Category Archives: Quick Pix

September 6, 2017

Quick Pix: Patrick Wayne w/Video

Patrick John Morrison (born July 15, 1939), better known by his stage name Patrick Wayne, is an American actor, the second son of movie star John Wayne and his first wife, Josephine Alicia Saenz. He made over 40 films, including eleven with his father.

August 31, 2017

Quick Pix: Carole Landis w/Video

Carole Landis (January 1, 1919 – July 5, 1948) was an American film and stage actress, who worked as a contract-player for Twentieth Century-Fox in the 1940s. Her breakthrough role was as the female lead in the 1940 film One Million B.C., with United Artists. Landis was known as “The Ping Girl” and “The Chest” because of her curvy figure.

August 28, 2017

Quick Pix: Grave Indifference – Branco Cartoon

About what black lives really matter.

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August 25, 2017

Quick Pix: Ida Lupino w/Video

Ida Lupino (4 February 1918 – 3 August 1995) was an Anglo-American actress and singer, who became a pioneering director and producer—the only woman working within the 1950s Hollywood studio system to do so. With her independent production company, she co-wrote and co-produced several of her own social-message films, and was the first woman to direct a film noir, The Hitch-Hiker, in 1953.

August 20, 2017

Quick Pix: Jerry Lewis w/Video

Jerry Lewis (born Joseph or Jerome Levitch, depending on the source; March 16, 1926 – August 20, 2017) was an American actor, comedian, singer, film producer, film director, screenwriter and humanitarian. He was known for his slapstick humor in film, television, stage and radio. He and Dean Martin were partners as the hit popular comedy duo of Martin and Lewis. Following that success, he was a solo star in motion pictures, nightclubs, television shows, concerts, album recordings and musicals.

August 19, 2017

Quick Pix: Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman w/Video

Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and based on Murray Burnett and Joan Alison’s unproduced stage play Everybody Comes to Rick’s. The film stars Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, and Paul Henreid; it also features Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, and Dooley Wilson. Set during World War II, it focuses on an American expatriate who must choose between his love for a woman and helping her Czech Resistance leader husband escape the Vichy-controlled city of Casablanca to continue his fight against the Nazis.

August 9, 2017

Quick Pix: Angela Lansbury w/Video

Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury, DBE (born 16 October 1925) is a British-American-Irish actress who has appeared in theatre, television and film, as well as a producer, voice actress, singer, and songwriter. Her career has spanned seven decades, much of it in the United States, and her work has attracted international attention.

August 8, 2017

Quick Pix: Virginia Bruce w/Video

Virginia Bruce (born Helen Virginia Briggs in Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 29, 1910 – February 24, 1982) was an American actress and singer.

August 2, 2017

Quick Pix: Pier Angeli & James Dean w/Video

Pier Angeli had a brief romantic relationship with James Dean, before she broke it off. This was because her mother was not happy with their relationship, primarily because he was not Catholic.

July 31, 2017

Quick Pix: Nina Foch w/Video

Nina Foch (born Nina Consuelo Maud Fock; April 20, 1924 – December 5, 2008) was a Dutch American actress of film, stage, and television. After signing a contract with Columbia Pictures at age nineteen, the tall, blonde Foch became a regular in the studio’s horror pictures and films noir before establishing herself as a leading lady in the mid-1940s through the 1950s, often playing roles as cool, aloof sophisticates.