Hollywood stars wish you a Happy Christmas !

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Amy Adams celebrating Christmas : Kate Winslet celebrating Christmas : Eva Mendes celebrating Christmas : Imogen Poots celebrating Christmas : Bill Murray celebrating Christmas : Sources : Vanity Fair, Violet Grey, Parade and Pinterest

When Hollywood celebrated Halloween (2)

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Don’t be afraid of black cats…

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Black cat lamp and photo of Tippi Hedren shot by Philippe Halsman, for the movie “The birds” directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1963. I imagined a version of this movie with black cats instead of birds on wires.

The indiscreet Emma Woodhouse

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19th century English Regency Gilt Neoclassical Mirror ; Amethyst and aquamarine drop earrings and a photo of Gwyneth Paltrow as Emma Woodhouse in the movie “Emma” directed by Douglas McGrath in 1996. Emma Woodhouse is a character of the Jane … Continue reading

The sharp minded Elizabeth Bennet

Regency frame, photos of Matthew MacFayden as Mr. Darcy and Kiera Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet in the movie “Pride and Prejudice” directed by Joe Whright in 2005. The portrait engraved of Jane Austen was realized in 1873, for Evert A. Duyckink’s Portrait Gallery of Eminent Men and Women of Europe and America.
Elizabeth Bennet is a character of the Jane Austen’s novel Pride and prejudice published in 1813. She is the second daughter in the Bennet family. She is sharp minded, witty, clever and has clear opinions on people often too quickly (hasty judgements).
The book tells one of the most iconic love story in the litterature with Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. They will overcome obstacles (social class differences, familial issues…) and their mistakes of judgements to be happy together.

The fanciful Catherine Morland

Felicity Jones as Catherine Morland in the adapted tv film “Northanger Abbey” (2007). Wallpaper Regency 03 and 20th century Regency frame.
Catherine Morland is a Jane Austen’s character in the novel “Northanger Abbey” (written between 1798 and 1803 but published after the Jane Austen’s death in 1817). This book has been adapted in a tv film starring Felicity Jones.
In this book, Jane Austen parodies gothic novels (romance and supernatural, very popular in the late 18th century and early 19th century). It tells the story of a young and candid woman (17 years old) named Catherine Morland who has a vivid imagination and loves gothic novels. The book follows her first steps in the polite society of Bath and her discovery of the Northanger Abbey (house the wealthy family of her new friend Henry Tilney). Henry Tilney is a clever, warm and witty man.
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The Old Hollywood costume designer Travis Banton

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Travis Banton (1894-1958) was an American costume designer at the Paramount. He dressed hollywood stars such as Carole Lombard, Rita Hayworth, Jean Arthur, Claudette Colbert and Marlene Dietrich. He worked with Carole Lombard and Marlene Dietrich for many movies. He … Continue reading

When Hollywood celebrated the July 4th !

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The July 4th (or Fourth of July) is a patriotic and federal holiday ; it is the Independence Day in the United States. It is celebrates each year to commemorate the publication of the Declaration of Independence from Great Bretagne … Continue reading

Old Hollywood stars at the beach

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The fashion and Old Hollywood illustrator F. Earl Christy

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F. Earl Christy (1883-1961) was a reknown American illustrator. He drew especially portraits of women (Pictorial review, American magazine, Modern Priscilla…) and realized illustrations of movie stars. Among the actresses he drew, there were Claudette Colbert, Carole Lombard and Shirley … Continue reading