Celebrity Portraits

Ingrid Pitt

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"I hope I am not making it in this business on my sexy looks. I really don't think it's that important. But evidently the masses are looking for sex in every picture. And if they want it, I think they should have it. Cinema is meant to entertain." -- Ingrid Pitt (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I hope I am not making it in this business on my sexy looks. I really don’t think it’s that important. But evidently the masses are looking for sex in every picture. And if they want it, I think they should have it. Cinema is meant to entertain, and producers should strive to make the […]

Celebrity Portraits

Lynda Carter – photos and quotes

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Lynda Carter Wonder Woman

“‘Wonder Woman’ was never developed to the point where she felt any emotions, but she was independent and did what she felt was right. But it was a character that existed before Lynda Carter. I’m glad to be doing other things. I would like to have seen ‘Wonder Woman’ develop a little more character.” — […]

Forgotten Stars

Rita Gam – photos and quotes

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Rita Gam

“Just last month, I was asked to do another of those barbarian things — and my answer was ‘never again.’ I mean it. If I can’t play good American girls, I’d much rather not work.” — Rita Gam in 1961. Here she is playing Attila the Hun’s daughter in Sign of the Pagan (1954).   […]

Forgotten Stars

Donna Douglas

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Donna Douglas

“You can have success if you can handle it.” — Donna Douglas  Source: Bob Thomas in 1965.   Donna Douglas Vegetable Dip Recipe Ingredients: 1 10-oz package of frozen chopped spinach 1 package Knorr’s vegetable soup 1 8-oz container of sour cream 1 cup mayonnaise 1 medium onion, chopped 1 can water chestnuts, chopped Directions: […]

Forgotten Stars

Wynne Gibson – photos and quotes

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Wynne Gibson

“I started out trying to win the admiration of boys by outboying them, but I soon learned that they didn’t like to have a girl beat them at their games. But I found that if you could appreciate their jokes, laugh with them, they never tire of you. They quickly tire of mere beauty, but […]

Hollywood Horror

Vincent Price – photos and quotes

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Vincent Price

“I can’t knock my pictures. They have tremendous box-office appeal.” — Vincent Price Source: Kevin Thomas (1970) Photo: The Masque of the Red Death (1964)   “I played so many gentle men at the beginning of my career that I certainly wanted to play some villains and so I got kind of stuck in villains.” […]

Silent Film Stars

Mabel Taliaferro

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Mabel Taliaferro

“People are taught that it is inelegant and indelicate to express their approval at the theater, and if it is getting so that actors and actresses hardly have any applause on their entrances and exits. Please be more demonstrative. It’s the only way we have of knowing whether or not you like us. Actors and […]

Silent Film Stars

Edwin August – photos and quotes

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Edwin August

“When we talk of commercialism, most of us think of the sort of photoplays that people are enthusiastic about, and it means to most of us that we are going to forget all about art.” — Edwin August in 1915     “There are no friends like the old friends after all. I honestly believe that […]