Payday Loans
Henry Brandon (1912-1990)

  1. Anthony Warde, Buck Rogers, 1939.     Brandon wasn’t well pleased with his agent.  He’d hoped to land Buck’s major villain – Killer Kane, no less - but all he got was one  of his  gang. .  And a lesson from Mr Agent. "The lead heavy works for one day.  The henchman works three weeks. Which part did you say you wanted again?”

  2. Phillip Reed, Aloma of the South Seas, 1940.   Brandon was among the testees as he was often played Arab, East Asian, Indian, Persians or Native American in his 175 screen roles. He was the long-time companion of Mark Herron, Judy Garland’s fourth husband.

  3. Victor Mature, Samson and Delilah, 1949.    He remained on CB DeMille’s books for 24 years - from Sign of the Cross, 1932, to the second Ten Commandments, 1956. Future roles included Fu Manchu, Jesse James Martin Borman - and two Tarzan ventures starring another almost-Samson, Lex Barker. Other also-rans included Rory Calhoun, Jim Davis, Errol Flynn, William Hopper (Hedda’s son), John Ireland, Burt Lancaster, Glen Langan, Willard Parker, Steve Reeves, Roberts Ryan and Taylor, Murvyn Vye, Jeff York and even the newest evangelist in town, Dr Billy Graham. Here’s a review by Groucho Marx: “No picture can hold my interest where the leading man's bust is larger than the leading lady's!"

  4. Henry Wilcoxon, The Ten Commandments, 1954.


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