“Being a star is no snap. It’s real work. And that, coupled with the speed with which movies are made these days, has taken all the fun away.” — Richard Arlen Source: 1930 Photo: Otto Dyar Richard Arlen and Jobyna Ralston On 2-Day Honeymoon RIVERSIDE, January 29, 1927 – (UP) – Jobyna Ralston and […]
Los Angelenos in the 1930s: Above: Taken at a bee farm in Alhambra, circa 1930. (LAPL 00066598) The Los Angeles Fire Department football team in 1930. Photo taken around the time the team played the University of North Dakota. (LAPL 00055692) Children posing for a studio portrait at the Angelus Studio, 1962 E. […]
“Don’t make faces unless they’re pretty ones.” — Bebe Daniels Source: Antoinette Donnelly (1925) “I’m so glad I am a star I can hardly tell you about it. I love it. I either love or hate things, you know. I love acting.” – Bebe Daniels in 1921. At the time, she was […]
“Now, isn’t that just too beautiful. I look as if I have a Marlene Dietrich figure. If there’s anything I haven’t got, it’s a figure.” — Ina Claire Source: Allan Jordan (1931) Photo: The Greeks Had a Word for Them (1932) From the Monrovia Daily News, May 29, 1929.
The Hungarian Water Polo team at the Los Angeles Summer Olympics in 1932. The team won the gold medal, while Germany took the silver, and the United States received the bronze. The man on the far right is Olivér Halassy, the first amputee to compete in the Olympics as a swimmer. He had lost part of […]
“The good die young, because they see it’s no use living if you have got to be good.” – John Barrymore Moving Picture World (1920). Charles Chaplin, John Barrymore and Douglas Fairbanks posing for a gag photo in 1924. Tempest (1928). Artist: Charles W. Pancoast. “Of course, we are all […]