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  1. Thread: Jane Powell

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    Jane Powell

    One of the last of the great MGM stars of the "Golden Era" has died. Her final husband was Dick Moore, aka Dickie Moore who was a child star - part of the early sound-era "Our Gang"
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  2. Thread: Matthew Mindler

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    Matthew Mindler

    IMDB has eight acting credits for him; most notable appearance was in a Paul Rudd film.
    I chose this link because the photo of him is presumably a college ID photo. No mention of him ever being...
  3. Thread: Gloria Swanson

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    Sorry, is this visible?


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  4. Thread: Gloria Swanson

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    Rare color photo of Gloria during the filming of...

    Rare color photo of Gloria during the filming of Sunset Blvd.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E9pDcpMXEAIYPUD?format=png&name=small
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    They would've been 100 today. Still laugh at the...

    They would've been 100 today. Still laugh at the thought of their appearances on Married with Children and Pee Wee's Christmas Special.
  6. Thread: Josephine Baker

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    She's being reinterred in the Pantheon in Paris....

    She's being reinterred in the Pantheon in Paris.

    https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/music-news/josephine-baker-first-black-woman-france-pantheon-1235001274/
  7. Thread: Jane Withers

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    Jane Withers

    Where do you start with a long career like hers? She worked with Shirley Temple, had a secondary role in the megahit Giant alongside Liz, Rock and James Dean, and appeared in two Munsters episodes. ...
  8. Thread: Virginia Rappe

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    It's approaching the 100th deathiversary of the...

    It's approaching the 100th deathiversary of the infamous party. Wonder if anyone has booked the room to have a seance to try and contact Virginia in the great beyond?
    According to this article, Al...
  9. Thread: Jean Harlow

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    Thats Max Baer. Rumours state he and Jean had a...

    Thats Max Baer. Rumours state he and Jean had a fling but he went back to his wife.
    His son is Max Baer Jr., aka Jethro Bodine on The Beverly Hillbillies. (Also played Jethrine Bodine, his sister!)...
  10. Thread: Thea Ruth White

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    Thea Ruth White

    For those into surreal cartoons, Thea provided the voice of Muriel in Courage the Cowardly Dog.
    An elderly couple who live on a farm (literally) in the middle of Nowhere encounter various demons,...
  11. Thread: Jean Harlow

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    Once and again, criteria for beauty, humor, wit,...

    Once and again, criteria for beauty, humor, wit, etc., vary with the years. In my contemporary eyes, Jean Harlow was a very average looking woman, with a gutter feeling and creepy eyebrows and what...
  12. Thread: Jay Pickett

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    Jay Pickett

    The actor who appeared in General Hospital and (762 episodes! of) Port Charles has died, apparently of a heart attack while filming his latest movie Treasure Valley.

    Reminds me of Tyrone Power,...
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    I know he deserves to be remembered for much,...

    I know he deserves to be remembered for much, much more, but for many of us he's Krusty the Clown's dad, Rabbi Krustofsky.
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    https://people.com/royals/prince-harry-spoke-priva...

    https://people.com/royals/prince-harry-spoke-privately-with-royal-family-about-memoir/

    Boy, if these two aren't a couple of vipers!
    "Dear Grandmum, I'd like to exploit your nickname by using it...
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    Charlie Robinson

    The actor best remembered as Mac the court clerk in the sitcom Night Court has died at the age of 75.

    https://www.ebony.com/entertainment/night-court-actor-charlie-robinson-passes-away-at-75/
  16. Thread: Zsa Zsa Gabor

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    75% of Zsa Zsa's cremains have been interred in...

    75% of Zsa Zsa's cremains have been interred in Budapest. Not sure where the rest will be interred, or if they've already been interred.
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  17. Thread: Bill Cosby

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    Let me start off by saying that every time I hear...

    Let me start off by saying that every time I hear the name of Carroll Baker I'm reminded of her pop-cultural reference on The Munsters.
    In the episode where Herman thinks he's going to be a movie...
  18. Thread: Dead Porn Stars

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    Adult male performer Bryce Evans has passed away...

