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1952 Press Photo Taylor Holmes - RRS29313

$12.33
AdID: 2086072

Availability: In stock

Part Number: RRS29313

Height: 8

Width: 10

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Taylor Holmes Taylor Holmes (May 16, 1878 – September 30, 1959) was an actor who appeared in over 100 Broadway plays in his five-decade career. However, he is probably best remembered for his film roles, which he began in silent movies in 1917. By the 1940s, he was working more on film than on stage. Holmes played a number of memorable roles, including the gullible millionaire conned in Nightmare Alley (1947), a shifty lawyer in Kiss of Death (1947), the Bishop of Avranches, who fiercely denounces Pierre Cauchon in the Ingrid Bergman Joan of Arc (1948), Marilyn Monroe's potential father-in-law in the 1953 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes ("I don't want to marry your son for his money, I want to marry him for your money!"), and the voice of King Stefan in Disney's animated feature Sleeping Beauty (1959) - Holmes' last credited screen role. He also played Ebenezer Scrooge in what is largely considered a notoriously bad (and cheaply made) half-hour television version of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, first telecast in 1949. He was married to actress Edna Phillips and was the father of actors Phillips Holmes, Madeleine Taylor Holmes and Ralph Holmes. Holmes has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Photo date: 6/0/1952
Photo measures 10 x 8 in.

Specifications

Listed By Dealer or Reseller
Date of Creation 1952
SKU RRS29313
Dimensions See Description for Photo Size
Original or Reprint? Original Press Photo