John Loder
Actor
John Loder
John Loder was a British-American actor. He was born William John Muir Lowe in London.
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Architect, contractor sentenced in connection with mishandling of asbestos - Tampabay.com
Google News - over 5 years
The two had been partners with developer John Loder, whose Sun Vista Development Group rode high during the real estate boom, buying four large properties with the intent of turning them into high-end condominiums. Two of his projects — Bay Pines
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What's On Today
NYTimes - over 5 years
8 P.M. (TCM) RACE AND HOLLYWOOD: ARAB IMAGES IN FILM Robert Osborne and Jack G. Shaheen, the author of ''Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People,'' host this monthlong series focusing on depictions of Arabs on the screen. This installment begins with ''Adventure in Iraq'' (1943), in which an airplane carrying an estranged American couple
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Win Anna May Wong Titles – Java Head & Tiger Bay on DVD - HeyUGuys.co.uk
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Java Head (1934) – Directed by Thorold Dickinson & J. Walter Ruben and starring Anna May Wong, Elizabeth Allan and John Loder A heavy-breathing melodrama of the White Cargo school, JAVA HEAD was adapted from the novel by Joseph Hergesheimer
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DVD Double Feature - Anna May Wong in Java Head & Tiger Bay (1934) - Flickering Myth (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Starring Anna May Wong, Elizabeth Allan and John Loder. On the face of it, Java Head could be your ordinary, garden variety Victorian society romance; two people, who have been falling in love with each other since they were 8 years old, are suddenly
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STREETSCAPES | 421 EAST 61ST STREET; The Unsung Queen Of the Colonial Revival
NYTimes - over 5 years
THE Museum of the City of New York's new exhibition, ''The American Style: Colonial Revival and the Modern Metropolis,'' covers the energetic movement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to restore the homespun virtues of the 18th. No one put a shoulder to the wheel like Jane Teller -- the spinning wheel, that is. Mrs. Teller sought to revive
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The Unsung Queen of the Colonial Revival - New York Times
Google News - over 5 years
It seems strange: Auction catalogs and other sources list nearly 1000 objects she owned, including some with singular descriptions, like a 1758 powder horn inscribed “John Loder, His Horn,” and an 18th-century brass violin made by Israel Hemans,
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MOVIES: CRITIC'S CHOICE
NYTimes - over 12 years
IN the end, THE MASK OF ZORR0 (1998) is a deadly serious drama and a full-fledged action flick with a giant-fireball finale, but it has its lighter moments. When the old Zorro (Anthony Hopkins), bent on revenge for the murder of his wife and the kidnapping of his baby daughter 20 years ago, decides to train a replacement (Antonio Banderas), he
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FILM; A Dragon Lady and a Quiet Cultural Warrior
NYTimes - about 13 years
ON film, the screen goddess Anna May Wong was fond of saying, she died a thousand deaths. As Lotus Flower, an innocent Hong Kong girl abandoned by her feckless American lover, she threw herself into the roiling ocean; as Shosho, the London flapper and ''Chinese Dancing Wonder,'' she was shot in the chest by a jealous suitor; as Taou Yuen, an
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Hedy Lamarr, Sultry Star Who Reigned in Hollywood Of 30's and 40's, Dies at 86
NYTimes - about 17 years
Hedy Lamarr, the raven-haired Viennese beauty who became one of the reigning temptresses in Hollywood films in the 1930's and 40's, especially as Delilah vamping Victor Mature's Samson, was found dead in her home in Orlando, Fla., yesterday. She was 86. Miss Lamarr was forever identified with ''Ecstasy,'' a 1933 Czech film in which she appeared
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Watts Recital Delayed
NYTimes - about 19 years
The pianist Andre Watts has postponed the second of his all-Schubert recitals, which was to be on Saturday at 8 P.M. at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, because of illness. The new date is March 3, 1998. Tickets for Saturday's concert will be honored then. Tickets may also be returned for a refund by mail, to John Loder, Metropolitan Museum of Art,
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CONNECTICUT GUIDE
NYTimes - over 20 years
'CRYPTOGRAM' OPENS David Mamet's newest play, ''The Cryptogram,'' opens on Tuesday at the Yale Repertory Theater in New Haven, following previews held since last Thursday. It will run through Dec. 7. The drama was first presented in London in 1994 and had its American premiere last year at the American Repertory Theater, winning an Obie Award. Set
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London at War
NYTimes - over 20 years
Sylvia Sidney and Oscar Homolka are an odd couple in the gloomy but classy SABOTAGE (1936). Hitchcock leaves us on our own, but we know she's American and a New Yorker at that - she looks it, sounds it and behaves it. As for the bulky Oscar, his iron-curtain 5 o'clock shadow and formidable Slavic accent shout Russian. Here they are stumping around
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John Loder, 90, British Actor
NYTimes - about 28 years
LEAD: John Loder, an actor whose tenure of more than 30 years in British and American movies was credited largely to his good looks and his imposing physique, has died in England. He was 90 years old and had homes in London and Buenos Aires. John Loder, an actor whose tenure of more than 30 years in British and American movies was credited largely
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GOING OUT GUIDE
NYTimes - about 31 years
ONLY THE BRITISH The British have a history of making movies that make audiences laugh. This weekend, a series of more than 50 British film comedies and musicals, from the late 1920's to the 1980's, starts at the Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53d Street. ''Goodnight, Vienna'' (1932), at 2 P.M. today, was the first of many in the 30-year screen
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1988
    Age 90
    He died in London, aged 90, in 1988.
