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June 2006

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Let's start off with some new pictures from Karl:

Jane sent us images of Jack Benny, Humphrey Bogart and Mamie Van Doren (with hubby bandleader Ray Anthony).

We have four new desktop wallpapers from Steve:  Joan Crawford (2), Marion Davies, and James Dean.

Thanks to all our guest contributors today!

We end with a full-length short featuring Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts titled Asleep in the Feet.  [Note:  video removed 12/3/2006]

July 31, 2006

His Girl Friday

Asleep in
the Feet

Here are some new items from Karl:

Jane's got four more Mary Pickford photos today.

Steve prepared new desktop wallpapers of Constance Bennett, Humphrey Bogart, Yul Brynner, Gary Cooper, Bette Davis (2), William Frawley/Vivian Vance, and Jean Harlow.

Thanks to all our guest contributors today!

We end with a full-length Vitaphone ShortGypsy Sweetheart

July 30, 2006

Mr. Blandings
Builds His
Dream House


Karl returns with a nice group shot from The Postman Always Rings Twice.  (L to R) are Cecil Kellaway, John Garfield, and Lana Turner.  We also have a film clip, in which Kellaway is about to be beaned with a bottle by Garfield; bumping him off proves to be frustrating.

Mark continues to thrill with new photos of:

  • a photo of Adrian Booth in western garb, as a companion piece for the one we posted on July 26

  • 1930's and 40's actress Ann Doran

Nick, Jane and Frédéric ponyed up some new pictures:

Tim sends us his best with scans of:

Jane provided images of America's Sweetheart, Mary Pickford.   These are the first five pictures in a small series showcasing this enduring silent star.

Thanks to our great guest contributors!

We end with a full-length Vitaphone ShortThe Flag of Humanity

July 28, 2006

The Postman
Always Rings


I'm in love.  This may be the prettiest girl we've ever posted on our site.  It's Virginia Vale (real name Dorothy Howe), and Mark2 sent her to us.  Born in 1920, her acting career was relatively short—from the late 1930's through the mid-1940's.  She was George O'Brien's most frequent leading lady and they appeared together in a half-dozen RKO oaters.  After retiring from the screen, she worked for Lockheed for over 30 years.  My Dreamboat!  Check out two film clips of her in action:  Prairie Law and Triple Justice.

With so much swooning going on, I almost forgot to credit Mark2 with a second picture today:  Billie Dove.

Marcel continues his winning streak with a scan of William Bendix.

Nick, Jane and Frédéric also have some new items for us today:

Jane bounces in with three more pictures of Gina Lollobrigida.

Mark sent us a nice image of silent screen star Irene Rich from her 1926 film, My Official Wife.

Jane identified one of our Lucille Ball photos as being from Ziegfeld Follies (1946), and Bob attributed one of our Sophia Loren pictures as being from her 1955 film, Woman of the River.

Thanks to our guest contributors!

We end with a film clip of Olivia de Havilland and Dirk Bogarde in Libel.

July 27, 2006

Prairie Law Triple Justice

We polish off Jane's Audrey Hepburn collection today with fourteen final pictures, including one from How to Steal a Million and two from Roman Holiday.

Marcel sent us another nice scan—this time of little-known Adrian Booth.  She played some cowgirl roles, and sometimes was billed as Lorna Gray.

Jane continues the barrage with six new photos of Gina Lollobrigida.

Steve, Thomas, and Dave recognized yesterday's Angela Lansbury picture as being from The Harvey Girls.

Thanks to our guest contributors!

We end with two film clips:

July 26, 2006

The Big

Jane catches up with four more pictures of Ann Sheridan, including one from Shine On Harvest Moon (with Dennis Morgan).  She also sent in four more Audrey Hepburn images.

Tim sent us pictures of Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier from The Defiant Ones, as well as a nice shot of young Angela Lansbury. [Does anyone know which film this photo is from?]

Marcel offers this beautiful photo of Olivia de Havilland and Dirk Bogarde, from Libel (1959).

