Roland Young
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Roland Young
Roland Young was an English actor.
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Shelby Co. drug raid ends with arrests, drugs and promise of 'more charges' - KTRE
Google News - over 5 years
"Arrested at the scene were Roland Young, 23, charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Felony Second Degree), Felon in Possession of a Firearm (Felony Third Degree), Michael Anthony Hill Jr., 23, charged with Possession of a Controlled
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From Page to Screen Film Festival - blogTO (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Lothar Mendes with Roland Young, Ralph Richardson A timid, mousy shop clerk suddenly gains the power to perform miracles but it keeps backfiring on him in spectacular ways. The book's author, HG Wells, also scripted this charming fantasy comedy
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Linda Darnell Movie Schedule: FALLEN ANGEL, HANGOVER SQUARE, DAY-TIME WIFE - Alt Film Guide (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Cast: Linda Darnell, John Payne, Roland Young. BW-86 mins. 11:30 PM HANGOVER SQUARE (1945) A composer who can't control his creative temperament turns to murder. Dir: John Brahm. Cast: Laird Cregar, Linda Darnell, George Sanders. BW-78 mins
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Arguing the Case for Assassination - BernardGoldberg.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The world hadn't seen such an obvious pretense of humility in decades, at least going back to Roland Young's Uriah Heep in David Copperfield. As Obama toured the globe, he seemed to take delight in denigrating America's decency and generosity,
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5 Things All About Westport: August 11 - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
The 1937 film stars Roland Young, Billie Burke, Alan Mowbray, Eugene Pallette and Hedda Hopper. It spawned two sequels and a TV series. Later in the day, from 6:30 to 9 pm, the Westport Library will present the foreign film “Biutiful,” also in the
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Arguing the Case for Assassination - Patriot Post
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The world hadn't seen such an obvious pretense of humility in decades, at least going back to Roland Young's Uriah Heep in "David Copperfield." As Obama toured the globe, he seemed to take delight in denigrating America's decency and generosity,
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St. Vincent closes season with funny 'Steps' - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Google News - over 5 years
"Two characters (Roland's young lawyer and Roland's brother's fiance), in particular, we can all sympathize with. They are trying to do their best under difficult circumstances," Reilly says. "They find themselves in situations not of their own making,
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DVR Alert: TCM presents 'Arabs as a subject of ridicule' - New York Post (blog)
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David Butler's "Ali Baba Goes to Town'' (1937) with Eddie Cantor, Roland Young, Louise Hovick (better known as Gypsy Rose Lee) and John Carradine leads off tonight's installment of "Race & Hollywood: Arab Images on Film'' at 8 pm Eastern
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'Movies by Moonlight' series travels back in time - Albany Democrat Herald
Google News - over 5 years
Starring Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston, Louis Hayward and Roland Young. Directed by Rene Clair. It's a formula suspense fans know by heart. Ten people receive a curious invitation to an island only to find that their host, a “Mr. Owen,” is a no-show
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1937's "Topper" starring Cary Grant at Rave Motion Pictures in Davenport - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
That good deed involves helping their old friend, Cosmo Topper (Roland Young), become less of a stick in the mud. The film was directed by Norman Z. McLeod and produced by the Hal Roach Company. Here are five things you may not know about “Topper
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VIDEO; Chopin, Schubert And Dietrich (The Latter Nude)
NYTimes - over 5 years
AFTER ''Blonde Venus'' flopped in 1932, Paramount decided to break up the powerful creative alliance between the director Josef von Sternberg and the actress Marlene Dietrich, whom he had discovered in Germany and brought to Hollywood. While Sternberg, who was Jewish, entertained bizarre fantasies of returning to Germany to work for the
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Chopin, Schubert and Dietrich (the Latter Nude) - New York Times
Google News - over 5 years
The French actress Lili Damita (who would soon marry Errol Flynn and retire from movies) stars as an unemployed Parisian actress who is hired by a British roué (Roland Young) to impersonate the wife he doesn't have — a ruse that will allow him to
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'The Bob Hope Collection: Volume 2, 'Car 54, Where Are You? The Complete First ... - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Google News - almost 6 years
He meets one, all right — the ravishing daughter (Rhonda Fleming) of a destitute duke (Roland Culver) targeted by a slippery card shark (Roland Young) who is not above committing murder. Not a good print, but good fun. • "Son of Paleface" (1952) Corny
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Chata Wuja Jankesa.. - Salon 24
Google News - almost 6 years
Czarny historyk Roland Young, stwierdza: "duża część, jeśli nie większość, czarnych południowców wspierała swój kraj, demonstrując, że można nienawidzić niewolnictwa, a kochać własną ojczyznę" A zanim upadło Richmond, ostatnią Defiladę na jego ulicach
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Flughafen Wien: Rechnung fürs Observieren - Kurier
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Beim ominösen Herrn Young handelt es sich um den Privatdetektiv Roland Young mit Sitz in der Mahlerstraße in der Wiener Innenstadt. Die Vorstände Kaufmann und Waniek hatten sich für die Angelegenhdeit offenbar viel Zeit genommen
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DVD Extra: Southwest noir, 'nude' Dietrich, Fonda and Caine go South; 'The ... - New York Post (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
He's fifth-billed as a javelin thrower who returns from the Los Angeles Olympics to his wife (Thelma Todd) who has been carrying on with Roland Young in his absence. To allay suspicion, Young's pal Charlie Ruggles signs up top-billed Lila Damita (Errol
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Movies on TV, Today & Tonight - Regina Leader-Post
Google News - almost 6 years
(149) >> "Topper Returns" Roland Young. A ghost urges Cosmo Topper to find her murderer. (2 hrs.) (100) >> "Paper Heart" Charlyne Yi. Charlyne Yi searches for the meaning of true love. (1 hr., 30 mins.) (165) >>> "The Rainmaker" Matt Damon
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Jumping the Broom - Variety
Google News - almost 6 years
Also strong is Mike Epps as Jason's lecherous uncle Willie Earl, who, oddly enough, recalls another salacious Uncle Willie, played by Roland Young, in another wedding movie, "The Philadelphia Story." The comparison might be utterly irrelevant if they
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DVD Extra: Where there's Hope - New York Post (blog)
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Still, it's not often you see Roland Young and George Reeves working as a team. Olive Films, meanwhile has released George Marshall's boxing comedy "Off Limits'' (1953), one of the films at Paramount that Hope didn't produce before they ended their
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Roland Young
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1953
    Age 65
    Died on June 5, 1953.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1945
    Age 57
    In 1945, he began his own radio show and appeared in the film adaption of Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None.
