Forgotten Stars

Lilly Christine – “Cat Girl”

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Lillie Christine, "The Cat Lady" (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Lilly Christine (sometimes spelled “Lillie”) was a popular burlesque performer of the late 1940s and 1950s. Her real name was Lilliana Christina and she came from Buffalo, New York. She stood 5′ 6.5 inches and had blue eyes. Her Hollywood credits include My Wild Irish Rose and Two Guys from Texas. She played on Broadway […]

Bizarre Personalities

Gloria Pall – Voluptua

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"Welcome to my boudior...our special hideaway." -- Voluptua in 1954. Bizarre Los Angeles.

Hollywood – (U.P. by Aline Mosby) December 16, 1954 — The latest gift to local television viewers is a buxom blonde in a negligee who kisses the TV screen and murmers “Welcome to my boudior…our special hideaway.” The bosomy beauty, called Voluptua, is a new star on the local ABC TV station that already has […]

Forgotten Stars

Kristine Miller – Viking Girl

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Kristine Miller (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“Meet Kristine Miller, who was born in Buenos Aires, raised in Denmark and is now proudly a citizen of the U.S.A. “The statuesque blonde with the international background stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 118 pounds, wears size 14 dress and can’t make up her mind whether her eyes are gray or blue. “Born […]

Forgotten Stars

Mollie McCart

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Molly McCart (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“Molly McCart, brilliant young television actress making her motion picture debut in Columbia Pictures’ shock-filled story of juvenile hoodlums, ‘Teen-Age Crime Wave,’ says the road to stardom is not for her.” — Brownwood Bulletin in 1955

Forgotten Stars

Georgette Windsor

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Georgette Windsor (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Georgette Windsor (real name Georgia Walters) was once described as a “pretty Michigan farm girl” who found brief success as a stylist, model and designer. Her big claim to fame in 1947 was her “refusal to sign a seven-year movie contract.” This statement, of course, was not true. She was actually born in Indiana on […]

Forgotten Stars

Shelby Payne

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Shelby Payne (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Shelby Payne – Goldwyn Girl FOWLEY’S WIFE GIVEN DIVORCE HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 12, 1943 – Another Hollywood marriage had gone on the rocks today as Mrs. Shelby Payne Fowley won an uncontested divorce from Screen Actor Douglas Fowley. Mrs. Fowley, former socialite from Portland, Ore., and daughter of a lumber king, testified that Fowley “struck […]

Forgotten Stars

Faith Domergue

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"I've been crtiticized for not paying enough attention to my career. Maybe I should push myself more. But I think when you don't, it has a psychological effect on other persons. They're intrigued when you're not easy to get." -- Faith Domergue (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I’ve been crtiticized for not paying enough attention to my career. Maybe I should push myself more. But I think when you don’t, it has a psychological effect on other persons. They’re intrigued when you’re not easy to get.” — Faith Domergue Source: Aline Mosby (1950) Photo: 1950  

Forgotten Stars

Lilian Bond

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Lilian Bond (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I should worry about what they give me to do as long as I get my salary every week. For the kind of money I’m getting, I’ll sweep off the stages if they insist. If they want me to be an extra, I’ll be an extra and save my money until June. Then I will […]