April 27, 2020


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Yvonne De Carlo (1922-2007) – Auteur – Ressources de la Bibliothèque nationale de France: Toutes les informations de la Bibliothèque Nationale de France sur : Yvonne De Carlo (1922-2007)

Yvonne de Carlo: Actress who played sloe-eyed vamps in Hollywood and was Lily Munster on the small screen.

Yvonne De Carlo – IMDb: Yvonne De Carlo, Actress: The Ten Commandments. Yvonne De Carlo was born Margaret Yvonne Middleton on September 1, 1922 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She was three when her father abandoned the family. Her mother turned to waitressing in a restaurant to make ends meet–a rough beginning for an actress who would, one day, be one of Hollywood’s elite. Yvonne’s mother wanted her to be in…

Yvonne De Carlo – Take It Or Leave It: 7″ Single on 45cat: Yvonne De Carlo – Take It Or Leave It / Three Little Stars – Capitol – USA – F3206

Yvonne De Carlo: Born Margaret Yvonne Middleton on Sept. 1, 1922 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Died Jan. 8, 2007 in Motion Picture and Television Country House, CA

FILM BRIEFS – Queen Yvonne – The Sunday Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1949 – 1953) – 10 Dec 1950: “SEXNICOLOR Queen of the Screen” is the title voted to Yvonne de Carlo by the Camera Club of America—”for putting …

Yvonne De Carlo, Who Played Lily on ‘The Munsters,’ Dies at 84: Ms. De Carlo advanced from the chorus line to play Moses’ wife in a movie epic, but achieved her greatest popularity as Lily in the CBS television sitcom “The Munsters.”

Yvonne De Carlo on feminism, equal rights & Hollywood, 1976 | CBC: In this clip from 1976, Hollywood star Yvonne De Carlo talks about feminism, equal rights and Hollywood. De Carlo’s career in film, television, and musical t…

Yvonne De Carlo, Who Played Lily on ‘The Munsters,’ Dies at 84: Ms. De Carlo advanced from the chorus line to play Moses’ wife in a movie epic, but achieved her greatest popularity as Lily in the CBS television sitcom “The Munsters.”

“Munsters” actress Yvonne De Carlo dies at 84: Actress Yvonne De Carlo, who starred in films opposite Clark Gable and Charlton Heston but won enduring fame as wife of a Frankenstein monster-like character in the TV series “The Munsters,” has died at age 84, her son said on Wednesday.

Band of Angels (1957) – Notes – TCM.com: Notes about Band of Angels, 1957, directed by Raoul Walsh, with Clark Gable, Yvonne De Carlo, Sidney Poitier, available from Turner Classic Movies

Yvonne de Carlo in Technicolor Feature: Formula but lively romantic adventure of New Orleans saloonkeeper posing as rich San Francisco widow. Good Yvonne.

