Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions October 18, 2019 by Robert J. Avrech 3 Comments “Virtue is not photogenic, so I liked playing bad guys. But, whenever I played a bad guy, I tried to find something good in him, and that kept my contact with the audience.”—Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch; Yiddish: ישור דניאלאָװיטש; December 9, 1916) Dante Gabriel Rossetti, “Proserpine”1874Oil on canvas. Tate. Photo- © Tate Rick McGinnisPoppy bud, Macdonell Ave., Toronto, 2000 Undone is a Hong Kong based micro brand. Their Basecamp 2.0 model has the unusual California dial which includes half Roman numeral and half Arabic hour markers. It’s a handsome and rugged automatic timepiece for $315.00. More here. Ilse BingMovie Poster, Henry VIII, 1934 Hispano Suiza H6C Tulipwood Torpedo by Nieuport, 1924 “I was dancing in a show with Sophie Tucker and Tony Martin at the Bal Tabarin, and one night Lucille Ball came to the show with RKO talent scout Benny Rubin. I was 13, but because the nightclub served booze, they’d asked me my age and I lied and said I was 18….I stayed 18 for five years.”—Ann Miller Lucien GaillardComb in the form of two dragonflies, ca. 1904. Courtesy of the Rijksmuseum. Art deco lobby set for Grand Hotel (1932). Set design by Cedric Gibbons. Robert J. AvrechSurveyor symbols define a property line in a Los Angeles sidewalk, 2019 Endre FriedmannOn the way to school, 1964 Loomis DeanSophia Loren, 1957 “Audiences make stars, either they like you or they don’t like you. And if you are liked equally by men and women, you have a longer life than if you are just going to be liked by men.”—Gloria Swanson 1940s Pennsylvania Railroad travel poster featuring the T1, the last steam locomotives built in the U.S. Model with street signs, photo by Norman Parkinson, LIFE, c.1963 Laura Theresa Alma-Tadema, “Anna-Leafing Through a Portfolio of Prints” 1874. Oil on panel. Dimensions: Height: 11.3 cm (4.4 ″); Width: 32.4 cm (12.7 ″) Courtesy of the Rijksmuseum Son of Frankenstein (1939). Expressionistic set design by art director Jack Otterson. Ariel Chaim Avrech Torah Dedication 8/22/19Photo by: Steve Cohn Photography www.stevecohnphotography.com (310) 277-2054 © 2019 Maayan Ariel wishes all our friends and relatives a lovely and inspirational Shabbat.