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

The Old Hollywood photographer George Hurrell

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George Hurrell (1904-1992) was an American photographer, famous for his portraits of Hollyood movie stars (Joan Crawford, Rita Hayworth, Bette Davis, Ava Gardner, Norma Shearer, Carole Lombard, Clark Gable, Gary Cooper…). He created glamour, sensual and magnificent photographs. From 1930 … Continue reading

The Old Hollywood photographer Robert Coburn

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Robert Coburn (1900-1990) was a Hollywood photographer who captured the most famous movie stars from the  1930s to 1960s (Gene Tierney, Kim Novak, Cary Grant, Gary Cooper…). For 20 years, he had been worked for Columbia studio. He particulary shot … Continue reading

Rita Hayworth, the dancer

Born Margarita Carmen Cansino, Rita Hayworth was a dancer with her father before acting. She was a very talented dancer ; she used this talent in many movies. She performed with the two best dancer actors : Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly. She was the favourite dance partner of Fred Astaire. Both graceful and energetic, watching her performances is always an enchantment.

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The Old Hollywood photographer Bob Willoughby

Bob Willoughby (1927-2009) was pioneering in celebrities photography. He was the first “outside photographer” : the studios hired him to realize photos for the press. He photographed the biggest movie stars.