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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 13 Years of BOE: 2004  2017

 

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4/28/17

 

PHOTOS:

1935:  Publicity for No More Ladies shot by Frank Tanner.

1936:  Love on the Run -- A bigger, better replacement on the set.

1937:  The Last of Mrs. Cheyney -- On the set with director Boleslawski and Robert Montgomery. And film stills with Jessie Ralph; with William Powell, one and two; and with Montgomery one, two, and three.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

4/26/17

 

PHOTOS:

1932:

Letty Lynton -- Famous-white-dress (by Adrian) publicity by Hurrell, and a film still with Nils Asther.

Rain -- A film still.

1933:  A film still from Today We Live.

1934:  A film still from Chained with Clark Gable.

1935:

No More Ladies --  A film still with Robert Montgomery and Franchot Tone.

I Live My Life -- Candid on the set, and publicity with dress by Adrian.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

4/21/17

 

1931 PHOTOS:

This Modern Age --- With Neil Hamilton one, two, three, and four.

Publicity by Hurrell, one and two. And a candid at the MGM commissary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

4/17/17

 

1931 PHOTOS for This Modern Age:

At the deco pool; with Monroe Owsley one, two, three, four, and five; a solo film still; and on the set with dolls.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

4/15/17

 

FILMS:  An MGM publicity montage for Dance, Fools, Dance.

 

PHOTOS:

1930:

Paid -- A close-up solo film still; and film stills with John Miljan and Robert Emmett O'Connor, and with Robert Armstrong.

Publicity:  A bigger, better replacement by Clarence Sinclair Bull; and new by Hurrell, one and two.

1931:

Dance, Fools, Dance -- Film stills with Lester Vail; with William Bakewell; and solo.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

4/13/17

 

1930 PHOTOS:

Our Blushing Brides -- Solo film stills one, two, and three; with Robert Montgomery; and with Anita Page.

Paid -- In court one (with William Bakewell) and two; mugshot in jail; and with Kent Douglass one, two, three, and four.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

4/11/17

 

PHOTOS:

1929:

Our Modern Maidens -- Publicity with Doug Fairbanks, Jr.; and a bigger, better replacement on the set with Rod LaRocque.

MGM publicity (includes press blurb).

1930:

Montana Moon -- A film still with Johnny Mack Brown.

Our Blushing Brides -- Film stills one (solo) and two (with Dorothy Sebastian and Anita Page).

 

 

 

 

 


 

4/10/17

 

PHOTOS:

1926:  Paris -- A bigger, better replacement with Douglas Gilmore and Charles Ray.

1928:  

West Point -- A bigger, better replacement with William Haines.

Across to Singapore -- A film still with Ramon Novarro (includes press blurb).

Our Dancing Daughters -- Film stills one (with Dorothy Sebastian) and two (deco set).

Dream of Love -- A bigger, better replacement publicity shot. And a publicity shot by Ruth Harriet Louise.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

4/09/17

 

PHOTOS:

1968:  Three color screen shots from a local North Carolina talk-show appearance.

1970:

A film still from Trog.

A candid in Copenhagen (with Danish press blurb).

 

LETTERS:

1962:  To a fan re his mother's birthday and having no tape recorder; and a birthday telegram days later to the fan's mother.

1964:  To a fan re upcoming plans for filming Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte; and to a fan with thanks for well wishes after becoming ill on Hush set. (Note the boilerplate text for 3 letters in a row in this week.)

1966:  To columnist Army Archerd with congrats on his kids' school achievements.

1972:  To Ambrose Du Bek with thanks for Christmas flower arrangement.

1973:  To film critic Leonard Maltin; and congratulatory telegram to director Joseph Papp.

1974:  To a fan with thanks for birthday wishes.

 

 

 


 

4/07/17

 

PHOTOS:

1961:  At the Beau-Rivage hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland, one and two.

1962:  

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? -- At the Trophy Club (new close-up of Joan from photo with Bette Davis and Jack Warner); and screen shots one (with Davis) and two (on the beach).

With Rosalind Russell at the Golden Globes banquet (includes detailed press blurb).

1963:  A film still from The Caretakers with Robert Stack (includes press blurb).

1964:  Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte -- Bigger, better replacements: A cast reading (with Moorehead, Cotten, Davis), and gravestone publicity with Davis.

1966:  At London's Savoy Hotel (includes press blurb).

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

4/05/17

 

PHOTOS:

1950:  Publicity shot by Bert Six.

1955:  

Female on the Beach -- A wardrobe test shot; and screen shots one (with Jan Sterling) and two.

A screen shot from Queen Bee.

1957:  A candid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

4/04/17

 

PHOTOS:

1946:  Publicity for Humoresque.

1947:  

On the set of Possessed with director Curtis Bernhardt and Van Heflin.

Candid in Beverly Hills with Christina and Christopher.

1949:  Two screen shots from Flamingo Road.

1950:  A film still from Harriet Craig with Wendell Corey.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

4/01/17

 

1945 PHOTOS from Mildred Pierce:

With Ann Blyth, one and two; with Jack Carson, one and two; with Zachary Scott (on ladder); solo one (fireplace), two (shock-n-fur), and three (tears on the pier).

Plus bigger, better replacements: one, two, and three.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

3/30/17

 

PHOTOS:

1940:  A screen shot from Strange Cargo with Peter Lorre.

1942:  

Dancing publicity from They All Kissed the Bride with Allen Jenkins.

Two candids -- With husband Philip Terry, and with newlyweds Tamara Geva and John Emery.

1945:  Screen shots from Mildred Pierce -- With Bruce Bennett and Ann Blyth (and Mrs. Biederhof!), and with Zachary Scott and Blyth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

3/28/17

 

PHOTOS:

1934:  Publicity for Forsaking All Others by Hurrell.

1936:  On the set of Love on the Run with Clark Gable.

1937:  MGM publicity with press blurb describing outfit.

1938:  Publicity for Mannequin (with printer's markup).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LATEST AND UPCOMING RELEASES

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February 21, 2017: 1945's Mildred Pierce on Criterion Blu-ray.

 

 

 

 December 13, 2016: 1952's Sudden Fear on Blu-ray.

 

 

 

SPECIAL PHOTOS

 

March 2006: Ferncliff Mausoleum and Flower Photos

July 2006: Ann Blyth at the Castro

May 2007: Ferncliff Mausoleum and Flower Photos

March 2008: Ferncliff Mausoleum and Flower Photos

March / May 2009: Ferncliff Flower Photos

 

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