Tag: Thanksgiving

November 25, 2013 /

Santa Monica: 1938 Rene & Jean:

November 22, 2012 /

Service men during WWII enjoying a Thanksgiving meal at the Hollywood Canteen (thanks largely to the efforts of Bette Davis and John Garfield – somewhere in heaven y’all should take a bow) –

November 21, 2012 /

Producer Al Christie (he produced hundreds and hundreds of comedy shorts) and bathing beauties salute old Hollywood. . Songwriters: WHITING, RICHARD / MERCER, JOHNNY . Hooray for Hollywood That screwy, ballyhooey Hollywood . Where any office boy or young mechanic Can be a panic, with just a goodlooking pan Where…

November 21, 2012 /

In 1927 people dragged out their vintage cars (and horses) and paraded in honor of Hollywood’s early settlers: –

November 20, 2012 /

A study in contrasts:

November 20, 2012 /

Think pink, House & Garden, 1942:

November 20, 2012 /

House & Garden 1942:

November 18, 2012 /

I had a friend who used to work in the 1980s for the Samuel Goldwyn Co. He lived in Beverly Hills in an apartment and he took the bus to work. He also liked to walk. Apparently that wasn’t fashionable at the time and on his excursions by foot he…

November 17, 2012 /

These publicity stills are supposed to portray stars whose lives were anything but typical – as American as apple pie. Ann Sheridan: These are 18 to 24 pound birds and, no doubt, these gals did not do the cooking. Joan Crawford: