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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Art Deco, Edward Hopper, Fashion, Friday Fotos, Judaica, Judaism, Lana Turner, Margaret Sullavan, Marilyn Monroe, Marlene Dietrich, Movie Posters, Movies, Painting, Photography, Quotes, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Alfred Hitchcock, Art, Automobiles, Brigitte Bardot, Cary Grant, Charles Laughton, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Kirk Douglas, Lana Turner, Movie Posters, Movies, Myrna Loy, Painting, Photography, Quotes, True Hollywood Confessions, Tuesday Weld, Vintage Cars | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 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, Fashion, Glamour, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Judaica, Judaism, Marlene Dietrich, Painting, Photography, Quotes, Rita Hayworth | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 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, Barbara Stanwyck, Cary Grant, Design, Gene Tierney, Glamour, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Israel, Joan Crawford, Lana Turner, Marilyn Monroe, Movie Posters, Movies, Painting, Photography, Quotes, Screenwriting, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Eleanor Parker, Friday Fotos, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Israel, Jerusalem, Judaica, Judaism, Movie Posters, Movies, Painting, Photography, Quotes | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 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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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Anna May Wong, Art, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Joan Crawford, Lana Turner, Painting, Photography, Quotes, Screenwriting, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Responses

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, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Marilyn Monroe, Movie Posters, Movies, Painting, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Myrna Loy, Painting, True Hollywood Confessions | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | 17 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Bette Davis, Family, Friday Footwear, Friday Fotos, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Painting, The Wit and Wisdom of Hollywood, True Hollywood Confessions, Vivien Leigh | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Responses

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

Friday Photos: In Every Generation

On Passover, Jews around the world recite a passage from the Haggadah that strikes a note both poignant and defiant. In every generation they [our enemies] rise up against us to destroy us, but the Holy One Blessed Be He saves us from their hands. But Judaism does not place faith in faith alone. Man […]

Posted in Art, Brigitte Bardot, Friday Fotos, Holidays, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Iran, Islam, Islamic Terror, IslamoNazis, Israel, Jean Harlow, Jew-haters, Jew-hatred, Jewish Holidays, Joan Crawford, Judaism, Kim Novak, Kirk Douglas, Marilyn Monroe, Passover, Susan Hayward | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Responses

Teresa Wright’s Audacious Normalcy

Actress Theresa Wright (1918-2005), gained unusual clout in the early stages of her distinguished career when she insisted on a most unusual clause in her 1941 contract with Samuel Goldwyn. Goldwyn, a talented, but hard-headed Hollywood producer, desperately wanted Wright under contract, and so he swallowed his pride and allowed Wright’s clause to stand. But […]

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Barbara Stanwyck’s Secrets

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 […]

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Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1950s: Ace in the Hole, The Bad and the Beautiful, Singin’ in the Rain

We continue our survey of the twenty greatest movies of the 1950s. For a complete listing of the greatest movies of the 20, 30s and 40s, click here. 4. Ace in the Hole, 1951 A hand-embroidered motto, “Tell the Truth” sits as a dusty epitaph on the newsroom wall of an inconsequential Albuquerque newspaper where […]

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Friday Fashion: Turban Time in Hollywood

  When asked to define the essence of Hollywood glamour, the multi-talented director Edmund Goulding replied: “It’s the magnetism that changes the current of every movie fan’s life and persuades a girl that she must have a dress like the one Joan Crawford wore in her last picture. It’s the mesmerism that induces a boy […]

Posted in Brigitte Bardot, Elizabeth Taylor, Esther Ralston, Friday Fashion, Hollywood, Hollywood Hats, Marilyn Monroe | Also tagged , , , | 14 Responses

Stalked

“Thing is, he’s going to kill me.” “Have you gone to the police?” “Yes, of course I have.” “And what happened?” She shakes her head from side to side, wraps her arms protectively around her chest. “I got a restraining order against Ned, that’s my ex. But you know what good that is, don’t you?” […]

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