Abdulla


Filmography

I Cover the War (1937)
Abdul

Photos & Videos

The Feminine Touch - Publicity Stills
They Met in Bombay - Kapralik Trade Ad
They Met in Bombay - Publicity Still

Biography

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

I Cover the War (1937)
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Life Events

Photo Collections

The Feminine Touch - Publicity Stills
Here are a few publicity stills from The Feminine Touch (1941), starring Rosalind Russell, Don Ameche and Kay Francis. Publicity stills were specially-posed photos for purposes of publicity or reference for promotional artwork.
They Met in Bombay - Kapralik Trade Ad
Here is a trade ad for MGM's They Met in Bombey (1941), starring Clark Gable and Rosaland Russell. The art is by mixed-media caricaturist Jaques Kapralik. Trade Ads were placed by studios in industry magazines like Variety and The Hollywood Reporter.
They Met in Bombay - Publicity Still
Here is a still of Clark Gable and Rosalind Russell, taken to help publicize They Met in Bombay (1941). Publicity stills were specially-posed photos, usually taken off the set, for purposes of publicity or reference for promotional artwork.
Back Street (1961) - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
Back Street (1961) - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
A Majority of One - Movie Poster
A Majority of One - Movie Poster
Design for Scandal - Movie Poster
Design for Scandal - Movie Poster
Auntie Mame - Movie Poster
Here is the American one-sheet movie poster for Auntie Mame (1958), starring Rosalind Russell. One-sheets measured 27x41 inches, and were the poster style most commonly used in theaters.
Sister Kenny - Scene Stills
Here are a few scene stills from RKO's Sister Kenny (1946), starring Rosalind Russell.
Gypsy - Movie Poster
Here is the American one-sheet movie poster for Gypsy (1962), starring Natalie Wood and Rosalind Russell. One-sheets measured 27x41 inches, and were the poster style most commonly used in theaters.
Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows - Movie Poster
Here is the American one-sheet movie poster for Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows (1968), starring Rosalind Russell and Stella Stevens. One-sheets measured 27x41 inches, and were the poster style most commonly used in theaters.
Night Must Fall - Lobby Card
Here is a lobby card from Night Must Fall (1937), starring Robert Montgomery and Rosalind Russell. Lobby Cards were 11" x 14" posters that came in sets of 8. As the name implies, they were most often displayed in movie theater lobbies, to advertise current or coming attractions.
The Women - Publicity Stills
Here are a few photos taken to help publicize MGM's The Women (1939), starring Joan Crawford, Norma Shearer, and Rosalind Russell. Publicity stills were specially-posed photos, usually taken off the set, for purposes of publicity or reference for promotional artwork.
The Women - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
Here are a few photos taken behind-the-scenes during production of MGM's The Women (1939), directed by George Cukor and featuring an all-star, all-female cast.
My Sister Eileen - Title Lobby Card
Here is the Title Lobby Card from My Sister Eileen (1942), starring Rosalind Russell and Janet Blair. Lobby Cards were 11" x 14" posters that came in sets of 8. As the name implies, they were most often displayed in movie theater lobbies, to advertise current or coming attractions.
The Women - Movie Posters
Here are a few original-release and re-issue American movie posters for MGM's The Women (1939).
The Women - Scene Stills
Here are a number of scene stills from MGM's The Women (1939), starring Norman Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Mary Boland, Paulette Goddard, and Joan Fontaine.
The Trouble with Angels - Movie Poster
Here is the American one-sheet movie poster for The Trouble with Angels (1966), starring Rosalind Russell and Hayley Mills. One-sheets measured 27x41 inches, and were the poster style most commonly used in theaters.
Live, Love and Learn - Publicity Still
Here is a publicity still from MGM's Live, Love and Learn (1937), starring Robert Montgomery and Rosalind Russell. Publicity stills were specially-posed photos, usually taken off the set, for purposes of publicity or reference for promotional artwork.
Fast and Loose - Movie Poster
Here is a window card movie poster from MGM's Fast and Loose (1939), starring Robert Montgomery and Rosalind Russell. Window Cards were mini posters designed to be placed in store windows around town during a film's engagement. A blank space at the top of the poster featured theater and playdate infromation.
General Spanky - Scene Stills
Here is a group of scene stills from General Spanky (1936), the only full-length feature starring Hal Roach's "Our Gang".

