Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions March 5, 2021 by Robert J. Avrech 8 Comments “Standing there in white shirt, beige slacks—with a peach complexion, light-brown hair, and the most incredible face ever seen by man—was Greta Garbo. I almost gasped out loud as Cole introduced me to her. No make-up—unmatched beauty. It was the only time I saw her at anything but a distance.” –—Lauren Bacall, speaking of her encounter with Garbo at Cole Porter’s home. Still Life by Irving Penn, 1985 Sophia Loren and spaghetti 1943 two-tone Rolex “I was tough. I was tall. I was strong. I didn’t take any nonsense from anybody”—Maureen O’Hara The Dead Sea’s Secret River. Louis Armstrong and spaghetti 1949 Delahaye 175 Saoutchik Roadster. Miriam Hopkins in a photo by Edward Steichen, 1933“They give me feeble-minded parts. I don’t object, you understand, but when the writers tell me they wrote the part with me in mind, I begin to wonder.”—Miriam Hopkins Dora Carrington, England, 1893-1932Spanish Landscape with Mountains, c. 1924Oil on canvasDimensions: 559 × 667 × 21 mm Hayley Mills and spaghetti Rick McGinnisMotorama, Toronto, March 2020 Rodney SmithSkyline, New York, 1992 Maayan Ariel in her Mad Hatter Purim costume wishes all our friends and relatives the best Shabbat ever.