Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions September 17, 2021 by Robert J. Avrech 4 Comments “I’ve probably understood men too well. I realize they are predatory by nature, and I have a certain acceptance of the male animal.”—Jacqueline Bisset (b. Winifred Jacqueline Fraser Bisset, England, 1944) Edvard MunchGirls on the Bridge, 1901 Shirley MacLaine and Jack Lemmon, The Apartment, 1960Written by Billy Wilder, I. A. L. Diamond Erdmann & Rossi Hispano Suiza H6B, 1928 Sunset Boulevard, Beverly Hills, 1925 Ceramic tea kettle, 1930 by Bauhaus student Margarete Heymann-Loebenstein (1899 – 1990) “I always think of blondes as soft and pliable, ready to cling to the nearest male for support and protection, just waiting to be taken care of, and very sweet and easy to live with because they are so amiable. None of which qualities belong to me. I am a fighter. I have made my way alone and can stand up for myself. I think I am the sort of a person who can take a great deal from one I care for and forget it, but there is a limit; beyond that, and it’s all over.”—Thelma Todd (America, 1906 – 1935) Art Nouveau front door, Strasbourg, France Rick McGinnisNiagara Falls, 2021 “I don’t know anything about life, but everything about cinema.”—Romy Schneider (born Rosemarie Magdalena Albach; Germany, 1938 – 1982) From WW I, 1917 Elgin Red 12 General Funston Trench Watch Erwin Blumenfeld, Hat and Jewelry (Probably by Schiaparelli), Paris, 1938 Maayan Ariel wishes all our friends and relatives the best Shabbat ever.