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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Akira Kurosawa, Buster Keaton, Cathy O'Donnell, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Kim Novak, Passover, Photography, Rick McGinnis, Screenwriting | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Responses

New Year, Old Hollywood: 2018

After one year of the Trump presidency we are hopeful and optimistic. Obama’s JV team, ISIS, has been nearly wiped out. Neil Gorsuch sits on the Supreme Court. The Keystone pipeline is, at last, open. The individual mandate is gone. Which spells the beginning off the end for Obamacare. More and more federal lands are […]

Posted in Donald Trump, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Lizabeth Scott, Marilyn Monroe, Mary Pickford, Movies, Myrna Loy, New Years | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Once again Friday Photos appears on Wednesday due to the last days of Sukkot which begin tonight and then run into Shabbat. Enjoy!

Posted in Alfred Hitchcock, Betty Grable, Friday Fotos, Hollywood, Hollywood Still Photography, Jewish Holidays, Judaism, Movie Posters, Movies, Painting, Photography, Quotes, True Hollywood Confessions, Wisdom of Hollywood Screenwriters | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Movies, Photography, Quotes, Screenwriting, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Ava Gardner, Brigitte Bardot, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Jerusalem, Livia Yarden, Movie Posters, Movie Star Ads, Movies, Painting, Photography, Rita Hayworth, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Responses

Flashback: Hollywood Celebrates Christmas

During Hollywood’s Golden Age, the studios, through newspapers,fan magazines, and trade publications, published photos of their stars celebrating Christmas. In this way, Hollywood — though founded by poor immigrant Jews — informed the public that the motion picture industry was in harmony with Christian America. Seraphic Secret — Karen and I — are Orthodox Jews. We […]

Posted in Brigitte Bardot, Christmas, Holidays, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Responses

Hollywood — Play Ball!

Ever since Hollywood invented itself as a universal dream factory, movies about baseball were viewed as the perfect landscape in which to explore themes of loyalty, ambition, competition, and of course, love. More than any other sports genre, baseball movies have dominated the silver screen. And of course, Hollywood publicity departments frequently used baseball to […]

Posted in Buster Keaton, Carole Lombard, Colleen Moore, Gary Cooper, Hollywood, Hollywood Baseball, Hollywood Play Ball, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando, Rita Hayworth | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Responses

Hollywood: A Dog’s Life

During Hollywood’s golden era studio photographers churned out thousands of photographs that created the iconography of glamour by which Hollywood stars were defined. There was a library of poses and props that photographers used in order to create and refine particular images. Who can forget Hurrell’s shimmering portrait of Jean Harlow in a skin-tight white […]

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The Greatest Thanksgiving Movie

Seraphic Secret usually recommends classic Hollywood movies to help celebrate our national holidays. But this year we’re going to switch gears and recommend one of our favorite Thanksgiving movies, Plains, Trains and Automobiles, 1987. Not only is this one of the finest, most touching Thanksgiving movie ever made, but it’s also the best film written, […]

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