Ella Raines
American actress
Ella Raines
Ella Wallace Raines was an American film and television actress.
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Burt Lancaster Movie Schedule: SEVEN DAYS IN MAY, A CHILD IS WAITING - Alt Film Guide (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford, Yvonne De Carlo, Ann Blyth, Ella Raines. BW-98 mins. 6:00 PM A CHILD IS WAITING (1963) An emotionally fragile woman takes a job teaching mentally handicapped children. Dir: John Cassavetes
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Joan Blondell on TCM: DAMES, WILL SUCCESS SPOIL ROCK HUNTER? - Alt Film Guide (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
In Cry Havoc we mostly have MGM contract players being patriotic on Bataan, including Margaret Sullavan, Marsha Hunt, Frances Gifford, and MGM's answer to Blondell, Ann Sothern, in addition to Fay Bainter, Ella Raines, Diana Lewis, and Heather Angel
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Daughter keeps her promise to dad, a legendary fighter pilot - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Google News - over 5 years
It made for quite the dashing couple when, in 1947, Christina's dad the flying ace married Hollywood actress and pin-up Ella Raines, who died in 1988. Their daughter intends to write in Santa Rosa, and she's pretty sure she's got several more books in
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Ace fighter pilot's daughter and biographer lives here now, can't wait for the ... - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Google News - over 5 years
Her dad, the flying ace and Vietnam War legend, married late Hollywood actress and pin-up Ella Raines in 1947. Christina was 24 and her sister, Susan, was 23 when their parents divorced in 1977. As Christina prepares for the weekend air show,
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Clip joint: The Los Angeles river - The Guardian (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
PaxtonN17 catches Dennis Hopper's chilling kisses. 4) Shosanna readies her warpaint and prepares for revenge in Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds. Picked by jamie12. 5) Bastinado plumps for Phantom Lady (1944) in which Ella Raines does her best to keep
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Fighter Pilot: the memoirs of legendary ace Robin Olds — book review - Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
We learn about a long and later turbulent marriage with Hollywood star Ella Raines which brought two daughters into this world as well as two tragic deaths of sons. His remarkable feat that stopped MiGs from flying against our aircraft in the Vietnam
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GREAT FILMS ON THE BIG SCREEN FOR FREE IN CULPEPER - The Free Lance-Star
Google News - over 5 years
With John Wayne, Ella Raines, Ward Bond and Gabby Hayes. "The African Queen" (1951): In Africa during World War I, a gin-swilling riverboat owner is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship
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This week's repertory picks, May 12-15 - San Francisco Chronicle
Google News - almost 6 years
Looking over the first week's list, I'd recommend the opening night's power double feature of Robert Siodmak's truly twisted "Phantom Lady," with Ella Raines as the femme fatale and jazz man Elisha Cook Jr. working out his impotence issues on the drums
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Robin Olds, 84, Fighter Ace; Hero of Big Vietnam Battle
NYTimes - over 9 years
Brig. Gen. Robin Olds, a World War II fighter ace who became an aviation legend by commanding the Air Force wing that shot down seven MIGs over North Vietnam in the biggest air battle of the Vietnam War, died last Thursday at his home in Steamboat Springs, Colo. He was 84. The Air Force said the cause was congestive heart failure. He had earlier
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WESTCHESTER GUIDE
NYTimes - over 19 years
FOR WOMEN ONLY Book discussions have become so specialized of late that one can find chat rooms for all sorts of authors, subjects, periods, nationalities and even the groups of people who are doing the discussing. A program in Port Chester at Panacea Books, 39 North Main Street, was begun by the owner, Ann Spaeth, after receiving many requests
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MOVIES THIS WEEK
NYTimes - over 20 years
A rich variety of gems - two mysteries, an Italian mosaic and a political staire - peep out from the movie treasure chest this week. Two women try to clear men charged with murder in a pair of stories by the prolific Cornell Woolrich. Both pictures are first-rate suspense teasers with surprises around every bend. In BLACK ANGEL (1946), June Vincent
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MOVIES THIS WEEK
NYTimes - almost 21 years
Suspense permeates four classics -- two spooky, one a modern crime puzzle and one a western -- on the film roster on television this week. And for contrast, there's early Elvis Presley. Richard Thorpe's FUN IN A ACAPULCO (1963) hits the spot. It's one of Presley's two best films (with "Viva Las Vegas!). This luscious-looking Mexican-resort travel
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THEATER; The Phoenix Tries a Classy French Sex Farce
NYTimes - over 21 years
IT ought to be all too clear by now that the Phoenix Theater Company, which is winding up its eighth season, represents a kind of theater that Broadway hardly bothers about, like the classy 19th-century French sex farce by Feydeau, a genre that has never found a popular place in New York, though not for want of illustrious talents trying. After the
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Detective Movies From the Days Before the Mood Turned Noir
NYTimes - almost 23 years
