This gallery contains 16 photos.
Marilyn Monroe (born 1 June 1926) by Andre de Dienes.
“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.”-Helen Keller (died 1 June 1968)
Mickey Rooney Dead at 93 [courtesy Variety]
“Always get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn’t work out you haven’t wasted a whole day.”-Mickey Rooney
Mickey Rooney and his first wife, Ava Gardner.
Happy Birthday, Gloria!
The Great Moment, 1921
“As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation.”
Mabel Normand died on 23 February 1930.
Mabel Normand. I played around with a photo from 1915.
1918: The Magic of Mabel and Mickey
In all of the years that I’ve written about old movies, I’ve never done an essay about Shirley Temple…but that doesn’t mean I don’t love her. She was, and will always be, a star.
Shirley Temple in the full bloom of her stardom. She died yesterday, at 85.
“A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.”-James Joyce (born on 2 February 1882)
Gene Kelly (died 2 February 1996)
Happy birthday to my lifelong favourite actor, Paul Newman! He would have been eighty-nine today.
Paul Newman in 1954.
“If you’re playing a poker game and you look around the table and can’t tell who the sucker is, it’s you.”-Paul Newman
What is your number one Paul Newman flick?