Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions January 29, 2021 by Robert J. Avrech 8 Comments “If I had my life to live all over again, I’d live it the same way. Maybe a few changes here or there, but nothing special. The truth is, honey, I’ve enjoyed my life. I’ve had a hell of a good time.”— Ava Gardner (born Ava Lavinia Gardner 1922 – 1990) Carl Holsøe (Denmark, 1863-1935)Lost in Thoughtoil on canvas50 X 60 cm, no datePrivate collection Marilyn Monroe photographed by Andre de Dienes, 1945 Rick McGinnisChurch of the Blessed Sacrament, Sept. 2020 photo by John Rawlings, Vogue, Dec.1954 Duchess of Hamilton streamliner train, 1938 “You can’t make a picture without a villain… it pays well, and you last.”—Dan Duryea (1907 – 1968) Gotthardt Kuehl (Germany 1850-1915)Lovers in a Cafe, ca. 1915oil on canvas43 X 43 cm.Private collection John SwopePeter and Jane Fonda Drinking Milk, Los Angeles, 1949 Vintage Rolex, 1945 “This has been a wonderful life, absolutely terrific. There are very few things I would go back and do differently, if I had that control.”—Mary Tyler Moore (1936 – 2017) Jan Mankes (Dutch, 1889-1920)Woman in Front of her House, 1914oil on canvas25.5 X 20 cm.Rijksmuseum Jeanette MacDonald on her wedding day (to actor Gene Raymond) with her bridesmaids, Fay Wray and Ginger Rogers, 1937 1937 Jaguar SS100 Francisco SolerJews Praying in the El Ghriba Synagogue (5th C CE, rebuilt 19th C CE), Djerba, Tunisia, c.1920. In 1948 there were 105,000 Jews in Tunisia. As of 2019 there were 1,000 Jews remaining. More information about the history of Tunisian Jews here. Livia Yarden wishes all our friends and relatives the best Shabbat ever.