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On this day September 30th
116 years ago the director Lewis Seiler was born he directed Pitsburg
108 years ago Elmer Green was born, Elmer was not an actor he was a sound man and worked on only two pictures one of which was Rio Grande.
105 years ago the actor Philip Dorn was born in Holland, he was in The Fighting Kentuckian and Re-Union in France
A former matinee idol in Holland and Germany, he fled to America before WWII and portrayed anti-Nazi patriots and continental romancers in Hollywood. Forced to retire after suffering an injury while on stage in Holland 1955, he lived out the rest of his life in relative seclusion. Dogged by ill health (phlebitis) in post-war years, he suffered the first of a series of hart attacks 1945.
48 years ago the English Actor Jack Gargan died aged 58 he was in Pittsburgh (not the place the film)