A gay man of a certain age and a certain sensibility searching for meaning in the flickering images of classic Hollywood.
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Greta Garbo, 1929, photo by Clarence Sinclair Bull

Greta Garbo, 1929, photo by Clarence Sinclair Bull

Cecil B. DeMille and Gloria Swanson rehearse a scene from Sunset Boulevard under the watchful eye of director BIlly Wilder, 1950

Cecil B. DeMille and Gloria Swanson rehearse a scene from Sunset Boulevard under the watchful eye of director BIlly Wilder, 1950

Audrey Hepburn in a photo by Cecil Beaton, 1964
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Audrey Hepburn in a photo by Cecil Beaton, 1964

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Ava Gardner in Pandora and the Flying Dutchman  (Albert Lewin, 1951). Jack Cardiff was the cinematographer.

Ava Gardner in Pandora and the Flying Dutchman  (Albert Lewin, 1951). Jack Cardiff was the cinematographer.

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Gene Kelly signs a fan’s autograph book on the set of Living in a Big Way, 1947

Gene Kelly signs a fan’s autograph book on the set of Living in a Big Way, 1947

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Loretta Young and Orson Welles in The Stranger  (Orson Welles, 1946)

Loretta Young and Orson Welles in The Stranger  (Orson Welles, 1946)

Greta Garbo, 1930, a portrait by Clarence Sinclair Bull done as publicity for her first talking picture Anna Christie
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Greta Garbo, 1930, a portrait by Clarence Sinclair Bull done as publicity for her first talking picture Anna Christie

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Orson Welles, 1938, a photo by Louise Dahl-Wolfe

Orson Welles, 1938, a photo by Louise Dahl-Wolfe

Model wears a wool polo coat and mustard felt hat by Molyneux in a 1936 photo by Cecil Beaton
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Model wears a wool polo coat and mustard felt hat by Molyneux in a 1936 photo by Cecil Beaton

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Rosalind Russell and her amazing 1940’s hair-do
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Rosalind Russell and her amazing 1940’s hair-do

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A 1940 portrait of Jean Cocteau by George Platt Lynes

A 1940 portrait of Jean Cocteau by George Platt Lynes

 Grace Kelly on the set of The Country Girl  (George Seaton, 1954)

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 Grace Kelly on the set of The Country Girl  (George Seaton, 1954)

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