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From the movies

From the movies

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Vincent Price reads to Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, and Basil Rathbone.

April 30, 1927: Mary Pickford & Douglas Fairbanks become the first celebrities to leave footprints at Grauman's Chinese Theatres

Fritz Lang, Metropolis, 1927

Diane Keaton & Woody Allen in 'Annie Hall' (1977)

Ad 1920's

inneroptics:  Guy Debord-situationist comic strips

Theda Bara in Cleopatra (1917)

seduction, 1899

Baby Jane

Pepe Sender - Cine de Barrio, Barcelona, 1955

Home Projecting Kinetoscope publicity shot, Edison studio, 1912.

Sometime in 1920s, this is how they shot the logo for MGM Studios!! More about MGM Lions

SUNSET BOULEVARD (1950) I love the focus on Norma Desmond's state of mind in this design. She is literally falling apart.

The General (1927), Stenberg Brothers

harold and maude.

A 1943 safety announcement for the war effort featuring Veronica Lake

A young Buster Keaton - so talented and precocious that he was rumoured to be a "clever midget".

Elizabeth Taylor reflected in the glasses of Richard Burton (as George and Martha), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, by Mike Nichols, 1966

Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth in The Lady From Shanghai (Orson Welles, 1947)

Before embarking on a film career, Lois Weber (1882?-1939) had already toured as a child prodigy concert pianist, worked as a missionary in Pittsburgh, and appeared on the stage. In 1908, she joined the Gaumont studio in New York City, where she wrote, directed, and acted in motion pictures. Weber eventually moved to Hollywood, where she became Universal Studio's highest-paid director in 1916. In 1917, she formed her own production company. #film

Nell Shipman (1892-1970) was a Canadian actress, author and screenwriter, producer, director, and animal trainer. She was a Canadian pioneer in early Hollywood and is best known for her work in James Oliver Curwood stories and for portraying strong, adventurous women. She was one of the first women to do a nude scene. #film

"Movies, five cents" (1907) John Sloan.

On 28th December 1895 the Lumiere Brothers gave their first public showing of the Cinematographe at the Grand Cafe, Boulevard des Capucines, Paris.

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