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About The Lady Eve

I blog mostly on classic film - here, there and everywhere - but mainly on my primary blog: http://eves-reel-life.blogspot.com/

Tyrone Power and Loretta Young: Hollywood Studio Portraits

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 … 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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls with Holly Golightly…

Holly Golightly arrived on the scene in 1958 when Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s was first published in the November issue of Esquire magazine. The novella soon appeared again, included in a Random House collection along with three Capote short … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING FRANCOISE DORLEAC

French actress Francoise Dorleac was born in Paris on March 21, 1942. Her father was Maurice Dorleac, a stage and screen actor. Her mother, Renee Deneuve, re-voiced Hollywood movies (including Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz). Both Maurice and … Continue reading

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1958: Marilyn Monroe Poses for Life Magazine and Richard Avedon

In 1958, Life Magazine invited Marilyn Monroe and photographer Richard Avedon to recreate images of five celebrated actresses of different eras.  Entitled “Fabled Enchantresses,” the piece was part of the magazine’s December 22 “Christmas” issue and included an article by … Continue reading

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