Sunday, February 28, 2010

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Norma Jeane Doughtery at 17

The original caption says that this is her as a "newly wed in Catalina in 1943". Is that true? Was she married for the first time at 17 years old?

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Ingrid Bergman

Friday, February 26, 2010

Vivien Leigh

People think that if you look fairly reasonable, you can’t possibly act, and as I only care about acting, I think beauty can be a great handicap. - Vivien Leigh

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Long hours on Set

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Billie Dove

Born as Bertha Bohny in New York City to Charles and Bertha Bohny who were Swiss immigrants. As a teen, she worked as a model to help support her family and was hired at the age of 15 by Florenz Ziegfeld to appear in his Ziegfeld Follies Revue. She legally changed her name to Lillian Bohny in the early 1920s. and migrated to Hollywood, where she began appearing in silent films. She soon became one of the most popular actresses of the 1920s, appearing in Douglas Fairbanks' smash hit Technicolor film The Black Pirate (1926), as Rodeo West in The Painted Angel (1929), and was dubbed The American Beauty (1927), the title of one of her films.

She married the director of her seventh film, Irvin Willat, in 1923. The two divorced in 1929. Dove had a huge legion of male fans, one of her most persistent being Howard Hughes. She shared a three-year romance with Hughes and was engaged to marry him, but she ended the relationship without ever giving cause. Hughes cast her as a comedian in his film Cock of the Air (1932). She also appeared in his movie The Age for Love (1931). (via: Wikipedia)

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Helena Bonham Carter

By Lorenzo Agius

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Monday, February 22, 2010


I'm not totally sure that this is Marilyn Monroe. Either way it's a great image.

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Sunday, February 21, 2010

Prepping for To Kill a Mockingbird

Gregory Peck and Mary Badham review the script for the film, To Kill a Mockingbird.

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Saturday, February 20, 2010

Marilyn Monroe in Red

Internet Radio Revolution

Cort Webber, center, and Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts, right, former KUFO disc jockeys, interview Byron Beck as part of their program.

In Portland, the city with quirks, fits in perfectly

By Peter Ames Carlin, The Oregonian

Viewed from the sidewalk, Portland can look like a circus sideshow. Check out the tattooed vegans, walking in stride with the dads and kids, the comic book geeks, the iPhone addicts and the fanatic knitters.

Turn the corner and here come spandex-wrapped bicyclists, sci-fi nerds and folks who have made a religion of finding the city's best sausage waffles.

What are they thinking? The casual observer never knows.

Until you fire up your computer and dial up, two channels of streaming, podcast-able radio shows. They're all-Portland, all the time, and all completely, sometimes unbelievably, unfiltered.
Read more ....

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Loretta Young, 1930’s

Friday, February 19, 2010

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Ginger and Fred

Julian Mandel (Photographer)

"Julian Mandel" (1872-1935) is the identity given to one of the best-known commercial photographers of female nudes of the early twentieth century. Signature photography bearing that name became known in the 1910s and was published in Paris through the mid-1930s by such firms as Alfred Noyer, Les Studios, P-C Paris, and the Neue Photographische Gesellschaft. (via:

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Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Sunday, February 07, 2010

Rita Hayworth

“After all, a girl is…well, a girl. It’s nice to be told you’re successful at it.”

- Rita Hayworth

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Clara Bow

Marilyn Monrioe candid 1955