Film Stars

Dusty Anderson Gene Autry Warner Baxter Joan Bennett Ralph Bellamy Ingrid Bergman Janet Blair Humphrey Bogart Beulah Bondi Walter Brennan Leslie Brooks Phyllis Brooks James Cagney Janis Carter Marguerite Chapman Charles Coburn Anita Colby Bette Davis Agnes de Mille Andy Devine Claire Dodd Brian Donlevy Jeff Donnell Irene Dunn Jinx Falkenberg Betty Field Rhonda Fleming Nina Foch Glenn Ford John Ford Mona Freeman Paulette Goddard Signe Hasso Rita Hayworth Gloria Henry William Holden Ian Hunter Adele Jergens Evelyn Keyes Dorothy Lamour Anna Lee Gene Lockhart Anita Louise Helen Mack Frederich March Victor Mature Maylia aka Gloria Fong Donald Meek Burgess Meredith Ann Miller Thomas Mitchell Robert Mitchum Paul Muni Ona Munson Merle Oberon Louise Platt Ernie Pyle John Qualen Ginger Rogers Rosalind Russell Randolph Scott Red Skeleton Ann Southern Jimmy Stewart Sylvia Sidney Gene Tierney Claire Trevor John Wayne Cornell WildeTeresa Wright
Dusty Anderson
Dusty Anderson Dusty Anderson as she appears in Cover Girl, 1944 in the role of the Farm Journal cover girl. Dusty Anderson: 1944 caption for this print reads: "Two heavy mesh Dache' nets of contrasting color sewn together for this Javanese type headdress, which is a combination of snoop and cap. The pink seashell accentuates the orignal feeling.  The pretty gril wearing it is Cover Girl Dusty Anderson, who will soon be seen in Columbia's Technicolor extravaganza, 'A Thousand and One Nights'."
Gene Autry
Warner Baxter
Warner Baxter: Playing the role of Dr. Robert Ordway, alias the Crime Doctor, Warner Baxter winds up becoming involved in a murder investigation when he visits a friend in Paris who also is the Prefect of Police.  Along the way, he uncovers an art counterfeiting scheme which involves classics works in this 1947 crime drama "The Crime Doctor's Gamble".
Joan Bennet
Joan Bennet Joan Bennet Joan Bennet Joan Bennet Joan Bennet Joan Bennet
Joan Bennet Joan Bennet Joan Bennet Joan Bennet Joan Bennett and Warner baxter 1938 Joan Bennet
Joan Bennet Joan Bennett as Wendy Van Kettering, a debutante turned model, becomes her own person but disappoints her family in Walter Wanger's romantic comedy Vogues of 1938, 1937.
Ralph Bellamy
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Ralph Bellamy
 
