American Movie Actor

Alan Hale

  • Feb 10, 1892 - Jan 22, 1950 (age 57)
  • 6' 2" (1.88 m)
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1950
Rogues of Sherwood Forest
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MovieJun 21, 1950

Rogues of Sherwood Forest

When King John imposes …
When King John imposes oppressive taxes and cruel treatment upon the local population in medieval England, the son of legendary bandit Robin Hood reforms his father's "Merry Men" to once more rise against the king.
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Colt .45
MovieMay 5, 1950

Colt .45

Gun salesman Steve Farrell gets two of his new Colt .45 …
Gun salesman Steve Farrell gets two of his new Colt .45 pistols stolen from him by ruthless killer Jason Brett but vows to recover them.
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Stars in My Crown
MovieMar 9, 1950

Stars in My Crown

In 1865, the small Southern town of Walsburg has become so …
In 1865, the small Southern town of Walsburg has become so dangerous, that Parson Josiah Doziah Gray gives his sermons while holding a gun.
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1949
The Inspector General
MovieDec 30, 1949

The Inspector General

A town's corrupt officials …
A town's corrupt officials think a fool is actually an investigator in disguise.
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1948
Adventures of Don Juan
MovieDec 1, 1948

Adventures of Don Juan

Don Juan de Marana …
Don Juan de Marana damages Spanish prestige in diplomatic circles with his indiscreet womanizing,although he attempts to rehabilitate his image after he meets the beautiful Queen Margaret, trapped in a loveless arranged marriage with the weak and feckless King Philip III. The Queen becomes the love of Don Juan's life, and although she is obviously attracted to him, the relationship remains appropriately platonic. Becoming caught up in court intrigue, Don Juan uncovers a plot by the King's minister, the ruthless Duke de Lorca, to become the power behind the throne. After de Lorca is exposed by Don Juan, he brazenly intimidates the cowardly king into compliance and threatens to execute the uncooperative queen. Helped by his friends, his servant Leporello, fencing master Don Serafino, and court jester Sebastian, Don Juan tries to foil the Duke's evil machinations.
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1947
That Way with Women
MovieFeb 14, 1947

That Way with Women

A bored automobile industry tycoon assumes a false identity, …
A bored automobile industry tycoon assumes a false identity, buys a half interest in a gas station, and plays matchmaker for his daughter.
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1946
The Time, the Place and the Girl
MovieDec 26, 1946

The Time, the Place and the Girl

The stuffy manager of lovely …
The stuffy manager of lovely opera singer Vicki Cassel and her uncle, a classical conductor, is determined to close down the noisy nightclub that's next door to the Cassels' home. The club's owners--Steve, a handsome ladies man, Jeff, his clownish sidekick--hatch a plan to keep the club open. Steve arranges to meet--and woo--Vicki and then invite her and her uncle to the club. When Vicki's snobbish aunt and the manager discover that Vicki now favors popular music to the classics, they arrange to get the club closed. But that doesn't keep Steve and Jeff down. Instead they decide to put on a Broadway show if they can get a backer. They find their "angel" in Vicki's uncle who agrees to finance the show only if Vicki is the leading lady. But once again, Vicki's aunt and manager may be the spoiler in everyone's plans.
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Night and Day
MovieJul 2, 1946

Night and Day

A fictionalized biopic of composer Cole Porter from his days at …
A fictionalized biopic of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s.
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1945
God Is My Co-Pilot
MovieFeb 21, 1945

God Is My Co-Pilot

Robert L. Scott has dreamed his whole life of being a fighter …
Robert L. Scott has dreamed his whole life of being a fighter pilot, but when war comes he finds himself flying transport planes over The Hump into China. In China, he persuades General Chennault to let him fly with the famed Flying Tigers, the heroic band of airmen who'd been fighting the Japanese long before Pearl Harbor. Scott gets his chance to fight, ultimately engaging in combat with the deadly Japanese pilot known as Tokyo Joe.
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1944
Hollywood Canteen
MovieDec 15, 1944