    More Details Hide Details His autobiography, Hollywood Hussar was published in 1977. John Loder's eldest son, Robin William Lowe (1925 – 29 March 2002), followed his father to Eton and served in the Grenadier Guards. He later became a theatrical and literary agent and was married three times. His last marriage was to British actress Hilary Tindall (1938–1992), who played Ann Hammond in the 1970s BBC TV series The Brothers.
  • 1982
    Age 84
    His general health deteriorated in his eighties, and he was admitted in 1982 to the Distressed Gentlefolks Aid Association's Nursing Home in Vicarage Gate, Kensington, where he was well looked after, venturing out by taxi once a week to his London club, 'Bucks', in Mayfair, for luncheons.
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  • 1972
    Age 74
    After they divorced in 1972, Loder returned to London and resided for some years in a house opposite Harrods.
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  • 1959
    Age 61
    In 1959, he became a naturalised citizen of the United Kingdom, as he had been of "uncertain nationality".
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  • FORTIES
  • 1947
    Age 49
    In 1947, he became an American citizen.
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  • 1944
    Age 46
    He also starred in the programme's 11 June 1944 episode.
    More Details Hide Details Loder was married five times; two of his wives were actresses: French star Micheline Cheirel (married 1936–41 – she later married Paul Meurisse), and the Austrian-American Hedy Lamarr (married 1943–47). He and Lamarr had two children, Denise (born 1945) and Anthony (born 1947), and he adopted Lamarr's son James Markey from her previous marriage to screenwriter Gene Markey. Loder's other wives were Sophie Kabel, Evelyn Auff Mordt, and finally in 1958, the heiress Alba Julia Lagomarsino of Argentina, where he lived on her 25,000-acre cattle ranch and spent much time at the in Buenos Aires.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1937
    Age 39
    He was the male romantic interest in the 1937 original film version of King Solomon's Mines
    More Details Hide Details When the Second World War started, he returned to America. where he seamlessly coasted into a career in B movie roles, usually playing upper-crust characters, with occasional appearances on Broadway. He occasionally had supporting parts in major films such as How Green Was My Valley, in which he played a brother of Roddy McDowall's character; and Now, Voyager, in which he played a wealthy widower engaged to Bette Davis's character. His last screen appearance was in 1971. In the early 1940s, Loder was host of Silver Theater, a dramatic anthology on CBS radio.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1916
    Age 18
    He was engaged in the 1916 Battle of the Somme and was taken prisoner by the Germans on 21 March 1918 at the village of Roisel.
    More Details Hide Details He was taken to Le Cateau gaol and then by train to the first of several prisoner-of-war camps, at Rastatt, in Baden, Germany. Upon being released, he stayed in Germany, resuming military duties on behalf of the Inter-Allied Commission in Breslau and Upper Silesia. Leaving the cavalry he went into business with a German friend, Walter Becker, establishing a pickle factory in Potsdam. Later Loder began to develop an interest in acting, appearing in bit parts in a few German films at the Tempelhof Film Studios, employed by Alexander Korda. He left Germany to briefly return to the United Kingdom, before leaving on the SS Île de France bound for Hollywood to try his luck in the new medium: "talkies". He appeared in The Doctor's Secret, which was Paramount's first talking picture—though his very English persona did not win America over at this time. He returned to Britain, where he co-starred in plush musicals and intrigue such as Love, Life and Laughter and Sabotage.
    On 21 April 1916 until early May, he was in Ireland, before proceeding to Rouen, France to rejoin his regiment.
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    His father was General W. H. M. Lowe, the British officer to whom Patrick Pearse, the leader of the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin, Ireland, surrendered.
    More Details Hide Details Both were present at the surrender. He was educated at Eton and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire.
  • 1915
    Age 17
    He followed his father into the army, being commissioned into 15th Hussars as a second lieutenant on 17 March 1915, and then served in the Gallipoli Campaign, leaving there on 19 December that year.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1898
    Age 0
    Born in 1898.
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