Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions December 3, 2021 by Robert J. Avrech 16 Comments “When you start acting as a child, you grow up ahead of your movies.”— Hayley Mills (b. 1946 – ) Elvis Presley with his mother Gladys, 1940s. Live action reference models for the mermaids for Disney’s Peter Pan, 1953, Margaret Kerry, Connie Hilton, and June Foray. Art Nouveau building, 7th Arrondissement, Paris The dedication of the Hollywoodland sign, 1923. 1949 Plymouth Special De Lux convertible “I went away when I was 9 to a ballet school. I thought I wanted to be a dancer, but eight years of ballet cured me of that.”— Juliet Mills (b. 1941 – ) RCA portable record player from 1937 by the great industrial designer John Vassos. Photo by Flor Garduño Rick McGinnisElora, Ontario2021 “The only part of the conduct of anyone for which he is amenable to society is that which concerns others. In the part which merely concerns himself, his independence is, of right, absolute. Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign.”— Sir John Mills CBE (born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills; 1908 – 2005) Theodore Robinson (American, 1852 – 1896)“A Normandy Garden”, c. 1891oil on canvas: 46,4 X 55.9 cm.Private collection Ruby Keeler and Lee Dixon dancing on a typewriter in Ready, Willing and Able, 1937. The Andersen Geneve Jumping Hours 40th-Anniversary Watch is a true work of art. More here. Chanukah in the Posner home, directly across the street from the local Nazi headquarters, shortly before the Nazis came to power and the Germans, along with millions of enthusiastic collaborators, murdered 6 million European Jews. Kiel, Germany 1932 Maayan Ariel wishes all our friends and relatives a peaceful Shabbat and a joyous Chanukah.