Victor McLaglen
Actor
Victor McLaglen
Victor Andrew de Bier Everleigh McLaglen was an English boxer and World War I veteran who became a successful film actor. Towards the end of his life he was naturalised as a U.S. citizen.
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Lesson of 'Sarah's Key' overcomes its subtitles - Times Press Recorder
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Taken from the book by Rudyard Kipling, it starred Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Victor McLaglen and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. For some reason, that movie has stayed with me for 72 years and remains one of my favorite movies. Another classic that had a
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Cong comes alive in memory of The Quiet Man - Mayo News
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Big John Wayne, Victor McLaglen, Barry Fitzgerald and the days of 'Michaeleen', now all part of a famous time on the borders of Galway and Mayo. Cong was alive with the sound of music at the weekend as celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the
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Hollywood magic-maker teamed with his father in early epics - The Age
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... and The Informer (1935), starring Victor McLaglen. In 1935, Redmond left RKO to freelance, creating some remarkable special effects for directors Frank Capra on Lost Horizon, John Cromwell on The Prisoner of Zenda (both 1937), and Howard Hawks,
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Columnist challenges billionaire to battle - The Chronicle Journal
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The second greatest Irishmen's fight in history was the one between John Wayne and Victor Mclaglen in the John Ford film The Quiet Man. They duke it out — sorry there are irresistible puns — across the countryside and village of Cong in County Mayo
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Marcos históricos do western: 1950-1951 - Tribuna do Norte - Natal
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John Wayne, Maureen O´Haram Ben Johnson, Claude Jarman Jr, Harry Carey Jr, Chill Wills, J. Carrol Naish, Victor McLaglen, Grant Withers, Pat Wayne. (Winchester 73). Direção: Anthony Mann. Produtor: Aaron Rosenberg. Roteiro (adaptado): Borden Chase e
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PGA Championship Thursday-Sunday, Atlant - FOXSports.com
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And they have stormed on through with the bluster of Victor McLaglen in "The Quiet Man." "Now and again you sit down and wonder what is going to happen next. We even have a race horse that keeps winning at home as well," Chandler said
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State Fair Silver Queen to be chosen Friday - Pueblo Chieftain
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Loretta rode in the Victor McLaglen Light Horse Troop, and modeled coats for the Chinchilla Co. in California, which included modeling for a television ad. Loretta will share her artwork and display wigs she has styled. Lois Ralston, 94, Pikes Peak
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Sanders: Here are some more great movies - Opelika Auburn News
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"Well, men," says Victor McLaglen, flipping in his cup, "Our work is cut out for us," or something like that. And there's the beauty of "The Searchers" that I read as a serial in the Saturday Evening Post a long time ago. James M. Cain proved that a
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Arabs in Hollywood Movies on TCM: THE THIEF OF BAGDAD, THE SHEIK - Alt Film Guide (blog)
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Dir: Robert F. Hill Cast: Buster Crabbe, Jacqueline Wells, Eddie Woods. BW-86 mins 4:00 AM THE LOST PATROL (1934) A British army troop fights off Arab snipers while holed up in an oasis. Dir: John Ford Cast: Victor McLaglen, Boris Karloff, Wallace Ford
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My Favourite Film: The Quiet Man - Southport Visiter
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Sean's eye is caught by Mary Kate Danaher (Maureen O'Hara), a beautiful, but poor, maiden and younger sister of ill-tempered 'Red' Will Danaher (Victor McLaglen). Why do you like it? The beautiful countryside of Ireland and the storyline are fantastic,
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Les meilleurs films de ce lundi 13 juin 2011 - Télé Moustique
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Avec John Wayne, Victor McLaglen. Deuxième volet de la trilogie de Ford sur la cavalerie, cette charge est un des sommets du western. Wayne, en capitaine vieillissant, est imposant comme jamais. Et la caméra de Ford, scrutant ici la poussière dorée
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'All about a man trying to get a woman into bed.' - Galway Advertiser
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Victor McLaglen's son Andrew was an assistant director. Ford's brother-in-law, Wingate Smith, was also part of the production staff. Barry Fitzgerald, who got star billing and top salary along with Wayne and O'Hara, was joined in the cast by his
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To many, John Wayne was True Grit - Your Houston News
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Wayne plays Sean Thornton, a weary American ex-boxer who returns to the Irish village of his childhood and tries to take a spirited woman (Maureen O'Hara) as his wife despite the strenuous objections of her brawling brother (Victor McLaglen)
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War Movie Mondays: 'The Ninth Configuration' - The Flickcast
