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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A couple sharing a cigarette in Central Park, 1957, photo by Phil Greitzer
from fuckyeahvintage-retro

A couple sharing a cigarette in Central Park, 1957, photo by Phil Greitzer

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Remembering  Kay Francis on her birthday (13 January 1905 - 26 August 1968). 

From 1930 -1936 she was the number one female star at Warner Brothers and the highest-paid film actress in America.

School dance, Orinda, California, 1950, photo by Wayne F. Miller

School dance, Orinda, California, 1950, photo by Wayne F. Miller

Chet Baker, 1954, photo by William Claxton

Chet Baker, 1954, photo by William Claxton

A photo of Joan Crawford by George Hurrell to publicize her film Possessed (Clarence Brown, 1931)
I’ve always loved Joan’s intensity, her fierce determination. It’s what made her beautiful.

A photo of Joan Crawford by George Hurrell to publicize her film Possessed (Clarence Brown, 1931)

I’ve always loved Joan’s intensity, her fierce determination. It’s what made her beautiful.

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Yvonne De Carlo, late 1940s.
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Yvonne De Carlo, late 1940s.

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The tower of the Richfield Oil Company Building, Los Angeles, 1955. The 1928 art deco building was torn down in 1969 to make way for the ARCO Plaza (now City National Plaza)

The tower of the Richfield Oil Company Building, Los Angeles, 1955. The 1928 art deco building was torn down in 1969 to make way for the ARCO Plaza (now City National Plaza)

New Years Eve, Los Angeles, 1951. Originally taken for the Los Angeles Examiner, now in the USC Digital Library

New Years Eve, Los Angeles, 1951. Originally taken for the Los Angeles Examiner, now in the USC Digital Library

Greta Garbo, 1949, 8 years after retiring from the movies
from kittypackards

Greta Garbo, 1949, 8 years after retiring from the movies

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Jean Harlow with Billie Burke and Noah Beery in Dinner at Eight (George Cukor, 1933)

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Paul Newman in Hud (Martin Ritt, 1963)

Paul Newman in Hud (Martin Ritt, 1963)

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Salon Mexico  (Emilio Fernandez, 1949), a film noir from the golden age of Mexican cinema (Época de oro del cine mexicano)

Salon Mexico  (Emilio Fernandez, 1949), a film noir from the golden age of Mexican cinema (Época de oro del cine mexicano)