Born on this day in 1913, in New York City, actor Burt Lancaster. Lancaster. Lancaster enjoyed a lengthy career, starring in the now-classic, From Here To Eternity, Gunfight At The OK Corral, Elmer Gantry, and Judgment At Nuremberg.
Tip, Tap & Toe were one of film’s greatest dance teams in the 1930’s and 40’s. Here, they are featured in a clip from Abbott & Costello‘s Pardon My Sarong, in 1942.
Born on this day in 1893, in Birmingham, England, actress Fay Holden. Holden appeared in dozens of films during Hollywood’s Golden Era, but is perhaps best known for playing Emily Hardy in the Andy Hardy series, starring Mickey Rooney.
Born on this day in 1892, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, actor William Powell. Though Powell had a long career, he is best-remembered as playing sleuth Nick Charles, opposite Myrna Loy, in The Thin Man movies.
Born on this in 1921, in Bemidji, Minnesota, actress Jane Russell. Russell starred in several classic Hollywood films, including The Outlaw, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Paleface & Double Dynamite.
Born on this day in 1910, in Flemington, New Jersey, actor Dick Foran. Foran had a 30-year career in film, usually playing a cowboy, a doctor, or an officer. He appeared onscreen alongside Abbott & Costello, The Andrews Sisters, Anne Gwynne & many more.
In our quest for look-a-likes, we came across this pic of Joan Crawford with her stand-in. Unfortunately, we’ve been unable to track down the lady’s name or any info about her. We’re sure you’ll agree, though, she almost looks more like Joan Crawford than Joan Crawford!