Dick Foran
Actor
Dick Foran
John Nicholas 'Dick' Foran was an American actor, known for his performances in western musicals and for playing supporting roles in dramatic pictures.
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DVD Extra: Pat, Buzz and Bacon - New York Post (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
But an actual Wyoming Cowboy -- New Jerseysite Dick Foran, Warners' resident singing cowboy, spoofing himself just as he does that same year with O'Brien in "Boy Meets Girl'' -- raises doubts about Powell's authenticity. The only answer is for Powell
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The MOD Quad: Blood Bath, Burn Witch Burn, Harry In Your Pocket, and Keaton's Cop - Film School Rejects
Google News - over 5 years
THE FEARMAKERS (1958) Stars Dana Andrews, Dick Foran, Marilee Earle. Directed by Jacques Tourneur. OKLAHOMA TERRITORY (1959) Stars Bill Williams, Gloria Talbott, Ted de Corsia. Directed by Edward L. Cahn. TAKE A GIANT STEP (1959) Stars Johnny Nash,
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NYTimes - over 5 years
8 P.M. (TCM) STAR OF THE MONTH: SINGING COWBOYS Turner Classic Movies celebrates the tuneful heroes of the Wild West, like Gene Autry and Roy Rogers, who could ride, shoot and slug it out with the best of them before sliding out of the saddle, grabbing a guitar and serenading listeners with ballads like ''Tumbling Tumbleweeds'' and ''Happy
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July: Turner Classic Movies looks at Arabs in film - Arizona Republic
Google News - over 5 years
And with its usual thoroughness, it isn't giving us just some familiar Gene Autry or Roy Rogers films, but covering a range from Ken Maynard to Dick Foran to Herb Jeffries. The commercial-free cable station gives us many more opportunities to see films
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DVD Extra: John Garfield at the Warner Archive, Part 1 - New York Post (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The disarming opening scenes are roughly divided between the family performing musically together and the sisters interacting among themselves and their stalwart beaux, played by Warner stalwarts Jeffrey Lynn, Frank McHugh and Dick Foran
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DVD review: 'The Fearmakers,' 'Burn Witch Burn' - Brand X
Google News - almost 6 years
After a heroic stint in the Korean War, public relations man Dana Andrews returns to Washington, DC, to discover that his partner has been killed in a mysterious accident and the firm taken over by brash, unethical Dick Foran. The low budget is obvious
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26 Classic Films Coming to DVD From MGM's Limited Edition Collection - Broadway World
Google News - almost 6 years
Stars Dana Andrews, Dick Foran, Marilee Earle. Directed by Jacques Tourneur. ? OKLAHOMA TERRITORY (1959): A district attorney prosecutes an Indian chief on a murder charge, gets a conviction and then arranges his escape when it's discovered that the
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More MGM Limited Edition Movies Released - Comicmix.com
Google News - almost 6 years
The union crooks in collaboration with a gambling syndicate try to pin a murder rap on an uncooperative union leader Blane (Dick Foran). Fremont and his co-worker fiancee Laura (Beverly Garland), work to prove Blane's innocence and to punish the true
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Paid Notice: Deaths FORAN, ELIZABETH ANN (GIRVIN)
NYTimes - over 13 years
FORAN--Elizabeth Ann (Girvin). On September 26, 2003, Libby Foran, beloved wife of John Richard (Dick) Foran, passed away in her 69th year in Toronto, Ontario. Survived by her husband, her daughters Susan and Lynne (Michael Spragge), two grandchildren, Kathleen and Liam Foran-Spragge, her brother David Girvin (Kathleen Brown), and her sister-in-law
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NYTimes - about 23 years
The Holocaust "Schindler's List," Steven Spielberg's harrowing film about the Holocaust, can be daunting for youngsters, but parents looking for films to inform their children about the period might consider a collection of 20 Holocaust tapes from Ergo Media, a distributor of videos on Jewish subjects in Teaneck, N.J. Several of the Ergo tapes are
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Dundo Journal; In Angola Now, Death and Diamonds Go Together
NYTimes - almost 24 years
Until recently, the easternmost corner of Angola was largely isolated from the factional hostilities that have shattered much of this country. But in the last few months the woes of Africa's longest-running war appear to have focused full force on the Lunda Norte region. In a surgical ward of a provincial hospital here is Gustavo Sozinho, a farmer
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Iraq Gives Back Gold It Stole During Its Attack on Kuwait
NYTimes - over 25 years
Iraq has handed back to Kuwait gold bullion worth about $700 million that Baghdad looted during its invasion of the emirate last year, United Nations officials said today. The officials said the last of 3,216 bars of gold was handed over at the Saudi border post of Arar on Thursday. Transfer of the gold, looted from the central bank, began on Aug.
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GOING OUT GUIDE
NYTimes - over 31 years
EXHIBITION ON JAMAICA It may seem incongruous - an art show in the lobby of a building that houses the offices of the F.B.I., the C.I.A. and the Immigration and Naturalization Service. But there's one on view at the Jacob K. Javits Federal Building, 26 Federal Plaza, called ''The Fifth Annual Art Exhibition -In Celebration of Jamaica's 23d
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1979
    Age 68
    Died on August 10, 1979.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1968
    Age 57
    Foran later appeared in Disney's miniseries The Swamp Fox which was part of The Wonderful World of Color. He was cast in the role of "Fred Haines" in Season 1, Episode 13 of the television show Adam-12 in 1968.
    More Details Hide Details One of his last movie roles was a small one in Donovan's Reef (1963), starring his long-time friend John Wayne. His final film appearance was as the prospector "Old Timer" in the sentimental film, Brighty of the Grand Canyon (1967) with Joseph Cotten, Pat Conway, and Karl Swenson. Foran has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • 1961
    Age 50
    He was also featured as Perry Mason's client in the 1961 episode The Case of the Renegate Refugee.
    More Details Hide Details Throughout his career, he starred in The Petrified Forest (1936), The Sisters (1938), Rangers of Fortune (1940), The Mummy's Hand (1940), and Keep 'Em Flying (1941). In 1954, Foran guest starred on NBC's Justice, a legal drama starring Dane Clark and Gary Merrill, on CBS's The Public Defender starring Reed Hadley and Hugh Beaumont, and on NBC's The Martha Raye Show, a comedy/variety show starring comedienne Martha Raye. He also appeared as a Carnival Hustler (Burt) in Season 3 Episode 22 of NBC Television's "Father Knows Best" (1957).
  • FORTIES
  • 1959
    Age 48
    In 1959 he played Steve Benton who was defended by Perry Mason in the episode "The Case of the Garrulous Gambler".
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1943
    Age 32
    In 1943, Foran starred on Broadway in the Rodgers and Hart musical comedy A Connecticut Yankee, based on Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.
    More Details Hide Details He appeared in at least four episodes of Science Fiction Theatre (1955). One of these, "The Miracle Hour" (aired December 22, 1956), is about a man who never gives up hope that his fiancee's blind six-year-old son won't have to spend the holidays in darkness. The show featured Jean Byron as the fiancee and Charles Herbert as the child. He appeared three times (1955–1956) as Father Brophy on the ABC anthology series, Crossroads. He guest starred as a lawman in the episode "The Third Rider" in the first season (1957) of the ABC western series Maverick, with Jack Kelly.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1938
    Age 27
    In 1938, Foran moved to Universal Studios and acted in many different genres of film from horror to comedies with Abbott and Costello such as Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942).
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1910
    Born
    Born on June 18, 1910.
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