Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions December 25, 2020 by Robert J. Avrech 10 Comments “I’m still Doris Mary Anne Kappelhoff from Cincinatti, Ohio. All I ever wanted to do was to get married, have a nice husband, have two or three children, keep house and cook—a nice clean house—and live happily ever after—and I ended up in Hollywood. And if I can do it, you can do it. Anyone can do it.”—Doris Day (born Doris Mary Anne Kappelhoff; 1922 – 2019) John Martin (England, 1789 – 1854)The Destruction of Pharaoh’s Host, 1836Watercolor and oil paint with brown ink and scraping out on paperDimensions: 58.4 × 85.7 cm (23 × 33 3/4 in.) Photo by Robert Doisneau, 1950 Aer Deco tricycle, 1936 A woman wears the sign: “Wear a Mask or go to Jail” during the influenza epidemic, California, 1918 The Leadenhall Market is one of the oldest markets in London, dating from the 14th century. “Key Largo… I could have stayed on that picture for the rest of my life. I adored it.”—Claire Trevor ((née Wemlinger; 1910– 2000)She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Key Largo (1948) Conte Pietro Antonio Rotari(Italy, 1707 -1762)Sleeping GirlArtist’s working dates 1727–1762Soft pastel on paper: 400 × 302 mm. Cary Grant’s hair and makeup test for North by Northwest, 1959; “Hair Mussed & Drunk.” Shakespeare covers by Milton Glaser, 1963-4 Simple, affordable, and witty best describes this watch from Timex. It’s got a robust mechanical movement, an easy to read face and, well, who doesn’t adore Snoopy? Listed for $259.00. But you can probably get a better deal somewhere online. Jaguar SS100 Convertible, 1938 “I did my best, and God did the rest.”—Hattie McDaniel (1893 – 1952. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as “Mammy” in Gone with the Wind (1939) Felix Edouard Vallotton (Switzerland, 1865 – 1925)Snow, Light Fog, 1913oil on canvas: 60 X 81 cm. Sy KattelsonZipper Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, c.1947 Rick McGinnisLate Autumn Sky #32020@rickmcginnis Women factory workers testing (posing, really) weapons they assembled at the Inglis Munition Plant, Ontario, Canada, during World War II, 1944. Ariel Chaim wishes all our friends and relatives the best Shabbat ever.