Ilona Massey
Ilona Massey
Ilona Massey was a film, stage and radio performer.
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Opera Singers on Screen: The Sequel - Limelight Magazine (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
It also features one Ilona Massey as Carmen, and I should warn you: this is pretty much what I imagine it will look like if Katherine Jenkins ever carries out her threat to sing the role. I have a feeling this is a Carmen where Don José doesn't exist
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Donald Dawson, 97, Dies; Master of Truman Whistle-Stop
NYTimes - about 11 years
Donald S. Dawson, who as a presidential aide marshaled Harry S. Truman's crucial whistle-stop tour in the 1948 election campaign and who later had a long career as a Washington lawyer, died on Sunday at his home in Bethesda, Md. He was 97. The death was announced by his family. Mr. Dawson was personnel director of the Reconstruction Finance
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CROSSWORD MEMO; What's in a Name? Five Letters or Less
NYTimes - almost 14 years
IN an interview in Newsweek in January, Norman Mailer revealed that he solves The New York Times crossword every day. ''You have to understand,'' he explained, ''this is how I comb my brain every morning.'' He added that he is surprised his name doesn't appear in puzzles more often. ''I'm hurt that I'm never in one of them,'' he said in the
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THEATER; Farcical Doings in 'Rough Crossing'
NYTimes - over 22 years
THERE'S nothing quite like the sound of cascading laughter to get a play off and bolting. No sooner does the curtain at the McCarter Theater go up on John Lee Beatty's swank Art Deco shipboard design for Tom Stoppard's "Rough Crossing" than Dvornichek, a steward, tilts forward, bearing a tray of Cognac. It's not the ship that's listing, mind you,
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Tommy Wonder, 78, Ex-Ziegfeld Dancer
NYTimes - about 23 years
Tommy Wonder, a principal dancer in the "Ziegfeld Follies of 1943," died last Saturday at Cabrini Medical Center. He was 78 and lived in Riverdale, the Bronx. The cause was heart failure, said his business partner, Don Dellair. A native of Montana, Mr. Wonder grew up in California and started dancing when he was 3. An adopted child, he and his
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NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: FRIDAY GRAND SIGHTS Anyone who has ever visited the Grand Canyon has experienced the awesome grandeur of the four-billion-year-old geologic wonder. The beauty and mystery of the canyon have been captured in a half-hour documentary film, ''Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets,'' which can be seen this month at the Naturemax Theater at the American
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NYTimes - over 30 years
''You can always get the people, you can always get the music, but you can't always get such a jewel-in-the-crown house,'' Helen Winslow was saying Saturday night as some 600 formally attired guests swirled in and out of a few of the 70 rooms of The Breakers. The grand-scale mansion - it has been called America's most famous summer cottage - was
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NYTimes - over 33 years
WESTERNS ON WEST SIDE A celebration of the movie western begins at the Thalia Theater today, when Howard Hawks's ''Rio Bravo'' and King Vidor's ''Man Without a Star'' kick off a 12-week series. This festival, to continue Mondays through November, includes classics by John Ford, George Cukor and Anthony Mann. The festival was planned by Howard
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ilona Massey
  • 1974
    Age 63
    Died on August 20, 1974.
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  • 1954
    Age 43
    From 1 November 1954, she hosted DuMont's The Ilona Massey Show, a weekly musical variety show in which she sang songs with guests in a nightclub stage set, with music provided by the Irving Fields Trio.
    More Details Hide Details The series lasted through 1955. Becoming an American citizen in 1946, she remained strongly anti-communist for what she saw as the destruction of her native country, at one point picketing the United Nations during the 1956 visit of Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev. Ilona Massey died of cancer in Bethesda, Maryland and was buried in Virginia's Arlington National Cemetery near her last husband, Donald Dawson, who had served in the United States Air Force Reserve as a Major General.
  • 1949
    Age 38
    In 1949, she starred in Love Happy with the Marx Brothers.
    More Details Hide Details She played Madame Egelichi, a femme fatale spy, and her performance inspired Milton Caniff in the creation of his femme fatale spy, Madame Lynx, in the comic strip "Steve Canyon". Caniff hired Massey to pose for him.
  • 1947
    Age 36
    In 1947, she starred with Eddy in Northwest Outpost, a musical film composed by Rudolf Friml.
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  • 1943
    Age 32
    In 1943, she appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies.
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  • 1910
    Born on June 16, 1910.
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