: YVONNE de Carlo was telling me about her first …

My botty best at summarizing from Wikipedia: Yvonne De Carlo was a Canadian-American actress, dancer, and singer . she became an internationally famous Hollywood film star in the 1940s and 1950s . a brunette with blue-grey eyes in 1942, she signed a three-year contract with Paramount Pictures . she was given uncredited bit parts in important films and was intended to replace Dorothy Lamour . her breakthrough role in salome, where she danced (19 de Carlo signed a five-year contract with universal . she made her first serious dramatic performances in two films noir . the first american film star to visit Israel, she received recognition as an actress . her career reached its peak when eminent producer-director Cecil B. DeMille cast her as Moses’ Midianite wife, Sephora . her success continued with starring roles in Flame of the Islands (19 Yvonne, her best-selling autobiography, was published in 1987 . a stroke survivor, De Carlo died of heart failure in 2007 . she was awarded two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for “wayward and rebellious” teenager meets peggy’s father, a salesman from new zealand . peggy had only two memories of her father: climbing up to his knee and crawling towards his feet peggy: “my own assumption is that he died before he had the chance to discover that his Baby Peggy had become a Hollywood actress” after William’s departure, Marie left her parents’ home and found work in de Carlo was seven when a poem she wrote was entered in a contest . she won and received a prize of five dollars . a native of the city of Messina, she married Margaret in 1897 “yvonne de Carlo” won second place in the Miss Venice beauty contest . she placed fifth in that year’s Miss California competition . peggy’s mother wanted her daughter to have a career in show business de Carlo auditioned at Earl Carroll’s for a job at a popular Hollywood nightclub . she and her mother searched for work at another popular nightclub, the Florentine Gardens . after months of practice and yvonne de Carlo was arrested by immigration officials and deported to canada in late 1940 . she danced at the Florentine Gardens only a few months when she was arrested . in may 1941, she appeared in artie Shaw offered to pay her wage for a month . she quit the Florentine Gardens and hired a talent agent, Jack Pomeroy . he got De Carlo an uncredited role as a bath De Carlo took a one-line part in this Gun for Hire (1942) at Paramount . Carroll found out and fired her . she returned to N. T. G. at the Florentine Gardens . a skilled horsewoman, she appeared in a number of west coast rodeos . she was offered a six-month contract, possibly going up to seven years . her scenes in Lucky Jordan (1942) were deleted “i was the test queen at Paramount,” she said later . “i’m not going to be just one of the girls,” De Carlo said . “DeCarlo took two freelance assignments in 1943 . she returned to Paramount for an unbilled bit in True to Life (1943) and Standing Room Only (1944) De Carlo was billed in a short, Fun de Carlo played unbilled roles in Here Come the Waves, Practically Yours and Bring on the Girls . Paramount then decided not to renew her contract option but renewed Lamour’s contract . “when Dott the test was seen by Walter Wanger who was making an adventure film in Technicolor, Salome, where she danced (1945) Wanger later claimed he discovered De Carlo when looking at footage for another actor in which de Carlo was used by the studio as a backup star to Maria Montez . her second movie for the studio saw her step into a role rejected by Montez: the Western Frontier Gal . in 1946, exhibitors voted the film was a hit, making over $2 million . De Carlo wanted to act in different types of movies . she applied to play the part of a waitress in a double life . De Carlo was given a small role in Brute Force (1947) a prison movie starring Burt Lancaster and produced by mark hellinger . it was her first movie in black and white since becoming a star and her de Carlo called these films “physically taxing but not creatively inspiring” the new york times summarised them as “a series of routine costume adventures” she romanced Tony Martin in a musical remake of Algiers de Carlo sang the film’s song for every man there’s a woman . the film flopped at the box office . she then received an offer from mark hellinger to make another film with Burt Lancaster de Carlo considers the role the highlight of her career to date . Tony Curtis made his debut in the movie, in a scene dancing with De Carlo . the film has become regarded as a classic Universal put her back in Technicolor Westerns with Calamity Jane and Sam Bass (1949) she played a role intended for Deanna Durbin in The Gal Who Took the West (1950) for director Fred de Cord de Carlo “was most professional, worked hard, was very good at her craft” “she wanted very much to be a bigger star than she ever became,” the director later called her “a doll … underrated as an de Carlo toured extensively to promote her films and entertained US troops in Europe . she also began singing on television. de Carlo was the first american film star to visit the State of Israel . her performances consisted of singing and dancing routines from her films . in her autobiography she described her participation in Die Fledermaus as ” mayor of Jerusalem, Rabbi S. Z. Shragar, served her Turkish coffee . he welcomed her to Israel in a gracious, kindly manner that I shall never forget . she was told no woman had ever been invited de Carlo returned early from Tel Aviv to make the San Francisco Story (1952) with Joel McCrea . she made her live TV debut in “Another Country” for Lights Out (1952). she wanted to make de Carlo went to MGM to make Sombrero (1953), mostly shot in Mexico . she liked her character because it was “almost madonnalike” she later wrote “absolutely nothing” came of this de Carlo was reunited with Hudson for Sea Devils (1953) a Napoleonic adventure