Old Hollywood

Chorus Girls of Old Hollywood

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Chorus Girls from "Hollywood Revuew of 1929" (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Chorus Girls from the Hollywood Revue of 1929.   Old Hollywood Collection: “The Broadway Melody” Framed photo paper poster Old Hollywood Collection: Chorus Girls The Broadway Melody (1929) Coffee / Tea Mug     Chorus girl from The Dance of Life (1929)   Peggy Larson in Paris (1929)   Show of Shows (1929) Old Hollywood […]

Directors/Producers

Busby Berkeley & His Girls

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Busby Berkeley

“I trained myself to be able to imagine an entire musical sequence without having sets put up on the stage, to film it exactly as it would be seen on the screen without the help of editing or of multiple cameras. Everything is prepared in my head beforehand. I tell the cameraman what I want, […]

Forgotten Stars

Lawrence Tibbett

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Lawrence Tibbett

“I will always sing a beautiful tone if I can but I will guarantee a vital tone.” — Lawrence Tibbett   Co-starring with Lupe Vélez in Cuban Love Song (1931).       “Lawrence Tibbett captures his audience in spite of a short face and no pretensions to beauty. His voice enthralls men and women alike. […]

Forgotten Stars

Vera Zorina – Dancer – 1939

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Vera Zorina 1939

“I never played anything except sprites, angels and saints. I can’t do the sexy female…” – Vera Zorina Source: 1952 Photo: Madison S. Lacy (1939)     “He was so icky.” — Vera Zorina Source: George Raft: The Man Who Would Be Bogart by Stone Wallace Photo: Follow the Boys (1944). With George Raft.