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

Favourite stylish movies

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One of the pleasures to watch a movie is the costumes. My Favourite costume designers are Edith Head (“Sabrina”, “To catch a thief”), Irene Sharaff (Cleopatra), Daniel Orlandi (“Down with love”), Jacqueline Durran (“Anna Karenine”, “Atonement”, “Pride and prejudice”) and … Continue reading

When Hollywood celebrated Christmas (2)

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Favourite 1940s movies

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“Rebecca” directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1940 and starring Joan Fontaine, George Sanders and Judith Anderson. “A self-conscious bride (Joan Fontaine) is tormented by the memory of her husband’s dead first wife.” Judith Anderson is terrifying as the governess Mrs. … Continue reading

The Old Hollywood costume designer Vera West

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Vera West (1898-1947) was an American costume designer who worked at Universal (1924-1947). She was specialized in horror and dark movies. She designed the famous black gown worn by Ava Gardner in the movie “The killers”.

Favourite 1950s movies

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“Whirlpool” directed by Otto Preminger in 1950 and starring Gene Tierney and Richard Comte. “A woman (Gene Tierney) secretly suffering from kleptomania is hypnotized in an effort to cure her condition. Soon afterwards, she is found at the scene of … Continue reading

Vintage Academy Awards in photos

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Since 1929, the Academy Awards (Oscars) have been given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize cinema excellence.