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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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10/01/16

 

PHOTOS:

1934:  On the set of Forsaking All Others with Clark Gable.

1935:  MGM publicity.

1936:

The Gorgeous Hussy -- Film stills one (with Melvyn Douglas), two, three, and four.

Bigger, better replacement publicity by Hurrell.

Candids: At the Beverly Wilshire Mayfair Ball with husband Franchot Tone, director Mitchell Leisen, and Virginia Bruce (includes lengthy press blurb); and at unknown event with Franchot and Austrian actor Francis Lederer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/30/16

 

PHOTOS:

1932:  

A film still from Letty Lynton with Louise Closser Hale.

Publicity by Hurrell.

1933:

Publicity for Today We Live by Clarence Sinclair Bull.

Publicity for Dancing Lady with Ted Healy.

General publicity by Bull one (new), and two (a bigger, better replacement with a new press blurb describing the "backyard beauty").

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/29/16

 

PHOTOS:

1930:  Publicity by Hurrell.

1931:

Laughing Sinners -- Publicity shot, and a film still with Neil Hamilton and Clark Gable.

1932:

Grand Hotel -- On the set with Lionel Barrymore.

Letty Lynton -- A film still with Robert Montgomery.

Publicity by Hurrell.

A candid with husband Doug Fairbanks, Jr., in France.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/28/16

 

PHOTOS:

1928:  

Law of the Range -- A film still with Tim McCoy.

Publicity by Ruth Harriet Louise, with blurb describing Joan's "Nordic Night" ensemble by Adrian.

1929:

Our Modern Maidens -- A film still with Eddie Nugent.

Publicity with rudimentary surfboard, one and two.

1930:  Publicity by Hurrell.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/26/16

 

PHOTOS:

1925:  Publicity for Old Clothes with Jackie Coogan and Allan Forrest.

1927:

On the set of The Understanding Heart.

Publicity by Ruth Harriet Louise.

1928:

A film still from Across to Singapore with Ramon Novarro.

A film still from Law of the Range with Tim McCoy and Rex Lease.

Our Dancing Daughters --  With Johnny Mack Brown:  On the set, and publicity shot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/24/16

 

LETTERS:  1972 to Jean Stapleton, with congrats on her Emmy "for your warm and loving performances each week as Edith."

 

PHOTOS:

1968:  A film still from Berserk.

1969:  At El Morocco: with Christina et al., and with Gordon MacRae and wife.

1970:  A bigger, better replacement for a Trog film still.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/22/16

 

PHOTOS:

1966:  With suitcase aboard the SS United States.

1967:  At the Waldorf-Astoria with Leonard Bernstein.

1968:  At NYC's Americana Hotel with an aide to Mayor Lindsay. And a book signing for Films of Joan Crawford at the St. Regis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/21/16

 

PHOTOS 1965:  Hosting ABC's Hollywood Palace.

Two shots with Japanese bike star Lily Yokoi.

Solo one (2 photos), two (2 photos), and three.

With comedy team Allen & Rossi: one (3 photos), two (3 photos), and three (4 photos).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/20/16

 

FILMS:  A U.S. trade ad with national reviews for Baby Jane.

 

PHOTOS:

1963:  Candid at the Berlin Film Festival.

1964:  Candid on a tour promoting Strait-Jacket.

1965:  Candids at home, one and two.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/16/16

 

PHOTOS:

1962:

At a bullfight in Spain:  New; and bigger, better replacements one (in crowd) and two (with actress Lucia Bose).

Bigger, better replacement with Rosalind Russell at the International Press Honors Awards.

At the Oscars with Burt Lancaster.

1963:  Delivering Anne Bancroft's Oscar on the set of Mother Courage and Her Children.

1964:  With kids at the Pepsi Pavilion of the New York City World's Fair.

 

 

 

 


 

9/14/16

 

PHOTOS:

1960:  A candid in white fur.

1961:  Much bigger, better replacements hosting the DuPont Show of the Week's "The Ziegfeld Touch": one, two, three, four, five, and six.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/13/16

 

PHOTOS:

June 1959. Seven candids by Willy Rizzo:  In and out of limo (2 photos), inside limo with poodles (1 photo), big candid on couch, and smaller candids on couch (3 photos).

 

     

 

 


 

9/11/16

 

PHOTOS:

1954:  Candids on the scene in Los Angeles -- one (Beverly Hills Hotel), two (premiere of Rear Window), three, and four.

1956:  On the Commodore Vanderbilt train arriving at Grand Central Station.

1957:

On the set of Esther Costello.

In Rome, one (with husband Al Steele) and two.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/09/16

 

PHOTOS:

1953:  Candid at the premiere of The Robe.

1954:  Candids at the Ice Capades and at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

1955:

Color publicity on the set of Female on the Beach.

Publicity for Queen Bee with Barry Sullivan.

A candid with Christina.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/08/16

 

PHOTOS:

1945:  A film still from Mildred Pierce.

1947:

Possessed --  A screen shot.

Daisy Kenyon -- Publicity with Dana Andrews.

1949:  On the set of Flamingo Road.

1952:  This Woman Is Dangerous -- A bigger, better replacement publicity shot with David Brian.

1953:  Candid at home with the handsome Cliquot.

1955:

Female on the Beach -- A slightly bigger replacement on the set with Jeff Chandler and muscle mags.

Queen Bee -- Bigger, better replacements: Publicity by Bob Coburn and publicity with John Ireland.

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/05/16

 

PHOTOS:

1938:

The Shining Hour -- Bigger, better replacement for a publicity shot with Robert Young.

Publicity by Laszlo Willinger; and candid at the Santa Monica Polo Club with Spencer Tracy.

1941:  Bigger, better replacement for a film still from A Woman's Face with Melvyn Douglas and Osa Massen.

1942:  Publicity for Reunion in France.

1943:  A film still from Above Suspicion with Fred MacMurray.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/03/16

 

PHOTOS:

1932: Grand Hotel -- Bigger, better replacements with Lionel and John Barrymore, one and two.

1933:

Dancing Lady -- A film still with Ted Healy.

Today We Live -- A bigger, better replacement publicity shot in trenchcoat.

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

1937:  On the set of The Last of Mrs. Cheyney with designer Adrian.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/01/16

 

FILMS:  A 1926 New York program cover and centerfold for Paris.

 

PHOTOS:

1928:  A film still from Our Dancing Daughters with Dorothy Cumming.

1929:  

An MGM publicity montage for Untamed.

Bigger, better replacements --- publicity for Hollywood Revue of 1929 and with French designer Paul Poiret. (The latter page includes a new captioned Poiret photo from a Hollywood fan mag.)

1930:  Publicity shot by Hurrell. (The first year of the Crawford-Hurrell collaboration.)

1932:  Publicity for Rain shot by John Miehle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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