Category Archives: _____ as _____

paul newman as buffalo bill

Buffalo Bill and the Indians

Paul Newman as Buffalo Bill Cody in Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson. Robert Altman. 1976.

Buffalo Bill is coming

Buffalo Bill Cody as Buffalo Bill.

harry baur as beethoven

Gance's Beethoven

Harry Baur as Beethoven in Abel Gance‘s Beethoven’s Great Love. 1937.


Life mask of Ludwig van Beethoven as Beethoven. 1812.

mickey rooney as babyface nelson

Mickey Rooney (with Carolyn Jones) as Baby Face Nelson. 1957.

Lester Joseph Gillis aka Baby Face Nelson as Baby Face Nelson.

the champ as the champ

The Champ

Wallace Beery and Jackie Cooper in The Champ. Vidor. 1931.

The Champ

Jon Voight and Ricky Schroder in The Champ. Franco Zeffirelli. 1979.

theda bara as cleopatra, elizabeth taylor as cleopatra

Theda Bara as Cleopatra. 1917.

Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra. 1963.

A fragment of a statue of Cleopatra as Cleopatra.

thieves by night as they live by night

Shelley Duvall and Keith Carradine in Thieves Like Us. Altman. 1974.

Farley Granger and Cathy O’Donnell in They Live By Night. Nicholas Ray. 1949.

hepburn as mary, queen of scots

Katherine Hepburn as Mary, Queen of Scots in Mary of Scotland. John Ford. 1936.

Death mask of Mary, Queen of Scots as Mary, Queen of Scots. 1587.

beatty and dunaway as bonnie and clyde

Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway as Bonnie and Clyde. 1967.

Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow as Bonnie and Clyde. 1933.

guinness as hitler

Alec Guinness as Hitler.

Guinness with director Ennio De Concini, while filming Hitler: The Last Ten Days. 1973.

Adolf Hitler as Hitler.

caruso as caruso

Mario Lanza as Enrico Caruso in The Great Caruso. Richard Thorpe. 1951.