Hollywood Canteen

Two soldiers on sick leave spend three nights at the Hollywood …
Two soldiers on sick leave spend three nights at the Hollywood Canteen before going back to active duty. With a little friendly help from John Garfield, Slim gets to kiss Joan Leslie, whom he has been dreaming about while in the Pacific. He meets her later at the Farmer's Market. On the third night, Slim is the millionth man into the Canteen, earning him a date with Joan. Slim thinks he's been duped when she doesn't show up at his train. Slim's buddy Sergant dances with Joan Crawford. Canteen President Bette Davis praises the canteen and the war effort. Virtually everyone Warners could spare entertains.
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The Adventures of Mark Twain
MovieMay 3, 1944

The Adventures of Mark Twain

He was a riverboat pilot, …
He was a riverboat pilot, newspaper reporter, penniless prospector, would-be entrepreneur, loving family man, world traveler, pomposity burster and raconteur. Then he passed away on April 21, 1910 at age 75 shorty after Halley's Comet returned as he predicted. This turns out that the man who created adventures for Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn and a Connecticut Yankee led a mighty adventurous life himself. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) said, "Truth is a very valuable thing. I believe we should be economical with it." And that sets the tone for what follows: a biography about the immortal humorist's life from Hannibal boyhood to Big River exploits to global literary lion and more.
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1943
Destination Tokyo
MovieDec 15, 1943

Destination Tokyo

In order to provide information for the first air raid over Tokyo, a …
In order to provide information for the first air raid over Tokyo, a U.S. submarine sneaks into Tokyo Bay and places a spy team ashore.
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Thank Your Lucky Stars
MovieSep 25, 1943

Thank Your Lucky Stars

Two producers are putting …
Two producers are putting together a wartime charity show with an all-star cast but the egotism of radio personality Eddie Cantor disrupts their plans.
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This Is the Army
MovieJul 29, 1943

This Is the Army

In WWI dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier show on …
In WWI dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yaphank. Wounded in the war, he becomes a producer. In WWII his son Johnny Jones, who was before his ...
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Action in the North Atlantic
MovieMay 21, 1943

Action in the North Atlantic

An American tanker's sunk …
An American tanker's sunk by a German U-boat and the survivors spend 11 days at sea on a raft. Their next assignment; bound for Murmansk through the sub-stalked N. Atlantic.
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1942
Gentleman Jim
MovieNov 14, 1942

Gentleman Jim

As bareknuckled boxing enters the modern era, brash extrovert …
As bareknuckled boxing enters the modern era, brash extrovert Jim Corbett uses new rules and dazzlingly innovative footwork to rise to the top of the top of the boxing world.
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Desperate Journey
MovieSep 25, 1942

Desperate Journey

When the crew of a downed British bomber escape from their …
When the crew of a downed British bomber escape from their Nazi captors with Top Secret intelligence, they make a desperate journey to get out of Germany alive.
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Captains of the Clouds
MovieFeb 12, 1942

Captains of the Clouds

Inspired by Churchill's …
Inspired by Churchill's Dunkirk speech, brash, undisciplined bush pilot Brian MacLean and three friends enlist in the RCAF but are deemed too old to be fliers.
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1941
Manpower
MovieAug 9, 1941

Manpower

Two friends, who are members of a road crew employed by a …
Two friends, who are members of a road crew employed by a Los Angeles power company, battle the elements to restore electrical power and trade punches over the same woman.
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Footsteps in the Dark
MovieMar 8, 1941

Footsteps in the Dark

A high-society gent has a …
A high-society gent has a secret life - he writes murder mysteries and hangs out with the police attempting to solve crimes. This causes him no end of problems when his wife wants to know about his little disappearances and exceptionally late nights out.
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The Strawberry Blonde
MovieFeb 12, 1941

The Strawberry Blonde

Quick-tempered yet likable …
Quick-tempered yet likable Biff Grimes falls for the beautiful Virginia Brush, but he is not the only young man in the neighborhood who is smitten with her.
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1940
Santa Fe Trail
MovieDec 13, 1940

Santa Fe Trail

In 1854, Jeb Stuart, George Custer and other graduates from …
In 1854, Jeb Stuart, George Custer and other graduates from West Point are posted to Kansas to help pacify the territory before railroad construction to Santa Fe can resume.
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They Drive by Night
MovieJul 26, 1940

