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Marilyn Monroe – Photos and Quotes

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Bizarre Los Angeles MARILYN MONROE 1952 FRANK POWOLNY

“All this publicity makes me a little shy and afraid. I’m afraid that people will expect too much of me, right now when I’ve only started my acting career.” — Marilyn Monroe in 1952. Photographer: Frank Powolny (1952)   “My father’s occupation is listed as ‘baker’ on my birth certificate, but that isn’t why they […]

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Luise Rainer – Photos and Quotes

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Luise Rainer

“Hollywood is apt to make one lose perspective on life. It takes a steady hand to keep your sense of balance – you’ve got to use four-wheeled brakes on yourself. Otherwise, you can easily wreck your career.” — Luise Rainer Source: Marie Canel (1935) Photographer: C.S. Bull (1935)   “All my photographs flatter me. I […]

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Julie Newmar – photos and quotes

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Julie Newmar Catwoman

“I think animals reflect the personalities of their owners. That’s why I like birds – they’re like champagne bubbles, with no worries. Just gay and euphoric. So am I. And cats, too. They’re individualists, they won’t do anything if they don’t want to. Neither will I.” — Julie Newmar Source: Dick Kleiner (1959) Photo: 1967 […]

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Natalie Wood – Photos and Quotes

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Natalie Wood 1957

“I don’t date Elvis anymore but I talk to him occasionally. Just say that I have graduated from the rear seat of Elvis’ motorcycle to the deck of Bob Wagner’s yacht.” — Natalie Wood Source: James Bacon (1957) Photographer: Elmer Holloway (1957)   Elvis was so square, we’d go … for hot fudge sundaes. He […]