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 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

Favourite 1930s movies

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“M” directed by Fritz Lang in 1931 and starring Peter Lorre. “When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt. They catch Hans Beckert (peter Lorre), an unknow killer of … Continue reading

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

Hollywood photoshoots revisiting classic cinema

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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

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