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A flying visit – A Shakespearean story arc… | Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo

The afternoon was drawing to a close and the chill of early spring was settling over Stratford-upon-Avon as we made our way back towards the car. There were still many … Continue reading

04/10/2018 · 6 Comments

She was absolutely beautiful, the most beautiful woman I had ever seen… | BEGUILING HOLLYWOOD

Myrna Loy grew up in Los Angeles and when she was a teenager she posed for this statue outside the old Venice High School. Around the same age, she was … Continue reading

08/30/2017 · 6 Comments

JEANNE MOREAU (1928-2017) – Beauty Bellezza Beauté

Photo post. Source: JEANNE MOREAU (1928-2017) – Beauty Bellezza Beauté

07/31/2017 · 4 Comments

MERYL STREEP – Beauty Bellezza Beauté

Meryl Streep (b. 1949). Source: MERYL STREEP – Beauty Bellezza Beauté

07/16/2017 · 2 Comments


Photo post by @toobeguiling. “Until you’re known in my profession as a monster, you’re not a star.” Bette Davis Source: “Until you’re known in my profession as a monster, you’re not … Continue reading

03/13/2017 · 6 Comments

On this day: the premiere of Haddon Hall | In Times Gone By…

Haddon Hall, a light opera by Arthur Sullivan and Sydney Grundy, premiered at the Savoy Theatre in London on the 24th of September, 1892. The production was based on a 16th-century … Continue reading

09/24/2016 · Leave a comment

Snapshot: Hollywood Theatre

Post 3 in the Snapshot Series  – Occasionally in my travels I come across a theater that I can’t find a lot of information on, or that I only have a … Continue reading

06/03/2016 · Leave a comment

Black and White Portraits from Cannes Festival 2016 | Seroword

Using black and white to capture Cannes 2016 of actors, directors and other filmmaking elites, Desailly finds the perfect light and poses to give 2016 a ‘Golden Age’ feel. Source: … Continue reading

05/15/2016 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Fred Astaire! For I’ll be there. Puttin’ down my top hat. Mussin’ up my white tie. Dancin’ in my tails…

I just put my feet in the air and move them around. Fred Astaire Source: Happy Birthday Fred Astaire! For I’ll be there. Puttin’ down my top hat. Mussin’ up … Continue reading

05/10/2016 · 2 Comments

“A gift of laughter…” Rafael Sabatini #WQWWC | Daily Echo

Rafael Sabatini is not the best known of writers these days, though he left his mark on both literature and cinema. He was born in 1875 in Jesi, Italy to … Continue reading

04/15/2016 · Leave a comment

On this day… Scottish Opera Singer Mary Gordon

World-renowned Scottish opera singer Mary Garden poses in costume as Méĺisande in Debussy’s Pelléas et Méĺisande. 4th April,1908. Source: On this day…

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

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

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The short, sad story of actress Clara Bloodgood | MCNY Blog: New York Stories

On the evening of December 5, 1907, respected actress and society woman Clara Bloodgood fatally shot herself in a Baltimore hotel room. She was in town to star as the … Continue reading

03/10/2016 · 2 Comments

Houdini at famous Wizard’s grave | kinneretstern

Source: Houdini at famous Wizard’s grave | kinneretstern Houdini at the grave of John Henry Anderson, Wizard of the North, Aberdeen, Scotland. 1914. Houdini traveled there because of his love of … Continue reading

03/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Sergej Eisenstein by Margaret Bourke-White | kinneretstern

Source: Sergej Eisenstein by Margaret Bourke-White | kinneretstern Russian film director Sergej Eisenstein being shaved on the terrace of Bourke-White’s studio in the Chrysler Building, NYC, 1932. There is something surrealistic … Continue reading

03/04/2016 · Leave a comment

On this day: the death of Carole Lombard | In Times Gone By…

Carole Lombard, one of the 1930s most significant film actresses, was killed in a plane crash in Nevada, USA on the 16th of January, 1942. She was thirty-three at the … Continue reading

01/16/2016 · 1 Comment

On this day: Ballet in 1937

Originally posted on In Times Gone By…:
Danish ballerina Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka at the Theatre Royal. Australia, 11th January 1937. Kirsova created Australia’s first professional ballet company. Source

01/10/2016 · 2 Comments

Vickie Lester’s Book at Bedtime « LAST POST

Audio serialization of Vickie Lester’s It’s In His Kiss on BEGUILING HOLLYWOOD – read by  Pippa Rathborne Source: Vickie Lester’s Book at Bedtime « LAST POST

12/21/2015 · 2 Comments

“Either the camera will dance, or I will.” Fred Astaire | BEGUILING HOLLYWOOD

“Either the camera will dance, or I will.” Fred Astaire | BEGUILING HOLLYWOOD.

12/12/2015 · Leave a comment

Colonial Theatre

The Colonial Theatre in Augusta, Maine opened in 1913 and was designed by architect Harry S. Coombs, who was known for designing many local libraries.  In 1926 the theater was … Continue reading

11/16/2015 · Leave a comment

Sylvia Sidney by Edward Steichen (1931)

Originally posted on FROM THE BYGONE:
Sylvia Sidney by Edward Steichen, 1931 Gelatin silver print Bequest of Edward Steichen by direction of Joanna T. Steichen and George Eastman House, 1982.365 ©…

10/04/2015 · 2 Comments

On this day: Ballerina Pierina Legnani in 1891

Originally posted on In Times Gone By…:
Italian ballerina Pierina Legnani photographed in London on the 15th of September, 1891, fifteen days before her twenty-eighth birthday. Legnani was born and…

09/15/2015 · Leave a comment

On this day: The Great Theatre Royal Fire | In Times Gone By…

Originally posted on In Times Gone By…. On the 5th of September 1887, the Theatre Royal in Exeter, England burnt down, killing 186 people. It was not the first time the … Continue reading

09/05/2015 · Leave a comment

Favorite direction, ever, “Good. Do it again, and this time make it something resembling human behavior.” David Fincher. Fabulous! Happy birthday!

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08/29/2015 · Leave a comment

Cymbeline; what’s a love story without some scandal? | MCNY Blog: New York Stories

Originally posted on MCNY Blog: New York Stories. It was January 25, 1897, the opening night of William Shakespeare’s romance Cymbeline, based on the legend of an early Celtic British king, … Continue reading

08/02/2015 · 3 Comments

On this day: Dame Adeline Genée in 1916

Originally posted on In Times Gone By…:
Danish/British ballerina Dame Adeline Genée photographed on the 20th of June, 1916. Source

06/19/2015 · Leave a comment

Napoleon Sarony: Celebrity Photographer

Originally posted on MCNY Blog: New York Stories:
Sarony, Walt Whitman, ca. 1878, Museum of the City of New York, 39.477.10   Before paparazzi and the celebrity media we all…

04/28/2015 · Leave a comment

On this day: John Wilkes Booth was shot and killed | In Times Gone By…

On the 26th of April, 1865, [actor] John Wilkes Booth was cornered and shot dead in Port Royal, Virginia. Twelve days earlier he had assassinated US President Abraham Lincoln in … Continue reading

04/26/2015 · Leave a comment

“A painter paints, a musician plays, a writer writes – but a movie actor waits.” Mary Astor

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04/25/2015 · Leave a comment

Vandamm Studio

Originally posted on MCNY Blog: New York Stories:
27 years. Over 2,000 Broadway productions. Countless negatives of every conceivable actor who graced the New York stage. Saying that the Vandamm…

04/08/2015 · Leave a comment