tale shot in Britain and France released through RKO . she was offered a role in Innocents in Paris (1953), de Carlo made her third film in Britain with the comedy The Captain’s Paradise (1953) she played one of two wives a ship captain keeps in separate ports . the film was nominated for an Academy Award action is what i like about de Carlo’s westerns . she wrote a 42-page treatment for a science-fiction film Operation Sram, which was not made . “action is what I like,” De Carlo made her third film for Universal under her new contract in Raw Edge (1956) Republic starred her as Minna Wagner in a biopic of Richard Wagner . Republic reunited her with Duff in Flame of de Carlo’s scenes were shot on Paramount’s sound stages in 1955 . months before filming began, she had worked on the part with a drama coach . “i sensed in her a depth, an yvonne decarlo’s performance received praise from critics . she “plays the wife of Moses with conviction” the actress fell in love with stuntman Bob Morgan while visiting filming of the Ten Commandments deMille’s second pregnancy meant she turned down the role of the female pirate . on the small screen she was in “Skits & Sketches” for shower of stars (1957). Yvonne de Carlo released an LP record of standards in 1957 . “, “Little Girl Blue”, “Blue Moon”, “But Not for Me”, “My Blue Heaven” De Carlo was also in Sch the film was both a critical and financial disappointment at the time of release . De Carlo was signed to play Mary Magdalene in the italian biblical epic The Sword and the Cross . De Carlo guest starred on Bonanza, Adventures in Paradise, Death Valley Days, Follow the Sun and Burke’s Law . she also played Destry Rides Again in summer stock. de Carlo’s husband was permanently crippled while working as a stunt man on how the west was won (1963), eventually losing his leg . she was second billed in a Western Law of the Lawless (1964 she sang and played the harp in at least one episode of The Munsters. (1966) she sang in hopes of renewing interest in the sitcom . despite the attempt, the munsters was cancelled after 70 episodes . years later, in 1987, she said: “i gained the younger audience through The Munsters. And it was a steady job.” Despite the attempt De Carlo starred in a pair of low-budget westerns produced by A. C. Lyles . she also had a supporting role in the 1968 thriller The Power . after 1967, she became increasingly active in de Carlo appeared in “an improbable sequence pulled off with verve by the still glamorous star” her defining stage role was in Harold Prince’s production of the Stephen Sondheim musical Follies in 1971-72 Yvonne de Carlo starred in a production of Ben Bagley’s Decline and Fall of the Entire World in San Diego . in 1975, she performed in the San Bernardino Civic Light Opera’s De Carlo appeared on Dames at Sea, Barefoot in the Park and The Sound of Music . she guest starred on shows like Fantasy Island . de Carlo was in a revival of The Munsters. de Carlo won the Best Actress Award for her roles in films including American Gothic (1988) she had a supporting role as the title character’s Aunt Rosa in the Sylvester Stallone comedy Oscar (1991) of her “she has these outrageous costumes—six of them—and it’s just a small part,” De Carlo says . “the Munsters have several lives,” she tells the los angeles times . “but I like to do small things now,” she says . de Carlo sold her “dream home” in 1975 . in 1981, she moved to a ranch near Solvang, California . in 1947, she announced her engagement to actor Howard Duff, but they never married . while engaged to Mahoney, she became pregnant and discovered she had a large ovarian cyst . the tumor was surgically removed and de Carlo’s relationship with Mahoney ended when he found out he was seeing another woman . in 1954, she told a journalist: “i dedicate more time now than ever to study” they met again after the death of Morgan’s wife, on the set of The Ten Commandments in Egypt . they were married on November 21, 1955, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Reno, Nevada . Morgan lost his left leg after being run over by a train while filming How the West Was Won . his contract with MGM assumed no responsibility for the accident . de Carlo and Morgan filed a $1.4 million lawsuit in her autobiography, de Carlo wrote about her faith in God . “i elected God a long time ago and I’ll stick with Him,” she wrote . she died from heart failure on January 8, 2007, and was cremated . she was a medalist in boxoffice barometer’s The All-American Screen Favorites of 1946 list . in 1947, she was named one of the 10 “best tressed” film actresses . in 1957, she received a boxoffice blue ribbon award for The Ten Commandments . she was awarded two stars on the the television star is on the north side of the 6700 block of Hollywood Boulevard . in 1966, she was named honorary mayor of North Hollywood, Los Angeles. (1966). in 1987, she won the International Science Fiction and Fantasy Film Show (Fantafestival) Award for Best Actress for American Gothic . in 2005, she was one of the 250 female Hollywood legends nominated for the American University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 9780813174235.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) De Carlo, Yvonne; Warren, Doug (1987). Yveonne: An Autobiography “Mrs. Moses: Yvonne De Carlo”. Dundurn Press. ISBN 9781459712676.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) Orrison, Katherine (1999). “M Written in Stone: Making Cecil B. DeMille’s Epic The Ten Commandments. Vestal Press. ISBN 9781461734819.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) Thomas, Nick (2011) “Prelinger Archive”.Obituaries: “Yvonne De Carlo, Who Played Lily on ‘The Munsters,’ Dies at 84”. Retrieved Sep 16, 2016. “Munsters’ Television Star Yvonne de Carlo Dies at 84”. Media Newswire. Jan 11, 2007. Retrieved Sep 16, 2016. “Yvonne de Carlo”. The Daily Telegraph. Obituary. London, UK. Jan 12, 2007. 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