Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions June 11, 2021 by Robert J. Avrech 7 Comments “Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.”—John Wayne (born Marion Robert Morrison; 1907 – 1979) Georg Achen (Denmark 1860 – 1912)Interior, 1907oil on canvas 88 X 75 cm. In 1922, some veterans of the Civil War were still alive. Here, seven of them, members of the Grand Army of the Republic (Union veterans) take part in a Decoration Day observance in New York. Memorial Day was known as Decoration Day until 1971. Prince Rolex, 9K white and yellow gold, 1929 Rick McGinnisFairmont Hotel Vancouver, April 2017 “My father is Abraham Lincoln. I mean, I think of Lincoln as my father. He was wise and kind and good. He is my ideal, Lincoln. I love him.”—Marilyn Monroe Before breaking into Hollywood, Lucille Ball was a model in New York. Here she models a hat, 1930 Audrey Hepburn (1929 – 1993) was named a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF (the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund. This photo is from 1990 when she was visiting Vietnam in support of immunization and clean water programs. “Often the kids would have flies all over them, but she would just go hug them. I had never seen that. Other people had a certain amount of hesitation, but she would just grab them. Children would just come up to hold her hand, touch her – she was like the Pied Piper.” – John Isaac, UN photographer “We are the products of our past. … a web of complexities.”—Janet Leigh (born Jeanette Helen Morrison; 1927 – 2004) Art Nouveau entrance, Anvers, Belgium Los Angeles, 1947Photo by Henri Cartier-Bresson 1936 Bugatti Type 57S (+C) Coupe Aero Charlton HestonPhoto by Tim Zimberoff Lielle Meital wishes all our friends and relatives the best Shabbat ever.