Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions August 16, 2019 by Robert J. Avrech 9 Comments “Hollywood, what a place it is! It is so far away from the rest of the world, so narrow. No one thinks of anything but motion pictures or talks of anything else.”—Dolores del Rio Edward HopperCape Cod Morning, 1950oil on canvas34 1/8 x 40 1/4 in. (86.7 x 102.3 cm.) Marilyn Monroe by Bert Stern, 1962 German poster for The Seven Year Itch, 1955 Paul Revere Jr.(American, 1735–1818)Sugar Bowl and Coverc. 1795SilverHeight: 9 9/16 in. (24.3 cm) Base: 3 3/8 × 3 3/8 in. (8.6 × 8.6 cm) Max diameter: 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm) Weight: 15.5 oz (439.4 g) Winslow Homer(American, 1836–1910)Sleigh Ridec. 1890–95Oil on canvas14 1/16 x 20 1/16 in. (35.7 x 51 cm); Frame: 22 1/2 x 28 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. (57.2 x 71.8 x 8.6 cm) “I think that carrying on a life that is meant to be private in public is a breach of taste, common sense, and mental hygiene.”—Myrna Loy Domenico Ghirlandaio(Italian, 1449–1494)Portrait of a Ladyc. 1490Tempera, oil, and gold on panel22 1/16 x 14 13/16 in. (56.1 x 37.7 cm); Framed: 31 1/4 x 24 1/4 in. (79.4 x 61.6 cm) Kim Novak, 1956, photo by David Seymour 1938 Peugeot 402 Darl’mat ‘Special Sport’ “A twenty foot tall picture of me in a bathing suit had been displayed in New York’s Times Square, which impressed our New York relatives. I even got my first fan letter, which I opened with great excitement. The message read, ‘The wages of sin is death.’”—Piper Laurie, b. Rosetta Jacobs Rick McGinnisAlbright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, 2019 George Raft and Ann Sheridan in They Drive By Night, 1940Screenplay by Jerry Wald, Richard MacaulayBased on the novel Long Haul by A. I. Bezzerides Form follows function. One of the legendary designers of the Bauhaus movement was Max Bill. His ultra legible watches are modern classics. Pricing is reasonable for these timeless designs: The automatic movement, (black dial, brown calfskin strap) is priced at $1,031. The quartz-equipped white dial, white strap is $577. junghans.de Elliott ErwittChildren Eating Popsicles, Israel, 1962 Robert J. Avrech“Brush Off”Acrylic on canvas12″ X 12″2019 Uncredited Photographer, Jewish partisan Faye Schulman wearing the leopard print coat and hat for which she was famous in partisan circles, Belorussian Forest, 1943.“This photo is really part of my history as a partisan. This is my ‘new’ automatic rifle…. I really had to practice how to shoot this one.” Faye survived the war and eventually emigrated to Canada, where she died in 2015 at the age of 96. Ariel and Pinchas wish all our friends and relatives a lovely and inspirational Shabbat.