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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Carla Bartheel

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Carla Bartheel (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Carla Bartheel (1902–1983) was a German film star of the silent era who was brought to Hollywood in 1930 by First National Pictures to make three films for Warner Bros.: Der Tanz geht weiter (1930), Die Maske fällt (1931) and Dämon des Meeres (1931). In the early days of sound, the studios occasionally imported European […]

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Muriel Gardner

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Muriel Gardner (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Muriel Gardner is another one of those elusive, forgotten performers of the past. Described as a “blond easy to look at” and “one of the finest dancers west of Chicago,” Gardner’s film work was sparse; however, she was employed by Fanchon & Marco quite often in the late 1920s through the early 1930s as a performer […]

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Deanna Lund

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"I was always the one getting caught by the giant hand. That was the most bizarre." -- Deanna Lund of "Land of the Giants."(Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I was always the one getting caught by the giant hand. That was the most bizarre.” — Deanna Lund Source: 2007 Photo: Land of the Giants (1968)   “To show up on that set every week sort of made all the long hours and the lack of wonderful dialogue ald all the rest of the […]

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Mady Christians

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“The more patiently you advance on that elusive thing called success, the more lasting and durable that success will be. To those crashing the gates of filmdom, I’d say to take it easy!” – Mady Christians (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“The more patiently you advance on that elusive thing called success, the more lasting and durable that success will be. To those crashing the gates of filmdom, I’d say to take it easy!” – Mady Christians

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Virginia Dale

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Virginia Dale (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“Didn’t I ever tell you about my lamb’s foot? They started me off as a toe dancer when I was 9. I slaved and slaved at it, hating every minute. I tried everything I could think of to get out of it. Then I got blood poisoning in one foot –Imagine how wonderful. They had […]