[ Show ]
Support VoyForums
[ Shrink ]
VoyForums Announcement: Programming and providing support for this service has been a labor of love since 1997. We are one of the few services online who values our users' privacy, and have never sold your information. We have even fought hard to defend your privacy in legal cases; however, we've done it with almost no financial support -- paying out of pocket to continue providing the service. Due to the issues imposed on us by advertisers, we also stopped hosting most ads on the forums many years ago. We hope you appreciate our efforts.

Show your support by donating any amount. (Note: We are still technically a for-profit company, so your contribution is not tax-deductible.) PayPal Acct: Feedback:

Donate to VoyForums (PayPal):

Login ] [ Contact Forum Admin ] [ Main index ] [ Post a new message ] [ Search | Check update time | Archives: 12345678910 ]
Subject: It's a small miracle John Payne even made it to 77. Few today remember his horrific NYC street accident when he was 50, when a car hit him, smashing his face into windshield, as he was crossing Madison Ave, leaving him somewhat scarred detouring his film career. Later, he only appeared in a handful of screen project before his death. It took years to fully recover, but had invested well in real estate. ...

Santa's helper
[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]
Date Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 04:06:52pm
In reply to: her father dying at 77, and her mother dying at 75 's message, "Dying at 78, Julie barely outlived both of her parents in terms of age," on Wednesday, June 19, 11:47:37am


...In March 1961, Payne suffered extensive, life-threatening injuries when struck by a car in New York City. His recovery took two years. In his later roles, facial scars from the accident can be detected in close-ups; he chose not to have them removed. One of Payne's first public appearances during this period was as a guest panelist on the popular CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Sunday night game show What's My Line? In the December 3, 1961 episode, regular panelist Dorothy Kilgallen introduced Payne by saying, "He's been in the hospital after a very bad accident. So it's good to see him fit as a fiddle and all in one piece." Regular panelist Bennett Cerf remarked, "Good to see you here, John. Glad to see you beat that car on Madison Avenue that bumped into you." ...

[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]

Subject Author Date
Seeing that clip with Payne and Janet Leigh, it reminded me of John Payne's LAST screen appearance on TV's COLOMBO, and the classic episode "Forgotten Lady" (Sept. 1975), about a retired Hollywood musical star (Leigh) who kills her husband (Sam Jaffee) staged as a suicide. -Here 'tis ...Payne plays her dance partner love interest.Wednesday, June 19, 04:16:26pm
I suppose that John Payne was Santa's helper (NT)especially as lawyer Fred Gailey defending Santa in "Miracle on 34th Street"Friday, June 21, 12:03:34pm

Login ] Create Account Not required to post.
Post a public reply to this message | Go post a new public message
* HTML allowed in marked fields.
Message subject (required):

Name (required):

  E-mail address (optional):

* Type your message here:

Choose Message Icon: [ View Emoticons ]

Notice: Copies of your message may remain on this and other systems on internet. Please be respectful.

[ Contact Forum Admin ]

Forum timezone: GMT-8
VF Version: 3.00b, ConfDB:
Before posting please read our privacy policy.
VoyForums(tm) is a Free Service from Voyager Info-Systems.
Copyright © 1998-2019 Voyager Info-Systems. All Rights Reserved.