Tag: Adrian

July 1, 2019 /
October 28, 2015 /

Even Google got into the act today with Miss Edith’s birthday: They lived in a wonderful house called, Casa Ladera…

September 23, 2014 /

Here’s the set up: Ninotchka commenting on western decadence – (looking at a ladies’ hat in a display window)  How can such a civilization survive which permits their women to put things like that on their heads? It won’t be long now comrades. And then she meets Melvyn Douglas and…

May 23, 2013 /

I remember seeing an item in the Hollywood Reporter a little while ago about the lack of skilled and seasoned producers in the industry. One of the anonymous sources cited a corporate culture at fault for eviscerating art and concentrating on profit. He/she bemoaned the emphasis on product, as if…

October 19, 2012 /

Okay my darlings, I too am sitting at a device that conveys words into world, drinking a cup of coffee… But I would say the element I lack in my yoga pants and husband’s T-shirt is glamour (and a Marcel Wave).

October 17, 2012 /

I love these stills – here we have director Edmund Goulding by camera, the cinematographer was William H. Daniels.

October 17, 2012 /

Greta and John waiting on set in a pair of director’s chairs. See the satin coverlet to protect Miss Garbo’s delicate gown from set dust? Have you ever seen a movie scene in which someone is barefoot? If you catch a glimpse the soles of their feet are usually black.…

October 17, 2012 /

A series of posts for Ms. S.V.G., a friendly follower of our FB page. Sarah wanted more Garbo and here she is – what struck me about these designs (by the head costume designer at MGM – Adrian) was the drama and the way most of the garments drew attention…