    Adult male performer Bryce Evans has passed away at age 46. Had a heart attack, was placed into a coma, died.

    His list of charges (from Pornstarmugshots.com) is below; he has 21 (!) mugshots. ...
  19. Thread: Ray MacDonnell

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    Ray MacDonnell

    The actor best known for his work on the Soap Opera All My Children (746 episodes, according to IMDB!) has died at the age of 93.

    https://ew.com/tv/ray-macdonnell-all-my-children-dead/
  20. Thread: Robert Sacchi

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    Robert Sacchi

    Humphrey Bogart lookalike Robert Sacchi has died at the age of 89.
    In addition to appearing in multiple shows/movies as Bogart, he also appeared in 1992's The Erotic Adventures of The Three...
  21. Thread: Stuart Damon

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    Stuart Damon

    Those of us of a Certain Age will remember him as the Prince opposite Leslie Ann Warren in 1965's Cinderella.

    Those of us of a Certain Age who grew up with the Afterschool Specials will...
  22. Thread: Louise Brooks

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    Found an unretouched photo of Louise, showing her...

    Found an unretouched photo of Louise, showing her freckles but also some blemishes. Also some rather dark circles under her eyes.
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  23. Thread: John Paragon

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    John Paragon

    The man who contributed so very much to Pee Wee's Playhouse died back in April. John not only wrote for the show, he played Jambi the Genie!
    I have the Christmas special on DVD. I know that on 1/5...
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    If you have time Dave you might research...

    If you have time Dave you might research celebrities who have died in small plane crashes. It's getting to the point I don't even like to look at small craft.

    Looks as if Wikipedia has the...
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    Joe Lara (90's TV Tarzan)

    He was in a remake of Tarzan in the 90's. The only Tarzan remake that had a Tarzan who was prettier than Jane. If Playgirl or gay porn made a soft-core Tarzan movie, he probably would've been The...
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    He was interviewed on Gilbert Gottfried's...

    He was interviewed on Gilbert Gottfried's podcast. He had wonderful things to say about Ted Knight, and just about everyone else EXCEPT Bette Davis! All he would say was that "there's a very good...
  27. My family knew someone who was an alcoholic...

    My family knew someone who was an alcoholic murderer. Another proud moment in my Mamma Dearest's family history!

    One of Mamma Dearest's sisters was getting married. Several of the invitees to...
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    So now Harry is publicly criticizing his father's...

    So now Harry is publicly criticizing his father's (and paternal grandfather's) parenting skills, within weeks of the death of the latter. How classy. Never mind that his late mother didn't exactly...
  29. Thread: Vivien Leigh

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    A Spanish fan who corresponded with Vivien on a...

    A Spanish fan who corresponded with Vivien on a regular basis (and who visited Leigh twice) is now auctioning some of the items in her collection, including two photos of Larry and Viv posing nude - ...
  30. Thread: Gloria Swanson

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    Jeezy Creezy, I love this parody. It's funny on...

    Jeezy Creezy, I love this parody. It's funny on so many levels! The set reminds me of Zombo's House of Horrors on The Munsters, or Count Floyd's set on SCTV.
    They should've included a brief...
  31. Thread: Gloria Swanson

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    I'm reading Close-up on Sunset Boulevard by Sam...

    I'm reading Close-up on Sunset Boulevard by Sam Staggs, primarily to find out about the film. Turns out the book also includes a lot about the musical. With an enthusiasm seldom matched, Gloria...
  32. Thread: Laurel & Hardy

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    The last photoshoot, 1956. Babe had become so...

    The last photoshoot, 1956. Babe had become so concerned about the impact his weight would have on his heart that he went on a crash diet. He went from 350 to 210 pounds. Babe is relatively trim,...
  33. Thread: Laurel & Hardy

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    For anyone who may be interested in...

    For anyone who may be interested in reading/viewing a silent comedy of Stan's before he worked with Ollie, here's Dr. Pyckle and Mr. Pryde.
    Julie Leonard (the actress who plays his assistant) has a...
  34. Thread: Laurel & Hardy

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    4/17/1961: Stan received a Lifetime Achievement...

