Ross Alexander

Ross Alexander


Life Events


Stage acting debut


Movie Clip

Captain Blood (1935) -- (Movie Clip) You Would Think Of Geraniums Opening scene, Pitt (Ross Alexander) hurtles through 17th century rear-screen projected England to summon Errol Flynn (title character, though he's now a physician, not yet a seaman), doing some wry exposition with servant Mrs. Barlow (Jessie Ralph), in Warner Bros.' Captain Blood, 1935.
Captain Blood (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Your Sacred Duty A doctor unjustly accused of rebellion, Errol Flynn (title character) challenges and diagnoses the presiding judge Baron Jeffries (Leonard Mudie), early in Warner Bros.' Captain Blood, 1935, from the Rafael Sabatini novel.
Captain Blood (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Your Very Humble Slave First scene for radiant Arabella (Olivia de Havilland), with her uncle Colonel Bishop (Lionel Atwill) joining their friend the Jamaican governor (George Hassell), to look over the new slaves, taking up an immediate and reciprocated interest in star Errol Flynn, in Captain Blood, 1935.
China Clipper (1936) -- (Movie Clip) Cast Iron Heart Pal and pilot Hap (Humphrey Bogart) is walking out on airline founder Dave (Pat O'Brien) who's become autocratic, then partner Tom (Ross Alexander) tries to lure the back the estranged wife (Beverly Roberts) of the boss, in China Clipper, 1936, from Frank "Spig" Wead's original screenplay.
China Clipper (1936) -- (Movie Clip) First Ninety Miles The day of the airline's first flight to Cuba, Tom (Ross Alexander) with ex-gal Sunny (Marie Wilson), pilot Dave (Pat O'Brien) with engineer "Dad," (Henry B. Walthall), colleague Hap (Humphrey Bogart) joining for a successful montage, in Warner Bros.' China Clipper, 1936.
China Clipper (1936) -- (Movie Clip) Too Short A Hop The financier (Addison Richards) is pulling the plug on airline founders Dave (Pat O'Brien), Tom (Ross Alexander) and "Dad" (Henry B. Walthall), who later commiserate with "Skippy" (Beverly Roberts) and Sunny (Marie Wilson), in China Clipper, 1936.
We're In The Money (1935) -- (Movie Clip) Call Of Love Birds Opening scene, Joan Blondell as "Ginger" snogging with Ross Alexander as "Carter," then scampering with girlfriend Dixie (Glenda Farrell), the popular pair known as Warner Bros' "Gimme Girls," in We're In The Money, 1935, co-written by co-star Hugh Herbert.
We're In The Money (1935) -- (Movie Clip) I Quit Quitting Process servers Ginger (Joan Blondell) and Dixie (Glenda Farrell) have just agreed to one last job, then ringing butler Jevons (E.E. Clive), a lawyer (Henry O'Neill), and their wealthy employer "Carter" (Ross Alexander), who poses as a chauffeur, in We're In The Money, 1935.
Hot Money (1936) -- (Movie Clip) What A Big House! Hustler Willy (Andrew Tombes) arrives with investor Dourfuss (Joseph Cawthorne) to collect P-R man Chick (Ross Alexander) from his temporary home in Ossining, NY, crackpot inventor Dr. David (Paul Graetz) secured in the back seat, early in Hot Money, 1936.
Hot Money (1936) -- (Movie Clip) Female Typewriters! Deal-maker Willy (Andrew Tombes) trying to reassure investor Dourfuss (Joseph Cawthorne) that Chick (Ross Alexander) isn't splurging on the new firm, job applicants Ruth (Anne Nagel) and Grace (Beverly Roberts) arriving, in Hot Money, 1936.
Maybe It's Love (1935) -- (Movie Clip) All Men Are Alike Bobby (Gloria Stuart) meeting boyfriend Rims (Ross Alexander) for the subway ride to work, where he's summoned by spitting-mad boss Mengle (Joseph Cawthorn) to deal with idle junior (Phillip Reed), in Warner Bros.' Maybe It's Love, 1935.


Anne Nagel