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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Actors, Art, Arthur Szyk, Brigitte Bardot, Dolores del Rio, Dovima, Friday Fotos, Greta Garbo, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Ingrid Bergman, Judaica, Judaism, Milton Avery, Movie Posters, Movie Star Ads, Quotes, Star Ads | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Anna May Wong, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Jew-hatred, Lielle Meital, Livia Yarden, Marilyn Monroe, Movies, Myrna Loy, Photography, Quotes, The Wit and Wisdom of Hollywood, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Responses

John Wayne: American

Scott Eyman’s superb new biography, “John Wayne: The Life and Legend” is an exhaustive look at Wayne’s long life and career as Hollywood’s most iconic star. Eyman points out time and again that Duke—no one called him John, Jack, or his birth name, Marion—was not just Hollywood’s greatest star, but a symbol of America and […]

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In Memoriam: Shirley Temple Black, 1928 – 2014

Shirley Temple Black passed away yesterday. She was 85. At the height of her career in the 1930s, she was the most popular actress in Hollywood with more drawing power than Clark Gable and Greta Garbo combined. As a child star during the Depression, the little girl with the 56 perfect corkscrew curls projected determination […]

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Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1960s: Ride the High Country

We continue our survey of the Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1960s. For the Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1950s, click here. For the Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1940s, click here. For the Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1930s click here. For the Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1920s click here. 5. Ride the […]

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Movie Posters: Hollywood’s Golden Age

Early film posters featured bold, colorful graphics. In the early years studios did not place the actor’s names on movie posters for fear of rising salary demands. But by the 1910’s, producers realized that stars sell tickets and posters prominently displayed actor’s names.

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Movie Posters: Hollywood’s Golden Age

Have you looked at a movie poster recently and said to yourself: I really have to see that film. Doubtful. In the digital era movie posters are barely there, a minor and frequently mediocre—tedious star shots dominate—element in the white-noise media that is dominated by an ever-shifting social media. There was a time, however, when […]

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The Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1940s: ’40-’43

Several months ago I started a list of my picks for the Greatest Movies ever made. I began with silent films, made my way through the 30’s, then started the 40’s but got sidetracked by, um, laziness. My apologies. I’m going to continue with my list of the 20 films that I feel are the […]

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Catching Up: Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1940’s

Several months ago I started a list of my picks for the Greatest Movies ever made. I started with silent films, made my way through the 30’s, then started the 40’s but got sidetracked by, um, laziness. My apologies. I’m going to continue with my list of the 20 films that I feel are the […]

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