“Why does the Prime Minister wear those little blouse things that come and stick out over the hips like that? From the back she looks like a semi-trailer with the right-hand signal on.”
- Ray Chesterton
“I wonder what Ray Chesterton looks like from the back?
He looks like a fuckwit who’s facing away from you.”
- The Chaser
It’s fantastic to see a group of straight men tell some asshole he can’t attack female politicians based on their appearance. So much love.
Dancer Gilda Gray, 1925, photo by Edward Thayer Monroe. She became famous for popularizing the shimmy.
Robert Ingersoll Atken sculpted the first version of the Irving Thalberg Award for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
This 1941 photograph shows Norma Shearer with the artist’s proof of her late husband.
Buster Keaton by Arthur Rice, 1925
Not on my watch, Grandma!
Ava Gardner age 16.
Biography of a Bachelor Girl, 1935 with Ann Harding (photographed at Sky Forest in Lake Arrowhed by Frank Tanner)
George Cukor’s speaking to Greta Garbo and Lenore Ulric in Camille’s early scenes.
Photograph by William Grimes