Jane identified one of our existing Louise Brooks pictures as being from her 1927 film, Now We're in the Air.

Thanks to our guest contributors!

We end with some film clips:

July 25, 2006

Adam's Rib Movie

A special treat today:  nine new Laurel and Hardy scans.  Karl prepared these photos beautifully for us, and we are indebted to him.  His hard work, talent, and collaboration have greatly enhanced our Laurel and Hardy pages.  Here are photos of the boys in:

Jane sizzles with four scans of the "Oomph Girl," Ann Sheridan.

Steve has some new desktop wallpapers of Clara Bow (3), Judy Garland (3), and Audrey Hepburn.

Frank alerted us to a neat link:  The Internet Archive - lots of complete movies and shorts, ready for downloading—free!

Thanks to our guest contributors!

Finally, here are some Laurel & Hardy film clips:  [Note:  videos removed 12/3/2006]

  • The Bohemian Girl - Thelma Todd sings up a storm with her band of gypsies, and the boys discover Ollie's philandering wife (Mae Busch) in flagrante delicto!

  • Do Detectives Think? - We replaced the current clip with the complete movie.

  • The Live Ghost (complete)

  • Pack Up Your Troubles - in this scene Stan and Ollie maneuver a well-timed hit, to outwit a nitwit cook

July 22, 2006

The Bohemian

Do Detectives
The Live
Pack Up
Your Troubles

Since we've showcased Jeanette MacDonald recently, it's only fitting to add a picture of her co-star in eight films, Nelson Eddy.  Check out some songs by him too.  [Does anyone know which film this photo is from?]

Mark2 sent us:

New contributor Mark3 sent us a super-sized desktop wallpaper of Audrey Hepburn.

Jane sent us four Lauren Bacall photos and (yup!) two more of Audrey Hepburn.

Finally, three film clips:

July 20, 2006

Nelson Eddy

Lady Killer Alum and Eve Vitaphone

Mark2 prepared two gorgeous scans of cute-as-a-button Alice White.

Karl ferried over some shots of Sophia Loren in Arabesque, in Houseboat (with Cary Grant), and a posed shot.

Jane continues our Audrey-a-thon with five pictures from Breakfast at Tiffany's.

Nick, Jane and Frédéric have a scan of Jackie Coogan in The Kid (1921), by photographer James Abbe.

More songs today:  Nelson Eddy and Jeanette MacDonald singing five of their best known favorites.

And enjoy these three film clips of Audrey Hepburn from Sabrina:

  • a charming and poignant scene early in the movie where, hiding in a tree, she pines for the local playboy, David (William Holden)

  • Sabrina, now grown up and elegant, captures David's fancy—although it's a stretch to believe he really doesn't know who she is

  • at a party, David does a classy (but affected) wall hurdle to get to Sabrina before her admirers can scoop her up—I'd love to see the early takes of this scene!

July 19, 2006

Jeanette &


Guess who
I am
Keep away
from my chick!

Karl's sent us some new photos of Hedy Lamarr from A Lady Without Passport and Comrade X, as well as a posed shot.

Jane sent us eight more Audrey Hepburn images, plus pictures of Ava Gardner and Cornelia Otis Skinner (by photographer Mortimer Offner).

Steve provided two desktop wallpapers:  Tallulah Bankhead and Mack Sennett.

Here are two songs by chanteuse Josephine Baker, recorded in 1926:  Breezing Along With the Breeze and Bye Bye Blackbird.

We end with three film clips:


July 18, 2006

Baker Songs

As You Like It
Anna Case

Karl's back with pictures of:

Nick, Jane and Frédéric sent us four shots of Greta Garbo and one of Audrey Hepburn.

Steve has four desktop wallpapers:  Theda Bara, Claudette Colbert, Cecil B. DeMille, and Marlene Dietrich.

Finally, more film clips:


July 16, 2006

Red Dust Giovanni
Marion Talley    

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