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  • Liz Paxton-Harry

    Myrna Loy wearing the most beautiful and elegant outfit, along with a little attitude.


    1920s #vintage #fashion #style of Myrna Loy

  • Dane Powlowski

    1920s #vintage #fashion #style of Myrna #Vintage Styles|

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‘Beginning in movies as an extra in silent films, Myrna Loy (1905-1993) progressed from Oriental vamp to “perfect wife” and, along the way, proved herself a performer of unusual wit, grace and intelligence. Like Clark Gable, she commanded both the male and female audience; men saw her as the ideal mate and women wanted to be like her. With her unflappable poise and “dry-martini voice,” Loy achieved icon status with her portrayal of Nora Charles in the Thin Man movies. In 1936 she was the No. 1 female box-office attraction in films. That same year, fans voted her “Queen of the Movies” to Clark Gable’s “King.”’- TCM

  • Miss Mollie

    I loved he in The Thin Man movies!

  • Dana Geister

    She was great with William Powell, but her trampy pre-codes are a hoot too.

  • Amanda Sexton

    she's my favorite

  • Vincent

    Happy to see others enjoying my favorites too..I really enjoyed your boards and am looking forward to more of your choices...Thanks AS

the wonderful Myrna Loy. her first movie 1925, an oscar in recognition of her achievements... 1991

“[Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer] put me right to work in Manhattan Melodrama, which precipated the demise of John Dillinger, Public Enemy No. 1. FBI agents shot him down outside the Biograph Theatre, in Chicago, after he’d seen the film. Supposedly a Myrna Loy fan, he broke cover to see me. Personally, I suspect the theme of the picture rather than my fatal charms attracted him, but I’ve always felt a little guilty about it, anyway. They filled him full of holes, poor soul.” -Myrna Loy,

Myrna Loy. famous in the 1930s and early 1940s, you rarely hear about here now.

Myrna Loy; she is so beautiful and so iconic. Definitely looking into her work more.

Myrna Loy, 1930s -via vintagewinnie

Myrna Loy, 1930s, photo by George Hurrell  via kiaroskuru [source: shanghai Іily on Flickr]

Myrna Loy by Hurrell - This epitomizes the Hurrell lighting.... overhead spots and haloing.