Here are 10 things you should know about James Whale, born 134 years ago today. Though he directed fewer than two dozen movies in his brief Hollywood career, he left an enduring legacy.
Here are 10 things you should know about Forrester Harvey, born 139 years ago today. After appearing on the stage and in pictures in England, he made nearly 120 movies in Hollywood in just 15 years.
Here are 10 things you should know about Claude Rains, born 133 years ago today. He was an actor’s actor, and we’ll never say no to watching a movie in which he appears.
Here are 10 things you should know about character actress Una O’Connor, born 142 years ago today. We feel safe in asserting that at no point in her career was she ever accused of underplaying.
The great Claude Rains was born 125 years ago today in London. Few actors in cinematic history were more reliable in consistently delivering memorable performances. We’re not sure we can name a bad one from Mr. Rains.
If you wish to watch one of his pictures today to celebrate his birthday, there are dozens of worthy options, but you can certainly not go wrong by choosing either Casablanca, The Invisible Man, or Notorious.
Happy birthday, Mr. Rains, wherever you may be!