Archive for May 27th, 2009

Jane Randolph Obituary

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009


Jane Randolph dies at 93; movie actress was best known for 1942’s ‘Cat People’


Jane Randolph

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Jane Randolph portrayed Alice Moore in “The Cat People.” The scene of Randolph terrorized during a nocturnal swim was “one of cinema’s indelibly suspenseful scenes,” a film historian says.


She made 20 films between 1941 and 1948, then married Jaime del Amo, who would help develop Del Amo Shopping Center. She died May 4 in Switzerland.


By Valerie J. Nelson
Los Angeles Times
May 27, 2009


Jane Randolph, a B-movie actress in the 1940s who was best known for her role in the film noir “Cat People,” died May 4 in Gstaad, Switzerland, after surgery on a broken hip, her daughter announced. She was 93.


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Dolores Hope’s 100th Birthday

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009


Dolores Hope


Dolores Hope



née Dolores Reade


BORN: May 27, 1909, New York, New York



Dolores Hope’s Canadian Cheese Soup

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009


Dolores Hope


Dolores and Bob Hope




Dolores Hope

Canadian Cheese Soup



4 tablespoons butter

4 tablespoons flour

1 tablespoon paprika

1/8 teaspoon pepper

2 cups milk

1 cans condensed consommé

2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese

½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Dash Tabasco

¼ cup minced pimientos


Melt butter or margarine; blend in flour, paprika and pepper. Add milk; cook over low heat, stirring constantly until thickened. Add consommé, just as it comes from the can. Add cheese; stir until melted. Add remaining ingredients, salting to taste. Serve at once. Yield: 8 to 10 servings.


— Dolores Hope