Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions June 14, 2019 by Robert J. Avrech 6 Comments “Everyone wants to be Cary Grant. Even I want to be Cary Grant. Let me expand a bit. I sense that you may feel that I am free of problems. Let me assure you that I have the same anxieties and insecurities as anyone… maybe more.”—Cary Grant Painting by Tobi Kahn Vivien Leigh, 1940, photo by Laszlo Willinger N. C. Wyeth, Saturday Evening Post, cover (Bucking Bronco), 1903. Courtesy of the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Elliott ErwittTahiti, 1980 1953 Morgan Plus Four Roadster “I’m not sure whether I’m an actor who races or a racer who acts.”—Steve McQueen The Zodiac Sea Wolf dive watch is rugged, handsome, and exquisitely functional. And in the world of fine mechanical watches the Zodiac is not insanely expensive at $1,395. Ava Gardner, 1949, photo by Arnold Newman Japanese poster for Alfred Hitchcock’s Young and Innocent, 1937 BrassaïThe Kiss, c. 1935-37 Photo by Rodney Smith “Most people seem to think I’m the kind of guy who shaves with a blowtorch. Actually I’m bookish and worrisome.”—Burt Lancaster The Palais Bulles (Bubble Palace)is a house belonging to Pierre Cardin designed by Antti Lovag at Théoule-sur-Mer in the Massif de l’Esterel.The Windows are reminiscent of a ship’s portholes. Elizabeth Taylor, 1950. She was eighteen years old. Félix VallottonThe Ball (Le Ballon), 1899.Oil on cardboard. 48 x 61 cm. Musée d’Orsay. Greta Garbo’s custom bookplate. Cubic Coffee Service1927Designed by Erik MagnussenSilver with gilding and ivory9 1/2 × 21 1/2 × 13 2/5 in24.1 × 54.6 × 34 cmManufactured by The Gorham Manufacturing CompanyRISD Museum, Providence John GutmannKids Reading Comics, San Francisco, 1938 Frank Lloyd WrightWindow from the Avery Coonley Playhouse, Riverside, Illinois, circa 1912Leaded glass, wood frameDimensions: 17 5/8 x 33 5/8 in. (44.8 x 85.4 cm) excluding frame Elliott ErwittCalifornia, 1955 Pinchas Tzvi and Ariel Chaim wish all our friends and relatives a peaceful and inspirational Shabbat.