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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Little Ruby Bridges, the first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the American South, escorted by U.S. Marshals for her safety. New Orleans, 14 November 1960

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Little Ruby Bridges, the first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the American South, escorted by U.S. Marshals for her safety. New Orleans, 14 November 1960

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Peggy Cummins and John Dall in Gun Crazy (Joseph H Lewis, 1950).
Excited because I’m going to see this on the big screen tonight at Cinema 21 here in Portland.
Later: It was fabulous.

Peggy Cummins and John Dall in Gun Crazy (Joseph H Lewis, 1950).

Excited because I’m going to see this on the big screen tonight at Cinema 21 here in Portland.

Later: It was fabulous.

Marcello Mastroianni in  (Federico Fellini, 1962)

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Marlon Brando, 1959, a publicity shot for The Fugitive Kind

Marlon Brando, 1959, a publicity shot for The Fugitive Kind

Birthday Remembrance: Henry Fonda (16 May 1905 - 12 August 1982), seen here in John Ford’s The Grapes of Wrath

Birthday Remembrance: Henry Fonda (16 May 1905 - 12 August 1982), seen here in John Ford’s The Grapes of Wrath

The art of lighting a cigarette, demonstrated by Barbara Stanwyck in Clash By Night (Fritz Lang, 1952)

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Joan Crawford at a charity polo match in Santa Monica, June 1936
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Joan Crawford at a charity polo match in Santa Monica, June 1936

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Peggy Cummins, star of Gun Crazy, 1940s
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Peggy Cummins, star of Gun Crazy, 1940s

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Ava Gardner arrives (with Grace Kelly) in Kenya for the filming of Mogambo, 1953

Ava Gardner arrives (with Grace Kelly) in Kenya for the filming of Mogambo, 1953

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Model Linda Gloria wearing a dress by Jacno, 1950, photo by Sam Levin

Model Linda Gloria wearing a dress by Jacno, 1950, photo by Sam Levin

Birthday Remembrance of the underappreciated (on Tumblr) James Mason (15 May 1909 - 27 July 1984)
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Birthday Remembrance of the underappreciated (on Tumblr) James Mason (15 May 1909 - 27 July 1984)

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Judy Garland and Marlene Dietrich, 1954, at the premiere of Judy’s pic A Star Is Born

Judy Garland and Marlene Dietrich, 1954, at the premiere of Judy’s pic A Star Is Born

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