They Drive by Night

When one of two truck-driving brothers loses an arm, they …
When one of two truck-driving brothers loses an arm, they both join a transport company where later, the other is falsely charged as an accessory in the murder of the owner.
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The Sea Hawk
MovieJul 1, 1940

The Sea Hawk

Geoffrey Thorpe, a buccaneer, is hired by Queen Elizabeth I to …
Geoffrey Thorpe, a buccaneer, is hired by Queen Elizabeth I to nag the Spanish Armada. The Armada is waiting for the attack on England and Thorpe surprises them with attacks on their galleons where he shows his skills on the sword.
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Virginia City
MovieMar 16, 1940

Virginia City

Virginia City is a 1940 American Western film directed by …
Virginia City is a 1940 American Western film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn, Miriam Hopkins, Randolph Scott, and a mustachioed Humphrey Bogart in the role of the real-life outlaw John Murrell. Based on a screenplay by Robert Buckner, the film is about a Union officer who escapes from a Confederate prison and is sent to Virginia City from where his former prison commander is planning to send five million dollars in gold to Virginia to save the Confederacy. The film premiered in its namesake, Virginia City, Nevada. The film was shot in black and white (sepiatone).
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The Fighting 69th
MovieJan 26, 1940

The Fighting 69th

Although loudmouthed braggart Jerry Plunkett alienates his …
Although loudmouthed braggart Jerry Plunkett alienates his comrades and officers, Father Duffy, the regimental chaplain, has faith that he'll prove himself in the end.
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1939
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex
MovieSep 27, 1939

The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex

A depiction of the love/hate …
A depiction of the love/hate relationship between Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex.
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Dust Be My Destiny
MovieSep 16, 1939

Dust Be My Destiny

Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, …
Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, Joe Bell is soon back in jail, on a prison farm. His love for the foreman's daughter leads to a fight between them, leading to the older man's death due to a weak heart. Joe and Mabel go on the run as he thinks no-one would believe a nobody like him.
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The Man in the Iron Mask
MovieJun 26, 1939

The Man in the Iron Mask

D'Artagnan and the …
D'Artagnan and the musketeers are the only ones who know of the existence of a twin brother, and Fouquet uses his influence to keep everyone silenced. The main story was changed by portraying Louis XIV as selfish, cruel, and incompetent, and Philippe the kind-hearted brother who is raised by D'Artagnan and the musketeers and does not even know that he has an identical twin. When the truth is discovered, Louis XIV has Philippe imprisoned with the iron mask placed on him, hoping that Philippe's beard will grow inside the mask and eventually strangle him.
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Dodge City
MovieApr 1, 1939

Dodge City

Dodge City. A wide-open cattle town run by Jeff Surrett. …
Dodge City. A wide-open cattle town run by Jeff Surrett. Even going on a children's Sunday outing is not a safe thing to do. What the place needs is a fearless honest Marshal. A guy like Wade Hatton, who helped bring the railroad in. It may not help that he fancies Abbie Irving, who won't have anything to do with him since he had to shoot her brother. But that's the West.
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1938
Listen, Darling
MovieOct 18, 1938

Listen, Darling

To stop Pinkie's mother Dottie from marrying a man they know …
To stop Pinkie's mother Dottie from marrying a man they know she does not love, Pinkie and her friend Buzz kidnap her in the family trailer to live a life on the open road without worries about how to make ends meet. They then get the idea to find a husband for her whom both she and Pinkie would like.
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The Adventures of Robin Hood
MovieMay 12, 1938

The Adventures of Robin Hood

"Welcome to Sherwood …
"Welcome to Sherwood Forest!" Errol Flynn stars as the famed bandit king of Sherwood Forest who romances Maid Marian and leads his Merry Men in a battle against the corrupt Prince John. Co-starring Oscar-nominee Basil Rathbone, Oscar-winner Olivia De Havilland and Oscar-nominee Claude Rains. Nominated for four Academy Awards (including Best Picture) and winner of three. Selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the 400 best American films and listed Robin Hood one of the 50 Greatest Heroes of all time. Inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry.
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Algiers
MovieJan 16, 1938

