Why two blonde bombshells are in my list of all-time heroes
We all have heroes, but how and why do we choose them? In a new book, historian PAUL JOHNSON selects his own. In Saturday's Mail, Johnson picked Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan for bringing down the Soviet Empire. Here, in the second part of our exclusive serialisation, he chooses the 20th century's two most iconic blondes
"I adored him. Just adored him. I don't believe any woman is telling the truth if she ever worked with Gable and did not feel twinges of a sexual urge beyond belief. I would call her a liar." ~Joan Crawford
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"She was so alive,modern,frank and natural...
...that she stands out like a beacon on a lightship in this odd place called Hollywood." -Barbara Stanwyck on Carole Lombard Carole Lombard Born October 6, 1908 Died January 16, 1942 Jane Alice Peters was born not long after the turn of the century, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to parents Frederick and Elizabeth Peters. She was the youngest of their three children as well as the only daughter, having two older brothers named Frederick Jr. and Stuart. She lived in Indiana until she was ready to…
Barbara Stanwyck: "The Miracle Woman" (2012) biography by Dan Callahan
Barbara Stanwyck photographed in 1936 Barbara Stanwyck collaborated with some of the finest directors of her time: from Frank Capra, William Wellman, William Dieterle, George Stevens, John Ford, King Vidor, and Mitchell Liesen in the thirties; to Preston Sturges, Howard Hawks, Billy Wilder, André de Toth, and Robert Siodmak in the forties; to Anthony Mann, Fritz Lang, Douglas Sirk, and Samuel Fuller in the fifties; to Jacques Tourneur and Joseph H. Lewis on TV in the sixties. Barbara…
Don't be silly, you're taking the fall.
Pam. UK. Old. Love Films & TV from past to present. Favourite male actors from Old Hollywood to present day found here. Also post my own video game screenshots. Favourite musicians and random stuff also included. Film quote is from The Maltese Falcon (1941). Find me on PSN: seagirl-69
Back, with goodies from eBay
I'm back after a few days with family in metropolitan Washington -- and yes, I saw my beloved Washington Nationals (in fact, I saw a doubleheader Friday as the Nats split with Miami, and got home tonight, in time to see the Nats rally to beat the Marlins). Now back to Carole Lombard memorabilia,…
10 Love Stories
1. Alain Delon Romy Schneider 2. Brigitte Bardot Jacques Charrier 3. Clark Gable Carole Lombard 4. Marina Vlady Robert Hossein 5. Vivien Leigh Laurence Olivier 6. Tony Curtis Janet Leigh 7. Lauren Bacall Humphrey Bogart 8. Marcello Mastroianni …
24 stunning celebrities ahead of their time
Before Angelina Jolie melted hearts with her dusky long locks and sweltering style, the likes of Dorothy Lamour and Bianca Jagger wrote the book on sultry. Fearless fashion choices and seductively
Old Hollywood: Photo
Anne, Evil Regal, Film, Vintage, Photography, Poetry, Quotes, Music, TV Shows "you are where you need to be; just take a deep breath" - Lana Parrilla
Joan Crawford: Marriages & Relationships
Read about Joan Crawford marriages and relationships. Joan Crawford was married four times and had several relationships outside marriage.