Category: classic movies

perfectlymarilynmonroe: “Most of the great sta…

perfectlymarilynmonroe:

“Most of the great stars of the Actors Studio were there to see Marilyn Monroe do Anna Christie. I was there, and it was a night I’ll never forget. She was marvelous. It was Marilyn’s own thing- Marilyn playing this beat down old streetwalker. It was a joke that Marilyn was going to do a scene from Anna Christie. But it was no joke. It was really an extraordinary moment in the theater. She would have been marvelous in the theater.” – John Springer, publicist.

Marilyn Monroe at The Actor’s Studio in 1955.

Mary Badham photographed by Leo Fuchs during t…

Mary Badham photographed by Leo Fuchs during the filming of To Kill A Mockingbird, 1962. Badham was nominated for an Oscar for her performance as Scout, but she appeared afterwards in just two television episodes and two films before retiring in 1966 at the age of fourteen.

Audrey Hepburn and her dog Mr. Famous, 1961

Audrey Hepburn and her dog Mr. Famous, 1961

Ava Gardner in a publicity photo for The Naked…

Ava Gardner in a publicity photo for The Naked Maja, 1958, a film about the love affair between the painter Goya and the Duchess of Alba.

Paul Newman, 1955

Paul Newman, 1955

Gene Tierney in a publicity photo for Sundown,…

Gene Tierney in a publicity photo for Sundown, 1941

Gene Tierney in a publicity photo for Sundown,…

Gene Tierney in a publicity photo for Sundown, 1941

Myrna Loy, 1932, wearing a gown by Travis Bant…

Myrna Loy, 1932, wearing a gown by Travis Banton

Myrna Loy, 1932, wearing a gown by Travis Bant…

Myrna Loy, 1932, wearing a gown by Travis Banton

Jean Cocteau, 1940′s, photo by Herbert List

Jean Cocteau, 1940′s, photo by Herbert List