Is it our imagination or is the global order falling into systemic disorder?
North Korea, a giant gulag, has managed to intimidate the entire Hollywood system. Meanwhile, the Obama regime, allegedly sworn to defend and protect America from all threats foreign and domestic, seems far more interested in cozying up to the ruthless tyrants of Cuba.
Time for some random images to enliven your weekend.
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 of genealogist Kathy Soto, we unravel Rose’s Jewish roots. We also chronicle an episode of costume craziness between Rose and Jane Fonda.
In April 2011, we wrote about the stunning wedding gown Helen Rose designed for Grace Kelly.
The new Barbara Stanwyck biography, A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel True, 1907 – 1940 by Victoria Wilson, is, with appendix, footnotes, index and acknowledgements, over 1,000 pages long.
And it is just volume one.
This first, full scale bio of Barbara Stanwyck is an exhaustive (and sometimes exhausting) study of Hollywood’s greatest actress. Born in Brooklyn—of course—Ruby Davis had an astonishing Hollywood career that spanned four decades, from the beginning of the sound era of the late 1920’s, through Hollywood’s Golden Age, and right into television.