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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

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Celebrating 12 Years of BOE: 2004  2016

 

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2/11/16

 

PHOTOS:

1939:  A screen shot from The Women.

1941:  

A film still, a screen shot, and a publicity shot (with Conrad Veidt) from A Woman's Face.

A publicity shot from When Ladies Meet with Robert Taylor, Greer Garson, and Herbert Marshall.

1942:  Publicity for Reunion in France, with costume and sketch by Irene.

 

 

 

 


 

2/09/16

 

PHOTOS:

1932:  Publicity by Hurrell.

1933:  Today We Live -- Publicity with Gary Cooper; a film still with Cooper; and a solo film still.

1934:  Forsaking All Others -- Publicity with Clark Gable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

2/08/16

 

ENCYCLOPEDIA: Horoscope -- A 1931 natal chart and yearly horoscope for Joan by astrologer "Wynn."

 

PHOTOS:

1931:  Publicity by Clarence Sinclair Bull; and publicity by Hurrell, one and two.

1933:  Publicity by Hurrell.

1935:  I Live My Life publicity by Hurrell.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

2/06/16

 

PHOTOS:

1929:  

Our Modern Maidens: On the set with her new Model A; and a bigger, better publicity shot with husband Doug Fairbanks, Jr.

Publicity shots one and two.

1930:  A film still from Paid with Kent Douglass; and publicity shots by Hurrell one and two.

 

 

 

 

 


 

2/04/16

 

NEWS:  I Saw What You Did will be released on Blu-ray on May 17.

 

PHOTOS:

1966:  Candids one and two.

1968:  Four small candids with Patricia Neal.

1970:

On the set of Trog.

A publicity shot from TV's The Virginian.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

2/02/16

 

PHOTOS:

1961:  A bigger, better replacement for a Miss America publicity photo.

1962:  Two color candids from, and an ad for, Joan's signing of Portrait of Joan in Los Angeles.

1963:  Backstage at the Academy Awardsin Frankfurt for a Stars and Stripes interview; and a glam silver-haired color candid.

1965:  Hosting TV's Hollywood Palace; and two candids with members of "the White Family" at LAX.

 

       

 

 


 

1/31/16

 

PHOTOS:

1957:  Candids at same event: solo and with Big Al.

1959:  The Best of Everything -- Hair tests one, two, and three.

1960:  Candid with actor Ray Stricklyn.

1961:  A birthday gathering; and a wave from atop a building.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

1/29/16

 

PHOTOS:

1950:  The Damned Don't Cry! -- A screen shot, and a film still.

1951:  Publicity shot.

1952:

At the premiere of Sudden Fear with fans.

Candids: With Judy Garland; and at an unknown event, one and two.

1954:  Two funny candids at a movie premiere.

1955:  A film still from Female on the Beach with Jeff Chandler.

 

 

 

 


 

1/25/16

 

PHOTOS:

1947:  A film still and a screen shot from Possessed.

1949:  Flamingo Road --  A wardrobe test shot, and publicity one and two.

1950:  Three small-ish photos on vacation at Lake Louise, Canada.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

1/23/16

 

PHOTOS:

1938:  A candid with fans.

1939:  On the set with hairdresser Sydney Guilaroff.

1940:  A candid.

1941:  A film still from When Ladies Meet with Greer Garson and Spring Byington.

1942:  A color publicity shot; and a candid at the Ritz.

1944:  A candid with pups (Pupchen shows the interloper what's what).

1946:  Publicity at Waikiki Beach in Hawaii.

 

 

 

 

 


 

1/21/16

 

PHOTOS:

1932:

Grand Hotel -- A screen shot with John Barrymore;

Letty Lynton -- Publicity with Nils Asther.

Rain -- Publicity shot by John Miehle.

1933:  Publicity shot by Hurrell.

1934:  Sadie McKee -- A screen shot with Jean Dixon.

1936:  Love on the Run -- Publicity with Clark Gable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

1/17/16

 

CELEBRITY LETTERS TO JOAN: Thanks to Bezhan for all of the following letters except the one from Cukor.

1946 congrats on Mildred Pierce from Mrs. Earl Wilson, producer Lawrence Weingarten, columnist Kay Mulvey, and actor Phil Regan.

1951 attorney letter to Joan re Mildred litigation.

From Glenda Jackson, year unknown.

From Anne Baxter, 1974.

And a lengthy letter from George Cukor in 1974.

 

PHOTOS:

1932:  A film still from Rain with Matt Moore.

1934:  Sadie McKee -- A new film still with Franchot Tone; and a bigger, better replacement still with Gene Raymond.

1936:  Publicity by Hurrell.

1940:  A candid with Cesar Romero. (Thanks to Bezhan.)

 

 

 


 

1/15/16

 

PHOTOS:

1928:  By Ruth Harriet Louise -- Autographed publicity (signed "Lucile - Joan") for Four Walls; and a bigger, better replacement for a general publicity shot.

1930:

Paid -- An autographed film still with Kent Douglass.

Great Day! -- A publicity shot and a film still (with John Miljan) for this "lost" Joan film.

1931:

Laughing Sinners -- Magazine publicity shot by Clarence Sinclair Bull.

Possessed -- A film still with Clark Gable.

 

 

 


 

1/13/16

 

ENCYCLOPEDIA: W -- Added a new entry and photo for Viviane Woodard Cosmetics.

 

PHOTOS:

1963:  On the set of The Caretakers.

1966:  Three snapshots of Joan receiving her Honorary Associate in Arts degree at Vernon Court Jr. College. And a candid arriving in London.

1968:  Berserk -- A film still (with Judy Geeson), and a screen shot (with Michael Gough).

 

 

 

 


 

1/11/16

 

PHOTOS:

1953:  A candid at a club with Fredric March.

1954:  At the premiere of Knock on Wood.

1956:  On the set of Autumn Leaves with Cliff Robertson.

1959:  A contact sheet of photos by Eve Arnold. (Thanks to Bezhan.)

1961:  At the Miss America pageant with Bob Hope and contestants.

1962:  At the Academy Awards with Fred Astaire, and with Bob Hope.

 

 

 

 

 

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