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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East of Eden (Elia Kazan, 1954)

East of Eden (Elia Kazan, 1954)

Charles Farrell in The River (Frank Borzage, 1929)

Charles Farrell in The River (Frank Borzage, 1929)

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Richard Avedon     Dovima with Elephants, Evening Dress by Dior, Cirque d’Hiver, Paris     1955

“A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion. There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth. ” Richard Avedon

Avedon’s most iconic photo

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Richard Avedon     Dovima with Elephants, Evening Dress by Dior, Cirque d’Hiver, Paris     1955

“A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion. There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth. ” Richard Avedon

Avedon’s most iconic photo

Norma Shearer, 1931, photo by George Hurrell

Norma Shearer, 1931, photo by George Hurrell

Merchant marine, New York, 1950

Merchant marine, New York, 1950

Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, 1963, photo by Danny Fitzgerald [Les Demi-Dieux]
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Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, 1963, photo by Danny Fitzgerald [Les Demi-Dieux]

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Anne Bancroft and Peter Finch in a production still from The Pumpkin Eater (Jack Clayton, 1964)

Anne Bancroft and Peter Finch in a production still from The Pumpkin Eater (Jack Clayton, 1964)

Model Marcella Flood relaxes in a one-piece bathing suit on the beach at Santa Monica, June, 1937

Model Marcella Flood relaxes in a one-piece bathing suit on the beach at Santa Monica, June, 1937

A photo by Stanley Kubrick for LOOK magazine, New York City, 1946
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A photo by Stanley Kubrick for LOOK magazine, New York City, 1946

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Bill Evans, 1965
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Bill Evans, 1965

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Lana Turner and John Garfield in The Postman Always Rings Twice (Tay Garnett, 1946)

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Jean Cocteau, 1942, photo by Raymond Voinquel
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Jean Cocteau, 1942, photo by Raymond Voinquel

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