Vintage Fourth of July

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Another holiday, another set of old-timey Hollywood stars posing for publicity stills. My God, it's a wonder they had time to make any movies at all! They must have been exhausted. Can you name all All-American beauties pictured here? ... See the Rest

The Marlene Dietrich Auction Is Coming! The Marlene Dietrich Auction Is Coming!

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The descendants of Marlene Dietrich are auctioning off all the piddly little tchotchkas they say "are just gathering dust" in storage. ... See the Rest

Old Hollywood Christmas

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Betty Grable arrives with presents (1941), Bela Lugosi plays poker with Santa (1940), Esther Williams offers a coke to a snow man (1953), and Lucy takes an ice skating lesson (1937).(via Vintage Gal) ... See the Rest

Quote Unquote: Joan Fontaine

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"I married first, won the Oscar before Olivia did, and if I die first, she’ll undoubtedly be livid because I beat her to it." – Joan Fontaine (left) to the Hollywood Reporter in 1978, regarding the lifelong feud she had with her sister Olivia de Havilland (right). Olivia, 97, has indeed outlived her sister and must be dancing in a red dress and ... See the Rest

Recently Dead: Joan Fontaine, Audrey Totter, Peter O’Toole

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Oh Joan, oh Joan! My darling Joan! Gone too soon! Only 96 years old! Poor thing. How I'll miss that little lopsided bitch face. She was one of my ABSOLUTE FAVORITE Old Hollywood stars, of course. I love that she hated her sister, Olivia de Haviland, with a white hot burning passion (can't blame her, that mewling little bitch always makes me want to ... See the Rest

On the Red Carpet: Robert Wagner and Ann-Margret

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Hollywood warhorses Robert Wagner and Ann-Margret walk down the red carpet at the Associates for Breast + Prostate Cancer Studies 24th Annual Talk of The Town Benefit Gala in Beverly Hills. Aaaaand I'm thinking living under a cloud of suspicion is taking its toll on Robert. He looks TERRIBLE. Let's all look at this picture and this one and this one ... See the Rest

From the Gay Carrington Archives

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New York Lives: Howard Mendelbaum’s Photofest

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A sweet and sort of sad mini-documentary about Howard Mandelbaum, the photo collector, author, and co-founder of Photofest, an entertainment photo archive specializing in film, television, and theater stills, which houses over two million rare hard copy images. It's a dying profession, of course. Imagine: Hard copies in 2013? But the reason the ... See the Rest