GLORIA

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❤️ She was Bad and she was Beautiful: Gloria Grahame, Oscar winner and #FilmNoir #Queen ❤️

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Jeanne and Bette

I’ve always thought Jeanne Moreau resembled Bette Davis. These pictures, both taken in the 1960s, illustrate why. At the time, Jeanne (left) was in her 30s and Bette (right) was in her 50s.Jeanne Bette

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Gallery of the Gorgeous, Pt. 1

This gallery contains 9 photos.

STUNNING HAND-COLORED PHOTOGRAPHS FROM ACROSS THE INTERNET Check back soon for Part 2 and more…

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Tyrone Power and Loretta Young: Hollywood Studio Portraits

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Tyrone Power and Loretta Young

Last Monday, May 5, I co-hosted a blogathon in celebration of Tyrone Power’s centennial. I also contributed an entry of my own for the event, a piece on the romantic comedies Power made in 1937 with Loretta Young. As I searched for images to accompany my post, I came upon several stunning Hollywood studio portraits of the two, made when they were very young, under contract to 20th Century Fox and co-starring in films together. I used one of the photographs to illustrate my post – but there were others, all of them elegant and glamorous and romantic. Here are some of my favorites: Continue reading

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Fashion in Film…and Hollywood Costumes

These iconic film fashions and more were spotlighted in Kimberly Truhler’s first class on The History of Fashion in Film, a webinar held on November 17 that examined the onscreen style of The 1920’s – The Jazz Age

Clara Bow in It (1927), costume design by Travis Banton

A little black dress - revolutionary!

A little black dress – revolutionary!

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Some Favorite JFK Pictures…

JFK died 50 years ago today and I posted personal recollections of him, that infamous day and the weekend that followed on my primary blog this morning…click here to read that piece. Here, I thought I’d post some of my favorite images of him.

Jacqueline and Jack Kennedy

Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy

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Gladys Cooper, a Pictorial…

The What a Character! blogathon hosted by Aurora of Once Upon a Screen, Kellee of Outspoken and Freckled and Paula of Paula’s Cinema Club ran from November 9 to 11, and  my tribute to Gladys Cooper is up at my other (primary) blog, The Lady Eve’s Reel Life. This post is a pictorial tribute to her.

Best known for her performance as Bette Davis’s monstrous mother in Now, Voyager, Cooper enjoyed a long, varied career in the public eye – as an actress she was honored with Oscar, Emmy and Tony nominations. But in her earliest days she was admired for her beauty (her intelligence and incipient talents were yet to be recognized)…

the most beautiful woman in England...

the most beautiful woman in England…

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