Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions December 29, 2017 by Robert J. Avrech 8 Comments “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” —Audrey Hepburn Mary CassattAmerican painter (b.1844 Allegheny City, d. 1926 Le Mesnil-Théribus, Oise)Woman with a Pearl Necklace in a Loge1879Oil on canvas, 81 x 60 cmMuseum of Art, Philadelphia Regine Debrise wears a Balenciaga gray wool coat in this photo by Irving Penn for French Vogue, 1950 © Juan UsléSOLARIS (VACIO) 2010Vinyl, dispersion and dry pigment on canvas18 x 24 inches45.7 x 61 centimeters Dennis O’Keefe, Marsha Hunt, Raw Deal, 1948Screenplay by Leopold Atlas, John C. HigginsStory by Arnold B. Armstrong, Audrey Ashley Photo by Solve Sundsbo “I have often thought that if the author of a bad book, play or story didn’t know what to do with it, he should have got in touch with some studio to which I was under contract. He could have sold it at once as a vehicle for Elissa Landi.”—Elissa LandiAfter Landi retired from acting she wrote several well regarded novels. Danish poster for Dark Passage, 1947 Couple on a train, photo by Vivian Maier, 1956 William Chase MerrittAmerican painter (b. 1849, Williamsburg, d. 1916, New York)End of the Seasonc. 1885Pastel on paper, 35 x 45 cmMount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley “At the local movie theater, boys have a very difficult time finding a place to put their long legs.”Photo by Nina Leen for LIFE magazine, 1945 Statue of Cary Grant in Millennium Square, Bristol, England. “Being in his physical presence was almost overwhelming. He was so beautiful, so charming, so gentle, so sensitive, and so kind – to everybody.” – Debbie Reynolds on Tyrone Power Portrait of a Woman with a Book of Musicby Bacchiacca (Francesco Ubertini) (Italian, Florentine), (1494 – 1557)about 1540 – 1545Oil on panel40 5/8 × 31 5/8 in. Lisa Fonssagrives in a hat by TalbotPhoto Horst P. Horst, New York, 1939 Fraser Nash BMW 328, 1937 Gloria Swanson, 1939, photo by George Platt Lynes Jews expelled from Yemen in an Israeli transit camp, 1951. Photo by Seymour Katkoff Penn Station, New York, 1948, photo by Louis Faurer Lielle Meital wishes all our friends and relatives a lovely and inspirational Shabbat.