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March 2008

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Let's start with a new face:  Paul Muni.  We have four pictures of the venerable actor, including I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932), Scarface (1932), and two posed shots.

Richard sent us three more international actresses:

Next, more eclectic offerings from Nick:

Enjoy these film clips:

April 29, 2008

King Kong

Kiss Them
for Me

Living in
a Big Way

The Raven


The Sound
of Music

Tarzan's Secret Treasure


Today we have a special Marilyn Monroe extravaganza, featuring lots of stills from her most popular films, as well as plenty of posed shots.  Guest contributors include Alexey, CJ, Gary, Karl, and Rikke...and corrections/attributions by Carsten and Poncha.  Thanks to all our guest contributors!

We've also added a spate of photos in her Not Ready for Prime Time galleries that are not shown here.

Don't miss the non-Marilyn film clips at the bottom of this page.

Here are Marilyn's photos from her films:

Bus Stop (1956)



Clash by Night (1952)



Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)


How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)



Let's Make Love (1960)


Love Happy (1949)



Love Nest (1951)



Niagara (1953)


The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)



River of No Return (1954)



The Seven Year Itch (1955)


Some Like it Hot (1959)


There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)



We end with some film clips:

April 22, 2008

Miscellaneous Posed Shots


Assignment -


By the Light
of the S. Moon


Never Give a Sucker an
Even Break

Let's start with some close-ups from Richard:

Gunnar sent in some new photos:

Here comes Gary with more fine images:

Rikke offers four sparkling images of Shirley Temple including Curly Top (1935) and three from The Little Colonel (1935), with a fourth added by Gary from this latter film.

Frances sent us a nice shot of Burt Lancaster with Jack Lemmon, who received the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for Mr. Roberts (1955).

Sarah identified three Anna May Wong photos from Dangerous to Know (1938) and Shanghai Express (1932).

Thanks to our guest contributors for these fine submissions!

Here are a few new film clips:

April 18, 2008



I Do

Monsieur Verdoux


Taras Bulba


Wake of the
Red Witch

Let's begin with a new scan of Anne Jeffreys.

Richard continues his international cycle:

Next, we have new delights from Nick:

Frances returns with five nice photos of Cary Grant.

Gary has a shot of Sterling Hayden and Jean Hagen in The Asphalt Jungle (1950).

Thanks to our guest contributors.

Enjoy these film clips:

  • Born to Be Bad (1934) - Cary Grant mows down Loretta Young's son (Jackie Kelk) with a dairy truck and tries to make amends, over the objections of his lawyer (Etienne Girardot)

  • The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) - we offer the exciting conclusion to this famous film, featuring Sessue Hayakawa, Alec Guinness, and William Holden

  • Fatty Arbuckle - 2 shorts:  A Reckless Romeo (1917) and The Cook (1918)

  • Legend of the Lost (1957) - Sand-strewn trio John Wayne, Sophia Loren, and Rossano Brazzi trudge through the desert in search of treasure and water, in this muddled story of lust, betrayal, and forgiveness

  • Rear Window (1954) - Sever prepared three clips from this famous Alfred Hitchcock film:  in the first, affable Peeping Tom James Stewart doesn't seem to appreciate how good he has it, with fawning Grace Kelly bringing him take-out food from The 21 Club; in the second, she wangles a sleepover with him; and in the third the two of them are plotting with Thelma Ritter to distract suspected killer Raymond Burr

  • Romeo and Juliet (1936) - Pantywaist Leslie Howard finally gets some gumption and goes after Basil Rathbone (who has just skewered his buddy John Barrymore in a swordfight).  Howard delivers a less-than-mortal thrust under Rathbone's armpit that just draws air, but apparently it's enough to kill him anyway.  The silliness continues when cohort Reginald Denny urges Leslie to flee the authorities, but he just has to sputter one more soliloquy before dashing off.  Zounds!

April 14, 2008

Born to
Be Bad

Bridge on the
River Kwai

F. Arbuckle

Legend of
the Lost


and Juliet

The Good Doctor has two new pictures of his own today, marking our 900th and 901st scans:

  • Dolores Del Rio on the move

  • Our Gang - another group shot of some of the early Little Rascals surrounding their beloved long-time director, Bob McGowan

More glamorous international stars from Richard are next:

We have a return engagement by Rikke, who sent in several new scans:

Gary shuffled on by to drop off some new stills:

Thanks to our guest contributors!

Let's end with some film clips:

April 9, 2008

Body and


Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Tarzan's NY


Upper World

Richard starts us off right today, with three movie stills:

Nick has several new images:

Gary sent in three more great shots:

Thanks to our generous guest contributors for today's photos!

Finally, enjoy these film clips:

April 4, 2008

The Black Swan


The Easiest

The Man With
Nine Lives


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May 2008