Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions November 8, 2019 by Robert J. Avrech 6 Comments “I was in Hollywood for years under contract to MGM, RKO and Paramount… I don’t know how many others. Actually, I do, but who cares?”—Gloria Grahame, 1973 interview Tobi KahnSHRA’AH2014Acrylic on handmade paper, 16 x 11.5 inches Norman ParkinsonGolfing at Le Touquet, 1939 1937 Jaguar SS 100 3.5-litre Roadster Henry Fonda in The Long Night, 1947 Rick McGinnisHavana Basketball Court 1995 “I had a need to make contact with people. It was really a very lonely life all those years in the business.”— Rhonda Fleming Elgin Trench Watch, World War I John GutmannFirst Drive-in theatre, Los Angeles, 1935 James Tissot (1836–1902)“October”1877oil on canvasMontreal Museum of Fine Arts John Gutmann“Yes, Columbus did discover America”, San Francisco, 1938 “You think I’m beautiful? No, I’m not. I am not beautiful. I don’t even think, really, that I’m very attractive.”— Elke Sommer There are only three extant copies of this 1932 poster. John GutmannEarly drive-in restaurant, Hollywood, 1935 Lucas van Leyden (1494–1533)“Potiphar’s Wife Displays Joseph’s Garment”(In the background, to the left, Joseph being taken to prison.)circa 1512oil on panelHeight: 26.2 cm (10.3 ″); Width: 36 cm (14.1 ″)Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen James Murray in The Crowd (1928, dir. King Vidor) Ariel Chaim wishes all our friends and relatives a lovely and inspirational Shabbat.