Did the mustachioed Colonel Mustard, with his beady eyes and stiff military bearing, commit the dastardly deed in the billiard room with a lead pipe? Or did Miss Scarlet, a slithery femme fatale in a red dress, hide behind the door to the conservatory with a revolver? Isn't there something odd about Mrs. White, that stout gray-haired woman who
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Nancy Lady Keith Is Dead at 73; A Socialite Known for Her Wit
NYTimes - almost 27 years
LEAD: Nancy Lady Keith, a legendary beauty and participant in the social scene of New York and Hollywood, died of heart failure yesterday at New York Hospital. She was 73 years old and lived in Manhattan. Nancy Lady Keith, a legendary beauty and participant in the social scene of New York and Hollywood, died of heart failure yesterday at New York
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Ella Raines, a Star of Westerns And Dramas in the 40's, Dies at 67
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: Ella Raines, an actress who starred in film dramas, comedies and westerns during the 1940's, died of throat cancer May 30 in Los Angeles. She was 67 years old. Ella Raines, an actress who starred in film dramas, comedies and westerns during the 1940's, died of throat cancer May 30 in Los Angeles. She was 67 years old. Ms. Raines's film career
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CRITICS' CHOICES; Broadcast TV
NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: Some old friends are back on the home screen this week after a long absence. Some old friends are back on the home screen this week after a long absence. For a slyly chaotic whodunit crammed with sight gags, try an offbeat caper called ''It's a Wonderful World'' (1939) with James Stewart as a slow-footed sleuth and Claudette Colbert as a
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CRITICS' CHOICES; Cable TV
NYTimes - almost 31 years
Two dandy suspense film thrillers new to cable bow in this week, beginning with ''Nosferatu, the Vampire'' (1979), starring Klaus Kinski, on Bravo on Sunday at 8 P.M. and 1 A.M. Then on Saturday night at 8 on HBO there is ''Cat's Eye'' (1984), a stylish package of three macabre tales by Stephen King, with Drew Barrymore and James Woods. For
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CRITICS'S CHOICES; CABLE TV
NYTimes - over 31 years
Some rather elusive titles mask a cluster of good vintage films of cable thes week. There's ''The Sergeant'' (1968), a lean, observanttale of homosexual yearning in the American Army, with Rod Steiger and John Phillip Law - Sunday at 12:40 A.M. on Cinemax. On Monday at 10:05 A.M., WTBS has ''Autumn Leaves'' (1956), a trim drama with Joan Crawford
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ella Raines
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1988
    Age 67
    She died from throat cancer in Sherman Oaks, California in 1988, aged 67.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1957
    Age 36
    She retired from acting in 1957, but made one further screen appearance with a guest role in the series Matt Houston in 1984.
    More Details Hide Details Raines has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contribution to motion pictures at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard, and for television at 6600 Hollywood Boulevard.
  • 1954
    Age 33
    In 1954 and 1955 she starred in the television series Janet Dean, Registered Nurse.
    More Details Hide Details She also appeared in such television series as Robert Montgomery Presents, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Presents, Lights Out, Pulitzer Prize Playhouse and The Christophers.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1947
    Age 26
    On February 6, 1947, Raines married fighter pilot Robin Olds, who eventually became promoted to United States Air Force Brigadier General; the couple had two children. They separated in 1975 and divorced in 1976.
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  • 1945
    Age 24
    Soon, she began appearing in such films as 1945's The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry with Geraldine Fitzgerald and George Sanders and the 1947 thriller The Web.
    More Details Hide Details With the exception of Brute Force, in which Raines appeared with Burt Lancaster, none of her later films were nearly as successful as her previous movies and her career began to decline.
  • 1944
    Age 23
    Raines appeared on the cover of Life magazine twice, once in 1944 for her work in Phantom Lady and once in 1947 for Brute Force.
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    In 1944, she appeared soon after D-Day as a most classy pin-up in the GI magazine, Yank.
    More Details Hide Details She starred in a series of big films including the film noir Phantom Lady, the comedy Hail the Conquering Hero, and the John Wayne western Tall in the Saddle.
  • 1943
    Age 22
    Born Ella Wallace Raubes near Snoqualmie Falls, Washington, Ella Raines studied drama at the University of Washington and was appearing in a play there when she was seen by Howard Hawks. She became the first actor signed to the new production company he had formed with the actor Charles Boyer, "B-H Productions", and made her film debut in Corvette K-225 in 1943.
    More Details Hide Details Immediately following her role in that film, she was cast in the all female war film Cry 'Havoc', made the same year.
  • 1942
    Age 21
    On August 11, 1942, a few days after her graduation from the University of Washington, Raines married her high school sweetheart, United States Army Air Forces Major Kenneth William Trout. The couple divorced December 18, 1945.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1920
    Born
    Born on August 6, 1920.
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