Tweet Chutzpah: George Stephanapoulos says there is no liberal bias in the media. Enjoy the images.
Posted in Alfred Hitchcock, Anna May Wong, Audrey Hepburn, Ava Gardner, Friday Fotos, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Israel, Marilyn Monroe
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Tweet The verbal gymnastics of the Obama administration have reached a level of weirdness that defies common sense. The targeted murder of Jews has been redefined as a “random act.” It is easy to make fun of Obama’s abuse of language, but really, we must ask ourselves, what is the political purpose of his stubborn […]
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Also tagged Alma Reville, Ann Sheridan, Burgess Meredith, Calvin Coolidge, Edge of Darkness, Erich von Stroheim, Gustav Klimt, Helene Klimt, Islam Denial, Ivanhoe, Jerusalem 1920s, John Gilbert, Mae Murray, Marie McDonald, Paulette Goddard, President Taft, Satchel Paige, The Wedding March, Wigs for cancer patients
Tweet This morning, after Daf Yomi, my friend turned to me and said: “Some week, huh?” I said: “It seems that every week is some week.” “Yeah.” On that downer, let’s try and alter the mood with some photos and stories.
Posted in Friday Footwear, Friday Fotos, Glamour, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Holocaust, Jewish Photography, Livia Yarden, Maayan Ariel, Marilyn Monroe, Mary Nolan, Movies, Photography
Also tagged art, Buchenwald, Desert Nights, Eddie Mannix, Erich von Stroheim, I Was an Adventuress, Indian Cinema, John Singer Sargent, Lon Chaney, Mary Nolan, Peter Lorre, Richard Greene, Seeta Devi, shul, synagogue, Tekhelet, The Light of Asia, Two White Dresses, West of Zanzibar, Zorina
Tweet Helen Rose was one of Hollywood’s most important costume designers. Seraphic Secret has authored several posts about Rose. In June 2010, we wrote about Rose’s not-so-nice Jewish boyfriend. If you have not read this post, you should. The identity reveal at the end will take your breath away. In another post, with the help […]
Tweet In 1988, only two years before her death, Ava Gardner, living in semi-seclusion in London, unable to get work, and running dangerously low on funds, asked the late British author Peter Evans to ghostwrite her autobiography. Deadpanned Gardner: “I either write the book or sell the jewels, and I’m kinda sentimental about the jewels.” […]
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Also tagged Artie Shaw, Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations, Dick Snyder, Frank Sinatra, Howard Hughes, Larry Tarr photo of Ava Gardner, MIckey Rooney, Peter Evans
Tweet During Hollywood’s Golden Age, the studios took thousands of photos of their stars celebrating Christmas. In this way, Hollywood—though founded by poor immigrant Jews—let America know that it and the heartland were aligned. Seraphic Secret — Karen and I — are Orthodox Jews. We observe the Sabbath and eat only kosher food. Our lives […]
Tweet Tweet Debbie Reynolds The Auction tomorrow, June 18, 2011, is your chance to own a slice of Hollywood history. Hollywood’s Golden Age is over. The great stars exist only as silvery shadows on the screen. But some of the most important movie costumes and props, collected and preserved by actress Debbie Reynolds, […]