Archive for the ‘Happy Birthday’ Category

Max Terhune’s 119th Birthday

Friday, February 12th, 2010

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Max Terhune

 

Max Terhune (left), John Wayne and Ray Corrigan in Pals of the Saddle (1938) (redrockcanyonmovies.com)

 

February 12, 1891, Anderson, Indiana

 

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Click below to watch the trailer for the Max Terhune film Overland Stage Raiders (1938) – co-starring John Wayne

 

 

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Gypsy Rose Lee’s 99th birthday

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Gypsy Rose Lee

 

 

February 9, 1911, Seattle, Washington

 

Click below to see Gypsy Rose Lee do her routine in Screaming Mimi (1958)

 

 

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Ramon Novarro’s 111th birthday

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Ramon Novarro

 

(Photo: Allan R. Ellenberger) 

 

 February 6, 1899, Durango, Mexico

 

Click below to watch Ramon Novarro and Enid Bennett in a scene from the silent film, The Red Lily (1924)

 

 

 

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Ida Lupino’s 96th birthday

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Ida Lupino

 

 

February 4, 1914, Camberwell, London, England

 

Check out Ida Lupino singing “One For My Baby” in a scene from Road House (1948)

 

 

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Happy 98th Birthday to Mary Carlisle

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Actress Mary Carlisle turns 98 today

 

 

February 3, 1912, Boston, Massachusetts

 

 

Click below to see Mary Carlisle in a scene from One Frightened Night (1935)

 

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Clark Gable at 109

Monday, February 1st, 2010

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Clark Gable would have been 109 today!

 

 

February 1, 1901, Cadiz, Ohio

 

On February 1, 1937, Judy Garland sang “Dear Mr. Gable,” to the actor at an MGM birthday party . The song was so well received it was added to her next film, The Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937). Click below to watch it. 

 

 

 

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The 201st Birthday of Edgar Allan Poe

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Edgar Allan Poe

 

 

Born January 19, 1809, Boston, Massachusetts

 

Click below for “The Life of Poe”

 

 

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Happy Birthday Mack Sennett

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Mack Sennett

 

 

Born January 17, 1880, Richmond, Quebec, Canada

 

 Click below for a clip of “This is Your Life – Mack Sennett”

 

 

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Happy Birthday, Kay Francis

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Kay Francis

 

 

Born January 13, 1905, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Click below to watch a scene from Guilty Hands (1931) starring Kay Francis and Lionel Barrymore

 

 

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Lucille Ball’s 98th Birthday

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Lucille Ball

 

Lucille Ball

 

AMERICAN ACTRESS

 

August 6, 1911 to April 26, 1989

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