Ingrid Bergman

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Janet Blair
Janet Blair Janet Blair Janet Blair Janet Blair Janet Blair Janet Blair
Janet Blair Janet Blair Janet Blair Janet Blair Janet Blair Janet Blair
Janet Blair Janet Blair Janet Blair Janet Blair and Glenn Ford from Gallant Journey, 1946 Janet Blair and Al Drake in a romantic moment in Tars and Spars, 1946
Janet Blair and Al Drake share a nautical pose in Tars and Spars, 1946 Janet Blair photos: Janet Blair plays Norma Shannon in the Columbia's zany detective mystery "I Love Trouble", 1948. The studio caption for this print reads: "Roses and Lace--One of Hollywood's most hat conscious stars, pretty Janet Blair, wears a favorite hat from her collection, and this one was especially designed for her by Sally Victor of New York."
Humphrey Bogart
Humphrey Bogart Humphrey Bogart as Sgt. Joe Gunn  in Sahara, 1943 Humphrey Bogart as Capt. Murdock in Dead Reckoning, 1947
Beulah Bondi
Beulah Bondi Beulah Bondi Beulah Bondi poses in a private sitting at her home near Bel Air, California Beulah Bondi poses in a private sitting at her home near Bel Air, California
Walter Brennan
Walter Brennan: Playing the role of Professor Stephen Novotny, a patriotic academic in early 1942 Prague, Walter Brennan crouches in fear as Nazi SS troopers search for the assassin of Reich Protector Reinhold Heydrich in Fritz Lang's 1943 classic thriller," Hangmen Also Die". Walter Brennan poses in costume as Hanging Judge Roy Bean in 'The Westerner', 1940
Leslie Brooks
Beautiful Blonde:  Leslie Brooks plays the attractive young studio secretary romantically interested in Geore Brent in Columbia's mystery thriller, "The Corpse Came C.O.D.", in which Brent and Joan Blondell star.  This picture, based on colunmist Jimmy Starr's best-selling novel, concerns a baffling string of Hollywood murders.  Leslie Brooks Leslie Brooks Leslie Brooks Leslie Brooks
Ned Scott shutters a pensive moment for Leslie Brooks in 'Cover Girl', 1944 A flattering portrait of Leslie Brooks by Ned Scott
Phyllis Brooks
Phyllis Brooks Phyllis Brooks is captured with bare shoulders and luxurious flowing hair to support her role as the Chorus Girl in Joseph von Sternberg's The Shanghai Gesture, 1941 Phyllis Brooks
James Cagney
James Cagney as newspaper reporter Nick Condon who works in Tokyo before World War II breaks out in Blood on the Sun, 1945
Janis Carter
Janis Carter Janis Carter Janis Carter Janis Carter Janis Carter Janis Carter
Janis Carter Janis Carter Janis Carter Janis Carter Janis Carter Janis Carter
Janis Carter Janis Carter Janis Carter Janis Carter: Caption for this 1947 fashion print reads: "Higher and higher goes the hair this season, and pretty Janis Carter introduces a clever Dache' net in Normandy green that covers a head full of soft curls not yet dry.  The band is black felt, studded with gold nail beads, as is her clever bag to match.  This net enables Janis to go from hair dresser to her next engagement looking well groomed and attractive. Janis will soon be seen in a dramatic role in Columbia's 'The Fighting Guardsmen'." Janis Carter Janis Carter promotional photo for One Way To Love, 1946
Marguerite Chapman
Marguerite Chapman Marguerite Chapman Marguerite Chapman oozes over the couch in this sumptuous portrait supporting her role in Columbia Pictures One Way To Love, 1946 Marguerite Chapman Marguerite Chapman Marguerite Chapman
Marguerite Chapman
Charles Coburn
Charles Coburn: 1945 caption for this print reads: "Charles Coburn, who plays the part of Robert Drexel Gow, a millionaire newspaper publisher in Columbia's comedy-drama,'Over 21', co-starred with Irene Dunn and Alexander Knox.
Anita Colby
Anita Colby
Bette Davis
Bette Davis as Regina Giddons, the conniving dominatrix, in Billy Wilder's The Little Foxes, 1941 Bette Davis as Regina Giddons, the conniving dominatrix, in Billy Wilder's The Little Foxes, 1941 Bette Davis plays scheming Southern aristocrat turned pauper, Regina Giddens, who plots to obtain a large sum of money by using her ailing husband and devoted daughter to nefarious ends. Bette Davis plays scheming Southern aristocrat turned pauper, Regina Giddens, who plots to obtain a large sum of money by using her ailing husband and devoted daughter to nefarious ends.
Agnes de Mille
Agnes de Mille Agnes de Mille Agnes de Mille Agnes de Mille Agnes de Mille Agnes de Mille
Agnes de Mille Agnes de Mille Agnes de Mille
Andy Devine

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Claire Dodd
Claire Dodd
Brian Donlevy
Brian Donlevy Brian Donlevy
Jeff Donnell
Jeff Donnell Jeff Donnell Jeff Donnell Jeff Donnell and Chester Morris from Jeff Donnell Jeff Donnell
Jeff Donnell and her four year old son, Michael, picking fruit in their backyard on a sunny day in the Los Angeles area.
Irene Dunn
The caption for this 1944 print reads:  'Fashion Plate: Irene Dunn wears a pretty fetching winter wardrobe in Columbia's 'Together Again,' in which she appears with Charles Boyer and Charles Coburn.'   Dunn plays a proper widow and small town mayor who, during the course of events in this romantic comedy, is mistaken for a nightclub stage stripper and hauled off to jail in a police raid.
Jinx Falkenberg
Jinx Falkenburg: The 1945 caption for this print reads:  "Lovely Jinx Falkenburg, soon to be seen in Columbia's 'The Gay Senorita', is again the setting for beautiful jewels.  For the new look in coiffures--scraped clean and high, Jinx wears a diamond sunburst clip with matching diamond earrings pinned in her coiffure.  The necklace is a cabachon ruby set in a delicate pattern of diamonds.  Jewels by Lackritz.  Hairstyle by Helen Hunt." Jinx Falkenberg Jinx Falkenberg
Betty Field
Betty Field Betty Field Frederich March and Betty Field as Mike Frame and Leona Richards in Tomorrow the World, 1944. Betty Field poses with cigarette for her role in 'Tomorrow The World', 1944. Portrait of Betty Field supporting her role in 'Tomorrow The World', 1944 Betty Field poses to support her role as Leona Richards in 'Tomorrow The Word', 1944
Betty Field poses to support her role as Leona Richards in 'Tomorrow The Word', 1944 Betty Field poses to support her role as Leona Richards in 'Tomorrow The Word', 1944
Rhonda Fleming

