Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions January 22, 2021 by Robert J. Avrech 9 Comments “If I had any real talent then, it was for designing clothes. I loved the costumes in the movies… If I hadn’t gone into the movies, I’d have become a dress designer; that’s where I seemed to be heading. And I think I’d have been a damn fine one.”~ Lana Turner: The Lady, the Legend, the Truth by Lana Turner Carl Vilhelm Holsøe (Denmark, 1863 – 1935)Woman Near the Dinner Table, 1900oil on canvasPrivate Collection Rick McGinnisRoycroft Apartments, 707 Eglinton Ave. W., June 2020From Rick’s series Art Deco Toronto Barbara Eden climbs into the set of her magic bottle on production of I Dream of Jeannie, 1960s. John SwopeGrauman’s Chinese Theater, Hollywood Blvd, 1938 Kenneth NolandThe Clown, 1959oil on canvas46 1/8 x 46 in. “The truth is that to enjoy acting one must be an exhibitionist at heart, one must revel in those exposures of the emotions which would be agonizing to a shy or reserved person. All the great actors have been and are exhibitionists.”—Leslie Howard (born Leslie Howard Steiner, 1893-1943) Isaack Luttichuys (1616–1673) Portrait of a Young Lady, possibly Susanna ReaelDate: 1656oil on canvasHeight: 38.9 in; Width: 32.2 in.Rijksmuseum © Jill Freedman, ca. 1992, Kiosk of adult cinema, South Beach, Miami Beach Jaguar C – Type, 1951 -53 Richard C. MillerSelf-portrait with Norma Jeane Dougherty (soon to become Marilyn Monroe) 1946 Henri Rousseau (France, 1844 – 1910)The Football Players, 1908oil on canvas100.5 cm X 80.3 cm “The important thing is to sound as the actress would sound if she were doing the actual singing.”—Marni Nixon, (born Margaret Nixon McEathron, 1930 – 2016) the singing voice of, among many others, Deborah Kerr, Audrey Hepburn, and Natalie Wood.Photo © Frank Q. Brown, 1962 Edward HopperSolitude1944oil on canvas: 81.3 cm X 127 cmprivate collection Ingrid Bergman, hair and makeup test for Casablanca, 1942 The Timex Marlin with California Dial is a sturdy mechanical wrist watch which will either make you smile or drive you crazy. The price is $249.00. Julian WasserDancing at The El Monte Legion Stadium, El Monte, CA, 1962 A Hasid and an IDF Paratrooper pray at the Kotel, the Western Wall, Jerusalem. #israel_pictures Lielle Meital wishes all our friends and relatives the best Shabbat ever.