “D.O.A.” (1950), “The Flame and the Arrow” (1950) and “The Time of Their Lives” (1946). Lynn Baggett died of an apparent overdose of barbiturates in on March 22, 1960 in Hollywood, California at the age of 36.

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett Dies, Pills At Her Side -- news article from LA Times about Lynne Baggett's death March 22, 1960.

Lynn Baggett Dies, Pills At Her Side — news article from LA Times about Lynne Baggett’s death March 22, 1960.

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Tyrone Power Jr. appeared in dozens of films from the 1930s to the 1950s

Tyrone Power, Jr. (May 5, 1914 – November 15, 1958), was an American film and stage actor who appeared in dozens of films from the 1930s to the 1950s, often in swashbuckler roles or romantic leads. A matinee idol known for his striking looks, Power starred in films from a number of genres, from drama to light comedy. His better-known films include “The Mark of Zorro” (1940), “Blood and Sand” (1941), “The Black Swan” (1942), “Prince of Foxes” (1949), “Witness For The Prosecution” (1957), “The Black Rose” (1950), and “Captain from Castile” (1947). Power died of a heart attack on November 15, 1958, while filming a strenuous dueling scene for the movie “Solomon and Sheba”. Tyrone Power Jr. has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6747 Hollywood Blvd.

Tyrone Power

Tyrone Power

Tyrone Power in "Alexander's Ragtime Band'  (1938)

Tyrone Power in “Alexander’s Ragtime Band’ (1938)

Tyrone Power and Linda Darnell in "The Mark of Zorro" (1940)

Tyrone Power and Linda Darnell in
“The Mark of Zorro” (1940)

Tyrone Power with Maureen O'Hara in "The Black Swan" (1942)

Tyrone Power with Maureen O’Hara in
“The Black Swan” (1942)

Tyrone Power with Linda Darnell and Rita Hayworth in "Blood and Sand" (1941)

Tyrone Power with Linda Darnell and Rita Hayworth in
“Blood and Sand” (1941)

Tyrone Power and Cecile Aubry in "The Black Rose" (1950)

Tyrone Power and Cecile Aubry in “The Black Rose” (1950)

Everett Sloane and Tyrone Power in "Prince Of Foxes" (1949)

Everett Sloane and Tyrone Power in “Prince Of Foxes” (1949)

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Mary Astor a Hollywood Film Actress and Academy Award Winner

Mary Astor (May 3, 1906 – September 25, 1987) was an American actress best remembered for her role as Brigid O’Shaughnessy in “The Maltese Falcon” (1941) with Humphrey Bogart. Astor began her long motion picture career as a teenager in the silent movies of the early 1920s before successfully transitioning to talkies. During the mid 30s she nearly had her career destroyed by public scandals. Astor was sued for support by her parents and was later branded an adulterous wife by her ex-husband in a custody fight over her daughter. Astor overcame the problems in her private life and enjoyed even greater success on the big screen, eventually winning an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in “The Great Lie” (1941). Astor was a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract player through most of the 1940s and continued to work in film, on television and on stage until her retirement in 1964. Mary Astor has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6701 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood.

Mary Astor

Mary Astor

Mary Astor

Mary Astor

Mary Astor - c.1928

Mary Astor – c.1928

Mary Astor and John Barrymore in "Don Juan" (1926)

Mary Astor and John Barrymore in “Don Juan” (1926)

Mary Astor with Humphrey Bogart in "The Maltese Falcon" (1941)

Mary Astor with Humphrey Bogart in “The Maltese Falcon” (1941)

Mary Astor with Clark Gable in "Red Dust" (1942)

Mary Astor with Clark Gable in “Red Dust” (1942)

Mary Astor with Humphrey Bogart in "Across the Pacific" (1942)

Mary Astor with Humphrey Bogart in
“Across the Pacific” (1942)

Mary Astor,Phillip Dorn and Gloria Grahame in "Blonde Fever" (1944)

Mary Astor,Phillip Dorn and Gloria Grahame in “Blonde Fever” (1944)

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