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Edith Head - A life of dressing for success

Edith Head was undoubtedly Hollywood’s most famous costume designer, or “magician,” as she liked to call herself. Her career spanned fifty-eight years of movie making. In those years she dressed almost every major star who shone in the industry and, with her straight-cut bangs, dark glasses and tailored suits as her trademark, became more famous than most of them. 573 more words

Costume Designer

The 42nd Academy Awards (1970)

The years 1968 and 1969 had been, professionally, quite disastrous for the Taylor-Burton couple. Even more so for the 40s approaching Liz, whose appeal at the box office had diminished considerably, specially since the bizarre… 1,110 more words

Elizabeth Taylor

William Holden as Lover

sizzling with Kim Novak

3 Oscar sluggers

July Holliday is funny

Grace Kelly the masochist

Today, the spotlight is on William Holden’s characters in Romantic films. 628 more words


January 2015 Blind Spot: REAR WINDOW (1954)

I’ve been wanting to check this Alfred Hitchcock classic for ages. It seems to be unanimously loved by critics and audiences alike, which always adds a dose of curiosity to see if it would live up to its classic status. 1,200 more words

Flix Reviews

Head Office

My unheard-of week of guest postings ends today with Wardrobe Meeting, a mini-fumetti from Randall William Cook. Produced for self-amusement in a short gap between meetings, it was not something he intended for a wider audience, but it made me laugh HARD, so I pleaded with him to let me run it. 24 more words


Throwback Thursday - Better Times Long Ago?

I am an old soul, perhaps one born in the wrong era.  I have always been fascinated by the 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s.   I love the music from back then, the clothing seemed prettier, and things seem like they were easier then.  273 more words

Audrey Hepburn