Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions May 15, 2020 by Robert J. Avrech 7 Comments “Guys all say, ‘I had such a crush on you.’ Girls all say, ‘I always waited for Batgirl to come on. You were really an inspiration.’”—Yvonne Craig Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Now, Voyager, 1942Screenplay by Casey RobinsonBased on “Now, Voyager” by Olive Higgins Prouty French poster for Now, Voyager, 1942 Baseball during the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918. Aubrey Beardsley (British, 1872-1898)The Slippers of Cinderella1894Ink and watercolour on paperMark Samuels Lasner Collection, University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press “Why do people complain about violence [in the movies]? Don’t they realize that violence is an important part of everyone?”—Ann-Margret “Painting is not about an experience. It is an experience.”—Mark Rothko Unknown photographerMile High Ice Cream Parlor, Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles, 1938 The beautiful Seiko Cocktail Presage has a reliable and robust automatic movement. The watch retails for about $360.00, a great value. Frank HorvatLes amoureux du Quai du Louvre, Paris, 1955 Talbot-Lago Type 26 Grand Sport, 1948 “Looks are good or bad, according to taste. My appearance doesn’t fascinate me. But I’m not the one who has to be pleased either. It’s a big help to an actor if people like to look at him but it has nothing to do with acting.”—Robert Taylor Frederick C. Frieseke(Owosso, Michigan, 1874 – 1939, Le Mesnil-sur-Blangy, France)Through the Vines, c. 1908Oil on canvas; 32 in. x 32 in. Akron Art Museum, Gift of Mr. S. G. Carkhuff James Stewart and Kim Novak on the set of Vertigo, 1958 Rick McGinnisLaguna Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico, Nov. 2018 Image from the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918. Charles Rennie Mackintosh (Scottish, 1868-1928) Poster for ‘The Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts’ 1894-6 © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow Maayan, Lielle and Livia wish all our friends and relatives a wonderful and virus-free Shabbat.