Algiers

Beautiful Gaby meets a romantic jewel thief in the mysterious …
Beautiful Gaby meets a romantic jewel thief in the mysterious Casbah.
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1937
Stella Dallas
MovieAug 5, 1937

Stella Dallas

A working-class woman is willing to do whatever it takes to give …
A working-class woman is willing to do whatever it takes to give her daughter a socially promising future.
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The Prince and the Pauper
MovieApr 30, 1937

The Prince and the Pauper

A poor boy named Tom …
A poor boy named Tom Canty and the Prince of Wales exchange identities but events force the pair to experience each other's lives as well.
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1936
Our Relations
MovieSep 15, 1936

Our Relations

Two pairs of long-lost twin brothers experience high jinks …
Two pairs of long-lost twin brothers experience high jinks involving a valuable ring, cases of mistaken identity, and gangsters.
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1935
Another Face
MovieNov 18, 1935

Another Face

On the run from the New York police on a murder charge, …
On the run from the New York police on a murder charge, gangster Broken Nose Dawson undergoes plastic surgery to change his appearance, then goes to Hollywood. Posing as millionaire playboy Spencer Dutro III, he manages to snag a part as a gangster in a movie from Zenith Studios. The studio's ambitious publicity director decides to make a star out of "Spencer", seeing that as a way to become a producer and not knowing who "Spencer" really is. Complications ensue.
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The Last Days of Pompeii
MovieOct 18, 1935

The Last Days of Pompeii

In the doomed Roman city, a …
In the doomed Roman city, a gentle blacksmith becomes a corrupt gladiator, while his son leans toward Christianity.
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1934
The Little Minister
MovieDec 28, 1934

The Little Minister

In rural 1840's Scotland, Gavin Dishart arrives to become …
In rural 1840's Scotland, Gavin Dishart arrives to become the new "little minister" of Thrums's Auld Licht church. He meets a mysterious young gypsy girl in the dens and to his horror Babbie draws him into her escape from the soldiers after she incites a Luddite riot. But unknown to Gavin, Babbie is more than she seems. And they must overcome her secret, the villagers' fears of her, and worst of all, Gavin's devotion to his mother's sensibilities, before they can openly declare their love.
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Imitation of Life
MovieOct 1, 1934

Imitation of Life

A struggling widow and her daughter take in a black …
A struggling widow and her daughter take in a black housekeeper and her fair-skinned daughter; the two women start a successful business, but face familial, identity, and racial issues along the way.
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Of Human Bondage
MovieJun 28, 1934

Of Human Bondage

Abandoning artistic ambitions, sensitive and club-footed …
Abandoning artistic ambitions, sensitive and club-footed Philip Carey enrolls in medical school and falls in love with a waitress Mildred Rogers. She rejects him, runs off with a salesman and returns unmarried and pregnant. Philip gets her an apartment and they become engaged. Mildred runs off with another medical student. Philip takes her back again when she returns with her baby. She wrecks his apartment and burns the securities he needs to pay tuition. He gets a job as a salesman, has surgery on his foot, receives an inheritance, and returns to school where he learns Mildred is dying.
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Fog Over Frisco
MovieJun 2, 1934

Fog Over Frisco

Arlene Bradford is the quintessential high society …
Arlene Bradford is the quintessential high society bad girl. She's spoiled by Everett Bradford, her indulgently wealthy San Francisco father, who's recently become totally disgusted by her irresponsible antics. She has little regard for the law and the company she keeps. She has her investment broker fiancé Spencer Carlton involved in a stolen bond racket and flirts with local gangster types including the notorious Jake Bellow. The senior Bradford becomes concerned when Arlene begins to involve her half-sister Valkyr in her shady and highly dangerous activities.
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It Happened One Night
MovieFeb 22, 1934

It Happened One Night

Ellie Andrews has just tied …
Ellie Andrews has just tied the knot with society aviator King Westley when she is whisked away to her father's yacht and out of King's clutches. Ellie jumps ship and eventually winds up on a bus headed back to her husband. Reluctantly she must accept the help of out-of- work reporter Peter Warne. Actually, Warne doesn't give her any choice: either she sticks with him until he gets her back to her husband, or he'll blow the whistle on Ellie to her father. Either way, Peter gets what (he thinks!) he wants .... a really juicy newspaper story.
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The Lost Patrol
MovieFeb 16, 1934

The Lost Patrol

A dozen British soldiers, lost in a Mesopotamian desert during …
A dozen British soldiers, lost in a Mesopotamian desert during World War I, are menaced by unseen Arab enemies.
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1932
So Big!
MovieApr 29, 1932

So Big!

