Saturday, September 3, 2011


Born in Los Angeles, California, on September 3, 1932, actress Eileen Brennan is 79 years old today.


Born Carlos Irwin Estevez in New York City, New York, on September 3, 1965, actor Charlie Sheen turns 46 years old today.


Born in Lina, Ohio, on September 3, 1942, Beach Boy Al Jardine celebrates his 69th birthday today.


Born in Galveston, Texas, on September 3, 1943, actress Valerie Perrine is 68 years old today.


Born in Milvale, Pennsylvania, on September 3, 1926, actress Anne Jackson turns 85 years old today.

The Jackpot (1950)

Starring James Stewart, Barbara Hale, Natalie Wood, Tommy Rettig, James Gleason, Fred Clark, Lyle Talbot, and Minerva Urecal. Directed by Walter Lang. A man who wins a slew of prizes on a radio quiz show finds his happiness is short-lived when he discovers he'll have to sell the prizes in order to pay the taxes on them.

April Love (1957)

Starring Pat Boone, Shirley Jones, Arthur O'Connell, Jeanette Nolan, and Matt Crowley. Directed by Henry Levin. A young man who is forced to leave Chicago after being put on probation for stealing a car goes to Kentucky to live and work on his aunt aund uncle's farm and eventually falls in love with their neighbor's daughter.

Of Human Bondage (1964)

Starring Kim Novak, Laurence Harvey, Robert Morely, and Siobhan McKenna. Directed by Henry Hathaway, Ken Hughes, and Bryan Forbes. After two unsuccessful years in Paris, a club-footed artist decides to pursue a career in medicine. During his medical studies he falls in love with a waitress who takes advantage of his attraction to her then leaves him to marry another man.

The Oklahoma Kid (1939)

Starring Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Donald Crisp, Ward Bond, Irving Bacon, and Rosemary Lane. Directed by Lloyd Bacon. A gang robs the stage carrying money to pay Indians for their land and the notorious outlaw The Oklahoma Kid takes the money from the thieves. When The Kid's father runs for mayor, the gang leader incites a mob to lynch the old man whom he has already framed for murder.

Destry Rides Again (1939)

Starring James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Brian Donlevy, Jack Carson, Una Merkel, Charles Winninger, and Allen Jenkins. Directed by George Marshall. The son of a legendary peacekeeper who doesn't believe in gunplay becomes the object of widespread ridicule when he rides into the wide-open town of Bottleneck and signs on as deputy to the town's drunken sheriff.

The Desperate Hours (1955)

Starring Humphrey Bogart, Frederic March, Robert Middleton, Martha Scott, Gig Young, Dewey Martin, Arthur Kennedy, Alan Reed, Whit Bissell, Ray Teal, Beverly Garland, and Helen Kleeb. Directed by William Wyler. A convicted murderer escapes from prison with his brother and a ruthless thug and they invade a suburbasn home using it as an unsuspected resting place while a police manhunt scours the city for them.

Soldier of Fortune (1955)

Starring Susan Hayward, Clark Gable, Michael Rennie, Gene Barry, Jack Kruschen, and Tom Tully. Directed by Edward Dmytryk. An American woman arrives in Hong Kong to unravel the mystery of her missing photographer husband. After getting nowhere with the local authorities, she is introduced to an American soldier of fortune working in the area against the Communists who agrees to help her find her husband.

Seven Days in May (1964)

Starring Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Ava Gardner, Fredric March, Edmond O'Brien, Martin Balsam, Andrew Duggan, Hugh Marlowe, George Macready, and Helen Kleeb. Directed by John Frankenheimer. An Army general who is convinced that the liberal president is soft on America's enemies plots a military takeover of the United States.

The Burning Hills (1956)

Starring Natalie Wood, Tab Hunter, Earl Holliman, Claude Akins, Skip Homeier, Ray Teal, John Doucette, and Eduard Franz. Directed by Stuart Heisler.A young cattleman seeks revenge for the murder of his brother and confronts the cattle baron responsible for his brother's death.

Rawhide (1951)

Starring Susan Hayward, Tyrone Power, Edgar Buchanan, Jack Elam, Hugh Marlowe, Dean Jagger, Jeff Corey, and George Tobias. Directed by Henry Hathaway. A gang of bandits descends on a stage station and holds the people there hostage while waiting to ambush an incoming treasure-laden stagecoach.

Caught in the Draft (1941)

Starring Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Eddie Bracken, Irving Bacon, Dave Willock, and Clarence Kolb. Directed by David Butler.At the beginning of World War II, a Hollywood film star attempts to evade military service following his enlistment by mistake in a confused attempt to court a colonel's daughter.