Twelve Neglected Characters from Classic Film.

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1) The tragically poetic Pete Krumbein in Edmund Goulding’s Nightmare Alley 1947 played by Ian Keith

Franzi Kartos Caught 1949

2) The flamboyant Franzi Kartos in Caught 1949 portrayed by Curt Bois ‘darling’

Fred Foss- The Dark Corner 949

3) Stauffer, alias Fred Foss in The Dark Corner 1946-played by the wonderful William Bendix in the white linen suit…

Jan Sterling in Women's Prison -Brenda

4) Good hearted kite hanger, Brenda Martin in Women’s Prison 1955 – the eternal pixie Jan Sterling

Brute Force Jeff Corey Freshman Stack

5) Jeff Corey, as the cringing,cowardly informer ‘Freshman’ Stack in Brute Force 1947

Granny Tucker

6) Beulah Bondi as spiittin’ Granny Tucker in Jean Renoir’s The Southerner 1945 ‘Ah shuckity’

Ma Stone- Jane Darwell, The Devil & Daniel Webster

7) Ma Stone in William Dieterle The Devil and Daniel Webster 1941- the grand Jane Darwell

Wills and Jewel talk at tea-Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte

8) Cecil Kellaway as Harry Wills and Mary Astor as Jewel Mayhew in Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte 1964

Elisha Cook Jr. Jazz wild drummer Cliff-phantom ladyjpg

9) Cliff the jazz sexed drummer in Phantom Lady 1944- the ubiquitous Elisha Cook Jr.

(Ladies in Retirement)

10) Quirky sisters Louisa and Emily Creed in Ladies in Retirement 1941-Edith Barrett & Elsa Lanchester


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