Monthly Archives: January 2014

Jinx Falkenberg popular actress and supermodel during the 1930s and ’40s

Jinx Falkenburg (January 21, 1919 – August 27, 2003) was an actress, expert swimmer and tennis star, and one of the highest-paid and most popular cover-girl models in the United States during the 1930s and 1940s, considered as one of … Continue reading

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Danny Kaye an actor, singer, dancer, and comedian.

Danny Kaye (January 18, 1913 – March 3, 1987) was an American actor, singer, dancer, and comedian. Kaye starred in seventeen movies, notably “The Kid from Brooklyn” (1946), “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” (1947), “The Inspector General” (1949), “Hans … Continue reading

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Butterfly McQueen

Thelma “Butterfly” McQueen (January 7, 1911 – December 22, 1995) was an American film and television actress. Originally a dancer, McQueen first credited film role was as Prissy, Scarlett O’Hara’s maid in the 1939 film “Gone with the Wind”. McQueen’s … Continue reading

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George Reeves

George Reeves (January 5, 1914 – June 16, 1959) was an American actor best known for his role as Superman in the 1950s television program Adventures of Superman. Reeves also starred as Superman in two feature films “Superman and the … Continue reading

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Bathing Beauties – Esther Williams (2)

  Bathing Beauty –  Esther Williams The beautiful MGM star poolside in 1948.  

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