Loretta Young in costume for The House of Rothschild (Alfred L. Werker, 1934). Young’s fabulous gown is by Gwen Wakeling, as were all the costumes in the film.

Carole Lombard and Randolph Scott, publicity photo for Supernatural (Victor Halperin, 1933), a pre-Code supernatural horror film. 

Fashion photo by Maurice Cloche, Paris, 1931

Myrna Loy, 1932

“Nobody thought of me [playing the part of a]  virgin, I guess. I had these slinky eyes and a sense of humor.”

Joan Blondell singing “Remember My Forgotten Man” in Gold Diggers of 1933 (Mervyn LeRoy)

Great Garbo, 1930

Remembering Cary Grant on his birthday (18 January 1904 – 29 November 1986)

“Everyone wants to be Cary Grant. Even I want to be Cary Grant. Let me expand a bit. I sense that you may feel that I am free of problems. Let me assure you that I have the same anxieties and insecurities as anyone in this auditorium – maybe more.”

Lillian Roth in the pre-code musical/disaster film Madame Satan (Cecil B. DeMille, 1930). The film’s fabulous costumes are by Adrian.

Jean Harlow in a publicity photo for Red Dust (Victor Fleming, 1932)

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