Vera Miles (born August 23, 1930) is an American film actress who
gained popularity for starring in films such as The Searchers, The
Wrong Man, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance and Psycho and Psycho
Ann Robinson (born May 25, 1935) is an American actress.
She began her professional life as a stunt woman. Paramount signed her as
an actress in the 1950s, and her first leading role was as "Sylvia Van
Buren" in that studio's 1953 film, The War of the Worlds, a role she
reprised 35 years later in three episodes of the War of the Worlds television
series. She also had a small role in the 2005 Steven Spielberg film, War of
"War of the Worlds" 1953 "War of the Worlds 2005"
"IMATATION OF LIFE", "JULIE", "MIDNIGHT MOVIE MASSACRE"
She looped the leading actress voice in the OSCAR winning foreign film of
1984, "TO BEGIN AGAIN"
A kind and gracious lady who I have the pleasure of knowing.
Totter appeared in several dramatic films during the 1940s, and was
most often seen in supporting roles in film noir productions. By the
early 1950s, her film career was in decline, and she made a transition
to television appearing in continuing roles in both comedies and
dramas over the following two decades. She made her film debut in
Main Street After Dark (1945) and during the 1940s established
herself as a popular female lead. Although she appeared in various
film genres, she became most widely known to movie audiences in film
Known as the Golden Age "Bad Girl"
"The Postman Always Rings Twice" (1946)
"Main Street After Dark" (1945)
"The Unsuspected" (1947)
Her first film role (by which time the studio had changed her name to
"Joan Lorring") was in Song of Russia in 1944. She made The Bridge of
San Luis Rey in the same year, and, in 1945, appeared opposite Bette Davis
in The Corn Is Green as Bessie Watty. She was nominated for the
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the role.
This autograph was early in my collecting career and a "rookie" mistake.
When requesting an autograph via mail always send a photo and SASE!!
Probably her most memorable role was as "Tootie" in Meet Me in St. Louis
(1944), opposite Judy Garland. She was awarded the Academy Juvenile
Award the following year as the "outstanding child actress of 1944.
Above pictured is her Juvenile "Oscar"
Virginia Grey (March 22, 1917 â€“ July 31, 2004)
Grey returned to films in the 1930s with bit parts and extra work, but she
eventually signed a contract with MGM and appeared in such movies as Another
Thin Man, Hullabaloo and The Big Store. She played Consuela McNish in The
Hardys Ride High (1939) with Mickey Rooney.
She left MGM in 1942, and signed with several different studios over the years,
working steadily. During the 1950s and 1960s, producer Ross Hunter frequently
included Grey in his popular soap melodramas, such as All That Heaven Allows,
Back Street and Madame X.
Virginia Grey made her film debut at age 10 as Eva in Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927)
"Another Thin Man", "Hullabaloo" and "The Big Store"
Classic Autographs 2
Shirley Temple - Olivia de Havilland -Vera Miles
Butterfly McQueen - Audrey Totter - Carrol Borland
Joan Lorring - Virginia Grey - Margaret O'Brien - Jane
Randolph Lena Horne - Rhonda Fleming - Ann Robinson
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Shirley Temple was easily the most popular and
famous child star of all time. She got her start in the
movies at the age of three and soon progressed to
super stardom. Later in life, she served as an
ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia
Olivia de Havilland
Olivia Mary de Havilland (born July 1, 1916) is a
British American film and stage actress. She won
the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1946 and
1949. She is the elder sister of actress Joan
Fontaine. Along with her sister, de Havilland is one
of the last surviving leading ladies from Hollywood
of the 1930s.
Carroll Borland (February 25, 1914, San Francisco, California â€“
February 3, 1994, Arlington, Virginia), better known by the stage-
spelling Carol Borland, was an American professor, writer, and actor.
She is best known for having portrayed Luna Mora, the daughter of
Bela Lugosi's character, Count Mora, in 1935's Mark of the Vampire
Jane Randolph, born Jane Roemer (October 30, 1915 â€“ May 4, 2009),
was an American film actress. She was born in Youngstown, Ohio. In
1942, RKO picked up the contract of the poised actress and she
received a leading lady role in Highways by Night (1942). She became
known for her roles in film noir, which included Jealousy (1945) and
Railroaded! (1947), and in a few popular but inexpensive horror films,
including Cat People (1942) and The Curse of the Cat People (1944).
Rhonda Fleming (born Marilyn Louis in Hollywood, California, August
10, 1923), is an American film and television actress.
She acted in more than 40 films, mostly in the 1940s and 1950s, and
became renowned as one of the most beautiful and glamorous actresses
of her day. She was nicknamed the "Queen of Technicolor" because
her fair complexion and flaming red hair photographed exceptionally
well in Technicolor
Thelma "Butterfly" McQueen (January 7, 1911 â€“ December 22, 1995) was
an American actress. Originally a dancer, the 28-year-old McQueen
appeared as Prissy, Scarlett O'Hara's maid in the 1939 film Gone with the
Wind. She appeared in an uncredited role in Mildred Pierce (1945) and
played a supporting role in Duel in the Sun (1946). By 1947 she had grown
tired of the ethnic stereotypes she was required to play and ended her film
Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 â€“ May 9, 2010) was an American singer, actress,
civil rights activist and dancer. Horne joined the chorus of the Cotton Club at the age of
sixteen and became a nightclub performer before moving to Hollywood, where she had small
parts in numerous movies, and more substantial parts in the films Cabin in the Sky and
Stormy Weather. Due to the Red Scare and her left-leaning political views, Horne found
herself blacklisted and unable to get work in Hollywood. She made her debut with MGM in
Panama Hattie (1942) and performed the title song of Stormy Weather based loosely on the life
of Adelaide Hall, (1943), which she made at 20th Century Fox, on loan from MGM. She
appeared in a number of MGM musicals, most notably Cabin in the Sky (also 1943), but was
never featured in a leading role because of her race and the fact that films featuring her had to
be re-edited for showing in states where theaters could not show films with black performers.