BARBARA RUSH IS 90

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BARBARA RUSH was 90 on 4th January,2017.

I first remember seeing Barbara as Jane Wyman’s step-daughter in MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION and being impressed by her performance .

With Gregg Palmer. Magnificent Obsession

With Gregg Palmer. Magnificent Obsession

 

One of Barbara’s first films was PRINCE OF THIEVES, with John Derek.

Prince of Thieves

Prince of Thieves

 

Possibly best known for IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE(1953), Barbara worked steadily in films and television from the 1950s  to the 1990s. And was also a stage performer.

With Richard Carlson

With Richard Carlson

Married to Jeffrey Hunter from 1950 to 1955, she worked at a Universal, Fox and Paramount and costarred twice with Rock  Hudson in TAZA,SON OF COCHISE (1954) and CAPTAIN LIGHTFOOT  (1955).

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TAZA ,son of Cochise

TAZA ,son of Cochise

 

CAPTAIN LIGHTFOOT

CAPTAIN LIGHTFOOT

 

FLAMING FEATHER (1952) with Sterling Hayden.

With Sterling Hayden

With Sterling Hayden

 

Barbara played James Mason’s wife in the drama BIGGER THAN LIFE (1956).

Bigger Than Life

Bigger Than Life

 

A rare title I have never seen is WORLD IN HIS CORNER (1956), in which Barbara costarred with Audie Murphy.

With Audie Murphy

With Audie Murphy

 

Barbara costarred twice with FRANK SINATRA, in COME BLOW YOUR HORN (1963) and ROBIN AND THE SEVEN HOODS (1964) – in which she played ‘Marian’.

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With Jeffrey Hunter

With Jeffrey Hunter

 

Barbara attended the 2012 TCM Festival.

With Robert Osborne

With Robert Osborne

 

 

 

 

 

 

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