Classic Cinema Images http://classiccinemaimages.com Classic Images From The Golden Era Of Hollywood And Beyond Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:54:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 David Niven appeared in nearly a hundred films http://classiccinemaimages.com/david-niven/david-niven-appeared-in-nearly-a-hundred-films/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/david-niven/david-niven-appeared-in-nearly-a-hundred-films/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:53:43 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7759 Continue reading ]]> David Niven (March 1, 1910 – July 29, 1983) English actor appeared in nearly a hundred films during his acting career. Niven is probably best known for his roles as Squadron Leader Peter Carter in “A Matter of Life and Death” (1946), as Phileas Fogg in “Around the World in 80 Days” (1956) and as Sir Charles Lytton, a.k.a. “the Phantom”, in “The Pink Panther” (1963). Some of his many other movies include “Bachelor Mother” (1939), “The Bishop’s Wife” (1947) “Enchantment” (1948), “The Elusive Pimpernel” (1950), “The Toast of New Orleans” (1950), “Happy Go Lovely” (1951), “Happy Ever After” (1954) and “Carrington V.C.” (1955).  David Niven was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in “Separate Tables” (1958).

David Niven (1950 portrait))

David Niven (1950 portrait)

David Niven appeared in nearly a hundred films during his acting career.

David Niven appeared in nearly a
hundred films during his acting career.

David Niven in  "Enchantment" (1948)

David Niven in “Enchantment” (1948)

David Niven with Ginger Rogers in "Bachelor Mother" (1939)

David Niven with Ginger Rogers in “Bachelor Mother” (1939)

David Niven in "Soldier's Three" (1951)

David Niven in “Soldier’s Three” (1951)

David Niven (center) with Cary Grant and Loretta Young in "The Bishop's Wife" (1948)

David Niven (center) with Cary Grant and Loretta Young in
“The Bishop’s Wife” (1948)

David Niven with Shirley MacLaine in "Around the World In 80 Days" (1955)

David Niven with Shirley MacLaine in
“Around the World In 80 Days” (1955)

David Niven and Deborah Kerr in "Separate Tables" (1958)

David Niven and Deborah Kerr in “Separate Tables” (1958)

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Edward Arnold appeared in over 150 movies http://classiccinemaimages.com/edward-arnold/edward-arnold-appeared-in-over-150-movies/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/edward-arnold/edward-arnold-appeared-in-over-150-movies/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 02:38:59 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7749 Continue reading ]]> Edward Arnold (February 18, 1890 – April 26, 1956) American actor was a popular Hollywood screen personality for decades, appearing in over 150 movies. A burly man with a commanding style and superb baritone voice, Arnold was a much sought after actor, often working on two pictures at the same time. Some of Arnold’s  best known roles were in “Come and Get It” (1936), “Sutter’s Gold” (1936), “The Toast of New York” (1937), “Easy Living” (1937), “You Can’t Take It with You” (1938), “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” (1939), “The Devil and Daniel Webster” (1941), “Week-End at the Waldorf” (1945) and “Annie Get Your Gun” (1950). Edward Arnold has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at 6225 Hollywood Blvd.

Edward Arnold (1936 portrait)

Edward Arnold (1936 portrait)

Edward Arnold (February 18, 1890 – April 26, 1956) American actor was a popular screen personality for decades, appearing in over 150 movies.

Edward Arnold

Jean Arthur, Edward Arnold, and Ray Milland in "Easy Living" (1937)

Jean Arthur, Edward Arnold, and Ray Milland
in “Easy Living” (1937)

Edward Arnold with Frances Farmer in The "Toast of New York" (1937)

Edward Arnold with Frances Farmer in
The “Toast of New York” (1937)

Edward Arnold with Jack Benny in "Man About Town" (1939)

Edward Arnold with Jack Benny in
“Man About Town” (1939)

Lionel Barrymore, James Stewart, Jean Arthur, and Edward Arnold in "You Can´t Take It With You" (1938)

Lionel Barrymore, James Stewart, Jean Arthur, and Edward Arnold in
“You Can´t Take It With You” (1938)

Van Johnson, Edward Arnold, and Jean Rogers in "The War Against Mrs. Hadley" (1942)

Van Johnson, Edward Arnold, and Jean Rogers in
“The War Against Mrs. Hadley” (1942)

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Betty Field http://classiccinemaimages.com/betty-field/betty-field/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/betty-field/betty-field/#comments Mon, 09 Feb 2015 01:05:04 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7732 Continue reading ]]> Betty Field (February 8, 1913 – September 13, 1973) American film and stage actress began her acting career on the London stage in Howard Lindsay’s farce, ‘She Loves Me Not’. Following its run she returned to the United States and appeared in several stage successes before making her film debut in 1939. Her role as Mae, the sole female character, in “Of Mice and Men” (1939) established her as a dramatic actress. Field starred opposite John Wayne in the 1941 film “The Shepherd of the Hills” and played supporting roles in “Kings Row” (1942). A life member of The Actors Studio, Field preferred performing on Broadway and appeared in Elmer Rice’s ‘Dream Girl’ and Jean Anouilh’s ‘The Waltz of the Toreadors’, but returned to Hollywood regularly, appearing in “Flesh and Fantasy” (1943), “The Southerner” (1945), “The Great Gatsby” (1949), “Picnic” (1955), “Bus Stop” (1956), “Peyton Place” (1957), “Butterfield 8″ (1960) and “Birdman of Alcatraz” (1962). Her final film role was in “Coogan’s Bluff” in 1968. Betty Field also appeared on television.

