Saratoga (1937): The Last Movie of Jean Harlow

Saratoga is a 1937 American romantic comedy film written by Anita Loos and directed by Jack Conway. The film stars Clark Gable and Jean Harlow in their sixth and final film collaboration and features Lionel Barrymore, Frank Morgan, Walter Pidgeon, Hattie McDaniel and Margaret Hamilton. When filming of Saratoga was 90% completed, Harlow collapsed onContinue reading “Saratoga (1937): The Last Movie of Jean Harlow”

30 Vintage Photos of Actor Robert Donat in the 1930s and 1940s

Born 1905 in Withington, Manchester, English actor Robert Donat made his first stage appearance in 1921 at the age of 16 at the Prince of Wales Theatre, Birmingham, playing Lucius in Julius Caesar. His break came in 1924 when he joined the company of Shakespearean actor Sir Frank Benson, where he stayed for four years.Continue reading “30 Vintage Photos of Actor Robert Donat in the 1930s and 1940s”

Stunning Vintage Portraits of Tallulah Bankhead in the 1930s

Tallulah Bankhead was an American stage and screen actress. She was a member of the Brockman Bankhead family, a prominent Alabama political family. Bankhead, however, differed from her family politically and personally. She chose to support liberal causes, including the budding civil rights movement, even broke with her southern contemporaries with their support of whiteContinue reading “Stunning Vintage Portraits of Tallulah Bankhead in the 1930s”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1960s Volume 11

The 1960s (pronounced “nineteen-sixties”, shortened to the “’60s” or the “Sixties” ) was a decade that began on January 1, 1960, and ended on December 31, 1969. The “cultural decade” of the 1960s is more loosely defined than the actual decade. It begins around 1963–1964 with the John F. Kennedy assassination, the Beatles’ arrival inContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1960s Volume 11”

40 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Ruby Keeler during the 1930s

Ethel Ruby Keeler (August 25, 1909 – February 28, 1993) was a Canadian actress, dancer, and singer who was paired on-screen with Dick Powell in a string of successful early musicals at Warner Bros., particularly 42nd Street (1933). From 1928 to 1940, she was married to actor and singer Al Jolson. She retired from showContinue reading “40 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Ruby Keeler during the 1930s”

40 Handsome Photos of Actor Robert Stack During the 1940s and 1950s

Born 1919 as Charles Langford Modini Stack in Los Angeles, California, American actor, sportsman, and television host Robert Stack had his first film in First Love (1939), produced by Pasternak. This film was considered controversial at the time, as he was the first actor to give Durbin an on-screen kiss. Known for his deep voiceContinue reading “40 Handsome Photos of Actor Robert Stack During the 1940s and 1950s”

22 Vintage Photos of Robert Redford during the 1960s

Charles Robert Redford Jr. (born August 18, 1936) is an American actor, director and producer. He is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award from four nominations, a British Academy Film Award, two Golden Globe Awards, the Cecil B. DeMille Award and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 2014, Time named him oneContinue reading “22 Vintage Photos of Robert Redford during the 1960s”

Photos of Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate at the 25th Golden Globe Awards in 1968

The Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 87 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film, both American and international, and American television. The annual ceremony at which the awards are presented is normally held every January, and is a major part of the film industry’sContinue reading “Photos of Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate at the 25th Golden Globe Awards in 1968”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1950s Volume 11

The 1950s (pronounced nineteen-fifties; commonly abbreviated as the “Fifties” or the ” ’50s”) (among other variants) was a decade that began on January 1, 1950, and ended on December 31, 1959. Throughout the decade, the world continued its recovery from World War II, aided by the post-World War II economic expansion. The period also sawContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1950s Volume 11”

40 Gorgeous Photos of Priscilla Lane in the 1930s and 1940s

Priscilla Lane (born Priscilla Mullican, June 12, 1915 – April 4, 1995) was an American actress, and the youngest sibling in the Lane Sisters of singers and actresses. She is best remembered for her roles in the films The Roaring Twenties (1939) co-starring with James Cagney and Humphrey Bogart; Saboteur (1942), an Alfred Hitchcock filmContinue reading “40 Gorgeous Photos of Priscilla Lane in the 1930s and 1940s”