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Nina Foch
Dutch born Columbia Pictures star Nina Foch applies the finishing touches to a bust of actor Dick Dickerson in her library.  Besides starring in Columbia's film noir, My Name Is Julia Ross, Nina Foch spends her spare time creatively in this 1945 gag shot by Ned Scott. A beguiling portrait of Nina Foch, taken in an interesting setting to accentuate form and depth of the actress, supports her role as Constantia in Charles Vidor's musical biography of Chopin, "A Song To Remember", 1944. Nina Foch as Harriet Hobson, casino hat check girl who commits suicide in the 1947 thriller 'Johnny O'Clock'.
Glenn Ford
Glenn Ford with Janis Carter from the movie Glenn Ford with Evelyn Keyes from the movie Janet Blair and Glenn Ford from Gallant Journey, 1946 Glenn Ford as Mike Lambert In Columbia Studios thriller Framed 1947 Shady gambler Johnny Farrell, played by Glenn Ford, devotes much of his time to devious behaviors at the gambling tables and in romantic relationships during his time in glamorous Buenos Aires in the film 'Gilda', 1947. Glenn Ford, seen here as regular guy Mike Lambert, a down-and-out mining engineer who unwittingly falls into the devious clutches of an attractive waitress in Columbia Pictures drama Framed, 1947. Portrait of Glenn Ford as suave, devious gambler Johnny Farrell in Gilda, 1946 Glenn Ford as gambler Johnny Farrell in Gilda, 1946
John Ford
John Ford John Ford John FordGeorges Schreiber - Painting of Director John Ford
John Ford
Mona Freeman
Mona Freeman teams up with Ned Scott to produce promotional photographs for the American Lung Association Christmas Seals campaign, 1946. Mona Freeman teams up with Ned Scott to produce promotional photographs for the American Lung Association Christmas Seals campaign, 1946.
Paulette Goddard

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Signe Hasso
Signe Hasso:  The 1948 caption for this print reads" Signe Hasso, acknowledged as one of Sweden's greatest actresses, co-stars with Dick Powell in Columbia's "To The Ends of the Earth" which Sidney Buchman is producing from an original story by Jay Richard Kennedy."  Signe Hasso
Rita Hayworth

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Gloria Henry
Gloria Henry sports a blouse designed by Jean Louis Berthault, Columbia Studios costume designer, with the title of her new film embossed at the neckline. Gloria Henry poses as Helena Guistano in 'Port Said', 1948, a film of exotic intrigue. Santa is about to get a special delivery in the flesh from Hollywood. Gloria Henry, who at the time of this photograph was starring in 'Adventures in Silverado', is on her way to the North Pole to heat up the place, via the United States Postal Department.
William Holden
William Holden as Al Walker in The Dark Past 1948
Ian Hunter
Ian Hunter as "Smitty", man of mystery aboard the S.S. Glencairn Ian Hunter as "Smitty", man of mystery aboard the S.S. Glencairn Ian Hunter as "Smitty", man of mystery aboard the S.S. Glencairn Ian Hunter as "Smitty", man of mystery aboard the S.S. Glencairn Ian Hunter as "Smitty", man of mystery aboard the S.S. Glencairn Ian Hunter as "Smitty", man of mystery aboard the S.S. Glencairn
Adele Jergens
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Adele Jergens Adele Jergens Adele Jergens Lovely Adele Jergens, described as "the champagne blonde" by her fans, plays an important part with George Brent and Joan Blondell in Columbia's new mysert spine-tingler, "The Corpse Came C.O.D.".  Famed costume designer Jean Louis created Miss Jergen's gowns for the film. Adele Jergens
Adele Jergens Adele Jergens Adele Jergens Adele Jergens Adele Jergens: For the girl who likes to look different.  Columbia's wardrobe designer, Jean Louis Berthault, designed this unusual suit for Adele Jergens in light blue and navy broadcloth.  The jacket is embroidered with navy branches and the skirt and all accessories are navy. Adele Jergens
Adele Jergens Adele Jergens Adele Jergens promotional photo for She Wouldn't Say Yes, 1945 Adele Jergens: Beautiful Adele Jergens smiles pensively, probably in contemplation of her role in Columbia's forthcoing Technicolor musical fantasy, "Down To Earth", which stars Rita Hayworth
Evelyn Keyes
Evelyn Keyes Evelyn Keyes Evelyn Keyes Evelyn Keyes Evelyn Keyes Evelyn Keyes
Evelyn Keyes Evelyn Keyes
Dorothy Lamour
Dorothy Lamour Dorothy Lamour and Don Ameche from Dorothy Lamour as clever Irish girl Mary O'Leary in Slightly French, 1949
Anna Lee

