Tales from Tinseltown…recording them now…I'll let you know when it's story time.
PREPARING TO KISS IN FRONT OF CAMERA – AREN’T WE COMFY? – GONE WITH THE WIND
I SENSE TENSION ON THE SET – VICTOR FLEMING TAKES OVER FROM GEORGE CUKOR – GONE WITH THE WIND
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Spectacular. Now, *that* is what a premiere should look like. The Carthay Circle Theatre looks almost alive hugging the land. Fabulous architecture.
In the second picture we see the premiere of Wee Willie Winkie, Tyrone Power and Sonja Henie being interviewed on the red carpet.
These images are fabulous! You could get lost in all the little details!
Some of these pictures I want to blow up to beyond poster size and decorate my house with… But, it might end up looking like the waiting room at the Motion Picture clinic 😉
Sometimes one word is enough.
The Perfumed Dandy
ah yes. we drove past where-it-used-to-be the other day and thought fondly of its Past.
It’s a lovely neighborhood and walking distance to one of your favorite academies/libraries/archives 😉
indeed it is!
Its site is 2 1/2 miles from work – where I am right now! I love the cameras in the bottom picture – is the fellow standing behind them giving the ‘OK’ sign? Who is the lucky recipient?
After looking at the two photos, I have to say that sometimes color is completely unnecessary – only velvety, graceful black and white.
I think he’s signaling to someone on the camera crew, and the couple in front of the cameras in Sonja Henie and Tyrone Power – and I have to say when you are at the focal point of a whirl of cameras and lights it’s hard to see what’s what…
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