Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions July 23, 2021 by Robert J. Avrech 11 Comments “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.”—Katherine Hepburn Georg Achen (Denmark, 1860 – 1912)The Dream Window in the Old Liselund Castle, 1903oil on canvas: 71.5 x 49.3 cm. John GutmannThe Artist Lives Dangerously, San Francisco, 1938 Rick McGinnisPetersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, Nov. 2016 Heeeere’s Johnny Carson, age 15, 1940 Art Nouveau interior, Barcelona, Spain “I was thinking I would miss the rain. I wonder if you can experience rain in heaven, if G-d will let you dip your wings down…”—Farrah Fawcett (1947 -2009) Photo of the rings of Saturn taken by Voyager 2 in 1981 John GutmannConfession, Mexico, 1960 1936 Auburn Speedster Shoppers eating at the Farmer’s Market, Los Angeles, 1942 Robert J. Avrech“Oakhurst Drive”2021Acrylic on canvas; 20 x 20 inches “Relief for the Jews? What I need is relief from the Jews!”—Columbia Pictures boss Harry Cohn, himself Jewish, on being asked to contribute to a Jewish charity. Art Deco glass mascot by French artist Lucile Sevin, 1932 John GutmannThe Soap Box Brothers, Atlanta, 1937 The oldest McDonald’s restaurant is a drive-up hamburger stand at 10207 Lakewood Boulevard at Florence Avenue in Downey, California. It was the third McDonald’s restaurant and opened on August 18, 1953. Elgin E-7, 1920s Louis Ritman (b. Ukraine, American, 1889 – 1963)“Flower Garden”ca., 1913oil on canvas; 99.7 x 73.7 cm Snapshot of Myrna Loy, probably 1930s, photographer unknown Livia Yarden wishes all our friends and relatives the best Shabbat ever.