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Gene Lockhart
Gene Lockhart Gene Lockhart (with lapel flower) and Alexander Granach Gene Lockhart (with lapel flower) and Alexander Granach Gene Lockhart (with lapel flower) and Alexander Granach Gene Lockhart (with lapel flower) and Alexander Granach Gene Lockhart (with lapel flower) and Alexander Granach Gene Lockhart (with lapel flower) and Alexander Granach
Emil the Brewer who is the hated Nazi collaborator, played by Gene Lockhart, meets his end in Fritz Lang's 'Hangmen Also Die', 1943 Emil the Brewer who is the hated Nazi collaborator, played by Gene Lockhart, meets his end in Fritz Lang's 'Hangmen Also Die', 1943 Gene Lockhart, as the Nazi collaborator Emil the brewer, feels the heat as pressure mounts to elimiante him as a threat to the Czech resistance in 'Hangmen Also Die', 1943
Anita Louise
Anita Louise, Columbia Studios star, needs no encouragement as she stands ready to celebrate the New Year, 1946. At the time of this photograph, she was starring in 'The Bandit of Sherwood Forest'
Helen Mack
Helen Mack Helen Mack Helen Mack Helen Mack Helen Mack Helen Mack
Frederich March
Frederich March Frederich March Frederich March Frederich March and Betty Field as Mike Frame and Leona Richards in Tomorrow the World, 1944.
Victor Mature
Victor Mature Victor Mature Victor Mature
Maylia aka Gloria Fong
Maylia as devious Chinese bad girl Shu Pan Wu in "To The Ends of the Earth" 1948 In full costume regalia, Maylia poses for a portrait to support her role as Shu Pan Wu, Chinese drug villain in Columbia Pictures'  To The Ends of the Earth, 1948.  Only 20 years old when sitting for this portrait in her debut film, Maylia was billed by Columbia as the next Anna Mae Wong.  Columbia had big plans for her, but this was not to be.  She met and married actor Benson Fong only a few weeks into filming, and quickly became pregnant with her first child.  Sadly, her stunted career produced only a few films and images such as this one.  She remained married to Fong until his death in 1985.  Maylia means 'beautiful' in Cantonese.
Donald Meek
Donald Meek Stagecoach movie: The 1939 studio caption attached to the print reads: "Donald Meek, screendom's 'little grey mouse', who has an amusing role in Walter Wanger's production, 'Stagecoach'.  Meek plays the part of a subdued little man who wanted to become a clergyman, but who was forced to become a whiskey drummer when his wife inherited a distillery.  Next to Indians, he hates whiskey worse until given some after being shot with an arrow."   Donald Meek Donald Meek Donald Meek
Burgess Meredith

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Ann Miller
Columbia Pictures' dancing star, Ann Miller, declares a fashion statement with this photo while she was filming 'Eadie Was a Lady', 1945, and 'The Thrill of Brazil', 1946.
 
