A gay man of a certain age and a certain sensibility searching for meaning in the flickering images of classic Hollywood.
Install Theme
“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.”  - Cecil Beaton
via theyearzero

“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.”  - Cecil Beaton

via theyearzero

Adam Faith, 1962, photo by Daniel Farson

Adam Faith, 1962, photo by Daniel Farson

Alexandra Danilova of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, 1934, with the doll created in her honor.

Alexandra Danilova of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, 1934, with the doll created in her honor.

Nicole Dumont, Amsterdam, 1934, a photo by Eva Besnyö 
via 2photoblog

Nicole Dumont, Amsterdam, 1934, a photo by Eva Besnyö 

via 2photoblog

Sunday Night, 40th Street, (New York) 1925, a photo by Edwrad Steichen
via cavetocanvas

Sunday Night, 40th Street, (New York) 1925, a photo by Edwrad Steichen

via cavetocanvas

(via olebigpictures)

Kim Novak and Vampira, Halloween 1950s
via vintagegal

Kim Novak and Vampira, Halloween 1950s

via vintagegal

(via everythingoldhollywood)

Paul Newman in The Long Hot Summer (Martin Ritt, 1958)
[any excuse to reblog Paul ….]
via factoseintolerant

Paul Newman in The Long Hot Summer (Martin Ritt, 1958)

[any excuse to reblog Paul ….]

via factoseintolerant

(via lars134)

Evelyn Brent in The Mad Parade (William Beaudine, 1931) 
via oldhollywood  (and via)

Evelyn Brent in The Mad Parade (William Beaudine, 1931) 

via oldhollywood  (and via)

(via lydia-boudica)

Rudolf Nureyev, 1963, photo by Elliott Erwitt
via semioticapocalypse [:::SemAp:::]

Rudolf Nureyev, 1963, photo by Elliott Erwitt

via semioticapocalypse [:::SemAp:::]

Russian ballerina Valentina Koshuba, 1929, in costume for Les Noces, photo by Edward Steichen 

Russian ballerina Valentina Koshuba, 1929, in costume for Les Noces, photo by Edward Steichen 

Greer Garson, 1930
via marthaivers

Greer Garson, 1930

via marthaivers

(via thenormadesmond)

Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday (William Wyler, 1953)

Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday (William Wyler, 1953)

(Source: cayendoentrance, via absentmindedfools-deactivated20)