TV commercial for Sonos sound systems (archive footage).
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[on Audie Murphy
] ... he was a true hero, I have to tell you. He loved to gamble, and I loved to gamble, and still do, and he was a real fanatic for poker, the horses, or dice, so that's what we did on the set. When we were on location, we had a poker game every goddamn night. But he was underrated as an actor and a very interesting guy. And he had a dynamite temper if you did him some wrong. I ...
After World War II, Elam worked as a bookkeeper for Samuel Goldwyn Studios and then as controller for William Boyd
's Hopalong Cassidy production company. Staring at small figures on ledger sheets for hours on end strained his good eye and doctors told him he risked losing his sight if he continued his lucrative accounting business. When a movie director friend was having trouble getting financing...
Predominantly played mean, scheming henchmen in Westerns.