Celebrity Portraits

Marlene Dietrich – photos and quotes

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“Always one must be so damn beautiful! It is work to be beautiful.” — Marlene Dietrich Source: Source: Helen Louise Walker (1935) Photographer: William Walling, Jr. (1935)     “In silent pictures it was hard for me. My nose was always something the matter with it, or my chin was wrong or my cheek or […]

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Marian Marsh – photos and quotes

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Marian Marsh

“The mind is all that actually counts. It can rule your heart and your body. I believe I can develop two distinct personalities. One, Marian Marsh, the actress. The other my private, off-screen self. Each will have its own sphere of action.” — Marian Marsh Source: Ben Maddox (1932) Photographer: Scotty Welbourne (1931)   “They […]

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Bela Lugosi – photos and quotes

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“Death is the only thing that really is frightening to me. The calendar turns, and eventually, you have to go.” – Bela Lugosi Source: Aline Mosby (1955) Photo: 1931       “I have never met a vampire personally, but I don’t know what might happen tomorrow.” — Bela Lugosi Photo: Dracula (1931)   “If […]

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Clara Bow – photos and quotes

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Clara Bow

“I’ve always played sexy roles. My voice always has been low and what they call ‘fetching.’ I’ve always put my hands on my hips and rolled my eyes.” – Clara Bow Source: Dan Thomas (1965)     “I hate being called a flapper. For a long time, they made me play such punk parts, that […]

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Gary Cooper – photos and quotes

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"I've learned to like Hollywood and everyone in it....I miss the country, and I miss a lot of fine folks. But I'll never go back to that. There's too much routine, and I've learned to live on excitement." -- Gary Cooper (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I’ve learned to like Hollywood and everyone in it….I miss the country, and I miss a lot of fine folks. But I’ll never go back to that. There’s too much routine, and I’ve learned to live on excitement.” — Gary Cooper Source: Edward Churchill (1931)   Cooper at two years old.   “I know that […]

Character Actors

Peter Lorre – photos and quotes

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Peter Lorre

“Doesn’t it strike you as just a little funny when you think of us actors eternally putting on and taking off make-up and spending the best part of our days and nights making funny faces? When you look at it from a grown-up point of view, acting is the most childish of professions, isn’t it? […]