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A model takes time to smell the lilacs while showing off Bonwit Teller outdoor summer fashions of 1928 in some of the earliest Kodacolor footage.

A model takes time to smell the lilacs while showing off Bonwit Teller outdoor summer fashions of 1928 in some of the earliest Kodacolor footage.

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Clara Bow makes eyes at her cute professor in Dorothy Arzner’s The Wild Party (1929).

Clara Bow makes eyes at her cute professor in Dorothy Arzner’s The Wild Party (1929).

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Jean Harlow and Ben Lyon in Hell’s Angels (1930).

Jean Harlow and Ben Lyon in Hell’s Angels (1930).

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Koo Koo the Bird Girl and company in Tod Browning’s Freaks (1932).

Koo Koo the Bird Girl and company in Tod Browning’s Freaks (1932).

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Harold Lloyd in An Eastern Westerner (1920).

Harold Lloyd in An Eastern Westerner (1920).

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Elizabeth Taylor in Ivanhoe (1952).

Elizabeth Taylor in Ivanhoe (1952).

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Emmanuelle Riva in Alain Resnais’s Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959). I recently had the chance to see Riva talk about the film at a Paris movie theater and just published a blog post about it.

Emmanuelle Riva in Alain Resnais’s Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959). I recently had the chance to see Riva talk about the film at a Paris movie theater and just published a blog post about it.

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Simone Simon in Cat People (1943).

Simone Simon in Cat People (1943).

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From F. Percy Smith’s The Birth of a Flower (1910).

From F. Percy Smith’s The Birth of a Flower (1910).

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Raymond Chandler (July 23, 1888—March 26, 1959) makes his cameo in Double Indemnity, sitting outside Keyes’s office, reading a pulp novel.

Raymond Chandler (July 23, 1888—March 26, 1959) makes his cameo in Double Indemnity, sitting outside Keyes’s office, reading a pulp novel.

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"We queens are not free to answer the call of our heart…" Lil Dagover in The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919).

"We queens are not free to answer the call of our heart…" Lil Dagover in The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919).

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Kay Francis in A Notorious Affair (1930).

Kay Francis in A Notorious Affair (1930).

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Cary Grant (and Leslie Caron’s foot) in Father Goose (1964).

Cary Grant (and Leslie Caron’s foot) in Father Goose (1964).

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James Garner in Marlowe (1969). May this wonderful actor rest in peace. He made charm seem so easy—and we all know it’s not!—on both the big and small screens.

James Garner in Marlowe (1969). May this wonderful actor rest in peace. He made charm seem so easy—and we all know it’s not!—on both the big and small screens.

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Vampira enjoys a vampire cocktail (“You like it, it hates you!”) in a rare clip from The Vampira Show. [x]

Vampira enjoys a vampire cocktail (“You like it, it hates you!”) in a rare clip from The Vampira Show. [x]

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