Adam Christopher
Charles David

Celebrity apiarist, owner of the most famous beard in the world, Charles David exploded onto the screen in Blackmailers Don’t Shoot (1959). Intensely private, the curmudgeonly star shuns the limelight, but his screen presence—and facial hair—speaks for itself. Key films: Killer in the Rain (1961), Try the Girl (1963), Red Lucky (1965)

Hollywood’s favorite New England ingénue, the It Girl of our generation. Her pretty little head filled with too much math from MIT, Eva found her true calling when she landed her breakout role as Astra, the beautiful amnesiac princess from a lost civilization taught the ways of love by co-star Charles David in Try the Girl (1963). Key films: Red Lucky (1965)

Eva McLuckie

Hollywood’s favorite New England ingénue, the It Girl of our generation. Her pretty little head filled with too much math from MIT, Eva found her true calling when she landed her breakout role as Astra, the beautiful amnesiac princess from a lost civilization taught the ways of love by co-star Charles David in Try the Girl (1963). Key films: Try the Girl (1963), Red Lucky (1965)

Fresco Peterman

Artiste, entrepreneur; One man leads the Hollywood jet set—the rest follow. Fashion trend-setter and official spokesman of the National American Pineapple Grower’s Association, this A-lister can often be seen enjoying a root beer float down on the Sunset Strip just like a normal person. Key films: Professor Bingo’s Snuff (1957), Red Lucky (1965)

That silky pale skin, that snow-white hair. Is that her real name? Is that her real hair? Nobody knows, because Alaska Gray is one cool mystery. Her frequent on-screen partnerships with Fresco Peterman are hot enough to thaw any ice queen’s heart, while rumors the two co-stars are married in real life refuse to melt away. Red Lucky (1965)

Alaska Gray

That silky pale skin, that snow-white hair. Is that her real name? Is that her real hair? Nobody knows, because Alaska Gray is one cool mystery. Her frequent on-screen partnerships with Fresco Peterman are hot enough to thaw any ice queen’s heart, while rumors the two co-stars are married in real life refuse to melt away. Key films: The Lady in the Lake (1959), Professor Bingo’s Snuff (1957), Noon Street Nemesis (1962), Red Lucky (1965)

Millicent Olivier

The famous face with the famous name, this soft-spoken import from Olde Londone Towne is best known for her villainous on-screen persona. Look out—this English rose has thorns! Key films: Mandarin’s Jade (1956), Pearls Are A Nuisance (1960), Red Lucky (1965)

Fistfights! Murder! Lawsuits! This Hollywood heavyweight is best known as Winston Pickering, gangster-turned-lawyer in the record-breaking Winston Versus movies—still going strong after sixteen installments and one TV special, co-starring Elvis Presley. Key films: Winston Versus Winston (1951), Winston Versus The Mob (1952), Red Lucky (1965)

Bob Thatcher

Fistfights! Murder! Lawsuits! This Hollywood heavyweight is best known as Winston Pickering, gangster-turned-lawyer in the record-breaking Winston Versus movies—still going strong after sixteen installments and one TV special, co-starring Elvis Presley. Key films: Winston Versus Winston (1951), Winston Versus The Mob (1952), Spanish Blood (1957), Winston Versus The World (1964), Red Lucky (1965)

Rico Spillane

Mean, moody, and magnificently manly, Rico Spillane’s smoldering looks have sent many a fan into a swoon. Ladies take a fan, men loosen your collars, before you spend a dollar to watch this former star of the track and field at work on the silver screen. Key films: Spanish Blood (1957), Guns at Cyrano’s (1958), No Crime in the Mountains (1959), Red Lucky (1965)

As famous for her voice as she is for her looks, sultry jazz temptress Sheira Shane has been casting her magic on audiences ever since her shimmering hips on The Ed Sullivan Show caught the eye of producer Chip Rockwell. Key films: Smart-Aleck Kill (1959), The Man Who Liked Dogs (1961), Red Lucky (1965).

Sheira Shane

As famous for her voice as she is for her looks, sultry jazz temptress Sheira Shane has been casting her magic on audiences ever since her shimmering hips on The Ed Sullivan Show caught the eye of producer Chip Rockwell. Key films: Smart-Aleck Kill (1959), The Man Who Liked Dogs (1961), Red Lucky (1965).

Parker Silverwood

From childhood star to decorated Air Force veteran, this former US Congressman returned to his Hollywood roots as the titular scientist in 1957’s smash-hit, Professor Bingo’s Snuff. Key films: The Black Mask (1935), The King in Yellow (1938), The Simple Art of Murder (1944), Professor Bingo’s Snuff (1957), Red Lucky (1965).

Movie mogul, former head of Playback Pictures. Controversy surrounds his fatal accident in the backlot of his own studio, which was the subject of retired mob boss Zeus Falzarano’s surprise bestseller, I Didn’t Have Chip Rockwell Killed But If I Did Here’s How I Would Have Done It.

Chip Rockwell

Movie mogul, former head of Playback Pictures. Controversy surrounds his fatal accident in the backlot of his own studio, which was the subject of retired mob boss Zeus Falzarano’s surprise bestseller, I Didn’t Have Chip Rockwell Killed But If I Did Here’s How I Would Have Done It.

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