My Home, June 1935
An eight-minute two-strip Technicolor sequence in “Hell’s Angels” (1930) remains the only surviving color footage of its star, Jean Harlow.
Valerie Hobson and Colin Clive, as Mrs. and Mr. Frankenstein, in Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
On the 80th anniversary of the first drive-in theater, a series of photos celebrating two abiding American obsessions: cars and movies.
(J. R. Eyerman—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
Rest in Peace Esther WIlliams
(born August 8, 1921- Died June 6, 2013)
Esther Williams, whose experiences as a young swimming champion led to a career of Hollywood “aqua-musicals” designed just for her, died on Thursday in Beverly Hills, California, at the age of 91, her spokesman said.
Williams, one of the biggest box-office stars of the 1940s and 1950s, died peacefully in her sleep and had been in declining health due to old age, spokesman Harlan Boll said.
Williams became known as “Hollywood’s Mermaid” and “The Queen of the Surf.” At her peak, the woman with the wide smile and bright eyes was second in earnings only to Betty Grable and often in the top 10 box-office draws. […] [x]
Disney movies with dark origins; the original stories are so creepy! http://bit.ly/18JpaJ0
Humphrey Bogart in “The Big Sleep” (1946)