Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions November 29, 2019 by Robert J. Avrech 3 Comments “Whenever you hear the beat of my feet, it is really the beat of my heart saying, Thank you and God bless you.”—Eleanor Powell Maria Sibylla Merian (b. Frankfurt 1647 – d. Amsterdam 1717)Plate 1 (from Dissertation in Insect Generations and Metamorphosis in Surinam, second edition), 1719; Hand-colored engraving on paper, 20 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. Joan Bennett in The Reckless Moment (1949), one of her best films. It was remade (less effectively) in 2001 as The Deep End starring Tilda Swinton. A limited printing, this 1972 rarest of Clockwork Orange posters has commanded as much as $19,000. Harry CallahanEleanor and Barbara, [Callahan’s wife and daughter] Warehouse District, Chicago, ca.1953 Cornelis van PoelenburghDutch painter (b. ca. 1594, Utrecht, d. 1667, Utrecht)Portrait of a Young GirlOil on wood, 21 x 17 cmAlte Pinakothek, Munich “Never say never, for if you live long enough, chances are you will not be able to abide by the simplest of such injunctions.”—Gloria Swanson 1939 Cadillac Series 75 Convertible Coupe Ida Lupino as Marie in High Sierra, 1941Screenplay by John Huston, W.R. Burnett; from the novel by W.R. Burnett Rick McGinnisTobermory, Ontario, 2019 Carole Lombard in a photo by George Hurrell, 1938 Antonio del Pollaiuolo, Italian painter and sculptor, Florentine school (b. 1431/32, Firenze, d. 1498, Roma)Portrait of a Lady1460-65Oil and tempera on panel, 48 x 35 cmMuseo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan Detail from Portrait of a Lady “The most important thing in anyone’s life is to be giving something. The quality I can give is fun and joy and happiness. This is my gift.”—Ginger Rogers Art Deco inspired R.Paige Crash of ’29 wrist watch. Rudolf Klein-Rogge & Brigitte Helm in Metropolis (1927, Directed by Fritz Lang) Livia Yarden wishes all our friends and relatives a peaceful Shabbat.