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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Princess Natalia (Natasha) Paley in Lucien Lelong gown. 1930s
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Princess Natalia (Natasha) Paley in Lucien Lelong gown. 1930s

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Sylvia Sidney, 1940s
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Sylvia Sidney, 1940s

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Late night in Los Angeles, 1954, photo by William Claxton

Late night in Los Angeles, 1954, photo by William Claxton

Nell Shipman inThe Grub-Stake  (Bert Van Tuyle, 1923)
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Nell Shipman inThe Grub-Stake  (Bert Van Tuyle, 1923)

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Jean Cocteau as ‘The Poet and the Sphinx” in The Testament of Orpheus, Les Baux de Provence, photo by Lucien Clergue, 1959.
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Jean Cocteau as ‘The Poet and the Sphinx” in The Testament of Orpheus, Les Baux de Provence, photo by Lucien Clergue, 1959.

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Remembering  Cary Grant  on his birthday (18 January 1904 - 29 November 1986)

Remembering  Cary Grant  on his birthday (18 January 1904 - 29 November 1986)

Orson Welles, 1942, photo by Ted Allen

Orson Welles, 1942, photo by Ted Allen

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Marlene Dietrich, 1937

Marlene Dietrich, 1937

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Glenn Gould, 1950s

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Glenn Gould, 1950s

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Marie-Thérèse in a suit by Pierre Balmain, 1954, photo by Willy Maywald

Marie-Thérèse in a suit by Pierre Balmain, 1954, photo by Willy Maywald

The first and the last time.

Thank you for this. James Mason and Judy Garland in A Star is Born (George Cukor, 1954). I think of Judy every year at Oscar time, for obvious reasons…..

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Jean Seberg, 1959

Jean Seberg, 1959