A future made of concrete and metal

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Poster of the movie Metropolis (directed by Fritz Lang in 1927) and Jean Després’ brooch (silver and black onyx) and bracelet. The Art Deco movement influenced all the arts like jewelry and architecture. Jean Després (1889-1980) was a famous Art … Continue reading

Waiting for a kiss under the mistletoe

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Photo of Norma Shearer under the mistletoe for the New Year (MGM studios), Wilhelm Schweizer Pewter’s ornament (angel), glitter heart brooch, branch of mistletoe and star earrings by Andrea Fohrman.

A lovely Santa Claus

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Heart earrings by Valentino, shooting star ornament by WILHELM SCHWEIZER PEWTER and photo of the actress June Haver with Santa Claus (1950s). June Haver (1926-2005) was an American actress, star of musicals produced by 20th century Fox (“Three little girls … Continue reading

What a joy ! It’s Christmas !

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Star brooch by Des petits hauts, WILHELM SCHWEIZER PEWTER’s Christmas branch, Des petits hauts star brooch and photo of Jeanne Crain in a scene of the movie “Margie” by the photographer Peter Stackpole. Jeanne Crain (1925-2003) was an American actress … Continue reading

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 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