Double the Hitchcock, Double the Fun?

Some behind the scenes photos of Alfred Hitchcock holding a plaster dummy head of himself on the set of Frenzy (1972). Frenzy was the third and final film that Hitchcock made in Britain after he moved to Hollywood in 1939. The other two were Under Capricorn (1949) and Stage Fright (1950). The last film heContinue reading “Double the Hitchcock, Double the Fun?”

Photos of Brigitte Bardot During the Filming of ‘Les Femmes’ (1969)

Les Femmes is a 1969 sex comedy film co-written and directed by Jean Aurel, starring Brigitte Bardot and Maurice Ronet. It recorded admissions of 505,292 in France. When Les Femmes was first released in Italy in 1970, the Committee for the Theatrical Review of the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities rated it asContinue reading “Photos of Brigitte Bardot During the Filming of ‘Les Femmes’ (1969)”

35 Fabulous Portrait Photos of Anna May Wong During the Filming of ‘Daughter of the Dragon’ (1931)

aughter of the Dragon is a 1931 American pre-Code crime mystery film directed by Lloyd Corrigan, released by Paramount Pictures, and starring Anna May Wong as Princess Ling Moy, Sessue Hayakawa as Ah Kee, and Warner Oland as Dr. Fu Manchu (for his third and final feature appearance in the role, excluding a gag cameoContinue reading “35 Fabulous Portrait Photos of Anna May Wong During the Filming of ‘Daughter of the Dragon’ (1931)”

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”

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”

Unimaginable Costumes and Makeup From the Classic Sci-Fi Movie ‘Planet of the Apes’ (1968)

Planet of the Apes is a 1968 American science fiction film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and loosely based on the 1963 French novel La Planète des Singes by Pierre Boulle. Written by Michael Wilson and Rod Serling, it stars Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, James Whitmore, James Daly and Linda Harrison.Continue reading “Unimaginable Costumes and Makeup From the Classic Sci-Fi Movie ‘Planet of the Apes’ (1968)”

30 Wonderful Photos of Marilyn Monroe in a Black Swimsuit From the 1959 Movie “Some Like It Hot” Beach Scene

On Saturday, September 6, 1958, Marilyn Monroe and the 175-person company of Some Like It Hot arrived at the Hotel del Coronado to begin location shots, after filming in Hollywood the previous four weeks. The movie, cowritten and directed by Billy Wilder, is about two musicians, played by Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon, who, toContinue reading “30 Wonderful Photos of Marilyn Monroe in a Black Swimsuit From the 1959 Movie “Some Like It Hot” Beach Scene”

Natalie Wood Roller Skating in ‘The Last Married Couple in America’ (1980)

The Last Married Couple in America is a 1980 comedy film released in the US. It was directed by Gilbert Cates, whose most successful film Oh, God! Book II, was released in the same year. The film starred George Segal and Natalie Wood as a California couple in the late 1970s struggling to maintain theirContinue reading “Natalie Wood Roller Skating in ‘The Last Married Couple in America’ (1980)”

Handsome Photos of Actor Montgomery Clift During the Filming of ‘Red River’ (1948)

Red River is a 1948 American Western film, directed and produced by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift. It gives a fictional account of the first cattle drive from Texas to Kansas along the Chisholm Trail. The dramatic tension stems from a growing feud over the management of the drive, between theContinue reading “Handsome Photos of Actor Montgomery Clift During the Filming of ‘Red River’ (1948)”

30 Beautiful Photos of Norma Shearer From the Movie ‘Marie Antoinette’ (1938)

Based upon the 1932 biography of the ill-fated Queen of France by the Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, Marie Antoinette is a 1938 American historical drama film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by W. S. Van Dyke and starred Norma Shearer as Marie Antoinette. It had its Los Angeles premiere at the legendary Carthay CircleContinue reading “30 Beautiful Photos of Norma Shearer From the Movie ‘Marie Antoinette’ (1938)”