Claude Rains


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  • Birth Name: William Claude Rains
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/10/1889, Scorpio
  • Date of Death: 05/30/1967
  • Profession: Actor
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VIDEO: The Diamond Necklace

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The Diamond Necklace
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Length: 26:07
Aired: 2/22/1959

A man is told he has to retire from his job at the jewelry store where he has worked most of his life. watch

VIDEO: The Cream of the Jest

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The Cream of the Jest
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Length: 26:13
Aired: 3/10/1957

Aging actor Charles Gresham blackmails a producer, who casts Gresham in his next play. But Gresham must audition in front of a very important backer. watch

VIDEO: The Cream of the Jest

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The Cream of the Jest
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Length: 23:34:02
Aired: 3/10/1957

Charles Gresham is an unemployed actor in need of money. He learns that a producer Wayne Campbell is involved in a new play. When Campbell does not give him a part, Gresham blackmails him. Campbell gives him money and even a part in the play as a blackmailer. In order to get the part, Gresham must go deliver his lines to a man named Nick Roper. Only, Gresham is a bit too convincing... watch


Casablanca: Kiss Me
The Greatest Story Ever Told
Four Daughters
The Adventures Of Robin Hood

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Year Title Description
1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told Movie, Actor - Herod The Great
1963 Twilight Of Honor Movie, Actor - Art Harper
1962 Lawrence Of Arabia Movie, Actor - Mr. Dryden
1961 Battle Of The Worlds Movie, Actor - Prof. Benson
1960 The Lost World Movie, Actor - Prof. Challenger

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Titanic Star Gloria Stuart Dies at 100

Gloria Stuart, the 1930s starlet who became the oldest person ever to be nominated for an Academy Award with her career-making turn in Titanic, has died. She was 100.

Stuart died Sunday night at her West Los Angeles home, her daughter, Sylvia Thompson, told The Los Angeles Times. Stuart was diagnosed with lung cancer five years ago.

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"She also was a breast cancer survivor," Thompson said, "but she just paid no attention to illness. She was a very strong woman and had other fish to fry."

Stuart turned 100 on July 4 and celebrated with Titanic director James Cameron and his wife, Titanic co-star Suzy Amis, at the "Academy Centennial Celebration with Gloria Stuart."

The actress was 87 when she starred ...
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Question: I thought that it was pretty obvious that Barb Wire (1996) was based on Casablanca, with Pamela Anderson in the Bogart role, but my brother says I'm crazy. I think he just couldn't see past Pam's assets to the plot details; is there some official word that it's a Casablanca takeoff?

Answer: Well, now, let's see. The year is 2017, Barb (Pamela Anderson) owns a nightclub in Steel Harbor, the last free zone in a futuristic American police state. Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, Axel (Temura Morrison), Barb's ex, walks into hers with his wife, resistance leader Cora D (Victoria Rowell), in read more

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