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From Love in the Afternoon (1957).

From Love in the Afternoon (1957).

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Gloria Swanson in a portrait for Sunset Boulevard,1950. (Scanned from LIFE Goes to the Movies, 1975.)
Quick announcement: Good news! I just acquired a scanner and will now be able to share edits of images from my extensive collection of movie books. I’ll still be posting GIFs, of course, but I thought this would make for a nice change of pace every so often.

Gloria Swanson in a portrait for Sunset Boulevard,1950. (Scanned from LIFE Goes to the Movies, 1975.)

Quick announcement: Good news! I just acquired a scanner and will now be able to share edits of images from my extensive collection of movie books. I’ll still be posting GIFs, of course, but I thought this would make for a nice change of pace every so often.

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Fay Wray in Pointed Heels (1929).

Fay Wray in Pointed Heels (1929).

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From Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941).

From Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941).

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From You’d Be Surprised (1926).

From You’d Be Surprised (1926).

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From Consolation Marriage (1931).

From Consolation Marriage (1931).

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Lauren Bacall bats her lashes (at Bogie, of course) in To Have and Have Not (1944).

Lauren Bacall bats her lashes (at Bogie, of course) in To Have and Have Not (1944).

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Greta Garbo as Ninotchka (1939) indulges in her first lipstick.

Greta Garbo as Ninotchka (1939) indulges in her first lipstick.

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Jean Harlow in the infamous rain barrel scene from Red Dust (1932). I just wrote a blog post about this pre-Code classic.

Jean Harlow in the infamous rain barrel scene from Red Dust (1932). I just wrote a blog post about this pre-Code classic.

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From Princesse Tam-Tam (1935).

From Princesse Tam-Tam (1935).

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From John Huston’s The Maltese Falcon (1941).

From John Huston’s The Maltese Falcon (1941).

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Vilma Banky in The Son of the Sheik (1926).

Vilma Banky in The Son of the Sheik (1926).

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Defend net neutrality and save your favorite things on the Internet from being killed off! Join the Battle for the Net.

Defend net neutrality and save your favorite things on the Internet from being killed off! Join the Battle for the Net.

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Mae Clarke in James Whale’s Waterloo Bridge (1931).

Mae Clarke in James Whale’s Waterloo Bridge (1931).

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It’s International Literacy Day. Make sure you teach a kid that reading is cool! From the trailer for Howard Hawks’s The Big Sleep (1946).

It’s International Literacy Day. Make sure you teach a kid that reading is cool! From the trailer for Howard Hawks’s The Big Sleep (1946).

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