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The Blue Dahlia

Plot: Soon after a veteran's return from war his cheating wife is found dead. He evades police in an attempt to find the real murderer
Release Date: Tuesday, April 16 1946
77 years ago
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Portrait of Alan LaddAlan Ladd
Johnny Morrison
Alan Ladd was
32 in The Blue Dahlia.
Wed, Sep 03 1913 –
Wed, Jan 29 1964
Portrait of Veronica LakeVeronica Lake
Joyce Harwood
Veronica Lake was
23 in The Blue Dahlia.
Tue, Nov 14 1922 –
Sat, Jul 07 1973
Portrait of William BendixWilliam Bendix
Buzz Wanchek
William Bendix was
40 in The Blue Dahlia.
Sun, Jan 14 1906 –
Mon, Dec 14 1964
Portrait of Howard Da SilvaHoward Da Silva
Eddie Harwood
Howard Da Silva was
36 in The Blue Dahlia.
Tue, May 04 1909 –
Sun, Feb 16 1986
Portrait of Doris DowlingDoris Dowling
Helen Morrison
Doris Dowling was
22 in The Blue Dahlia.
Tue, May 15 1923 –
Fri, Jun 18 2004
Portrait of Tom PowersTom Powers
Capt. Hendrickson
Tom Powers was
55 in The Blue Dahlia.
Mon, Jul 07 1890 –
Wed, Nov 09 1955
Portrait of Hugh BeaumontHugh Beaumont
George Copeland
Hugh Beaumont was
37 in The Blue Dahlia.
Tue, Feb 16 1909 –
Fri, May 14 1982
Portrait of Howard FreemanHoward Freeman
Corelli
Howard Freeman was
46 in The Blue Dahlia.
Sat, Dec 09 1899 –
Mon, Dec 11 1967
Portrait of Don CostelloDon Costello
Leo
Don Costello would have been no older than
44 in The Blue Dahlia.
Thu, Sep 05 1901 –
Wed, Oct 24 1945
Portrait of Will WrightWill Wright
"Dad" Newell
Will Wright was
52 in The Blue Dahlia.
Sun, Mar 25 1894 –
Tue, Jun 19 1962
Portrait of Frank FaylenFrank Faylen
Man Recommending Motel
Frank Faylen was
40 in The Blue Dahlia.
Fri, Dec 08 1905 –
Fri, Aug 02 1985
Portrait of Walter SandeWalter Sande
Heath
Walter Sande was
39 in The Blue Dahlia.
Mon, Jul 09 1906 –
Mon, Nov 22 1971
Portrait of Bea AllenBea Allen
News Clerk (uncredited)
Bea Allen was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Harry BarrisHarry Barris
Belhop (uncredited)
Harry Barris was
40 in The Blue Dahlia.
Fri, Nov 24 1905 –
Thu, Dec 13 1962
Portrait of George BartonGeorge Barton
Cab Driver (uncredited)
George Barton was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Mary BaylessMary Bayless
Bar Patron (uncredited)
Mary Bayless was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Edward BibyEdward Biby
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Edward Biby was
59 in The Blue Dahlia.
Sun, Aug 08 1886 –
Fri, Oct 03 1952
Portrait of Nina BorgetNina Borget
Waitress (uncredited)
Nina Borget was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Paul BradleyPaul Bradley
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Paul Bradley was
44 in The Blue Dahlia.
Fri, Jul 26 1901 –
Fri, Jun 18 1999
Portrait of George BruggemanGeorge Bruggeman
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
George Bruggeman was
41 in The Blue Dahlia.
Tue, Nov 01 1904 –
Fri, Jun 09 1967
Portrait of Mae BuschMae Busch
Jenny (Maid) (uncredited)
Mae Busch was
54 in The Blue Dahlia.
Wed, Jun 17 1891 –
Fri, Apr 19 1946
Portrait of George M. CarletonGeorge M. Carleton
DeAnza Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
George M. Carleton was
60 in The Blue Dahlia.
Wed, Oct 28 1885 –
Sat, Sep 23 1950
Portrait of Douglas CarterDouglas Carter
Bus Driver (uncredited)
Douglas Carter was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Anthony CarusoAnthony Caruso
Marine Corporal Playing Jukebox (uncredited)
Anthony Caruso was
30 in The Blue Dahlia.
Fri, Apr 07 1916 –
Fri, Apr 04 2003
Portrait of Carmen CliffordCarmen Clifford
Party Guest (uncredited)
Carmen Clifford was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Jack Rube CliffordJack Rube Clifford
Plainclothes Cop (uncredited)
Jack Rube Clifford was
57 in The Blue Dahlia.
