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Mary Hughes

Mary Hughes (born Mary Cecilia Hughes, 25 Feb 1944 Hollywood, California; died 13 Dec 2007 Malibu, California). Muscle Beach Party (1964), Bikini Beach (1964), Pajama Party… 41 more words


Cindy Carol

Cindy Carol: born Carol Annette Sydes, 11 October 1944 in Los Angeles, California, USA. On screen from age 11 as Carol Sydes, including a regular role in… 51 more words


Karen Jensen

Karen Jensen: born Ann Jensen, born 18 August 1944, San Francisco California. Out of Sight  (1966) … Final credit: Happy Days (TV 1979) ‘Fonzie vs. 12 more words


I Bought Some Maps

I’ve gone back to mapping the path of my Dad’s wagon train through Ukraine and then the train rides through Poland and Germany. My grandmother mapped out a possible path on the Rand McNally map in the picture below but I’m certain parts of it are… 333 more words

The Most Beautiful (1944)

In 1943, Akira Kurosawa’s debut film ‘Sanshiro Sugata’ was released. A very competent and very promising film, it contained elements of Japanese wartime propaganda. With his second film ‘The Most Beautiful’ (or ‘Ichiban Utsukushiku’ if you’re feeling particularly pretentious), those elements of propaganda were turned up to eleven. 356 more words

Akira Kurosawa

Gabrielle Drake in a tight sweater

Gabrielle Drake: born 30 March 1944, Lahore Pakistan of English parents, lived in England from eight years of age. TV debut in Intrigue (1966), played Lt. 49 more words


Gabrielle Drake in "U.F.O."

Gabrielle Drake (born 30 March 1944) is the British actress who is memorable to all science fiction fans as Lt. Gay Ellis from the classic Gerry Anderson television series UFO. 73 more words