1939 Spotlight photo
Sybil Etonia Bruce
4 June 1892
|Died||28 March 1966 73) (aged|
Toni Edgar-Bruce (4 June 1892 – 28 March 1966) was a British actress, frequently seen on stage. Her theatre work included the original West End production of Somerset Maugham's The Circle in 1921.
Edgar Livingston Kennedy was an American comedic character actor who appeared in at least 500 films during the silent and sound eras. Professionally, he was known as "Slow Burn", owing to his ability to portray on screen characters whose anger slowly rises in frustrating situations. Kennedy in many of his roles used exasperated facial expressions, performed very deliberately, to convey his rising anger or "burn", often rubbing his hand over his bald head and across his face in an effort to control his temper. One memorable example of his slow-burn comedy technique can be seen in the 1933 Marx Brothers' film Duck Soup in which he plays a sidewalk lemonade vendor who is harassed and increasingly provoked by Harpo and Chico.
Edwin Maxwell was an Irish character actor on in Hollywood movies of the 1930s and 1940s, frequently cast as shady businessmen and shysters, though often ones with a pompous or dignified bearing. Prior to that, he was an actor on the Broadway stage and a director of plays.
John Reginald Owen was an English actor known for his many roles in British and American film along with television programs.
Theodore von Eltz was an American film actor. He appeared in more than 200 films between 1915 and 1957. He was the father of actress Lori March.
Olaf Hytten was a Scottish actor. He appeared in more than 280 films between 1921 and 1955. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and died in Los Angeles, California from a heart attack, while sitting in his car in the parking lot at 20th Century Fox Studios. His cremains are interred an unmarked crypt, located in Santa Monica's Woodlawn Cemetery.
Charles Denier Warren was an Anglo-American actor who appeared extensively on stage and screen from the early 1930s to late 1960s, mostly in Great Britain. He was the son of Charles Warren and Marguerite Warren, née Fish.
Jack La Rue was an American film and stage actor.
Louis Levy was an English film composer and music director, who worked in particular on Alfred Hitchcock and Will Hay films. He was born in London and died in Slough, Berkshire.
Herman Bing was a German-American character actor. He acted in more than 120 films and many of his parts were uncredited.
John Turnbull was a British stage and film actor. He was married to Eve Marchew and Beatrice Alice Scott (actress).
Antony Hamilton Holles was a British stage and film actor. Educated at Latymer School, Holles was on stage from 1916 in Charley's Aunt. He was the son of the actor William Holles (1867-1947) and his wife Nannie Goldman.
Oliver Burchett Clarence was an English actor.
Hal Gordon (1894–1946) was a British film actor. A character actor, he appeared in over 90 films in both comic and straight roles.
Augustus Frederick Burtwell was an English actor, on stage from 1914, who featured in supporting roles in over 40 British films of the 1930s and 1940s.
Brock Williams was a prolific English screenwriter with over 100 films to his credit between 1930 and 1962. He also had a brief directorial career, and later also worked in television.
Charles Carson was a British actor. A civil engineer before taking to the stage in 1919, his theatre work included directed plays for ENSA during WWII.
Alexander Field (1892–1971) was an English film and television actor.
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