Category: classic film

Robert Mitchum in a publicity photo for Out of…

Robert Mitchum in a publicity photo for Out of the Past  (Jacques Tourneur, 1947) by Ernest Bachrach

Moira Shearer dancing in The Red Shoes  (Micha…

Moira Shearer dancing in The Red Shoes  (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, 1948)

Remembering Barbara Stanwyck on her birthday (…

Remembering Barbara Stanwyck on her birthday (16 July 1907 – 20 January 1990)

In an extraordinary 38-year career she never gave a bad performance. Or if she did, I’ve never heard of it. My favorites among her many good films would be The Lady Eve, Double Indemnity, Baby Face, Golden Boy, Clash By Night, Titanic… well, there are a lot of them.

Lana Turner and John Garfield in the film no…

Lana Turner and John Garfield in the film noir classic The Postman Always Rings Twice  (Tay Garnett, 1946), based on the novel by James M. Cain

Sophia Loren photographed during the filming o…

Sophia Loren photographed during the filming of Legend of the Lost, 1957, near Tripoli, Libya

Audrey Hepburn photographed during the filming…

Audrey Hepburn photographed during the filming of Sabrina, 1954, by Dennis Stock

Marilyn Monroe seated between columnist Walter…

Marilyn Monroe seated between columnist Walter Winchell and Joseph Schenck, head of Twentieth Century Fox at an industry fête, 1953

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arkadyrenko:TERMINAL STATION (1953) dir. Vitto…

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TERMINAL STATION (1953) dir. Vittorio De Sica

Montgomery Clift and Jennifer Jones in Stazione Termini I Terminal Station I Indiscretion of an American Wife  (Vittorio De Sica, 1952), a drama about a romance that falls apart

The film was released in several versions and under different titles due to conflicts between director De Sica and Producer David O. Selznick

Mary Astor, 1938 “When two or three who love …

Mary Astor, 1938

“When two or three who love the cinema are gathered together, the name of Mary Astor always comes up, and everybody agrees that she was an actress of special attraction, whose qualities of depth and reality always seemed to illuminate the parts she played.”  – director Lindsay Anderson

lars134:Jimmy Stewart in “Come Live With Me” (…

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Jimmy Stewart in “Come Live With Me” (1941)

with Hedy Lamarr