Thursday, March 28, 2024

Today in Comics History, March 28: Happy birthday, Flora Robson!

Born on this day in 1902: British stage and screen actress Flora Robson, whose sixty-year acting career includes roles in Fire Over England, Wuthering Heights, The Sea Hawk, Black Narcissus, 55 Days at Peking, Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines, Clash of the Titans and many more, including the 1945 Vivien Leigh/Claude Rains version of Caesar and Cleopatra, which allows to her to appear exactly once in comic books!

from "Caesar and Cleopatra" in Picture News #4 (Lafayette Street Corporation, March 1946), creatprs uncredited and unknown

Happy birthday, Miss Robson! Congrats on breaking into comic books!


Green Luthor said...

There was an adaptation of Clash of the Titans, so she probably has a second comic book appearance.

Bully said...

Oooh, thank you, GL! I don't have a copy of it, but I'll search around and check that out!