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Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel

It might seem odd to review a children’s book first published in 1939. I read it as a kid, and for some reason it stayed with me. 529 more words


France Nuyen

France Nuyen (born France Nguyen Van-Nga, Marseille France 1939); movie debut in South Pacific (1958), prolific credits until 1999 (Outer Limits TV).



American black and white western from 1939.
Starring: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Andy Devine
Director: John Ford
Writers: Dudley Nichols, Ernest Haycox… 641 more words


Leigh Chapman playing basketball

Leigh Chapman, Actress and Screenwriter, Dies at 75. Variety, November 11, 2014. Leigh Chapman, the 1960s actress-turned-screenwriter who wrote “Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry” and “The Octagon,” died Tuesday, Nov. 90 more words


Michèle Mercier with books, records, tapes and radio

Michèle Mercier: born Jocelyne Yvonne Renée Mercier in 1939, started as a ballerina, then made films in Italy before returning to France to play the title role in five Angelique bodice-ripping adventures, starting with Angélique, Marquise des Anges (1964).


Rosanna Schiaffino reading a script on the floor

Rosanna Schiaffino: Italian actress lived 1939 – 2009, in films for twenty years, from 1956–1976, from age seventeen to thirty seven.