Betty Field (1948 portrait)

Betty Field (1948 portrait)

Betty Field

Betty Field

Betty Field (1944 Portrait)

Betty Field (1944 Portrait)

Betty Field and Joel McCrea in "The Great Moment" (1944)

Betty Field and Joel McCrea in
“The Great Moment” (1944)

Betty Field and John Wayne in "The Shepherd of the Hills" (1941)

Betty Field and John Wayne in
“The Shepherd of the Hills” (1941)

Betty Field in "Of Mice and Men" (1938)

Betty Field in “Of Mice and Men” (1938)

Betty Field with Robert Cummings in "Flesh and Fantasy" (1943)

Betty Field with Robert Cummings in
“Flesh and Fantasy” (1943)

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Joan Leslie http://classiccinemaimages.com/joan-leslie/joan-leslie/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/joan-leslie/joan-leslie/#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 01:58:40 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7717 Continue reading ]]>

Joan Leslie (born January 26, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan) is a retired actress who appeared in such classic films as “High Sierra” (1941), “Sergeant York” (1941) and “Yankee Doodle Dandy” (1942). During World War II, Leslie was a regular volunteer at the Hollywood Canteen, where she danced with servicemen and granted hundreds of autographs. On August 12, 2006, Leslie received a Golden Boot Award for her contributions to the genre of Western television and movies. Joan Leslie has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1560 Vine Street.

Joan Leslie 1947 portrait

Joan Leslie 1947 portrait

Joan Leslie

Joan Leslie

Joan Leslie

Joan Leslie

Joan Leslie with Fred Astaire and Robert Benchley in "The Sky's the Limit" (1946)

Joan Leslie with Fred Astaire and Robert Benchley in
“The Sky’s the Limit” (1946)

Joan Leslie with Gary Cooper in "Sergeant York" (1941)

Joan Leslie with Gary Cooper in
“Sergeant York” (1941)

Joan Leslie (right) with Julie Bishop and Robert Alda in "Cinderella Jones" (1946)

Joan Leslie (right) with Julie Bishop and Robert Alda in
“Cinderella Jones” (1946)

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Bathing Beauty Alexis Smith (2) http://classiccinemaimages.com/bathing-beauties/bathing-beauties-alexis-smith/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/bathing-beauties/bathing-beauties-alexis-smith/#comments Sat, 17 May 2014 19:44:08 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=4305  

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 http://classiccinemaimages.com/joseph-cotten/joseph-cotten-a-leading-hollywood-actor-of-the-1940s/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/joseph-cotten/joseph-cotten-a-leading-hollywood-actor-of-the-1940s/#comments Fri, 16 May 2014 01:16:18 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7680 Continue reading ]]> 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 http://classiccinemaimages.com/lynn-baggett/lynn-baggett/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/lynn-baggett/lynn-baggett/#comments Sat, 10 May 2014 10:20:36 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=577 Continue reading ]]> 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 http://classiccinemaimages.com/tyrone-power/tyrone-power/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/tyrone-power/tyrone-power/#comments Mon, 05 May 2014 10:53:38 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=542 Continue reading ]]>

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 http://classiccinemaimages.com/mary-astor/mary-astor/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/mary-astor/mary-astor/#comments Sat, 03 May 2014 11:01:24 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=522 Continue reading ]]> 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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Eve Arden was a popular film, radio, television, and stage actress http://classiccinemaimages.com/eve-arden/eve-arden-was-a-popular-film-radio-television-and-stage-actress/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/eve-arden/eve-arden-was-a-popular-film-radio-television-and-stage-actress/#comments Thu, 01 May 2014 01:42:01 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7651 Continue reading ]]> Eve Arden (April 30, 1908 – November 12, 1990) was a television, radio, stage, and film actress. Her almost 60-year career crossed most media frontiers with both supporting and leading roles, but Eve Arden may be best-remembered for playing the sarcastic but engaging title character, a high school teacher, in “Our Miss Brooks” (1956), and as the Rydell High School principal in both “Grease” (1978) and “Grease 2″ (1982). Arden’s many other memorable screen roles include a supporting role as Joan Crawford’s wise-cracking friend in “Mildred Pierce” (1945) for which she received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress, and James Stewart’s wistful secretary in Otto Preminger’s then-explicit murder mystery, “Anatomy of a Murder” (1959). Eve Arden was awarded two Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television at 6714 Hollywood Boulevard and for Radio at 6329 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

Eve Arden (April 30, 1908 – November 12, 1990) was a popular film, radio, television, and stage actress with a career that spanned sixty years.

Eve Arden (April 30, 1908 – November 12, 1990) was a popular film, radio, television, and stage actress with a career that spanned sixty years.

Eve Arden (1946 portrait)

Eve Arden (1946 portrait)

Eve Arden with Groucho Marx in "At The Circus" (1939)

Eve Arden with Groucho Marx in “At The Circus” (1939)

Eve Arden (center), Gene Kelly, Rita Hayworth, and Lee Bowman in "Cover Girl" (1944)

Eve Arden (center), Gene Kelly, Rita Hayworth, and Lee Bowman in “Cover Girl” (1944)

Eve Arden and Ann Blyth in "Mildred Pierce" (1945)

Eve Arden and Ann Blyth in “Mildred Pierce” (1945)

Eve Arden and Eleanor Parker in "The Voice of the Turtle" (1947)

Eve Arden and Eleanor Parker in “The Voice of the Turtle” (1947)

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