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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


This vintage real photo postcard features celebrated stage actress Miss Lily Elsie (1886-1962). At the time of her portrait sitting for this image, Miss Elsie was also known as “Mrs. … Continue reading

10/31/2016 · 4 Comments

‘I, Daniel Blake’ – A review, an observation on the audience reaction and a ‘thank you’ to Ken Loach. | Christopher John Ball

I’ve always loved cinemas. I’m drawn to them. They are places of comfort. It stems from an early age. I much prefer the old picture palaces over the current industrial prefabs, but any … Source: … Continue reading

10/29/2016 · Leave a comment

Review: ‘Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words’ (2015) | Writing Suzanne

Ingrid Bergman was born on 29th August 1915 in Stockholm, Sweden. She lost her German mother at the age of two, and her Swedish father when she was 13. After … Continue reading

10/06/2016 · 2 Comments

Vivien Leigh in Caesar and Cleopatra (1945) | FROM THE BYGONE

Source: Vivien Leigh in Caesar and Cleopatra (1945) | FROM THE BYGONE

10/04/2016 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Kitty Carlisle | Waldina

Today is the 116th birthday of the socialite extraordinaire Kitty Carlisle. NAME: Kitty Carlisle OCCUPATION: Theater Actress, Film Actress, Singer, Television Personality BIRTH DATE: September 3, 1… Source: Happy Birthday … Continue reading

09/03/2016 · 1 Comment

Happy 100th Birthday Olivia de Havilland | Waldina

Today is the 100th birthday of one of the last living actors/actresses from the Golden Age of Hollywood and the last living actor from the film Gone With The Wind:  Olivia de … Continue reading

07/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Quote • OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND • Life and Death

“If I must at some time leave this life, I would like to do so ensconced on a chaise longue, perfumed, wearing a velvet robe and pearl earrings, with a … Continue reading

07/01/2016 · 2 Comments

Vivien Leigh (1938) | FROM THE BYGONE

Portrait of Vivien Leigh, 1938 Source: Vivien Leigh (1938) | FROM THE BYGONE

06/30/2016 · Leave a comment

Archive Interview • ANNA CALDER-MARSHALL • The Importance of Being Earnest @ Oxford Playhouse • 2005

Anna Calder-Marshall knows she has it all. Not because she loves playing Miss Prism in The Importance of Being Earnest under Erica Whyman’s direction at Oxford Playhouse — though she … Continue reading

06/28/2016 · Leave a comment


“He aspires to the soul rather than the character. He has no sense of personal ambition. He’s one of our great, great actors. We’re lucky to have him.” Helen Mirren … Continue reading

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Graceful and Elegant Photos of Greta Garbo by Cecil Beaton (1946) | FROM THE BYGONE

Source: Graceful and Elegant Photos of Greta Garbo by Cecil Beaton (1946) | FROM THE BYGONE

06/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Did You Know…? | DAME SYBIL THORNDIKE: An Indefatigable Dame • 2008

Did you know that when John Gielgud was arrested for soliciting in 1953 – the basis for critic Nicholas de Jongh’s play, Plague over England, the then landlord of the famous … Continue reading

05/31/2016 · 2 Comments

Quote • CASTING • Pride and Prejudice

Pride & Prejudice – 2005 [DVD] “We’re sick and tired of period dramas about first love but which feature actors in their late twenties or early thirties.” Paul Webster, co-producer … Continue reading

05/21/2016 · 3 Comments

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

Lived Lived: Marigold Charlesworth, 89

I’ve only just discovered that my beautiful, wonderful, enchanting godmother, Marigold Charlesworth (she was at RADA with my mother), died in December. Bless you, Marigold. You were the best godmother … Continue reading

05/16/2016 · Leave a comment

Louise Brooks in Diary of a Lost Girl (1929) | FROM THE BYGONE

Diary of a Lost Girl is a 1929 silent film directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst and starring the American silent star Louise Brooks. This was Brooks’ second and last film … Continue reading

05/12/2016 · 2 Comments


Reblogged on This cabinet card photograph captures a young woman holding a theater (carnival)  mask. It is very likely that this smiling woman is an actress and that she … Continue reading

04/21/2016 · Leave a comment

“I know for some women, men are a household necessity; myself, I’d rather have a canary.” Ruth Chatterton

Ruth Chatterton, at the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Ennis House during the shooting of “Female.” When she retired from the screen she started writing. I found this copy of her … Continue reading

04/21/2016 · 2 Comments

Quote • Victoria Wood

“I get a lot of pleasure from sitting in the audience and watching other people get laughs from my words. But I wouldn’t want just to write. I like writing, … Continue reading

04/20/2016 · 6 Comments

Comedian Victoria Wood dies aged 62 – BBC News

Comedian Victoria Wood has died aged 62 after a short battle with cancer, her publicist says Source: Comedian Victoria Wood dies aged 62 – BBC News

04/20/2016 · 4 Comments

Gabrielle Ray (Shenley 178 X) « Gabrielle Ray

Photo post by @playpictorial. Source: Gabrielle Ray (Shenley 178 X) « Gabrielle Ray

04/13/2016 · 3 Comments

Lya de Putti, Hungarian film actress, 1897-1931 | kinneretstern

Photo post. Source: Lya de Putti, Hungarian film actress, 1897-1931 | kinneretstern

03/23/2016 · Leave a comment

First Night Design | Dame Gladys Cooper #Quote #Actress #Cards

Originally posted on First Night Design:
Miss Gladys Cooper [1888-1971] in Fancy Dress Greeting Card by FirstNightVintage Looking into a mirror on her deathbed: ‘If this is what virus pneumonia…

03/16/2016 · 1 Comment

Archive Obituary • ELISABETH WELCH • 2003

The black American actress and singer  has died peacefully in Denville Hall at the age of 99, we have just heard. She was, says writer Patrick Newley, a lovely lady, … Continue reading

03/14/2016 · Leave a comment

Fritzi Massari, Austrian actress, 1905 | kinneretstern

Austrian Jewish actress who escaped Hitler’s Germany and emigrated. This photo shows the incredible glamour of fashion during the fin de siècle (turn of the century) in Vienna. Source: Fritzi … Continue reading

03/13/2016 · Leave a comment

Quote • JULIETTE BINOCHE • Life as an Actor

“It’s an odd life but it’s worth living.” Juliette Binoche on being an actress, interviewed for a BBC4 documentary about the allure French film stars, French Beauty, shown on BBC2, … Continue reading

03/09/2016 · 2 Comments

Archive Obituary • WENDY HILLER • 2003

A great dame from the last hundred years has gone. Dame Wendy Hiller, who died yesterday at home at the grand old age of 90, was one of the twentieth … Continue reading

03/04/2016 · Leave a comment

Louise Brooks says: | The Müscleheaded Blog

”I have a gift for enraging people,but if I ever bore you it will be with a knife. “ Source: Louise Brooks says: | The Müscleheaded Blog

03/02/2016 · Leave a comment

Norma Shearer, Slave to Fashion, 1925 | kinneretstern

Photo post. Source: Norma Shearer, Slave to Fashion, 1925 | kinneretstern

02/19/2016 · Leave a comment