Rogues & Vagabonds

theatre, film & tv past and present 2001-2008 & 2013…

Kim Novak for Bell, Book and Candle (1958) | FROM THE BYGONE

Kim Novak for Bell, Book and Candle, 1958… Source: Kim Novak for Bell, Book and Candle (1958) | FROM THE BYGONE

11/12/2016 · 1 Comment

Stephen Unwin • Theatre Then and Now

Republished from Facebook with the kind permission of its author, the director, writer and teacher Stephen Unwin. The deaths this year of Bill Gaskill and now Howard Davies have made me … Continue reading

11/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Marigold Charlesworth 1926-2015 — Getty Images

My late godmother, Marigold Charlesworth [1926-2015], in the 1950s, soon after she emigrated to Canada with her partner, Jean Roberts. © Sarah Vernon Embed from Getty Images //

05/16/2016 · 1 Comment

Vintage Photos of Marilyn Monroe at the Hollywood Bowl by Bernard of Hollywood | FROM THE BYGONE

When Marilyn Monroe attended the Hollywood Bowl in 1952 she was widely photographed by Bernard of Hollywood amongst others. Bernard of Hollywood, is perhaps better known as Bruno Bernard (1912 – 1987). … Continue reading

01/26/2016 · Leave a comment

Ace in the Hole – Sunset Boulevard

This film contains one of my favourite movie quotes when Jan Sterling’s character says to Kirk Douglas: “I’ve met some hard-boiled eggs in my time but you? You’re twenty minutes.” Originally … Continue reading

11/08/2015 · Leave a comment

Judy Garland by Richard Avedon (1951)

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10/17/2015 · 2 Comments

Costume and Fashion Designer Oleg Cassini (1913-2006)

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Oleg Cassini (1913 – 2006) was an American fashion designer born to an aristocratic Russian family with maternal Italian ancestry. He came to the United…

10/02/2015 · Leave a comment

The “Dress Doctor” Edith Head

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Edith Head (1897 – 1981) was an American costume designer who won a record eight Academy Awards for Best Costume Design, starting with The Heiress…

09/20/2015 · Leave a comment

Vertigo at midnight: The psychology of my “Alfred Hitchcock dream.” |

Originally posted on Do you occasionally have nightmares? Almost all people do, although interestingly the incidence of scary dreams tends to drop off between the ages of 25 and 55. … Continue reading

06/02/2015 · Leave a comment