    More Details Hide Details By the end of the decade his film career had declined, and his final films, including The Great Lover (1949), in which he played a murderer opposite Bob Hope, and Fred Astaire's Let's Dance (1950), were not successful. In the 1950s, Young appeared on several episodic television series, including Lux Video Theatre, Studio One, Pulitzer Prize Playhouse and The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre. Young has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for film at 6523 Hollywood Blvd. and another for television at 6315 Hollywood Blvd. Both were dedicated 8 February 1960.
  • 1941
    Age 53
    His last starring role was in the final installment of the Topper series, Topper Returns in 1941, with Billie Burke and Joan Blondell.
    More Details Hide Details He continued working steadily through the 1940s, playing small roles opposite some of Hollywood's leading actresses, such as Joan Crawford, Marlene Dietrich, Paulette Goddard and Greta Garbo in her final film, Two-Faced Woman (1942).
  • FORTIES
  • 1937
    Age 49
    In 1937, he achieved one of the most important successes of his career, as bank president Cosmo Topper, haunted by the ghosts of his clients, played by Cary Grant and Constance Bennett.
    More Details Hide Details The film was one of the most successful films of the year, and Young was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Topper's wife was played by Billie Burke, who wrote in her memoir that Young "was dry and always fun to work with". They also appeared together in The Young in Heart (1938), and the first of the Topper sequels, Topper Takes a Trip (1939). He continued to play supporting roles in comedies such as Yes, My Darling Daughter, with Fay Bainter and Priscilla Lane, but over the next few years the importance of his roles again decreased. He achieved another success as Uncle Willie in The Philadelphia Story (1940) with Katharine Hepburn.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1922
    Age 34
    He made his film debut in the 1922 silent film Sherlock Holmes, in which he played Watson opposite John Barrymore as Holmes.
    More Details Hide Details He signed a contract with MGM and made his talkie debut in The Unholy Night (1929), directed by Lionel Barrymore. He was loaned to Warner Bros. to appear in Her Private Life, with Billie Dove and 20th Century Fox, winning critical approval for his comedic performance as Jeanette MacDonald's husband in Don't Bet on a Woman. He was again paired with MacDonald in the film version of Good Gracious Annabelle!, titled Annabelle's Affairs. He appeared in Cecil B. de Mille's The Squaw Man, and played opposite Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in The Guardsman (both 1931). He appeared with Evelyn Brent in Columbia's The Pagan Lady (1932) and Pola Negri in RKO's A Woman Commands (1932). His final film under his MGM contract was Lovers Courageous (1932), opposite Robert Montgomery. Young began to work as a freelance performer and found himself in constant demand. He appeared with Jeanette MacDonald, Genevieve Tobin and Maurice Chevalier in One Hour With You (1932) and with Kay Francis in Street of Women (1932). Alexander Korda invited him to return to Britain to make his British film debut in Wedding Rehearsal (1932). He returned to Hollywood and appeared in a diverse group of films that included comedies, murder mysteries, and dramas, and also worked on Broadway. Among his films of this period were Ruggles of Red Gap (1935), David Copperfield (1935) (playing Uriah Heep), and the H.G. Wells fantasy The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936).
  • 1921
    Age 33
    Young was married twice, to Marjorie Krummer from 1921 until 1940, and to Patience DuCroz from 1948 until his death in New York City.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1908
    Age 20
    Young made his first stage appearance in London's West End in Find the Woman in 1908, and in 1912 he made his Broadway debut in Hindle Wakes.
    More Details Hide Details He appeared in two comedies written for him by Clare Kummer, Good Gracious Annabelle! (1916) and A Successful Calamity (1917) before he served with the United States Army during World War I. He returned to New York when the war ended, and married Kummer's daughter, Frances. For the next few years he alternated between New York and London.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1887
    Born
    Born on November 11, 1887.
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