Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions October 19, 2018 by Robert J. Avrech 5 Comments “Having to work hard never had any real appeal for me, and that may have some connection with me being in the movies.“—Gary Cooper Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)Portrait of a Venetian Woman1505Oil on WoodHeight: 325 mm; Width: 245 mm Charlton Heston, Stephen Boyd and director William Wyler on the chariot race set for Ben-Hur, Rome, 1958 Richard AvedonDovima, 1958 Elvis Presley, 1956, photo by Alfred Wertheimer Poster for Two For the Road (’67) by the great Polish graphic artist Jerzy Flisak “Glamour is assurance. It is a kind of knowing that you are all right in every way, mentally and physically and in appearance, and that, whatever the occasion or the situation, you are equal to it.”—Marlene Dietrich Rick McGinnisBy the Hollywood sign, Los Angeles, 2016 Richard Avedon Central Park, New York City, 1949 Robert J. AvrechKaren and the Hollywood Sign, 2007 Princess Natalie Paley, Countess de Hohenfelsen wearing a dress by Lucien Lelong and a hat by Maria Guy for a photo by George Hoyningen-Huene, Paris, 1935 Berthe Morisot,The Cheval-Glass1877-79Oil on canvas, 65 x 54 cm Judy Garland, 1942“I was always lonesome. The only time I felt accepted or wanted was when I was on stage performing. I guess the stage was my only friend: the only place where I could feel comfortable. It was the only place where I felt equal and safe.”—Judy Garland An Art Deco masterpiecePeugeot 402 Darl’mat Coupe, 1936, Jim Patterson/Patterson Collection; Photo © 2016 Michael Furman Horst P. HorstJessica Tandy, 1939 Clyfford StillPH-972, 1959oil on canvasDimensions (H x W) 112 x 155 in. German-Jewish soldiers celebrate Chanukah somewhere on the eastern front during World War I, 1916. (Center for Jewish History, NYC) Ariel and Pinchas wish all our friends and relatives a lovely and inspirational Shabbat.