Mon, Dec 24 1888 –
Mon, Oct 14 1974
Portrait of Tom DillonTom Dillon
Cop in Prowl Car (uncredited)
Tom Dillon was
50 in The Blue Dahlia.
Thu, Nov 07 1895 –
Sat, Sep 15 1962
Portrait of Jimmie DundeeJimmie Dundee
Gangster Car Driver (uncredited)
Jimmie Dundee was
45 in The Blue Dahlia.
Wed, Dec 19 1900 –
Fri, Nov 20 1953
Portrait of Jay EatonJay Eaton
Bar Patron (uncredited)
Jay Eaton was
47 in The Blue Dahlia.
Fri, Mar 17 1899 –
Thu, Feb 05 1970
Portrait of Clark EgglestonClark Eggleston
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
Clark Eggleston was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Brooke EvansBrooke Evans
Cocktail Party Guest (uncredited)
Brooke Evans was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Bess FlowersBess Flowers
Coctail Party Guest (uncredited)
Bess Flowers was
47 in The Blue Dahlia.
Wed, Nov 23 1898 –
Sat, Jul 28 1984
Portrait of Charles FogelCharles Fogel
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Charles Fogel was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Jack GarganJack Gargan
Cab Driver (uncredited)
Jack Gargan was
46 in The Blue Dahlia.
Thu, Feb 08 1900 –
Tue, Sep 30 1958
Portrait of Joe GilbertJoe Gilbert
Cocktail Party Guest (uncredited)
Joe Gilbert was
43 in The Blue Dahlia.
Fri, Feb 27 1903 –
Tue, May 26 1959
Portrait of Paul GustinePaul Gustine
Doorman (uncredited)
Paul Gustine was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Eddie HallEddie Hall
Soldier Picking Up Suitcase in Bus Station (uncredited)
Eddie Hall was
34 in The Blue Dahlia.
Sat, Feb 03 1912 –
Tue, Feb 19 1963
Portrait of Sam HarrisSam Harris
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Sam Harris was
69 in The Blue Dahlia.
Thu, Jan 11 1877 –
Wed, Oct 22 1969
Portrait of Harry HaydenHarry Hayden
Mr. Hughes (Assistant Hotel Manager) (uncredited)
Harry Hayden was
63 in The Blue Dahlia.
Tue, Nov 07 1882 –
Sun, Jul 24 1955
Portrait of Charles Anthony HughesCharles Anthony Hughes
Detective Lt. Lloyd (uncredited)
Charles Anthony Hughes was
56 in The Blue Dahlia.
Fri, Mar 21 1890 –
Tue, Nov 07 1967
Portrait of Jerry JamesJerry James
Cocktail Party Guest (uncredited)
Jerry James was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Stan JohnsonStan Johnson
Naval Officer (uncredited)
Stan Johnson was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Roberta JonayRoberta Jonay
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Roberta Jonay was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Lucy KnochLucy Knoch
Cocktail Party Guest (uncredited)
Lucy Knoch was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Audrey KornAudrey Korn
Cocktail Party Guest (uncredited)
Audrey Korn was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Perc LaundersPerc Launders
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Perc Launders was
41 in The Blue Dahlia.
Tue, Oct 11 1904 –
Thu, Oct 02 1952
Portrait of Arthur LoftArthur Loft
"Wolf" at Bar (uncredited)
Arthur Loft was
48 in The Blue Dahlia.
Mon, May 24 1897 –
Wed, Jan 01 1947
Portrait of Leon LombardoLeon Lombardo
Bellhop (uncredited)
Leon Lombardo was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of John MarlinJohn Marlin
Doorman (uncredited)
John Marlin was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Vera MarsheVera Marshe
Party Guest (uncredited)
Vera Marshe was
40 in The Blue Dahlia.
Sat, Jul 15 1905 –
Sun, Mar 25 1984
Portrait of Charles MayonCharles Mayon
Party Guest (uncredited)
Charles Mayon was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Matt McHughMatt McHugh
Bartender at Gus' (uncredited)
Matt McHugh was
52 in The Blue Dahlia.
Mon, Jan 22 1894 –
Mon, Feb 22 1971
Portrait of William MeaderWilliam Meader
Cocktail Party Guest (uncredited)
William Meader was
41 in The Blue Dahlia.
