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Johnny Weissmuller was in WON TON TON, THE DOG WHO SAVED HOLLYWOOD, 1976 with Madeline Kahn.

 

Madeline Kahn was in CITY HEAT, 1984 with Clint Eastwood.

 

Next: Marlene Dietrich and Dick Van Dyke.

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OK, Scribe55 beat me, so I'll take his:

 

Jack Haley was in HIGHER AND HIGHER, 1943 with Frank Sinatra.

Frank Sinatra was in HIGH SOCIETY, 1956 with Grace Kelly.

Grace Kelly was in TO CATCH A THIEF, 1955, with Cary Grant.

 

NOW, Marlene Dietrich and Jerry Van Dyke.

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Marlene Dietrich was in *Pittsburgh* with John Wayne

John Wayne was in *McClintock!* with Jerry Van Dyke

 

Brad Pitt and James Dean

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James Dean was in Giant with Dennis Hopper; Dennis Hopper was in Hoosiers with Gene Hackman; Gene Hackman was in The Mexican with Brad Pitt.

 

Peter Lawford and Ashley Judd

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Peter Lawford was in *Skidoo* with Burgess Meredith

Burgess Meredith was in *State of Grace* with Sean Penn

Sean Penn is in *Crossing Over* with Ashley Judd

 

Ruth Chatterton and Molly Ringwald

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Hmmmm...Ruth Chatterton is more obscure than Charles Lane or John Fiedler? Nominated for Best Actress for two films...here's a way to look at this riddle - find her most discussed film (a classic) and the co-star in it who had a very long career...

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1. Ruth Chatterton was with Walter Huston in Dodsworth

2. Water Huston directed by John Huston in Treasure of the Sierra Madre

3. John Huston directed Angelica Huston in Prizzi's Honor

4. Angelica Huston was with Liam Neeson in Seraphim Falls (2006)

5. LIam Neeson was with Helen MIrren in Excalibur

6. Helen Mirren was with Molly Ringwald in Teaching Mrs. Tingle

 

Danny Kaye and Arthur Kennedy

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Danny Kaye was in THE COURT JESTER, 1955, with Basil Rathbone.

Basil Rathbone was in THE BLACK SLEEP, 1956 with John Carradine.

John Carradine was in THE SENTINEL, 1977 with Arthur Kennedy.

 

Next: Loretta Young and Christopher Lee.

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Loretta Young was in *Call Of The Wild* with Clark Gable

Clark Gable was in *Gone With The Wind* with Vivien Leigh

Vivien Leigh was in *Ceasar And Cleopatra* with Roger Moore playing a Roman Soldier

Roger Moore was in *The Man With The Golden Gun* with Christopher Lee

 

 

Next: Laurence Olivier and The Three Stooges - It's easier than you think.

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Laurence Olivier was in *Dracula* with Donald Pleasance

Donald Pleasance was in *The Man Inside* with Anita Ekberg

Anita Ekberg was in *4 for Texas* with The Three Stooges

_Next: Eve Arden and Annette Bening_

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Eve Arden in *Grease* with Stockard Channing

Stockard Channing on *The West Wing* with Martin Sheen

Martion Sheen in *The American President* with Annette Bening

 

Next: Stan Laurel and John Heder

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*The Great Race* was dedicated to Stan Laurel (and Oliver Hardy); it starred Natalie Wood

Natalie Wood was in *Cash McCall* with James Garner

James Garner was in *Twilight* (1998) with Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon was in *Just Like Heaven* with Jon Heder

 

Next: Robert Benchley and Robert Downey, Jr.

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Robert Benchley narrated *The Road to Utopia* with Bing Crosby

Bing Crosby was in *White Christmas* with Rosemary Clooney

Rosemary Clooney's nephew is George Clooney

George Clooney was in *Good Night and Good Luck* with Robert Downey Jr

 

new pair: Lena Horne and John Williams

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Lena Horne appeared in *Words and Music*, the story of Richard Rodgers (and Lorenz Hart)

Richard Rodgers (with Oscar Hammerstein) wrote *South Pacific* & John Williams was a musician (piano) on that film

 

Next: Gary Cooper and Clint Eastwood

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Gary Cooper was in *High Noon* with Lee Van Cleef

Lee Van Cleef was in *The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly* with Clint Eastwood

 

 

Claude Rains and Burt Reynolds

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Claude Rains was in *Now, Voyager* with Paul Henreid

Paul Henreid was in *So Young So Bad* with Anne Francis

Anne Francis was in *Impasse* with Burt Reynolds

 

Next: Ethel Barrymore and Meryl Streep

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Ethel Barrymore was in DEADLINE USA with Humphrey Bogart.

Humphrey Bogart was in THE BIG SLEEP with (and was married to) Lauren Bacall.

Lauren Bacall was married to Jason Robards.

Jason Robards was in JULIA with Meryl Streep.

 

Next: Richard Burton and Jimmy Dorsey.

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Richard Burton was in *Who?s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Sandpiper, The Taming of the Shrew, Cleopatra, Boom, The Comedians, The V.I.P.s*, etc., with Elizabeth Taylor

Ms. Taylor was in *There?s One Born Every Minute* with Hugh Herbert

Hugh Herbert was in *A Song is Born* with Tommy Dorsey

Tommy was in *The Fabulous Dorseys* with his brother Jimmy Dorsey

 

Next: Pee Wee Herman (Paul Reubens) and Wally Cox

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Paul Reubens was in Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas with Bernadette Peters

Bernadette Peters was a guest on The Carol Burnett Show with, yes, Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett was in a TV version of Once Upon a Mattress with Wally Cox

 

new: Terry Jones (python) and Rudolph Valentino

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Terry Jones was a writer for "The Frost Report" (Brit. TV show) with David Frost

David Frost interviewed Myrna Loy on "The David Frost Show" in 1969

Myrna Loy was in *What Price Beauty?* - executive produced by Rudolph Valentino

 

Next: Clara Bow and Al Pacino

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Clara Bow was in Hoop-La with James Gleason

James Gleason appeared on the Colgate Comedy Hour with Ed Wynn

Ed Wynn was in Mary Poppins with Dick Van Dyke

Dick Van Dyke was in the Dick Van Dyke Show with the brilliant Carl Reiner

Carl Reiner was in Ocean's Thirteen with Al Pacino

 

new: Alan Alda and Fay Wray

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Alan Alda was in the 1972 TV-movie, written by Truman Capote, "The Glass House," with Dean Jagger

Dean Jagger was in a TV-movie, "Gideon's Trumpet" (1980) with Fay Wray

 

(note re: Clara Bow and Al Pacino - there was yet another route thru James Gleason...to Sterling Hayden to Al Pacino...fun stuff)

 

Next: Troy Donahue and Reese Witherspoon

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No takers on Troy and Reese?????

 

OK - here's what I got, and then the thread is open...

 

Troy Donahue was in *Rome Adventure* with Suzanne Pleshette

Suzanne Pleshette was in *Mr. Buddwing* with James Garner (shown on *TCM* on 4/7)

James Garner was in *Twilight* (1998) with Reese Witherspoon

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