Thomas Mitchell


From the movie, “Stagecoach”

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From the movie, “Long Voyage Home”

Thomas Mitchell as the bosun aboard the S.S. Glencairn. Thomas Mitchell as the bosun aboard the S.S. Glencairn. Thomas Mitchell as the bosun aboard the S.S. Glencairn. Thomas Mitchell as Driscoll, the tough stalwart seaman in The Long Voyage Home.  Ned Scott shot this portrait while cinematographer Greg Toland was shooting a scene.
 
Robert Mitchum
Robert Mitchum, Burgess Meredith and Gene Garrick from Ernie Pyle's
 
Paul Muni
Paul Muni
Ona Munson
Ona Munson Ona Munson Ona Munson Ona Munson poses as Mother Gin Sling, Shanghai casino operator and all round shady character in the Joseph von Sternberg thriller 'Shanghai Gesture', 1941. Ona Munson poses as Mother Gin Sling, Shanghai casino operator and all round shady character in the Joseph von Sternberg thriller 'Shanghai Gesture', 1941.
Ona Munson poses as Mother Gin Sling, Shanghai casino operator and all round shady character in the Joseph von Sternberg thriller 'Shanghai Gesture', 1941. Ona Munson poses as Mother Gin Sling, Shanghai casino operator and all round shady character in the Joseph von Sternberg thriller 'Shanghai Gesture', 1941. Ona Munson poses as Mother Gin Sling, Shanghai casino operator and all round shady character in the Joseph von Sternberg thriller 'Shanghai Gesture', 1941.
John Qualen
John Qualen as seaman 'Axel' John Qualen as seaman 'Axel' George Biddle - Painting of John Qualen as 'Axel'
Merle Oberon
Merle Oberon: Early feminist--Mme. Sand (Merle Oberon), fabled beloved of half the great men in Europe, including its most famed composers, wears trousers a century before present slacks-for-women era, in Columbia's Technicolor picture "A Song To Remember", Paul Muni-Oberon starrer with Cornel Wilde and Frederic Chopin.
Louise Platt
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Louise Platt poses for a promotional shot for her role as Lucy Mallory, the army officer's pregnant wife in the movie 'Stagecoach', 1939 Louise Platt as Lucy Mallory Louise Platt poses in a warm and flattering posture for Stagecoach, 1939
Ernie Pyle

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Ginger Rogers
Ginger Rogers Ginger Rogers poses for a promotional portrait for her role in 'It Had To Be You', 1944
Rosalind Russell
Rosalind Russell signs autographs for a group of hair stylists at Columba Studios in 1943 while she was starring in 'What a Woman'.  From left to right, flanking Rosalind Russell who is seated, are Rhoda Donaldson, Hazel Keats, Flore' and Helen Hunt, chief hair stylist for Columbia Pictures.
Randolph Scott
Randolph Scott: Randy Scott plays the role of ex-gunfighter Brazos Kane in Columbia's "The Gunfighters", based on a novel by Zane Grey, and produced in color by Harry Joe Brown. Scott stars in the picture with Barbara Britton and Dorothy Hunt.
Red Skeleton
Red Skeleton:Red Skeleton: Super salesman Red Jones, played by Red Skelton, makes a comeback after many failures in business by becoming a salesman for the Fuller Brush Company.  Things get complicated when one of his customers winds up being murdered and the police suspect Red Jones.  Janet Blair stars in this whacky action comedy from Columbia in 1948.
Ann Southern
Ann Southern Ann Southern Ann Southern Portrait of Ann Southern supporting her role as perpetually drunk Jean Livingstone in Walter Wanger's Trade Winds, 1938
Jimmy Stewart

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Sylvia Sidney
Sylvia Sidney as Iris Hilliard, Nick Condon's (James Cagney) assistant in 'Blood on the Sun', 1945 Sylvia Sidney
Gene Tierney

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Claire Trevor


From the movie, “Stagecoach”

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Claire Trevor in a private sitting for Stagecoach 1938 Claire Trevor playing the role of Dallas, the outcast girl, for the film Stagecoach Claire Trevor playing the role of Dallas, the outcast girl, for the film Stagecoach Claire Trevor in a private sitting for Stagecoach 1938
John Wayne

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Cornell Wilde
Cornell Wilde Cornel Wilde and Anita Louise appearing in
Teresa Wright
Teresa wright plays the daughter of struggling Southern Aristocrat,  Regina Gibbons (Bette Davis), and figures in her mother's desperate attempt to acquire money at all costs.