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Myrna LOY (1905-1993) * AFI Top Actress nominee > Active 1925–82 > Born Myrna Adele Williams 2 Aug 1905 Montana > Died 14 Dec 1993 (aged 88) New York City, Surgical complications > Spouses: Arthur Hornblow, Jr. (1936-42 div); John Hertz, Jr. (1942-44 div); Gene Markey (1946-50 div); Howland H. Sargeant (1951-60 div) > Children: none. Survived breast cancer, had two masectomies.

Gowns designed by the great, Charles James

Paris

08-07-1951 - On this day, Paris, the capital city of France, celebrates turning 2,000 years old. In fact, a few more candles would’ve technically been required on the birthday cake, as the City of Lights was most likely founded around 250 B.C.

viviensleigh:Vivien Leigh is embraced by husband Laurence Olivier after finding out in her New York dressing room that she won the Best Actress Oscar for her role in A Streetcar Named Desire, 1952

Charles James Evening dress of gray pearl silk chiffon over silk satin. Bodice has wide straps and draped chiffon. Skirt also has draped chiffon swagged around hips and brought to back in seam. (back view)