Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions January 17, 2020 by Robert J. Avrech 9 Comments “Sometimes I think we lay too much stress on freedom. No one can be absolutely free, When we cut every tie that binds us to our families or shed every responsibility toward other people, are we really free or are we merely alone?”—Norma Shearer Wassily Kandinsky“Murnau, Two Houses”1908Oil on board, 32.5 x 44.5 cm. Ginger Rogers, Alfred Vanderbilt and Joan Crawford at a roller skating party in Hollywood, 1937 Ed RuschaHurting the Word Radio #2, 1964oil on canvash: 149.9 x w: 139.7cm “I’ve often said to young actresses whom I noticed were affected by the adulation: ‘Don’t let these people impress you; you know it doesn’t mean a thing when they make a fuss over you. They’ll forget you tomorrow.’”—Carole Lombard 1951 Frazier Manhattan Rick McGinnisLambton Jewish Cemetery, Toronto, Sept. 2018 Japanese poster for The Magnificent Seven (’60), a remake of the Japanese classic Seven Samurai (’54). “I started to receive scripts in which the description of the main character always started with the words: “She’s not beautiful, but…” Slightly irritated, I used to think, ‘If I ever write my memoirs, the title will be, “Not Beautiful, But…”—Leslie Caron (Her memoir is titled: Thank Heaven: A Memoir) An Art Deco masterpiece, The Cartier Prive Tonneau in Platinum Nino MiglioriPeople of Emilia, 1950 Marilyn Monroe photographed by John Florea, 1956 Dick WhittingtonKids Making MoviesView Park, Los Angeles. 1928 Pinchas Tzvi and Ariel Chaim wish all our friends and relatives a peaceful and inspirational Shabbat.