Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions June 12, 2020 by Robert J. Avrech 7 Comments “It’s nice to be included in people’s fantasies, but you also like to be accepted for your own sake.”—Marilyn Monroe Swiss luxury watchmaker Jaquet Droz is known for its distinctive figure-eight dials. Recently, the manufacturer unveiled the latest update for the classic Quantième model. The smaller, top subdial features the hour and minutes, and the larger, bottom register features the running seconds and an analog date display. Full story here. Willy RonisLorraine, France, 1954 1932 Maybach – Zeppelin DS 8/Convertible SedanWith a precision V-12 motor designed by Count Ferdinand Von Zeppelin of air-ship fame, this Maybach is the very peak of German automotive refinement.Engine Type: OHV, V-TypeCylinders: 12Horsepower: 200Manufacturer: Maybach Moterenbau Friedrichshafen A.B. (Germany)Coachbuilder: Spohn (Karosserie Ravensburg, Germany)Price When New: $12,000Courtesy: The Nethercutt Collection Myrna Loy, c. 1931-32 Rick McGinnisSteel Pier, Atlantic City2019 “Flops are a part of life’s menu and I’ve never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.”—Rosalind Russell Metal doors designed by Tiffany for the C.D. Peacock Jewelry store, Chicago, 1925. Brigitte Bardot was a model before becoming an actress, 1950s. Polish poster for La Parisienne, starring Brigitte Bardot and Charles Boyer, 1958. The poster is better than the film. Tim Gidal (b. Ignaz Nachum Gidalewitsch ; 1909–1996)Bukharan Jewish Girls, Jerusalem, c.1930 Eva Marie Saint, promo shot for North By Northwest (Hitchcock, 1959)“They had already started [filming] in New York, and they had made the clothes at MGM. Hitchcock saw them in tests and didn’t like them. He said, “Get on a plane and come to New York, and we’ll go to Bergdorf Goodman.”“So there I sat. And he said to me, “Now, Eva Marie, anything you want, just tell me.”“This model came by in the black dress with the red embossed roses and I whispered “Oh, I like that,” so he said, “Wrap it up for Miss Saint!” I called him my sugar daddy from then on.” Eva Marie Saint, 1949, photo by Nina Leen for a LIFE magazine story about struggling young actresses in New York. Jan Steen (1625/1626–1679)Girl Eating Oysters, 1658oil on canvasHeight: 8 in. Width: 5.7 in. Tim Gidal (b. Ignaz Nachum Gidalewitsch; 1909–1996)Night of the Kabbalist, Jerusalem, 1935 Ariel and Pinchas wish all our friends a healthy and riot-free Shabbat.