The Old Hollywood costume designer Bernard Newman

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Bernard Newman was a 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 : Rafter … Continue reading

The vintage Hollywood 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) and models (Jean Patchett and Ann Margaret) for magazines such … Continue reading

Favourite 1930s movies

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“It happened one night”was directed by Frank Capra in 1934 and starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. “A spoiled heiress (Claudette Colbert), running away from her family, is helped by a man (Clark Gable) who is actually a reporter in … Continue reading

When Hollywood celebrated Christmas (2)

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The Italian vintage fashion House Sorelle Fontana

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Sorelle Fontana was an Italian Haute couture fashion house based in Rome. It was created in 1943 by the Fontana sisters (Micol Fontana, Giovanna Fontana and Zoe Fontana). In the 1950s, they launched a line of ready to wear. In … 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”.

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