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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Katharine Hepburn, 1940

Katharine Hepburn, 1940

Jean Cocteau, June 1936, photo by George Platt Lynes
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Jean Cocteau, June 1936, photo by George Platt Lynes

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Tanaquil Le Clercq and Nicholas Magallanes in the ballet Jones Beach, 1950, photo by George Platt Lynes
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Tanaquil Le Clercq and Nicholas Magallanes in the ballet Jones Beach, 1950, photo by George Platt Lynes

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(Source: bluesbreakers)

The Ritter Brothers, photographers and models, 1933, photo by George Platt Lynes

The Ritter Brothers, photographers and models, 1933, photo by George Platt Lynes

Marlene Dietrich, 1931
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Marlene Dietrich, 1931

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Guy Madison, 1946, part of the publicity build-up for Till The End of Time

Guy Madison, 1946, part of the publicity build-up for Till The End of Time

Myrna Loy, 1932, photo by Will Connell

Myrna Loy, 1932, photo by Will Connell

James Stewart in Berlin, 1962
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James Stewart in Berlin, 1962

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Glenn Gould in the CBC recording studio, 1955, photo by Dan Weiner
"The justification of art is the internal combustion it ignites in the hearts of men and not its shallow, externalized, public manifestations. The purpose of art is not the release of a momentary ejection of adrenaline but is, rather, the gradual, lifelong construction of a state of wonder and serenity."

Glenn Gould in the CBC recording studio, 1955, photo by Dan Weiner

"The justification of art is the internal combustion it ignites in the hearts of men and not its shallow, externalized, public manifestations. The purpose of art is not the release of a momentary ejection of adrenaline but is, rather, the gradual, lifelong construction of a state of wonder and serenity."

Marlon Brando on the set of The Men, photo by Ed Clark, 1949.
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Marlon Brando on the set of The Men, photo by Ed Clark, 1949.

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(via superbestiario)

Vanessa Redgrave and her daughters Joely (left) and Natasha (right), 1968
via mabellonghetti  (and bonjoursophie)

Vanessa Redgrave and her daughters Joely (left) and Natasha (right), 1968

via mabellonghetti  (and bonjoursophie)

Ida Lupino, 1950, publicity shot for Woman in Hiding

Ida Lupino, 1950, publicity shot for Woman in Hiding