Selina lived well until her father Simeon died. Her aunts sold …
Selina lived well until her father Simeon died. Her aunts sold the estate and put her in a boarding school. As an adult she wants to be a teacher in farming country. She falls in love with and marries Pervus, a Dutch farmer she has been tutoring. When he dies her hopes lie with their son Dirk, who disappoints her by giving up architecture for stock brokerage. Her new hope is Roelfe, the son of her former boardinghouse keeper and a sculptor. Dirk falls in love with Dallas O'Mara, whom Selina hopes will be the inspiration for her son's salvation.
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Union Depot
MovieJan 14, 1932

Union Depot

Travelers of different and varied backgrounds meet and …
Travelers of different and varied backgrounds meet and interact on one night in a metropolitan train station and its environs.
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1931
Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise)
MovieSep 10, 1931

Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise)

Susan, an orphan, lives the …
Susan, an orphan, lives the life of Cinderella with rustic relatives. She escapes one stormy night when the fiance her relatives chose tries to force his attentions. Rodney, an architecht, is the prince who rescues her, but he has to take a trip and the wicked relatives catch up with her again. Her next rescuer is a tatooed lady in a circus who can't save her from the circus manager. Rodney shows up and dismisses her as a fallen woman. Susan moves up in the world to the penthouse of a politician who can offer a construction contract to Rodney. Rodney says no and flees to the jungle with Susan in pursuit.
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1924
Karen Hale Wookey
ChildFebruary 1924

Karen Hale Wookey

Karen Hale Wookey was born on February 4, 1924 in Los …
Karen Hale Wookey was born on February 4, 1924 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Greta Karen Mackahan. She is known for her work on Romancing the Stone (1984), The Devil's Own (1997) and Presumed Innocent (1990). She died on September 9, 1998 in Los Angeles.
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1922
Robin Hood
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MovieOct 18, 1922

Robin Hood

Amid big-budget medieval pageantry, King Richard …
Amid big-budget medieval pageantry, King Richard goes on the Crusades leaving his brother Prince John as regent, who promptly emerges as a cruel, grasping, treacherous tyrant. Apprised of England's peril by message from his lady-love Marian, the dashing Earl of Huntingdon endangers his life and honor by returning to oppose John, but finds himself and his friends outlawed, and Marian apparently dead. Enter Robin Hood, acrobatic champion of the oppressed, laboring to set things right through swash buckling feats and cliffhanging perils!
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1921
Alan Hale Jr.
ChildMarch 1921

Alan Hale Jr.

Alan Hale, Jr. (born Alan Hale MacKahan, March 8, 1921 – …
Alan Hale, Jr. (born Alan Hale MacKahan, March 8, 1921 – January 2, 1990) was an American actor and restaurateur. He was the son of character actor Alan Hale Sr. His television career spanned four decades, but was most noted for his co-starring role on the 1960s series Gilligan's Island. He also appeared on several talk and variety shows.
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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
MovieMar 6, 1921

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

An extended family split up in …
An extended family split up in France and Germany find themselves on opposing sides of the battlefield during World War I.
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1914
Gretchen Hartman
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Gretchen Hartman

Gretchen Hartman (Chicago, August 28, 1897 – Los …
Gretchen Hartman (Chicago, August 28, 1897 – Los Angeles, January 27, 1979) was an American stage and film actress. She is credited on 67 movies, nearly all silent, but is perhaps better known as the wife of actor Alan Hale Sr., and mother of actor Alan Hale Jr..
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1892
Alan Hale
BirthFebruary 1892

Alan Hale

Alan Hale was born.
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