Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions May 10, 2019 by Robert J. Avrech 6 Comments “Do it big, do it right and do it with style.”—Fred Astaire The Bovet Virtuoso V has two striking dials; on one side is the lavish red Guilloche jumping hours. Flip the Bovet over and you get a more traditional view of the time, the complex movement, and a power reserve indicator. Price has not yet been set but it will be, um, a boat load of money. Ruth Matilda AndersonThe Galician Milkmaid, 1925 1937 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 “My mother wisely made very sure when I was young that I wouldn’t get big-headed about my looks. She said, “You have nice eyes, but they’re only nice as long as the expression in back of them is nice. And that depends solely on what you are as a person inside. You are not beautiful, but you can be attractive when you’re nice inside.”—Elizabeth Taylor Francis Speight (American, 1896 – 1989)Late Afternoon, 1931Oil on canvas30 3/16 x 22 1/8 in. Shirley MacLaine and Fred MacMurray, The Apartment, 1960Written by Billy Wilder, I. A. L. Diamond “You fight just so long and then you begin to worry about being washed up. You fear there’s one way to go and that’s down… I have no intention of ending my career in a rooming house, with full scrapbooks and an empty stomach.”—Carole LandisCarole Landis committed suicide July 5, 1948, at the age of 29. Photo by Réhahn Édouard BoubatL’Amitie, Friendship, Paris, 1952 Vilhelm HammershoiRest1905oil on canvasH. 49.5; L. 46.5Orsay Museum, Paris, France Emil Otto HoppéMs. Ann Hayes, England, 1934 Omer Counterby Arnold SchwartzbartClay, glazed, 22K gold leaf, bronze rods and enameled copper tags14″ high, 18″ wide Édouard BoubatKyoto, Japan, 1974 Lielle Meital wishes all our friends and relatives a peaceful and inspirational Shabbat.