Videos

Movie Clip

Gypsy (1962) -- (Movie Clip) You'll Never Get Away From Me Chasing Vaudeville bookings cross-country in the 1930's, crazy stage-mother Rose (Rosalind Russell) at a New York Chinese joint with Herbie (Karl Malden), her persistent suitor and manager of her two daughters, finds another Jule Styne-Stephen Sondheim original from the Broadway smash, in Gypsy, 1962.
Gypsy (1962) -- (Movie Clip) If Momma Was Married Manager and virtual-spouse Herbie (Karl Malden) of their tiger stage-mother Rose (Rosalind Russell) reassures sisters (Natalie Wood as less-gifted Louise, Ann Jillian as star
Scream And Scream Again (1970) — The Amen Corner Another not-cohesive plot shift to a London club (with Welsh pop star Andy Fairweather Low, appearing improbably without a guitar, leading his rarely remembered group “The Amen Corner” in the title song) introduces Judy Huxtable with girlfriend Rosalind Elliot sizing up magnetic Michael Gothard, in the AIP oddity Scream And Scream Again, 1970.
Midnight Lace (1960) -- (Movie Clip) Sexually Off The Track Having been harassed in the fog and now on the phone, American Kit (Doris Day) and English financier husband Tony (Rex Harrison) visit Scotland Yard where inspector Byrnes (John Williams) comments on local miscreants, in MIdnight Lace, 1960.
Gypsy (1962) -- (Movie Clip) Let Me Entertain You Early days, Karl Malden as Herbie (stage name Uncle Jocko) intervenes somewhat to do the right thing for young June (Suzanne Cupito) and Louise (Diane Pace), a Styne/Sondheim tune getting murdered, and Mama Rose (Rosalind Russell) storms in, 1920’s vaudeville, in Gypsy, 1962.
Flower Drum Song (1961) -- (Movie Clip) Chop Suey Another Rodgers & Hammerstein original which has long split opinion (Is it cultural stereotyping or knowing commentary?), Juanita Hall reprising her stage role as Madame Liang of San Francisco, receiving a citizenship award then supported by Jim Shigeta (who, it is sometimes forgotten, started out as a singer), Jack Soo, Benson Fong et al, in Flower Drum Song, 1961.
Flower Drum Song (1961) -- (Movie Clip) Such Fun Going Steady James Shigeta (as Wang Ta) and Nancy Kwan (as showgirl Linda) discuss their immediate future in a San Francisco Chinatown cafe in director Henry Koster's Flower Drum Song, 1961, from the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical.
Corn Is Green, The (1945) -- (Movie Clip) So This Is My House Miss Moffat (Bette Davis), with Watty (Rosalind Ivan), arrives at her inherited Welsh home, the squire (Nigel Bruce), Miss Ronberry (Mildred Dunnock) and Jones (Rhys Williams) surprised to discover she's a female, early in The Corn Is Green, 1945.
Corn Is Green, The (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Kill Two Birds Miss Moffat (Bette Davis) with miner and star student Evans (John Dall), who is taunted by devious Bessie (Joan Loring), who then gets into her own trouble, her mother (Rosalind Ivan) helping quell, in The Corn Is Green, 1945.
Wichita (1955) -- (Movie Clip) Pretty Good Sized Man Packed scene after the opening of the railroad, Joel McCrea as visitor Wyatt Earp is making a deposit (Sam Peckinpah his teller!) when railroad chief McCoy (Walter Coy) arrives with wife, daughter, reporter Bat Masterson and the mayor (Mae Clarke, Vera Miles, Keith Larsen, Carl Benton Reid), and trouble ensues, George Sherwood the risk-averse sheriff, in Wichta, 1955.
Experiment In Terror (1962) -- (Movie Clip) Meet Me At The Roaring Twenties Teller Kelly (Lee Remick) takes a call from master criminal Red (Ross Martin), her threatened sister Tobi (Stefanie Powers) frolics at the pool and FBI-man Ripley (Glenn Ford) frets, in Blake Edwards' Experiment In Terror, 1962.
Pillow Talk (1959) -- (Movie Clip) Title Song Cute graphics, the leading lady with the title tune by Buddy Pepper and Inez James, to Doris Day in the blue negligee and leading man Rock Hudson introducing the premise and the graphic gimmick, off to a rollicking start in their first picture together, in Pillow Talk, 1959.

Trailer

Madame X (1966) -- (Original Trailer) Lana Turner's second-to-last top-billed role, her last with producer Ross Hunter, the final appearance by Constance Bennett and, depending on how you count, maybe the tenth movie from the famous play by Alexandre Bisson, the trailer for Madame X, 1966, from the prominent TV director David Lowell Rich.
What a Woman! - (Original Trailer) Rosalind Russell, What a Woman! (1943) as a literary agent who tries to make her star client as adventurous as his most famous character.
Live, Love and Learn - (Original Trailer) A bohemian artist (Robert Montgomery) and a society girl (Rosalind Russell) try to adjust to marriage. Co-starring Robert Benchley and Mickey Rooney.
His Girl Friday -- (Original Trailer) Cary Grant does everything to keep his ex-wife and star reporter Rosalind Russell from re-marriage in Howard Hawks' classic comedy His Girl Friday (1940).
All That Heaven Allows - (Original Trailer) A lonely widow (Jane Wyman) defies small-town gossip when she falls for a younger man (Rock Hudson) in Douglas Sirk's All That Heaven Allows (1955).
Pillow Talk - (Original Trailer) Doris Day and Rock Hudson give each other interference on their shared telephone line in Pillow Talk (1959).
Auntie Mame - (Original Trailer) Rosalind Russell is an eccentric heiress who raises her nephew to be a free spirit in Auntie Mame (1958).
Trouble For Two - (Original Trailer) Before he can marry, a European prince (Robert Montgomery) gets mixed up with a suicide club. Based on short stories by Robert Louis Stevenson.
West Point Of The Air - (Original Trailer) An army sergeant (Wallace Beery) inspires his son to become an ace flyer and join the West Point of the Air (1935).
Evelyn Prentice - (Original Trailer) MGM playing up The Thin Man angle with Myrna Loy and William Powell, in the original trailer for the melodrama Evelyn Prentice, 1934, co-starring Rosalind Russell.
Imitation of Life (1959) - (Original Trailer) Two mothers, one white, one black, face problems with their rebellious daughters in Douglas Sirk's Imitation Of Life (1959) starring Lana Turner.
Gypsy - (Original Trailer) A domineering mother (Rosalind Russell) pushes her two daughters to burlesque stardom in Gypsy (1962), with Natalie Wood playing the title role of Gypsy Rose Lee.

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