Friday Photos:True Hollywood Confessions August 28, 2020 by Robert J. Avrech 9 Comments “It was a terrific strain making ‘Gone With the Wind,’ and toward the end our nerves were all shot. And no wonder! We worked under three different directors, first George Cukor, then Victor Fleming and finally, Sam Wood. No sooner did we get used to the ideas of one director than a new one was brought in, and we had to learn to work with each in turn.”— Vivien Leigh Carl Vilhelm Holsøe (Denmark, 1863 – 1935)At the Breakfast TableOil on canvas.Panel 82 x 67.5 cm. Georges DambierCapucine in hat by Jean Barthet, Arachnée, April, 1952. Rick McGinnisPoppy, June 2020 Melvin SokolskyFly Dior, 1965 An intricate Art Nouveau brooch designed by Eugene Feuillatre in gold, enamel, opal, moonstone and diamonds, 1900. “I’m a lot more sartorial than thespian. They come to see me and go out humming the costumes.”—Constance Bennett Maurice DenisWhite Sun on Wheat1914oil on canvas, 11 X 13 in. Arthur TressSurfers, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 1980 Atalanta Motors, a legendary British car company, has been revived. You can order one here. Sticker price is, $195, 997.00. “Her hair was dark, messy, uncombed. Her hands were trembling so she could barely read the script. But she had that sexy clean quality I wanted. There was something smoldering underneath that innocent face.”—Director Mervyn LeRoy, speaking of Turner’s MGM audition Gustave Courbet, French, 1819 – 1877The Spanish Woman1855Oil on canvas31 5/8 × 25 1/2 inchesPhiladelphia Museum of Art Oriol MasponsStaircase with Doll, Barcelona, Catalunya Designed in the 1930s, the IWC Portugieser 40 is a modern classic distinguished by clean lines, highly legible Arabic numbers, and a robust automatic movement that has a seven day power reserve. More here. André Kertész (Hungarian, 1894-1985)Les Lunettes et la Pipe de Mondrian, ParisGlasses and Pipe of Mondrian, Paris1926 Lielle and her baby cousin Charlotte wish all our friends and relatives the best Shabbat ever.