Mon, Jul 04 1904 –
Sun, Apr 15 1979
Portrait of James MillicanJames Millican
Photographer (uncredited)
James Millican was
36 in The Blue Dahlia.
Thu, Feb 17 1910 –
Thu, Nov 24 1955
Portrait of Mavis MurrayMavis Murray
Hatcheck Girl (uncredited)
Mavis Murray was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Noel NeillNoel Neill
Nolie (Hatcheck Girl) (uncredited)
Noel Neill was
25 in The Blue Dahlia.
Thu, Nov 25 1920 –
Sun, Jul 03 2016
Portrait of William J. O'BrienWilliam J. O'Brien
Man at Cavendish Apartments (uncredited)
William J. O'Brien was
62 in The Blue Dahlia.
Thu, Jan 31 1884 –
Sat, Feb 14 1953
Portrait of Franklin ParkerFranklin Parker
Police Stenographer (uncredited)
Franklin Parker was
43 in The Blue Dahlia.
Sat, Nov 08 1902 –
Tue, Jun 12 1962
Portrait of Ed RandolphEd Randolph
Cop in George's Apartment (uncredited)
Ed Randolph was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Ricky RicardiRicky Ricardi
Man (uncredited)
Ricky Ricardi was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Albert RuizAlbert Ruiz
Photographer (uncredited)
Albert Ruiz was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of George SorelGeorge Sorel
Paul (Captain of Waiters) (uncredited)
George Sorel was
45 in The Blue Dahlia.
Sun, Mar 24 1901 –
Mon, Jan 19 1948
Portrait of Beverly ThompsonBeverly Thompson
Party Guest (uncredited)
Beverly Thompson was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Harry TylerHarry Tyler
Bus Station Clerk (uncredited)
Harry Tyler was
57 in The Blue Dahlia.
Wed, Jun 13 1888 –
Fri, Sep 15 1961
Portrait of Henry VroomHenry Vroom
Master Sergeant (uncredited)
Henry Vroom was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Audrey WestphalAudrey Westphal
Cocktail Party Guest (uncredited)
Audrey Westphal was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Gloria WilliamsGloria Williams
Assistant Maid (uncredited)
Gloria Williams was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Dick WinslowDick Winslow
Dick (Piano Player at Party) (uncredited)
Dick Winslow was
31 in The Blue Dahlia.
Thu, Mar 25 1915 –
Thu, Feb 07 1991
Portrait of Lawrence YoungLawrence Young
Clerk (uncredited)
Lawrence Young was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Crew

Portrait of George MarshallGeorge Marshall
Director
George Marshall was
54 in The Blue Dahlia.
Mon, Dec 28 1891 –
Mon, Feb 17 1975
Portrait of Lionel LindonLionel Lindon
Director of Photography
Lionel Lindon was
40 in The Blue Dahlia.
Sat, Sep 02 1905 –
Mon, Sep 20 1971
Portrait of Victor YoungVictor Young
Original Music Composer, Music Director
Victor Young was
45 in The Blue Dahlia.
Wed, Aug 08 1900 –
Sun, Nov 11 1956
Portrait of Charles C. ColemanCharles C. Coleman
Assistant Director
Charles C. Coleman was
45 in The Blue Dahlia.
Sat, Dec 29 1900 –
Thu, May 25 1972
Portrait of James A. RosenbergerJames A. Rosenberger
Second Assistant Director
James A. Rosenberger was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Tex HarrisTex Harris
Second Assistant Director
Tex Harris was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler
Screenplay
Raymond Chandler was
57 in The Blue Dahlia.
Mon, Jul 23 1888 –
Thu, Mar 26 1959
Portrait of John HousemanJohn Houseman
Producer
John Houseman was
43 in The Blue Dahlia.
Mon, Sep 22 1902 –
Mon, Oct 31 1988
Portrait of Gene MerrittGene Merritt
Sound Editor, Sound Recordist
Gene Merritt was
44 in The Blue Dahlia.
Mon, Aug 19 1901 –
Fri, Feb 26 1982
Portrait of Arthur P. SchmidtArthur P. Schmidt
Editor
Arthur P. Schmidt was
33 in The Blue Dahlia.
Wed, Aug 21 1912 –
Thu, Jul 22 1965
Portrait of Stanley E. JohnsonStanley E. Johnson
Assistant Editor
Stanley E. Johnson was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Robert Emmett DolanRobert Emmett Dolan
Additional Music
Robert Emmett Dolan was
39 in The Blue Dahlia.
Fri, Aug 03 1906 –
Tue, Sep 26 1972
Portrait of Harry SimeoneHarry Simeone
Additional Music
Harry Simeone was
35 in The Blue Dahlia.
