A 1920s movie poster for the Clara Bow movie The Wild Party which was released in 1929. It was Clara Bow’s first talkie (i.e non-silent movie) but the movie was also released as a silent movie for theatres which didn’t have sound equipment.
If you’ve never seen an Esther Williams movie, and don’t understand the appeal of a swimming movie – just watch this clip and all will become clear! Wasn’t she wonderful?
The Boyfriend is one of my all-time favourite movies – if you haven’t seen it I thoroughly recommend it. Twiggy is an absolute all-singing all-dancing star in this 1970s-does 1920s extravaganza as you’ll see in this trailer. I didn’t realise until now that it was directed by Ken Russell…
Gregory Peck embracing Ann Todd in publicity still for Alfred Hitchcock’s film “The Paradine Case”, 1947. You can see why he made the ladies swoon can’t you? Source and copyright: This work is in the public domain in that it was published in the United States between 1923 and 1977 and without a copyright notice.
Marlon Brando’s iconic publicity photo from the 1953 movie The Wild One. Source and copyright: This work is in the public domain because it was published in the United States between 1923 and 1963 and although there may or may not have been a copyright notice, the copyright was not renewed.
Rita Hayworth dancing with Fred Astaire from the movie ”You Were Never Lovelier’ Source and copyright: This work is in the public domain in that it was published in the United States between 1923 and 1977 and without a copyright notice
A fascinating video showing how the studio created Audrey Hepburn‘s iconic style for the movie Roman Holiday.
My favourite movie of all time – if you haven’t ever seen it please do! It really is the most stylish, witty, romantic movie and this scene always makes me cry (in a good way!) If you haven’t seen the movie, the basic plot until this point is: Charming boy (Cary Grant) meets impossibly stylish(…)