John Carradine (born Richmond Reed Carradine; February 5, 1906 – November 27, 1988) American actor, best known for his roles in horror films and Westerns as well as Shakespearean theatre. A member of Cecil B. DeMille's stock company and later John Ford's company, he was one of the most prolific character actors in Hollywood history. Patriarch of the Carradine family, including four of his sons and four of his grandchildren who are or were also actors.
The 1938 Emo Movie Star Photo Magazine Plus 12 New R95 Images
A look at the EMO Movie Star Photo Magazine packet, copyright 1938, which includes a checklist of 216 different R95 linen like photos. Plus images of 12 rare single photos--8 years of collecting these and I hadn't spotted any of this dozen until today!
John Carradine - Hollywood's Versatile Everyman
A biography and filmography of John Carradine, the versatile and prolific character actor who appeared in over 300 films during his long career.
10th Academy Awards - March 10, 1938. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture - "Captains Courageous", directed by Victor Fleming (1889-1949). Pictured : Freddie Bartholomew (1924-1992), Spencer Tracy (1900-1967) and John Carradine (1906-1988)
Katherine Hepburn and John Carradine as Mary Queen of Scots and David Rizzio (1936 film) - the tragic tale goes that he was her lover, and when their relationship was found out he was stabbed 56 times and killed by Lord Darnley and his associates.