#BornThisDay: Photographer, Horst P. Horst

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August 14, 1906- Horst P. Horst is another photographer & another gay artist, celebrating the birthdays of Horst & Herb Ritts within 24 hours is an embarrassment of artistic photographic riches. I would give myself a grade of B- as an ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Jean Hagen

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August 3, 1923- Jean Shirley Verhagen was born in Chicago, but when she found work on Broadway in her early 20s, she became Jean Hagen. On a cold winter evening in 2012, I had ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Bette Davis

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 "Everybody has a heart. Except some people." April 5, 1908 – I find All About Eve (1950) to be a perfect film with not a wasted piece of dialogue or an unnecessary ... See the Rest

The Drawing Room: Don Bachardy’s Hollywood

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Artist Don Bachardy, now 80, is one of the greatest chroniclers of Hollywood’s big name faces. As the longtime partner of novelist Christopher Isherwood (Cabaret), ... See the Rest

Flashback 1963: Bette Davis on Gender Roles

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A 1963 interview with Bette Davis is animated (BRILLIANTLY) in the latest installment of PBS's Blank on Blank, which combines old interviews with famous people and new animations. Says Bette about the difference between men and women: "I think men have got to change an awful ... Watch Now

Legacy: Lauren Bacall Was The Last of Madonna’s “Vogue” Legends

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Here's an strange bit of trivia about the passing of Lauren Bacall yesterday: As ... See the Rest

Hollywood Legends: Now & Then

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I know this is a silly game but I can't really help myself. Whenever you focus on the Hollywood heavyweights, like last night's Oscars did, you think back on the golden era of Hollywood and try to ... See the Rest

Quote Unquote: Bette Davis

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