"The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death."

20s, 30s, 40s.. Silent era and the Golden Age of Hollywood and not only... The magic of the European cinema...

meinthefifties:

Hedy Lamarr photographed by Ned Scott, 1938.

meinthefifties:

Hedy Lamarr photographed by Ned Scott, 1938.

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fawnvelveteen:

 Louise Brooks: Still from “Pandora’s Box,” 1929

fawnvelveteen:

 Louise Brooks: Still from “Pandora’s Box,” 1929

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Marilyn Monroe at Madison Square Garden at a circus benefit for Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation photographed by Ed Feingersh, 1955.
Happy 80th Birthday, great Sophia! 

"I’ve never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don’t understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now."

Happy 80th Birthday, great Sophia!

"I’ve never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don’t understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now."

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vintagegal:

Loretta Young rehearsing for her role in The Men in her Life (1941)

vintagegal:

Loretta Young rehearsing for her role in The Men in her Life (1941)

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You’re Norma Desmond. You used to be in silent pictures. You used to be big.

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Bebe Daniels (January 14, 1901 – March 16, 1971).

Audrey Tautou and Michelle Pfeiffer as Louise Brooks, Elle France, 2006.