A 1930s publicity shot of Myrna Loy with typically high-arched eyebrows – isn’t she lovely?
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A decade of Hollywood-inspired sophistication and grown-up glamour sandwiched in between the roaring 20s and the austerity of the 1940s.
A very serious-looking class of 5 year-olds in their Halloween outfits, 1937. I particularly like the pirate in the middle
Chorus girls from the Theatre Royal on Tamarama Beach, ca. 1938. Photographed by Sam Hood. I’ve never been tempted to
It’s my son’s school trip today. They’re learning about World War 2 in history at the moment and they’re off
Wow, this photo raises lots of conflicting emotions in me (but I suspect that’s the sign that it’s a good
In 1934 Cecil B. DeMille directed a movie version of Cleopatra which was every bit as sumptuous and decadent as
Greta Garbo smouldering in a publicity photo from 1930, the year she moved from silent movies into talkies. Her first
The height of Hollywood stars is something which has always fascinated me. I’m not sure why, but actresses always seem
1930s movie star Myrna Loy wearing an elegant halterneck dress. I’m slowly but surely falling for 1930s fashions, they were
I love all the early photos of Joan Crawford from the 1920s and early 1930s. They’re so different from the
Carole Lombard from Cinegraf Magazine 1934. The colours seem to be very strange in this picture, any idea why anyone?
You know my feelings about real fur by now, and if you’ve somehow missed that you can read about it
2 stylish ladies and a baby on board a boat sometime in the 1930s. I’d love to know what colour
The strange and (thankfully) short-lived sport of turtle riding was popular for a while in Australia during the 1920s and
Two very stylish ladies in their 1930s race day fashions at Warwick Farm racecourse. I particuarly like the long striped
1930s aviatrix Amelia Earhart (standing) with Frances Marsalis, Elvery Kalep, Betty Gillies having a go at roller skating for charity.
Isn’t this a lovely outfit? The 1930s were so stylish with the slim fitting long and mid-length dresses. I love
Joan Crawford flashing her legs whilst dancing and gazing seductively at the camera in this 1930s publicity photo.