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Yo! Beach...

Last summer I was seduced by retro swimwear..the high wasted bottoms and halter necks.

It was my first toe in the water of vintage styles for the beach and I didn’t want to trip up so kept it simple and stuck to black accessorised with cats eye sunnies and a slash of red lipstick. 164 more words


Dangerous When Wet (1953)

Dangerous When Wet (1953) is right up there on my list of favorite Esther Williams’ films. This is a bit ironic because in many ways this movie is not a typical Esther movie. 4,606 more words


This Time For Keeps

The man-boy who can’t grow up until he meets the right lady and she convinces him adulthood is worth the effort has become a trope in modern cinema, but as we all know, there’s nothing new under the sun. 3,288 more words

Bathing Beauty (1944)

First, a few words about Esther, on the off chance that some poor unfortunate soul has arrived here not yet having made her acquaintance. Esther Williams was a champion swimmer who was on track to represent the USA at the Olympics in 1940 and/or 1944, only both were cancelled on account of, shall we say, … 1,260 more words


Forgotten Filmcast Episode 24: Fiesta

We’re back with episode 24 of the Forgotten Filmcast. This time Todd is joined by Jessica Pickens from Comet Over Hollywood to discuss Esther Williams in 1947′s Fiesta. 31 more words