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This is an ORIGINAL 3-3/4" x 5" Black and White PHOTOGRAPH, not sold to the general public. This PHOTO is ALL ORIGINAL, Used as the studio, so it has light wear . You will be the sole owner of this image. It"??s a Hair and Make-up Test Negative Direct from WARNER BROS. STUDIOS. It is a test shot of popular actress

VIRGINIA LEITH

It shows the actress for a hair test photo front and back. This was used for the the 1956 Drama,

Toward the Unknown

This high-flying thriller utilizes exciting footage of the USAF Thunderbirds in action--an interesting and authentic look into the world of Air Force test pilots. Set at Edwards Air Force base in California, the story centers on a dishonored pilot who is no longer allowed to fly. It seems that as a Korean POW he was brutally tortured and brainwashed until he could bear no more and he eventually cracked. Though it has been many years, he wants to clear his name and fly again. Unfortunately a general fears the pilot could again lose it during the testing of a highly experimental plan. Fortunately, the general's secretary is the former girl friend of the pilot and she convinces the general that he is rock solid. The pilot then sets out to prove it for himself. James Garner made his big screen debut in this film.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy

Writer: Beirne Lay Jr.

Stars: William Holden, Lloyd Nolan, Virginia Leith

Cast

William Holden ... Maj. Lincoln Bond
Lloyd Nolan ... Brig. Gen. Bill Banner
Virginia Leith ... Connie Mitchell
Charles McGraw ... Col. 'Mickey' McKee
Murray Hamilton ... Maj. Bromo Lee
Paul Fix ... Lt. Gen. Bryan Shelby
James Garner ... Lt. Col. Joe Craven
L.Q. Jones ... 2nd Lt. Sweeney
Karen Steele ... Polly Craven
Bartlett Robinson ... Senator Black
Malcolm Atterbury ... Hank - Bell Technical Rep.
Ralph Moody ... Harvey Gilbert
Maura Murphy ... Sarah McKee
Carol Kelly ... Debbie

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MORE INFO ON VIRGINIA LEITH:

Virginia Leith (born October 15, 1932) is an American film and television actress.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she starred in a few films, with her most productive period coming in the 1950s.

Leith signed a contract with 20th Century-Fox in 1954. She left show business following her 1960 marriage to actor Donald Harron. After her divorce from Herron, in the 1970s Leith renewed her career and appeared in a few films and on television shows, including Starsky and Hutch, Barnaby Jones, and Baretta. She left the screen again in the early 1980s.

Probably her most recognizable role is that of a decapitated woman whose head is kept alive in The Brain that Wouldn't Die.

She was involved with actor Jeffrey Hunter during his divorce in 1955. She dated actor Marlon Brando in 1956.

Virginia Leith resided for approximately a year in Cresskill, New Jersey around 1953-54. Sultry, smoky-voiced brunette actress, a former model, who was put under contract by 20th Century-Fox in the early 1950s. She had a showy role and acquitted herself well in the thriller Violent Saturday (1955), but her career quickly lost major ground when Fox didn't renew her contract in 1956. She later achieved cult status as the disembodied fiancée in the cheapjack sci-fi film "classic" The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962).

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VIRGINIA LEITH Original HAIR & MAKE-UP Warner Bros TEST Photo
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