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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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10/21/17

 

PHOTOS:

 

1946:  Publicity: Color for Warners; by Bert Six (with his signature); and with Christina and Christopher.

 

1947:  Possessed -- A publicity shot; and screen shots one (two shots searching for David), two (with doctors), three (with Van Heflin), four (with Heflin), five (with Geraldine Brooks), six (two at piano recital with Brooks), seven (with Brooks), eight (with Raymond Massey), and nine (with Heflin).

 

 

 

 

 


 

10/18/17

 

COLLECTIBLES:  Four pages from a 1945 "Joan Crawford Fan Club News" mimeographed 'zine straight outta Brooklyn.

 

PHOTOS:

1943:  A film still from Above Suspicion with Fred MacMurray. And a wartime publicity shot at home touting Joan's practical gingham dress (includes press slug).

1944:  An autographed street candid.

1945:  Bigger, better replacements with Christina and Christopher, and with husband Phil Terry.

 

 

 

 


 

10/16/17

 

FILMS:  A Woman's Face marquee, Main Street, Keokuk, Iowa.

 

PHOTOS:

1939:  Publicity for The Women.

1940:

Strange Cargo -- Publicity with Clark Gable.

Susan and God -- On the set with Fredric March and wife.

1941:  Fashion publicity with press slugs, one ("Sequin Bow") and two ("Evening Suede").

1942: They All Kissed the Bride --- On the set with Melvyn Douglas and director Alexander Hall; and publicity by Irving Lippmann.

 

 

 

 

 


 

10/14/17

 

PHOTOS:

 

1938:  

The Shining Hour --  Publicity with cast (includes press slug).

Publicity --  On the set of Little Miss Broadway with Shirley Temple, one and two; and modeling a gown by Adrian.

 

1939:

The Ice Follies of 1939 --  Publicity by Clarence Sinclair Bull; and a film still with James Stewart.

Publicity --  Shot by Laszlo Willinger: one (includes press slug), two, three, and four.

 

 

 

 

 


 

10/12/17

 

PHOTOS:

 

1936:

Love on the Run -- Solo publicity one and two, and publicity with Clark Gable.

Publicity at home by Hurrell:  Bigger, better replacements one and two (with dachshunds).

 

1937:

The Last of Mrs. Cheyney -- Film stills: Solo and with William Powell and doll.

The Bride Wore Red -- Riding a merry-go-round on the set; and a film still.

 

 

 

 


 

10/10/17

 

FILMS:  I Live My Life -- A new German program cover, and 5 bigger pages from a US campaign book.

 

PHOTOS:

1935:  I Live My Life -- A film still with Brian Aherne (includes press slug); publicity with Aherne; and solo publicity.

 

1936:  The Gorgeous Hussy -- Film stills one, two (with Franchot Tone), and three (with Lionel Barrymore); and a publicity shot by Hurrell (with press slug).

 

 

 

 

 


 

10/07/17

 

ART:  Original artwork by Charles Gates Sheldon for the April 1935 cover of Screenplay. And a 1938 caricature by Sotero.

 

FILMS:  A Croatian ad for No More Ladies; and one new lobby card (plus five bigger replacements) for The Gorgeous Hussy.

 

MAGAZINES:  New covers: Cinearte (Brazil, 1931), Cinema (Italy, 1937), Magasin (Sweden, 1938), and Star (Japan, two from unknown '30s).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

10/05/17

 

1934 PHOTOS:

 

Sadie McKee

New publicity by Hurrell one and two.

Bigger, better replacements: one (with Gene Raymond), two, and three.

 

Chained

New: one (publicity by Hurrell), two (solo film still), and three (film still with Clark Gable).

Bigger, better replacements: one (with Gable), two (by Hurrell), three (by Hurrell), four (at pool), and five (by Russell Ball).

 

 

 

 


 

10/03/17

 

COLLECTIBLES:  A 1933 personal check from Joan's Bank of America account.

 

1933 PHOTOS:

 

Dancing Lady -- On the set with Clark Gable one and two, and with Fred Astaire; film stills dancing with Astaire, one and two.

 

Publicity by Hurrell, one and two.

 

 

 

 

 


 

10/01/17

 

MAGAZINES: Added 5 new covers: Das Magazin (Germany, 1932), Evdomas (Greece, 1930), Eve (France, 1929), Loew's Weekly (US, 1928), and Picture Show (UK, 1932).

 

PHOTOS:

1932 -- Publicity by Hurrell, and by Clarence Sinclair Bull.

1933 -- Publicity by Hurrell: one, two, three, and four.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/29/17

 

1932 PHOTOS:

Grand Hotel -- On the set with writer Vina Delmar (includes press slug).

 

Letty Lynton

Publicity in the famous ruffled dress by Adrian: one, two, three, and four.

Publicity in fur (by Hurrell): one and two.

Publicity with Robert Montgomery.

 

 

 

 


 

9/27/17

 

1932 PHOTOS: Grand Hotel

 

New -- Publicity one and two; a film still (with Beery and Lionel Barrymore); and screen shots one (with L. Barrymore), two and three (both with John Barrymore), and four (with Beery).

 

Bigger, better replacements -- One, two, three, four, five, and six.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/25/17

 

1931 PHOTOS:

 

Possessed -- A film still, and publicity one and two.

 

Publicity by Hurrell (dressing room/Marlene-worship session): one (with photo of Dietrich's daughter), two (with photo of Dietrich), and three (solo).

 

Publicity by Clarence Sinclair Bullone and two.

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/23/17

 

1931 PHOTOS: Laughing Sinners

Solo publicity shots one, two, and three; and publicity with Neil Hamilton.

Film stills: With Johnny Mack Brown (before he was replaced by Clark Gable); solo; and with Hamilton, one and two.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/21/17

 

1930 PHOTOS:

Montana Moon -- Bigger, better replacements one (publicity) and two (film still).

Paid -- Publicity one and two.

 

1931 PHOTOS:

Dance, Fools, Dance -- Publicity one and two; and film stills one, two, three, four (with Gable), and five (with Gable).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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