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1920's photograph of a flapper in a sheer dress which is upsetting the cultural norms I was taught.

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The extraordinarily beautiful young Myrna Loy ca 1920S.

The extraordinarily beautiful young Myrna Loy ca 1920S.

Straight out of Babylon Berlin.

Straight out of Babylon Berlin.

Vintage Carole Lombard showing off her beautiful legs and her sexy attitude.

Vintage Carole Lombard showing off her beautiful legs and her sexy attitude.

Jean Harlow at Griffith Park in Los Angeles in 1929.

The beginning of the Hollywood era

As Hollywood films replaced the live theater scene in the 1920s, producers responded to the public’s interest in the leading actors by photographing the rising stars. Film historian and collector John Kobal was one of the first people to view the promotional images as art.

Felix The Cat

Felix the Cat is one of the most famous cartoon characters of all time. Felix the Cat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Felix the Cat Felix as drawn by Otto Messmer First appearance Feline Follies (1919) Created by Pat Sullivan Otto Messmer Voiced by Jack Mercer Information Species Cat Gender Male Family Inky and Winky (nephews) Felix the Cat is a cartoon character created in the silent film era. His black body, white eyes, and giant grin, coupled with the surrealism of the situations in…

Evelyn Nesbit Antique Photo with Flowers Postcard

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An eighteen year old Jean Harlow in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, 1929.

An eighteen year old Jean Harlow in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, 1929.

Clara Bow was famed for her vivid red hair, which the studio chose to show off in one of its first Technicolor films. Description from ariflynn.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

A Mythical Monkey writes about the movies

The poll for best song of 1932-33 is shaping up as a two horse race between "We're In The Money" from Gold Diggers Of 1933 and "Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf" from Three Little Pigs. The other three songs between them don't have as many votes as either of the top two contenders. Which really means this is a two man race between dance wizard Busby Berkeley and entertainment genius Walt Disney. Yeah, yeah, technically the award will go to one of the songwriting teams of Harry Warren and Al…

Remembering the Original It Girl, Clara Bow, on Her Birthday

The story of Clara Bow, the original It girl, is a ’20s tales of triumph over adversity.

Jean Harlow - c. 1928 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Jean Harlow - c. 1928

- before movies