We all know that the Studio System of 30s, 40s and 50s Hollywood remade and remoulded their actors and actresses, but what did they look like before they were styled by the star factory? Here are some of my favourite Classic Hollywood actresses before they were famous. Who do you think had the biggest transformation?(…)
Never underestimate the marketing power of Lucille Ball! I grew up watching re-runs of I Love Lucy on the telly, and there is a special corner of my heart reserved for it, but even my love of the 1950s sitcom wouldn’t make me buy these hideous spin offs! Even the gorgeous Lucy looks unconvinced about(…)
I’ve accidentally inflicted a bit of a clown-themed day on you today, what with Cho Cho the nightmarish children’s health clown from earlier. What can I say (except sorry)? Here’s Lucille Ball dressed as a fat clown. Have a great weekend everyone!
Publicity photo of Lucille Ball, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor from the television show Here’s Lucy. In this episode, Lucy tries on Elizabeth Taylor’s famous large diamond ring, which gets stuck on her finger. Source and copyright: PD-PRE1978.
Lucille Ball dressed as Marlene Dietrich from the TV show Here’s Lucy. In this episode, Carter decides to have a benefit show at the employment agency and Lucy does a Marlene Dietrich imitation. What do you think, does she make a good Marlene Dietrich?
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. Lucille Ball The photo of Lucille Ball (above) was taken around 1934.
During World War 2 all of the big Hollywood stars posed for pin up photos to raise the morale of the troops. The official US Army magazine was called YANK (is it just me that finds that funny?) Lots of the big silver screen starlets of the time are here: Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Rita(…)
Lucille Ball in a pin up from Yank Magazine. This photo is a far cry from the image I remember from I Love Lucy when I was little! Source and copyright: This image is a work of a U.S. Army soldier or employee, taken or made as part of that person’s official duties. As a(…)