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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Norma Shearer in Marie Antoinette (WS Van Dyke, 1938). This is my favorite of all her performances.

Norma Shearer in Marie Antoinette (WS Van Dyke, 1938). This is my favorite of all her performances.

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Gary Cooper in A Farewell to Arms (Frank Borzage, 1932)

Gary Cooper in A Farewell to Arms (Frank Borzage, 1932)

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Marlene Dietrich, 1930s

Marlene Dietrich, 1930s

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Ivor Novello in The Lodger (Maurice Elvey, 1932)

Ivor Novello in The Lodger (Maurice Elvey, 1932)

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Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960)

Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960)

Robert Montgomery, 1930s

Robert Montgomery, 1930s

Raymond Burr in Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954)
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Raymond Burr in Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954)

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Billie Holiday, 1950
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Billie Holiday, 1950

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Loretta Young, 1940, publicity shot for He Stayed for Breakfast

Loretta Young, 1940, publicity shot for He Stayed for Breakfast

Anna May Wong, 1932, photo by Carl Van Vechten
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Anna May Wong, 1932, photo by Carl Van Vechten

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Joan Crawford, 1931, publicity shot for Possessed

Joan Crawford, 1931, publicity shot for Possessed

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Greta Garbo photographed by Clarence Sinclair Bull for Inspiration, December 1930.

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Greta Garbo photographed by Clarence Sinclair Bull for Inspiration, December 1930.

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