Appraisal of Ralf Harolde’s talents as ultimate pre-Code lowlife with biographical bits assembled where possible. Busy character actor of the 1930s-40s, who made his mark in films such as Night Nurse, Safe in Hell, and Picture Snatcher.
Pointing to a new page on the site that collects all individual still photos, fan photos, and postcard images that have been mailing to Classic Movie Daily subscribers. Also lists some other features of the Daily with links to example posts.
Two current blogathons provide pages upon pages of reading for classic movie fans! “The Film Preservation Blogathon” runs all week and the “My Favorite Classic Movie Blogathon” takes place on Saturday, May 16.
Silent film from First National Pictures, directed by Alfred Santell. The Patent Leather Kid is a boxing-war-romance that earned Richard Barthelmess and Academy Award nomination and features a breakout performance by Molly O’Day.
Screen name Sue O’Neil causes confusion. The IMDb credits the wrong sister in numerous Hal Roach comedies. Dorothy Mackaill’s temperament lands Molly O’Day a breakthrough movie role in The Patent Leather Kid.