Gina Malo 1909 - 1963 (Janet Flynn) American-born actress and former Ziegfeld girl, Malo acted in films on both sides of the Atlantic, but was more successful in British operatic musicals. At the beginning of her career, Gina tried passing herself off as a French actress but was later discovered to be born and bred from Cincinnati. Gina's most famous movie roles were "Waltz Time" (1933), "Chamber of Horrors" (1940), and "Jack of All Trades" (1936). As her screen career began to falter, she concentrated on performing in regional repertory theaters in the U.S. and Canada. Married to Romney Brent.
Romney Brent 1902-1976 (Romulo Larralde) Romney was a diplomat's son, Mexican-born actor who made his debut in 1922 in the Theater Guild's production of "He Who Gets Slapped." Acting in more than 35 plays, most of them on Broadway including "The Fourposter" in 1953, in which he and Sylvia Sydney costarred in the roles created by Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy. Brent both wrote and directed in the US and abroad, also appearing in a number of films including "The Adventures of Don Juan" starring Errol Flynn. Brent enlisted in the Canadian Army at the outbreak of World War II and spent the early 1960's traveling through Europe and South America at the head of the repertory company under the aegis of the State Department. (Inventory #: 2461)