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Sergej Eisenstein by Margaret Bourke-White

Russian film director Sergej Eisenstein being shaved on the terrace of Bourke-White’s studio in the Chysler Building, NYC, 1932. There is something surrealistic here; at any rate, as a child, I loved Eisenstein’s expressionistic film Ivan the Terrible.  There is a lot of … Continue reading

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Iconic image of Hedy Lamar

Lamar was born in Austria to two Jewish parents (but she was raised Catholic) and married c. 1933 to a fascist (but not Nazi). Her husband was so controlling she had to flee from him disguised as a maid. Already famous … Continue reading

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Lya de Putti, Hungarian film actress, 1897-1931

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Norma Shearer, Slave to Fashion, 1925

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The Man with the Rubber Head (film, 1902)

I was NOT trying to find bizarre things to put up on this site…just happened across it during photo research and thought I would share it. This film is among others by the cineaste Georges Meliers.    

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Gaby Stenberg as Titania

Gaby Stenberg, Swedish actress, as Titania in Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream (film), 1944.

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Girl on the Run, noir film, 1953

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Anita Ekberg, 1955, Swedish actress

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Stanley Kubrick, Show Girl, photo for Look Magazine

At age 17 before his filmmaking career, Kubrick was the youngest photographer for Look Magazine. As always, he had the eye for framing his shots. Show Girl [Rosemary playing cards in the dressing room.©SK Film Archives/Museum of the City of … Continue reading

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Disney animation fighting Nazi Terror

Walt Disney made an animated film for children explaining how children are brainwashed to become Nazis under the Third Reich. We need to make similar videos for children around the world to show how ISIS and other terrorist groups like … Continue reading

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