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In Memoriam — That ‘Gun Crazy’ Doll, PEG

In Memoriam — That ‘Gun Crazy’ Doll, PEGGY CUMMINS

She looked, wrote one critic more than a half century ago, “as fragile as a Dresden doll.” But she delivered what perhaps is the single most vicious female performance in any film noir title that ever came out of Hollywood.  And that’s saying something. Audrey Totter, Marie Windsor, Coleen Gray, Jane Greer and Gloria Grahame are considered the queens […]

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MERLE OBERON Quiz — The Answers

MERLE OBERON Quiz — The Answers

 So, just how much did you know about Merle Oberon? Did you know that the final of four husbands was an obscure Dutch-born actor by the name of Robert Wolders, who appeared in the 1965 tv series Laredo and the 1967 Universal war drama Tobruk, starring Rock Hudson? Wolders married Oberon in 1975.  He was 38.  She was 64. He had costarred two years before in […]

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