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Virginia Mayo

Virginia Mayo

Birthdate: November 30, 1920

Deathdate: January 17, 2005

?From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Virginia Mayo (November 30, 1920 – January 17, 2005) was an American film actress. After a short career in vaudeville, Mayo progressed to films and during the 1940s established herself as a supporting player in such films as The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) and White Heat (1949). She worked extensively during the 1950s, but after this her appearances were fewer. She wor... ...detailed bio


Midnight Witness (1993)

Renegade cops are videotaped murdering a motorist and the witnesses are in danger of being their next victims.

Evil Spirits (1990)

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Fade to Black (1981)

Eric Binford is a hollow, chain smoking young man who is also an obsessed film addict whose love of old films extends far beyond his job at a Los Angeles film distributor's warehouse and endless late night film screenings in his bedroom. For his vast knowledge, he's been bullied by his friends an...

Castle of Evil (1966)

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Westbound (1959)

In 1864, Union army officer Capt. John Hayes is asked to take charge of the Overland stagecoach line, which makes eastbound gold shipments from California that aid the Union's war effort. Hayes travels to Overland headquarters in his hometown of Julesburg, Colorado. He meets a Union soldier, Rod ...

The Story of Mankind (1957)

Scientists have developed a weapon, called the "Super H-bomb", which if detonated will wipe out the human race entirely. A "High Tribunal" in "The Great Court of Outer Space" is called upon to decide whether divine intervention should be allowed to stop the bomb's detonation. The Devil (Vincent P...

The Proud Ones (1956)

Cass Silver (Robert Ryan), marshal of a small Kansas town, is expecting trouble with the arrival of the first Texas trail herds on the newly completed railroad. The town’s saloon owner (Robert Middleton) is anticipating an increase in business and wants rid of the marshal. To make matters worse, ...

Great Day in the Morning (1956)

Owen Pentecost (Stack) is a man from North Carolina who comes west to Denver on a whim. He encounters Ann Merry Alaine (Mayo), who is going there to open a dress shop. In a Denver hotel saloon, Owen wins a poker game with the owner, who bet his estate on the last hand. Along with the hotel comes ...

Pearl of the South Pacific (1955)

Two beachcombers with a yacht join woman-with-a-past Rita on a quest for black pearls on a secret island. Arrived, they find another white man has made himself high priest; but George, the latter's handome son, is fair game for Rita, who lands in the guise of a missionary! The inevitable conflict...

King Richard And The Crusaders (1954)

King Richard and the Crusaders is a 1954 historical drama film made by Warner Bros.. It was directed by David Butler and produced by Henry Blanke from a screenplay by John Twist based on Sir Walter Scott's novel The Talisman. The music score was by Max Steiner and the cinematography by J. Peverel...

The Silver Chalice (1954)

A Greek artisan is commissioned to cast the cup of Christ in silver and sculpt around its rim the faces of the disciples and Jesus himself. He travels to Jerusalem and eventually to Rome to complete the task. Meanwhile, a nefarious interloper is trying to convince the crowds that he is the new Me...

South Sea Woman (1953)

U.S. Marine Master Gunnery Sergeant James O'Hearn (Burt Lancaster) is being tried at the San Diego Marine base for desertion, theft, scandalous conduct and destruction of property in time of war. He refuses to testify or plead guilty or not guilty to the charges. The film alternates between flash...

The Iron Mistress (1952)

The Iron Mistress is a 1952 film starring Alan Ladd as Jim Bowie. It ends with his marriage to Ursula de Veramendi and does not deal with Bowie's death at the Battle of the Alamo. It was the first film Ladd made at Warner Bros after spending a decade at Paramount Pictures.

Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)

In 1807, during the Napoleonic Wars, English Royal Navy Captain Horatio Hornblower (Gregory Peck) commands the 36-gun frigate HMS Lydia on a lengthy secret mission to Central America. He is to provide arms and support to a megalomaniac calling himself "El Supremo" or "The Almighty" (Alec Mango)...

Along the Great Divide (1951)

Federal marshal Len Merrick (Douglas) and his two deputies rescue cattle rustler and murder suspect Tim "Pop" Keith (Brennan) from a lynch mob headed by grieving rancher Ned Roden (Morris Ankrum), whose beloved son was shot in the back. Merrick insists on taking Keith to Santa Loma to stand trial...

The West Point Story (1950)

Elwin 'Bix' Bixby (Cagney) is an unemployed Broadway musical director who agrees to stage the annual 100th Night show at West Point called for producer Harry Eberhart (Roland Winters).

Backfire (1950)

Bob Corey (Gordon MacRae) is an American soldier badly wounded at the end of World War II, and undergoing a number of surgical operations on his spine at a military hospital in California. He is tended by a nurse, Julie Benson (Virginia Mayo), and they have fallen in love. Corey's military pal, S...

The Flame and the Arrow (1950)

In the time of Frederick Barbarossa, in the area of Italy known as Lombardy, Dardo Bartoli (Lancaster) is walking with his son Rudi (Gordon Gebert) when they encounter Count Ulrich (Frank Allenby), known as "the Hawk", together with his niece, Lady Anne (Mayo), and his lover, Dardo's unfaithful w...

Red Light (1949)

Bookkeeper Nick Cherney is sent to jail for embezzling from Johnny Torno's trucking company. In a California prison, he sees a newsreel showing Johnny welcoming home his brother Jess, a heroic Catholic chaplain just returned from a World War II prisoner-of-war camp. Just before his release four y...

Colorado Territory (1949)

Notorious outlaw Wes McQueen (Joel McCrea) is freed from jail and heads off to the Colorado Territory to meet the man who arranged the escape, his old friend Dave Rickard (Basil Ruysdael). Along the way, the stagecoach he is riding in is attacked by a gang of robbers. When the driver and guard ar...