adelphe:

Hat illustraions by Ruth Sibley in Evening Post, 17 December 1932

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chagalov:

The Photographer’s Shadow, c1935 -by Olive Cotton
[Olive Cotton’s shadow is superimposed over Max Dupain, her husband at the time.]

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meinthefifties:

Choreographer Hermes Pan with Fred Astaire, 1937.

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Danielle Darrieux

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Bette Davis hosts The Tailwaggers Party to benefit stray dogs, with guests including Norma Shearer, James Stewart, Miriam Hopkins, Henry Fonda and Mary Pickford. Photos by Rex Hardy, 1938

Bette Davis hosts The Tailwaggers Party to benefit stray dogs, with guests including Norma Shearer, James Stewart, Miriam Hopkins, Henry Fonda and Mary Pickford. Photos by Rex Hardy, 1938

Bette Davis hosts The Tailwaggers Party to benefit stray dogs, with guests including Norma Shearer, James Stewart, Miriam Hopkins, Henry Fonda and Mary Pickford. Photos by Rex Hardy, 1938

Bette Davis hosts The Tailwaggers Party to benefit stray dogs, with guests including Norma Shearer, James Stewart, Miriam Hopkins, Henry Fonda and Mary Pickford. Photos by Rex Hardy, 1938

Bette Davis hosts The Tailwaggers Party to benefit stray dogs, with guests including Norma Shearer, James Stewart, Miriam Hopkins, Henry Fonda and Mary Pickford. Photos by Rex Hardy, 1938

    Bette Davis hosts The Tailwaggers Party to benefit stray dogs, with guests including Norma Shearer, James Stewart, Miriam Hopkins, Henry Fonda and Mary Pickford. Photos by Rex Hardy, 1938

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    ohrobbybaby:

Top Hat (1935)

    ohrobbybaby:

    Top Hat (1935)

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    lechrysantheme:

Tallulah Bankhead in The Cheat (1931)

    lechrysantheme:

    Tallulah Bankhead in The Cheat (1931)

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    astairical:

Fred Astaire does not approve in Shall We Dance (1937).

(For those of you that don’t know, Fred also tries to sign “no” in American Sign Language. What a cutie!)

    astairical:

    Fred Astaire does not approve in Shall We Dance (1937).

    (For those of you that don’t know, Fred also tries to sign “no” in American Sign Language. What a cutie!)

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    finethankyouandyou:

    Serge Lifar dancing for Valsav Nijinsky to Weber’s Invitation to the Dance (Le Spectre de la Rose).

    In 1939, Romola Nijinsky invited a group of press photographers to the Swiss sanatorium where Vaslav was staying. Serge Lifar, then ballet master of the Paris Opera Ballet, came too. Photographs from the day appeared in both Paris Match and LIFE  (July 3, 1939).

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    una-lady-italiana:

Swimming Pool in Cafe in Paris Hotel, 1932 by Alfred Eisenstaedt

    una-lady-italiana:

    Swimming Pool in Cafe in Paris Hotel, 1932
    by Alfred Eisenstaedt

    challenger23:

…the password is <transmission garbled>…

    challenger23:

    …the password is <transmission garbled>…

    climbing-down-bokor:

    Toto Koopman, 1933  Silhouette of designer John McMullin in background of Mademoiselle Koopman modeling dress by him. Photo: George Hoyningen-Huene

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    williamclarkgable:

Clark Gable photographed by George Hurrell, ca. 1932.

    williamclarkgable:

    Clark Gable photographed by George Hurrell, ca. 1932.

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    drrestless:

Portrait (300): Lili Damita, 1930 (by George Hurrell)

    drrestless:

    Portrait (300): Lili Damita, 1930 (by George Hurrell)

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