Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

“The problem with beauty is that it’s like being born rich and getting poorer.”
—Joan Collins

First Snow, 1959, Andrew Wyeth

 

Lucien Hervé
Paris, Without Leaving My Window, 1949

 

The Dinner, 1899, Felix Vallotton

 

Vivien Leigh in Vogue photographed by Cecil Beaton, 1947

 

The Fixer, 1968, poster by Saul Bass

 

Edie: I’ve never met anyone like you. There’s not a spark of sentiment or romance or human kindness in your whole body.
Terry: What good does it do you but get you in trouble?
Eva Marie Saint and Marlon Brando in On The Waterfront, 1954
Story and Screenplay by Budd Schulberg,
Suggested by “Crime on the Waterfront” by Malcolm Johnson

 

Untitled, c.1970s, Vivian Maier

 

“As a little girl sitting in the dark of a theater, I came to believe in magic. Magic could happen in life, because I saw it happen on the screen. It was the truth, and I wanted to become part of that truth. And I did.”
—Fay Wray

 

Snow Scene of Benzaiten Shrine at Inokashira Pond, 1838, Hiroshige

 

Bed in Mirror, Rhode Island, 1972, Eva Rubinstein

 

Interior with Young Man Reading, 1898, Vilhelm Hammershoi

 

Lauren Bacall, 1945, Nina Leen

 

From Tokyo Compression, 2010, Michael Wolf

 

Ginger Rogers reclines on a slant board during the filming or Top Hat, 1935

 

Limited edition Cartier Crash Watch, 1960

 

Dovima Under the El, a 1956 photo by William Helburn

 

“Can you imagine being wonderfully overpaid for dressing up and playing games?”
—David Niven

 

The Roofs of Paris in the Snow, 1902, Auguste Herbin

 

Dovima, in a suit by Balenciaga and a cloche hat, at the Café Les Deux Magots, Paris, 1955, photo by Richard Avedon

 

Reading by Lamplight, 1909, George Clausen

 

Jean Harlow at the National Air Races, 1932

 

Tivoli Cinema, Sissons Lane, Leeds, 1976, Peter Mitchell

 

George Konig
Sewer Workers, London
1914

 

1954 Morgan Plus 4.
Rare transitional radiator model, from flat to curved.

 

Rick McGinnis
Bjork, Toronto, 1997

 

Crossing the Red Sea. From the Golden Haggadah, created in Catalonia in the first half of the 14th century.

 

Livia Yarden wishes all our friends and relatives a lovely and meaningful Shabbat.

 

Ed Ruscha, The End, 2003

 

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3 Comments

  1. Bill Brandt
    Posted March 23, 2018 at 10:39 am | Permalink

    Wonderful pictures, and a wonderful quote from Joan Collins.

    If you are in the UK, I think you can take a tour of the Morgan factory. I think you would be surprised at how they are made.

    BTW a series on Netflix I immensely enjoyed was Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in cars getting coffee . I think you would like it.

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  2. Hiawatha Biscayne
    Posted March 23, 2018 at 5:55 am | Permalink

    Beautiful. Thank you.

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  3. Michael Kennedy
    Posted March 23, 2018 at 4:40 am | Permalink

    I have read that the title of “On the Waterfront” was a change from the original since it was the same as a TV series at the time. Iv’e forgotten the rest of the story. Maybe it was supposed to be just “The Waterfront.”

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