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Hedy Lamarr in a  1942 photo by Virgil Apger 

Hedy Lamarr in a  1942 photo by Virgil Apger 

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Marlene Dietrich in A Foreign Affair (1948)

Humphrey Bogart, 1947, photo by Robert Coburn

Humphrey Bogart, 1947, photo by Robert Coburn

“Acting is like sex: you either do it and don’t talk about it, or you talk about it and don’t do it. That’s why I’m always suspicious of people who talk too much about either.“

Orson Welles in his screen adaptation of Macbe…

Orson Welles in his screen adaptation of Macbeth, 1948

Ingrid Bergman in Stromboli  (Roberto Rosselli…

Ingrid Bergman in Stromboli  (Roberto Rossellini, 1948)

Photos of Esther Williams by Edward Clark, 195…

Photos of Esther Williams by Edward Clark, 1951

And when you think of it, isn’t it amazing that she could build a successful 15-year career as a movie star by swimming? Obviously she had other qualities, too. She was attractive, could deliver lines well, and could even be funny. But still, swimming….

Remembering Greta Garbo on her birthday (18 Se…

Remembering Greta Garbo on her birthday (18 September 1905 – 15 April 1990)

“If only those who dream about Hollywood knew how difficult it all is.”

Chet Baker in a recording session, Los Angeles…

Chet Baker in a recording session, Los Angeles, 1952, photo by William Claxton

Gene Tierney receiving direction from Walter L…

Gene Tierney receiving direction from Walter Lang during the making of On The Riviera, 1951

Marilyn Monroe visiting the set of Marlon Bran…

Marilyn Monroe visiting the set of Marlon Brando’s film Desirée, 1955, photo by Dennis Stock