Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions October 11, 2019 by Robert J. Avrech 5 Comments “When I die, my epitaph should be: I died a thousand deaths. That was the story of my film career. Most of the time I played in mystery and intrigue stories. They didn’t know what to do with me at the end, so they killed me off.” — Anna May Wong John Singleton CopleyA Boy with a Flying Squirrel (Henry Pelham), 1765Oil on canvas30 3/8 x 25 1/8 in.Courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. January 1941. “Sarasota, Florida, trailer park. Students coming from school in the afternoon.” Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. Rick McGinnisScarborough BridgeToronto, 2015 Brigitte Bardot, 1961Photo by Bert Stern “I’m getting tired of coming back. I really am. I can’t even go to… the powder room without making a comeback.”—Judy Garland Katharine Hepburn in Mary of Scotland, 1936 Portrait of a Lady and her DaughterArtist: Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) (Italian, Pieve di Cadore ca. 1485/90?–1576 Venice)Date: ca. 1550Oil on canvas: 34 3/4 × 31 3/4 in. (88.3 × 80.6 cm) Myrna Loy signing autographs for fans in San Diego on the set of the woefully underrated Test Pilot, 1938 Morgan 4-4-80th Anniversary Edition A Yemenite Jew named Yehia holding a lulav and etrog—the four species—in a Sukkah, Jerusalem, 1939. A Woman Playing the Theorbo-Lute and a CavalierArtist: Gerard ter Borch the Younger (Dutch, Zwolle 1617–1681 Deventer)ca. 1658Oil on woodDimensions: 14 1/2 x 12 3/4 in. (36.8 x 32.4 cm) “They say there’s a thin man trying to get out of every fat man. Well, with me it’s always been the actress trying to get out of being a star.”—Jane Russell The Panerai Radiomir 1940 Art Deco Dial PAM790 and PAM791 watches are priced at $9,200 and are limited to 500 pieces each. Ervin MartonTeenagers at a Cinema, Paris, 1956 Portrait of Adele Bauer Bloch, 1907. The 55 inch x 55 inch shimmering gold and oil on canvas was one of six Klimt paintings stolen by the Nazis from the Jewish Bloch-Bauer family home. The undersea ‘Realm of Glass’ set from The Thief of Bagdad, 1924.Art direction by William Cameron Menzies.To prepare the set for the underwater world, a family of artisans spent three months hand-blowing the required glass pieces. My Lulav and Etrog in the Casa Avrech Succah. Livia wishes all our friends and relatives a lovely and inspirational Shabbat.