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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Clara Bow, Design, Donald O'Connor, Dovima, Elizabeth Taylor, Fashion, Fred Astaire, Friday Fashion, Friday Fotos, Ginger Rogers, Hollywood, June Havoc, Movie Posters, Movies, Painting, Talmud | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Responses

Books On My Night Table

It’s no secret that the various Israeli secret services are quite effective. Ronen Bergman’s doorstopper of a book, Rise and Kill First: The Inside Story and Secret Operations of Israel’s Assassination Program, concentrates, obviously, on the enemies of the Jewish State who are chosen for assassination. Bergman chronicles the awkward birth pangs of the intelligence […]

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Art Deco, Cary Grant, Elizabeth Taylor, Fashion, Frank Capra, Friday Fotos, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Judaica, Judaism, Movie Posters, Movies, Myrna Loy, Painting, Photography, Propaganda War, Quotes, Rick McGinnis, Sophia Loren | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Billy Wilder, Elizabeth Taylor, Ellen Burstyn, Hollywood, Lauren Bacall, Painting, Photography, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Responses

Independence Day: Once Upon A Time Hollywood Loved America

A long time ago, in a universe far far away, in a place called Hollywood, the movie studios and the actors who flourished in those dream factories, celebrated their love of America and enthusiastically indulged in overt displays of patriotism. L.B. Mayer (b. Lazar Meir) the powerful head of MGM, was a pioneer of the […]

Posted in Ann Blyth, Ava Gardner, Bette Davis, Betty Grable, Debbie Reynolds, Elizabeth Taylor, Helen Twelvetrees, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Jean Harlow, Joan Crawford, July 4th, Lana Turner, Madge Evans, Marilyn Monroe, Movies, Photography, Rita Hayworth | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Art Deco, Brigitte Bardot, Design, Fashion, Friday Fotos, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, John Wayne, Judaica, Judaism, Katherine Hepburn, Milton Glaser, Movie Posters, Myrna Loy, Olivia De Havilland, Painting, Photography, Theresa Wright, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Actors, Art, Art Deco, Automobiles, Design, Dovima, Elizabeth Taylor, Fashion, Friday Fotos, Gary Cooper, Glamour, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Jewish Photography, Judaica, Judaism, Painting, Photography, Photography, Signs, Purim, Quotes | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Elizabeth Taylor, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Lucille Ball, Marilyn Monroe, Movies, Myrna Loy, Painting, Photography, Purim, Quotes, Rick McGinnis, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Carole Lombard, Design, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, John Gavin, Myrna Loy, Painting, Photography, Quotes, RIP, Screenwriting, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Ann Blyth, Ginger Rogers, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Joan Bennett, Movie Posters, Painting, Photography, Quotes, Screenwriting | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Dovima, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, India, Judaica, Louise Brooks, Mae Clarke, Movie Posters, Movies, Painting, Photography, Quotes, True Hollywood Confessions, Wisdom of Hollywood Screenwriters | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Actors, Anna May Wong, Art, Brigitte Bardot, Friday Fotos, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Jean Harlow, Judaica, Judaism, Movie Posters, Movies, Painting, Photography, Quotes, True Hollywood Confessions, Vintage Cars | Also tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Responses

July 4th Flashback: When Hollywood Loved America

A long time ago, in a universe far, far away, in a place called Hollywood, the movie studios and the actors who flourished in the dream factories, celebrated their love of America and enthusiastically indulged in overt displays of patriotism. L.B. Mayer (b. Lazar Meir) the powerful head of MGM, was a pioneer of the […]

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Flashback: July 4th, When Hollywood Was Patriotic

A long time ago, in a universe far, far away, in a place called Hollywood, the movie studios and the actors who flourished in the dream factories, celebrated their love of America and enthusiastically indulged in overt displays of patriotism.

Posted in Actors, America, Ava Gardner, Colleen Moore, Helen Twelvetrees, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, July 4th | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Elizabeth Taylor, Friday Fotos, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Judaism, Marilyn Monroe, Photography, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions, Passover Edition

When Mike Todd (b. Avrom Hirsch Goldbogen) was killed in a plane crash, Elizabeth found comfort in Judaism. “I am absolutely Jewish now in my beliefs and feelings,” she said. At her conversion, Elizabeth Taylor took the Jewish name Elisheva Rachel. In the compulsively readable Furious Love, Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger report on the frequently […]

Posted in Actors, Art, Egypt, Elizabeth Taylor, Family, Friday Fotos, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Israel, Painting, Passover, Photography, Quotes, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Friday Fotos, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Painting, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Friday Fotos, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Painting, Photography, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Responses

Designing Women: Helen Rose and Jorjett Strumme

Costume designer Helen Rose is best known for the white chiffon dress Elizabeth Taylor wore in “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” Rose was the envy of every Hollywood designer when Grace Kelly asked her to design Kelly’s wedding dress. Rumor had it that Edith Head was livid she did not get the commission. We […]

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