Category Archives: Hollywood Stars

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Hidden Hollywood: Jorjett Strumme, Ten Years With Elizabeth Taylor

Jorjett Strumme had a fascinating life and career in Hollywood. I first met Jorjett when I discovered that she worked as an assistant to the great costume designer Helen Rose from 1981-1985, which I wrote about here. Jorjett went on to work with costume designer Nolan Miller from 1982-1985. And then, Jorjett was Personal Assistant […]

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Hidden Hollywood: Casting Call for Tzar Nicholas

David O. Selznick, producer of Gone With the Wind, probably the most profitable movie ever made, was the son of industry pioneer Lewis J. Selznick. The elder Selznick had been an independent producer in the early days of Hollywood who pioneered a new age of Wall Street investment in the motion picture business.

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Books On My Night Table

It’s no secret that the various Israeli secret services are quite effective. Ronen Bergman’s doorstopper of a book, Rise and Kill First: The Inside Story and Secret Operations of Israel’s Assassination Program, concentrates, obviously, on the enemies of the Jewish State who are chosen for assassination. Bergman chronicles the awkward birth pangs of the intelligence […]

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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She’s Got Greta Garbo Eyes

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Independence Day: Once Upon A Time Hollywood Loved America

A long time ago, in a universe far far away, in a place called Hollywood, the movie studios and the actors who flourished in those dream factories, celebrated their love of America and enthusiastically indulged in overt displays of patriotism. L.B. Mayer (b. Lazar Meir) the powerful head of MGM, was a pioneer of the […]

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Also posted in Art, Carole Landis, Carole Lombard, Fashion, Friday Fotos, Hollywood, Hollywood Still Photography, Judaica, Judaism, Kim Novak, Movie Posters, Movies, Myrna Loy, Painting, Photography, Quotes, Rick McGinnis, True Hollywood Confessions, Veronica Lake, William Powell | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Responses