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The inmates amuse themselves by reciting famous lines from famous movies like Victor McLaglen in The Informer or one of the bandits from Treasure of the Sierra Madre. Col. Kane is greeted by one man who refers to himself as Dr. Frome (Blatty) and is
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MOVIES: 26 good films, from A to Z - BP News
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Ex-boxer Sean Thornton (John Wayne) to threatening bully Victor McLaglen. Stuck in a wheelchair, a photographer (James Stewart) suspects the neighbor across the courtyard of murdering his own wife. Considered John Ford's most complex western and
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'Dracula,' 'Mark of the Vampire' bring vintage bite to Aero Theatre - Los Angeles Times
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“The Unholy Three,” which screens Thursday, was the first of Browning's 16 films with MGM and revolves around three warped characters who work in a sideshow: Chaney plays the ventriloquist Echo, Victor McLaglen is Hercules the strongman,
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From the longest-living Main Liner to Radnor's first hospital, we look back at ... - Main Line
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Victor McLaglen and Dolores Del Rio starred in the first movie shown at the Narberth Theater when in opened in November of 1927. The movie, “The Loves of Carmen,” was based on Bizet's “Carmen.” The next year, the theater booked its first “talkie,” “Big
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Relay for Life - Chinook Observer
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All family and classic shows begin at 1 pm The movie on May 4 is “Wee Willie Winkie” starring Shirley Temple, Victor McLaglen, Cesar Romero. 1937. 100 min. PORT HADLOCK — The Olympic Area Agency on Aging council of governments meets at 10 am,
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Victor McLaglen
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1959
    Age 72
    He remained married to Margaret, a Seattle socialite, until his death of a heart attack in 1959.
    More Details Hide Details He had by that time become a naturalized U.S. citizen. His cremated remains are interred at Glendale's Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Garden of Memory, Columbarium of Eternal Light. On February 8, 1960, McLaglen received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1735 Vine Street, for his contributions to the motion picture industry.
  • 1948
    Age 61
    His third and final marriage was to Margaret Pumphrey, whom he married in 1948.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1942
    Age 55
    Enid Lamont McLaglen died in 1942 as a result of a horse riding accident. Victor McLaglen married twice more. His second marriage was to Suzanne M. Brueggeman. That marriage lasted from 1943 until 1948.
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  • 1941
    Age 54
    In 1941 he was selected as the grand marshal of the Clovis Rodeo parade in Clovis, California.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1935
    Age 48
    In 1935 McLaglen spent a reported $40,000 to build his own stadium near Riverside Drive and Hyperion Avenue, near Griffith Park and the Atwater Village neighbourhood of Los Angeles.
    More Details Hide Details The stadium was used for football and many other activities. The Los Angeles River flood of 1938 seriously damaged the stadium and it fell into disuse thereafter.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1919
    Age 32
    Victor McLaglen was married three times. His first marriage was to Enid Lamont in 1919.
    More Details Hide Details The couple had one daughter, Sheila, and one son, Andrew. Andrew McLaglen was a television and film director who worked on several film projects with John Wayne. Andrew's children, Mary and Josh McLaglen, are both film producers and directors. Sheila's daughter, Gwyneth Horder-Payton, is a television director.
  • 1918
    Age 31
    He also continued boxing, and was named Heavyweight Champion of the British Army in 1918.
    More Details Hide Details After the war, he began taking roles in British silent films. McLaglen's career took a surprise turn in the 1920s, when he moved to Hollywood. He became a popular character actor, with a particular knack for drunks. He also usually played Irishmen, leading many film fans to mistakenly assume he was Irish rather than English. McLaglen played one of the titular Unholy Three in Lon Chaney, Sr.'s original silent version of the macabre crime drama. The following year, McLaglen was the top-billed leading manlead in director Raoul Walsh's legendary First World War classic What Price Glory?(1926) with Edmund Lowe and Dolores del Rio, one of the most revered films about the war. (McLaglen and Lowe reprised their roles from the movie in the radio program Captain Flagg and Sergeant Quirt, broadcast on the Blue Network (28 September 1941 – 25 January 1942, and on NBC 13 February 1942 – 3 April 1942.)
  • TWENTIES
  • 1913
    Age 26
    He returned to Britain in 1913 and during the First World War served as a Captain (acting) with the 10th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, part of the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (Queen's and Royal Hampshires).
    More Details Hide Details Later he claimed to have served with the Royal Irish Fusiliers. He served for a time as military Assistant Provost Marshal for the city of Baghdad.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1886
    Born
    Born on December 10, 1886.
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