Classic Cinema Images http://classiccinemaimages.com Classic Images From The Golden Era Of Hollywood And Beyond Mon, 20 Apr 2015 02:19:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.3 Critter Corner: Mamie Van Doren ca.1956 http://classiccinemaimages.com/critter-corner/critter-corner-mamie-van-doren-ca-1956/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/critter-corner/critter-corner-mamie-van-doren-ca-1956/#comments Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:53:20 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7832

Mamie Van Doren,
actress and sex symbol,

posing with a lamb ca.1956

Mamie Van Doren posing with a lamb ca.1956.

Mamie Van Doren posing with a lamb ca.1956.

Mamie Van Doren posing with a lamb ca.1956.

Mamie Van Doren posing with a lamb ca.1956.

Mamie Van Doren posing with a lamb ca.1956.

Mamie Van Doren posing with a lamb ca.1956.

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Ward Bond was featured in over 200 films http://classiccinemaimages.com/ward-bond/ward-bond-was-featured-in-over-200-films/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/ward-bond/ward-bond-was-featured-in-over-200-films/#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 23:44:41 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7819 Continue reading ]]>

Ward Bond (April 9, 1903 – November 5, 1960) American film actor whose rugged appearance and easygoing charm were featured in over two hundred films and the television series “Wagon Train”. Bond is remembered for his roles as Bert in “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946), Father Peter Lonergan in “The Quiet Man” (1952), and Captain Clayton in “The Searchers” (1956). Other movies include “It Happened One Night” (1934), “Bringing Up Baby” (1938), “Gone with the Wind” (1939), “The Grapes of Wrath” (1940), “The Maltese Falcon” (1941), “Sergeant York” (1941), “Tall in the Saddle” (1944), “Fort Apache” (1948), “Hondo” (1953), and “Mister Roberts” (1955). Bond made twenty-three films with John Wayne and after Bond died of a heart attack on November 5, 1960 (aged 57) John Wayne gave the eulogy at his funeral. For his contribution to the television industry, Bond has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6933 Hollywood Blvd. In 2001, he was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. There is also a Ward Bond Memorial Park in his birthplace of Benkelman, Nebraska.

Ward Bond (April 9, 1903 – November 5, 1960)

Ward Bond
(April 9, 1903 – November 5, 1960)

Ward Bond was featured in over two hundred films

Ward Bond was featured in over two hundred films

Ward Bond as Seth Adams (right) with Robert Horton as Flint McCullough   from the television program Wagon Train (1957 - 1965)

Ward Bond as Seth Adams (right) with Robert Horton as Flint McCullough from the television program Wagon Train (1957 – 1965)

Ward Bond (right) with John Wayne in "Tall in the Saddle" (1944)

Ward Bond (right) with John Wayne in “Tall in the Saddle” (1944)

Ward Bond (front center) with Shirley Temple (left), Irene Rich, and Henry Fonda in "Fort Apache" (1948)

Ward Bond (front center) with Shirley Temple (left), Irene Rich, and Henry Fonda in “Fort Apache” (1948)

Ward Bond (far right) with Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Barton MacLane, and Peter Lorre in "The Maltese Falcon" (1941)

Ward Bond (far right) with Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Barton MacLane, and Peter Lorre in “The Maltese Falcon” (1941)

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Classic Hats: Brigitte Bardot (1950) http://classiccinemaimages.com/brigitte-bardot/classic-hats-brigitte-bardot-1950/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/brigitte-bardot/classic-hats-brigitte-bardot-1950/#comments Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:54:50 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7812

Classic Hats
Brigitte Bardot (1950)

Brigitte Bardot, 1950 (classic hats, vintage retro 1950s)

Brigitte Bardot (1950)

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Audrey Hepburn Classic Hats
Carole Lombard Classic Hats
Classic Hats: Betty Grable

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Nancy Kelly made 36 movies between 1926 and 1977 http://classiccinemaimages.com/nancy-kelly/nancy-kelly-made-36-movies-between-1926-and-1977/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/nancy-kelly/nancy-kelly-made-36-movies-between-1926-and-1977/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:55:44 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7796 Continue reading ]]>

Nancy Kelly (March 25, 1921 – January 2, 1995) American actress made 36 movies between 1926 and 1977, including portraying Tyrone Power’s love interest in the classic “Jesse James” (1939) which also featured Henry Fonda; “Stanley and Livingstone” (1939) with Spencer Tracy and Walter Brennan; “To the Shores of Tripoli” (1942) with John Payne, Maureen O’Hara, and Randolph Scott; and “Tarzan’s Desert Mystery” (1943) with Johnny Weismuller. Kelly had her greatest success in a character role as the suicidal mother in the “The Bad Seed”, receiving a Tony Award for the 1955 stage production and an Academy Award nomination for the 1956 film adaptation. For her contribution to the motion picture industry, Nancy Kelly has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Blvd.

Nancy Kelly made 36 movies between 1926 and 1977

Nancy Kelly made 36 movies between 1926 and 1977

Nancy Kelly has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Blvd.

Nancy Kelly has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Blvd.

Nancy Kelly with Tyrone Power Jr. in "Jesse James" (1939)

Nancy Kelly with Tyrone Power Jr. in “Jesse James” (1939)

Nancy Kelly with Spencer Tracy in "Stanley and Livingstone" (1939)

Nancy Kelly with Spencer Tracy in “Stanley and Livingstone” (1939)

Nancy Kelly with Johnny Sheffield, and Johnny Weissmuller in "Tarzan's Desert Mystery" (1943)

Nancy Kelly with Johnny Sheffield, and Johnny Weissmuller in
“Tarzan’s Desert Mystery” (1943)

Nancy Kelly with Patty McCormack in "The Bad Seed" (1956)

Nancy Kelly with Patty McCormack in “The Bad Seed” (1956)

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Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle with Luke, his American Pit Bull Terrier http://classiccinemaimages.com/critter-corner/roscoe-fatty-arbuckle-with-luke-his-american-pit-bull-terrier/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/critter-corner/roscoe-fatty-arbuckle-with-luke-his-american-pit-bull-terrier/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:29:09 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7793

Silent film star Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle and Luke,
his American Pit Bull Terrier, who appeared in ten
of “Fatty” Arbuckle’s films between 1915 and 1921.

Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle and Luke, his  American Pit Bull Terrier, who appeared in ten of Fatty's films between 1915 and 1921.

Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle and Luke, his American Pit Bull Terrier, who appeared in ten of Fatty’s films between 1915 and 1921.

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Sheila Terry — Smokin’ http://classiccinemaimages.com/smokin/sheila-terry-smokin/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/smokin/sheila-terry-smokin/#comments Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:12:05 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7771 Sheila Terry - Smokin’ 
Film actress appeared in forty two movies
during her short career from 1932 – 1938.

Sheila Terry 'Smokin' (1)

Sheila Terry ‘Smokin’

Sheila Terry 'Smokin' (2)

Sheila Terry ‘Smokin’

Sheila Terry 'Smokin' (3)

Sheila Terry ‘Smokin’

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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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