“Forgotten Hollywood”- The Death of Ida Lupino’s Protégé…

Posted on March 25, 2015 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

   Sally Forrest, singer and actress, has died. The protégé of Hollywood trailblazer Ida Lupino appeared in a number of movies directed by the former star-turned-director, including Not Wanted, Never Fear, and Hard, Fast, and Beautiful.

Sally Forrest   Forrest began modeling and teaching ballet while she was still in high school. She got her first film gig working as a choreographer and lead dancer in Till the Clouds Roll By, and went on to do several other MGM musicals. Her other film credits include roles in Mystery StreetVengeance Valley, Son of SinbadThe Strange Door starring Boris Karloff and Charles Laughton, The Strip  with Mickey Rooney, and Fritz Lang’s While the City Sleeps. She also had roles on television such as Suspense and Rawhide, as well as on variety programs like The Ed Sullivan Show. She co-starred opposite Tom Ewell in the original run of The Seven Year Itch on Broadway.

   Sally Forrest was 86.

——————————————Festival du Cannes Ingrid Bergman poster

   The Festival du Cannes is honoring Ingrid Bergman on this year’s poster. The three-time Oscar-winner joins a litany of Hollywood icons to grace the start of this cinematic gala of newly-released films from around the world. Recently, the film fest has paid homage to Marilyn Monroe, Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, and last year, Marcello Mastroianni.

   This highly regarded European event will be held in the Spring.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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