Favourite screwball comedy movies

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Launched in the mid-1930s, screwball comedies were characterized by “satire of American society, romantic conflicts , battles of the sexes, sight gags, sarcasm, plot twists, verbal duels and witty dialogues”.

Favourite quotes in French classic movies (Michel Audiard’s dialogues)

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Michel Audiard wrote the dialogues of this cult French movie. “Les tontons flingueurs” was directed by Georges Lautner in 1963. Michel Audiard wrote the dialogues of the Georges Lautner “Les barbouzes” (1964) starring Lino Ventura, Bernard Blier and Francis Blanche.

Favourite quotes in Old Hollywood movies (screwball comedies) (6)

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Robert Russell, Richard Flournoy, Lewis R. Foster and Frank Ross were the screenwriters of the George Stevens’ movie (1943) “The more the merrier” starring the lovely Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea and Charles Coburn. Samuel Hoffenstein and Elizabeth Reinhardt were the … Continue reading

The Old Hollywood actress Jean Arthur’s photoshoots

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Jean Arthur is my favourite actress with Natalie Wood. My favourite movies of her are “You can’t take it with you”, “Easy living”, “The devil and Miss Jones”, Mr Deeds goes to town”, “The more the Merrier”, “A foreign affair”, … Continue reading

Favourite quotes of Old Hollywood movies (Film noir) (5)

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Jay Dratler, Samuel Hoffenstein and Elizabeth Reinhardt were the screenwriters of the movie “Laura” directed by Otto Preminger in 1944. William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett and Jules Furthman were the screenwriters of the movie “The Big sleep” directed by Howard Hawks … Continue reading

Favourite quotes in Old Hollywood movies (Screwball comedy) (4)

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Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich were the screenwriters of “The thin man” directed by W.S. Van Dyke in 1934 with William Powell (Nick Charles) and Myrna Loy (Nora Charles) Frank Ross, Richard Flournoy, Lewis R. Foster were the screenwriters of … Continue reading

Natalie Wood

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Photo of the actress Natalie Wood and my two photos of Agrigento, Sicily. Agrigento, Sicily Natalie Wood is my favourite actress with Jean Arthur. My favourite movies of her are Splendor in the grass, West Side Story, The property is … Continue reading

Favourite 1940s movies

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My top 5 : The ghost and Mrs Muir, The Lady from Shanghai, Rebecca, The red shoes and The more the Merrier. “Rebecca” directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1940 and starring Joan Fontaine, George Sanders and Judith Anderson. “A self-conscious … Continue reading

The Old Hollywood actress Jean Arthur

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Jean Arthur is my favourite actress with Natalie Wood. My favourite movies of her are “You can’t take it with you”, “The more the Merrier”, Too many husbands”, “The talk of the town”, If you could only cook!”, “Ex-Mrs. Bradford”, … Continue reading

The Old Hollywood actress Jean Arthur

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Jean Arthur was an old Hollywood actress. Continue reading

The Art Deco actress Jean Arthur

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Portrait of the American actress Jean Arthur by Eugene Robert Richee (1929) and my Art Deco inspired patterns based on my photo of a pole in a Leipzig’s passage. Jean Arthur is my favourite actress with Natalie Wood. My favourite movies of … Continue reading

An Art Deco Christmas with Jean Arthur

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Christmas tree i decorated with my aunt and my mother, my pattern based on my photo of a pole in a Leipzig’s passage and a photo of the actress Jean Arthur (1920s). Jean Arthur is my favourite actress with Natalie … Continue reading

The glamorous Jean Arthur

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Jean Arthur photographed for the movie “The Ex- Mrs. Bradford” (1936). I designed the background based on my photo of the Galeries Lafayette in Berlin and the jewel belt. The costume designer Bernard Newman created this dress for the movie … Continue reading

The actress Jean Arthur in the 1930s

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Jean Arthur is my favourite actress with Natalie Wood. My favourite movies of her are “You can’t take it with you”, “The more the Merrier”, Too many husbands”, “The talk of the town”, If you could only cook!”, “Ex-Mrs. Bradford”, … Continue reading

Marilyn Monroe in pink

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William Travilla’s gown worn by Marilyn Monroe in the movie « Gentlemen prefer blondes » (1953). Marilyn Monroe sings « Diamonds are girl’s best friends » in the movie « Gentlemen prefer blondes ».

The ravishing actress Jean Arthur

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Portrait of Jean Arthur in the 1920s, Iljiz Fazulzyanov’s earrings and photo made with photoshop based on my photo of the Galeries Lafayette in Berlin. Jean Arthur is my favourite actress with Natalie Wood. My favourite movies of her are … Continue reading

The magnificent Carole Lombard

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Photo of Carole Lombard by Otto Dyar, photo of the Galeries Lafayette in Berlin and Ilgiz Fazulzyanov earrings (art deco inspired). Carole Lombard was a famous actress who often played in screwball comedy movies (Launched in the mid-1930s, screwball comedies … Continue reading

Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen

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“Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.” Pride … Continue reading

Henry Tilney in Northanger Abbey

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Portrait of J.J Feild as Henry Tilney in the adapted movie of the Jane Austen book Northanger Abbey (written between 1798 and 1803 but published after the Jane Austen’s death in 1817), portrait of Jane Austen and book cover. Henry … Continue reading

Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter

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Bunny porcelain lamp, Reine Rosalie’s crystal earrings and photo of Evanna Lynch as Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter’s movies. Luna Lovegood is a schoolgirl at Hogwarts and belongs to the Ravenclaw house. Her patronus is a rabbit. She is … Continue reading

Hermione Granger in Harry Potter

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Library wallpaper, Gryffindor’s emblem (Lion) and photo of the actress Emma Watson as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter’s movies. Hermione Granger was born in 1979 and is a Muggle-born (her parents aren’t wizards). She is best friend with Harry Potter … Continue reading

Old Hollywood stars at the beach

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The Old Hollywood photographer Wallace Seawell

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Wallace Seawell (1916-2007) was an American photographer who shot the most famous Hollywood stars during the Fifties and the Sixties. Among actresses he had under his objective, there were Natalie Wood, Sophia Lauren, Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor. His photos … Continue reading

The Old Hollywood costume designer Bernard Newman

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Bernard Newman (1903-1966) was an American costume designer working for the studio RKO. He dressed famous actresses such as Ginger Rogers, Jean Arthur and Irene Dunne. He collaborated particulary with Ginger Rogers. He created gowns for nine of her movies … Continue reading

The vintage celebrity photographer Peter Basch

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Peter Basch was an American photographer born in Berlin, Germany. During the Fifties and the Sixties, he shot the most famous European (Mainly French) and American celebrities (actors, dancers, artists). He also did fashion photoshoots for magazines such as Life … Continue reading