Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions July 19, 2019 by Robert J. Avrech 8 Comments “Most of the good things in pictures happen by accident.”—John FordPhoto by Richard Avedon, Bel Air, California, 1972 Japanese poster for Hud, 1963 Carmen Dell’Orefice models a gown by Jacques Griffe in a photo by Gleb Derujinsky, Paris, 1957 Rick McGinnisMotorama 2019, Toronto Norma ShearerPhoto by George Hurrell 1934 The Jaeger LeCoultre “Reverso Classique” was invented in 1931 for British officers playing polo in India… The watch face slides and then pivots on extremely smooth and durable hinges… Then locks down in a closed position protecting the crystal and the movement. The Art Deco design is timeless and is worn by both men and women. More here. “It’s amazing how pictures change. I’ve seen movies I adored ten years ago and now find lousy, and others I hated ten years ago I now think are masterpieces. Actually, what changes is you.”—Peter Bogdanovich Natrufied Architecture, Dragspel House, 2004, Smolmark, Sweden. Photo by Christian Richters. Courtesy of Phaidon. James Stewart and director Alfred Hitchcock converse on the set of The Man Who Knew Too Much, 1956 Art Deco masterpiece1938 Voisin C28 Saliot Cabriolet Bob Willoughby, Audrey Hepburn, 1958 Books on my night table “You can’t fix a bad script after you start shooting. The problems on the page only get bigger as they move to the big screen.”—Howard Hawks Portrait of a Woman with a Book of Music (1540-1545)by Antonio D’ubertino Verdi (called Bachiacca) Natalie Wood, 1964, photo by Bert Stern Robert J. AvrechBlue, Blue, Blueacrylic on canvas12″ X 12″2019 Photo by Micha Bar-Am, 1981 Pinchas Tzvi wishes all our friends and relatives a lovely and inspirational Shabbat.