Mon, May 09 1910 –
Tue, Feb 22 2005
Portrait of Sam ComerSam Comer
Set Decoration
Sam Comer was
52 in The Blue Dahlia.
Thu, Jul 13 1893 –
Fri, Dec 27 1974
Portrait of Wally WestmoreWally Westmore
Makeup Supervisor
Wally Westmore was
40 in The Blue Dahlia.
Tue, Feb 13 1906 –
Tue, Jul 03 1973
Portrait of Hans DreierHans Dreier
Art Direction
Hans Dreier was
60 in The Blue Dahlia.
Fri, Aug 21 1885 –
Mon, Oct 24 1966
Portrait of Edith HeadEdith Head
Costume Design, Costumer
Edith Head was
48 in The Blue Dahlia.
Thu, Oct 28 1897 –
Sat, Oct 24 1981
Portrait of Jimmie DundeeJimmie Dundee
Stunts
Jimmie Dundee was
45 in The Blue Dahlia.
Wed, Dec 19 1900 –
Fri, Nov 20 1953
Portrait of Web OverlanderWeb Overlander
Assistant Makeup Artist
Web Overlander was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Ross DowdRoss Dowd
Set Dresser
Ross Dowd was
38 in The Blue Dahlia.
Wed, Apr 17 1907 –
Wed, Aug 25 1965
Portrait of Walter H. TylerWalter H. Tyler
Art Direction
Walter H. Tyler was
37 in The Blue Dahlia.
Sun, Mar 28 1909 –
Sat, Nov 03 1990
Portrait of George ParrishGeorge Parrish
Orchestrator
George Parrish was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Patrick DelanyPatrick Delany
Props
Patrick Delany was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Farciot EdouartFarciot Edouart
Visual Effects
Farciot Edouart was
51 in The Blue Dahlia.
Mon, Nov 05 1894 –
Mon, Mar 17 1980
Portrait of John A. AndersonJohn A. Anderson
Wardrobe Designer
John A. Anderson was
29 in The Blue Dahlia.
Sat, Jan 20 1917 –
Sat, Dec 07 1991
Portrait of Carlton ColemanCarlton Coleman
Props
Carlton Coleman was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Darrell TurnmireDarrell Turnmire
Grip
Darrell Turnmire was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Leonora SabineLeonora Sabine
Hair Supervisor
Leonora Sabine was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Joel MossJoel Moss
Sound Recordist
Joel Moss was
41 in The Blue Dahlia.
Wed, Oct 26 1904 –
Mon, Nov 13 1989
Portrait of Jack KoffmanJack Koffman
Still Photographer
Jack Koffman was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Glen AldenGlen Alden
Assistant Makeup Artist
Glen Alden was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Roy BurnsRoy Burns
Unit Manager
Roy Burns was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Barney WolffBarney Wolff
Special Effects
Barney Wolff was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of James M. Walters Sr.James M. Walters Sr.
Set Decoration
James M. Walters Sr. was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Gertrude ReadeGertrude Reade
Hairstylist
Gertrude Reade was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Andrew J. DurkusAndrew J. Durkus
Assistant Production Manager
Andrew J. Durkus was
42 in The Blue Dahlia.
Thu, Dec 10 1903 –
Tue, Jul 02 1996
Portrait of Robert MayoRobert Mayo
Casting
Robert Mayo was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Faye ChaneyFaye Chaney
Makeup Artist
Faye Chaney was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Paul FranzPaul Franz
Sound Engineer
Paul Franz was
36 in The Blue Dahlia.
Sat, May 01 1909 –
Sun, Jun 24 1979
Portrait of Jim MillerJim Miller
Sound Recordist
Jim Miller was
43 in The Blue Dahlia.
Sun, Jun 15 1902 –
Tue, Jan 13 1987
Portrait of Neal BecknerNeal Beckner
Second Assistant "A" Camera
Neal Beckner was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of James HawleyJames Hawley
Assistant Camera
James Hawley was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Bob RogersBob Rogers
Electrician
Bob Rogers was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Stanley WilliamsStanley Williams
Gaffer
Stanley Williams was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of Florence LyonsFlorence Lyons
Wardrobe Designer
Florence Lyons was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of LaPrele HallLaPrele Hall
Script Supervisor
LaPrele Hall was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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Portrait of George Thomas Jr.George Thomas Jr.
Publicist
George Thomas Jr. was
>> in The Blue Dahlia.
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