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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Cary Grant, Friday Fotos, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Joan Fontaine, Marilyn Monroe, Movie Posters, Movies, Painting, Quotes, Sophia Loren | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

In the mid-1930’s Kay Francis was Warner Brothers’ biggest star and one of the highest paid people in the US.

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Friday Photos: There Ought To Be a Law

Posted in Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Family, Grace Kelly, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Hollywood: Then and Now, Jean Harlow, Marilyn Monroe, Myrna Loy, Rudolph Valentino | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Responses

Friday Photos: Totally Random

Usually, we publish photos that have a central theme. Not today. We’re feeling a bit scattered. Perhaps we’re spooked by ObamaCare, by what’s happening to this country. We are watching a national calamity unfold in slow motion, and we are helpless to stop it. In any case, here are a few photos, most taken by […]

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Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1950s: Rear Window, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Seven Samurai

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. 10. Rear Window, 1954 Photographer L.B. “Jeff” Jefferies (James Stewart) breaks his legs while photographing a car racing accident. Now, he is confined in his Greenwich Village […]

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Ten Greatest Movies Ever Made

Every ten years, Sight & Sound magazine, a British publication devoted to the — cue cultured BBC accent — Art of Cinema, surveys some 1,000 critics, directors  and know-it-all yentas, most of whom I’ve never heard, asking them to list the ten greatest movies in the known universe. Here’s the survey. For the past forty […]

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Bag of Tricks

In Rear Window, 1954, Grace Kelly’s elegant Mark Cross bag emerges as something of a major character, a twin symbol of desire—Kelly cooly snaps opens the bag, unfurling a fetching neglige—and the domesticity Jimmy Stewart finds so intimidating. Women’s handbags are more than repositories of oh-so-necessary possessions but a reflection of a woman’s priorities in […]

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