    4/17/1961: Stan received a Lifetime Achievement Honorary Oscar for "his creative pioneering in the field of cinema comedy." Although delighted with the award, he was sad that Babe wasn't around and...
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    Damn, Cousin It is gone. "RIP" in whatever...

    Damn, Cousin It is gone. "RIP" in whatever mumbling language Cousin It spoke. Don't even want to try and type it out phonetically.
    Going to make a Cousin It decoration for Halloween out of raffia...
  36. Thread: Thelma Todd

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    I will have to get out White Hot with Loni...

    I will have to get out White Hot with Loni Anderson as Thelma. It's been awhile since I have seen it.

    I realize this was made as a star vehicle for Loni, but she was about 45 and playing someone...
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    Looks like Mike was lucky to work with some...

    Looks like Mike was lucky to work with some docile lions. In an earlier post there's a photo of Mike with Sharon Tate. Here he's posing with his Tarzan and the Valley of Gold costar Nancy Kovack...
  38. Thread: Thelma Todd

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    I still think Stan Laurel killed Thelma Todd. ...

    I still think Stan Laurel killed Thelma Todd.

    Even if some are taking this seriously, what would Stan's motive be? He was married to legal wife #2 Virginia Ruth. (Technically, common-law...
  39. Thread: Lana Turner

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    Variety show Lana! On The Carol Burnett Show,...

    Variety show Lana!
    On The Carol Burnett Show, which aired in January 1968: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmSQD6aa9OQ
    On The Tim Conway Show, which aired in September 1970: ...
  40. Thread: DMX

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    DMX

    Rap singer and actor has died at age 50. Not COVID-related. I read that he had a heart attack, which may or may not be connected to substance abuse. Wait for the autopsy.
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    Prince Philip, 99

    Let's see how Harry and Me-gain fuck this up. Of course, THEY won't complain about slights, real or imagined. We'll need to pay attention to their various mouthpieces, like Gayle King for all of...
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    James Hampton, 84

    He appeared in many movies and TV shows. Probably best known for being part of the cast of F Troop, which will probably never be shown on TV again.
    It was a satirical western about US soldiers and...
  43. Thread: Thelma Todd

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    Or could it be that Stan Laurel hired Shirley...

    Or could it be that Stan Laurel hired Shirley Temple to kill Thelma Todd ?

    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/c5/06/9b/c5069b4bb84985ec77a3dd830a97a198.jpg
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    Gloria Henry, 98

    The actress best known as Dennis the Menace's mom has died. A biography of Gene Autry I purchased for my dad has several mentions of Gloria. I like that she entered the film business determined not...
  45. Thread: Hedy Lamarr

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    Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story was recently on...

    Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story was recently on of the PBS stations in my area. Check your TV listings, or buy/rent it. Just watch it !!!
    Such a brilliant, creative and inventive mind which most...
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    He was fantastic in so many films, too many to...

    He was fantastic in so many films, too many to name. The Owl And The Pussycat is a favorite, and he was great in Just Shoot Me. RIP.

    Fun with Dick and Jane and Ship of Fools both come to mind for...
  47. Thread: Wendy Richard

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    Vivienne Johnson today. She more or less retired...

    Vivienne Johnson today. She more or less retired after the series to raise a family with her husband a high profile British lawyer, She has fond memories of working with Harold Bennett and said he...
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    Here's a podcast interview from late 2016: ...

    Here's a podcast interview from late 2016: Gilbert Gottfried and Frank Santopadre interviewed Jessica and Ron Leibman.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2t1Reao_aA
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    The whole thing is beginning to reek of a...

    The whole thing is beginning to reek of a Hollywood PR-type strategy by H & M. If H & M really wanted to work out family problems within the family, they themselves should refrain from feeding their...
  50. Thread: Wendy Richard

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    I was watching the Roots? episode of AYBS. In...

    I was watching the Roots? episode of AYBS. In its final years the series recycled plot elements and jokes, but still managed to occasionally come up with original (and still silly) funny ideas. The...
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