Monthly Archives: August 2011

James Coburn

James Harrison Coburn III (August 31, 1928 – November 18, 2002) was an American film and television actor. Coburn appeared in nearly 70 films and made over 100 television appearances during his 45-year career.  

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Joan Blondell: A Sexy Wisecracking Actress

Rose Joan Blondell (August 30, 1906 – December 25, 1979) was an American actress. A sexy wisecracking blonde, she was a pre-Code staple of Warner Brothers and appeared in more than 100 movies and television productions. She was nominated for … Continue reading

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Bathing Beauties: Myrna Loy

A Bathing Beauty: Myrna Loy poolside and on the beach.  

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Peggy Ryan a popular dancer and actress in 1940s musicals

Peggy Ryan (August 28, 1924  California – October 30, 2004) was an American dancer, best known for starring in a series of movie musicals at Universal Pictures with Donald O’Connor and Gloria Jean such as “Get Hep to Love” (1942), … Continue reading

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Martha Raye traveled extensively to entertain American troops

Martha Raye (August 27, 1916 – October 19, 1994) was an American comic actress and standards singer who performed in movies and later on television. During World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, Raye traveled extensively to … Continue reading

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