Friday, July 31, 2009

Elementary, my dear Watson!

Nigel Bruce cavorts with his dachshunds and his friend Basil Rathbone.



Thursday, July 30, 2009

Rub-a-dub-dub: Sharon Tate


Bal des Vampires (1967)


Sharon Tate with director Roman Polanski on the set of
Bal des Vampires (1967)


Bal des Vampires (1967)

Monday, July 27, 2009

For the Boys: Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich on a USO tour to Europe in late 1944 to early 1945















Friday, July 24, 2009

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Hollywood Marriage Go Round: Ava Gardner


Mickey Rooney: Married 10 January 1942, Divorced 21 May 1943


Artie Shaw: Married 17 October 1945, Divorced 25 October 1946


Frank Sinatra: Married 7 November 1951, Divorced 5 July 1957

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Happy Birthday Isabel Jewell (1907-1972)






Isabel Jewell was a diminutive (4' 11") actress of the 30s and 40s who never achieved stardom, but was a popular and reliable supporting player, mostly in "gangster's moll" type roles.



with Jack Oakie and Rosemary DeCamp in Merry Monahans (1944)


with Bette Davis, Lola Lane, and Mayo Methot in Marked Woman (1937)


with Ann Dvorak and her husband Leslie Fenton at the Brown Derby















Saturday, July 18, 2009