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Barbara Jo Allen, actress also known as “Vera Vague” during the 1940s and 50s

Barbara Jo Allen (September 2, 1906 – September 14, 1974) was an actress, comedienne, and writer who induced laughs nationwide during the 1940s and 50s after originating and literally becoming synonymous with the talky, shrill-voiced, man-hungry spinster “Vera Vague”.  Allen … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Bathing Beauty Joi Lansing in a Polka Dot Bikini

  Bathing Beauty Joi Lansing in a Polka Dot Bikini Joi Lansing, film and television actress, model and nightclub singer, best known for her pin-up photos and minor roles in B-movies during the 1940s and ’50s.

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Jean Rogers starred in low budget films in the 1930s and 1940s

Jean Rogers (March 25, 1916 – February 24, 1991) was an American actress who starred in serial films in the 1930s and low–budgeted feature films in the 1940s as a leading lady. Rogers is probably best remembered for playing Dale … Continue reading

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George Brent starred opposite many of the greatest actresses of his era

George Brent (March 15, 1899 – May 26, 1979) was a Irish born film actor in American cinema who became a popular leading man in Hollywood during the late 1930s and 1940s. Starring opposite many of the greatest actresses of … Continue reading

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