ithankyou
miss-flapper:

"I went to my father [film director Vincente Minnelli], and asked him, what can you tell me about thirties glamour? Should I be emulating Marlene Dietrich or something? And he said no, I should study everything I can about Louise Brooks." -Liza Minnelli on preparing for the role of “Sally Bowles” in Cabaret

Liza gets her tips from Louise…  There IS only Brooks…

miss-flapper:

"I went to my father [film director Vincente Minnelli], and asked him, what can you tell me about thirties glamour? Should I be emulating Marlene Dietrich or something? And he said no, I should study everything I can about Louise Brooks." -Liza Minnelli on preparing for the role of “Sally Bowles” in Cabaret

Liza gets her tips from Louise…  There IS only Brooks…

Peter O’Toole in Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Part 2

Florence of Arabia… the mighty Peter O’Toole!

Lillian Gish applies the slap…

Lillian Gish applies the slap…

Brigitte Helm in Metropolis (1927) Fritz Lang

Brigitte Helm in Metropolis (1927) Fritz Lang

sweetheartsandcharacters:

R.I.P James Garner (April 7, 1928-July 19, 2014).

Farewell Mr Garner…

chaplinfortheages:

Charlie, Edna & Sydney aboard the boat used for the “The Immigrant”

Just a reminder for people in the U.S. only

Tonight July 20th TCM U.S. will be showing 

"The Immigrant" 9:30PM (EST)/6:30 PM (PST).

Charlie Chaplin shot 90,000 feet of footage for this film - reduced down to 1806 feet

The Immigrant

chaplinfortheages:

This is a rarely seen pose of “the tramp”.

chaplinfortheages:

This is a rarely seen pose of “the tramp”.

twostriptechnicolor:

Inspired by a conversation with Blondell-gazette, I did this thing.

What can I say, I’m a color geek.

A very handy guide to colour…

matineemoustache:

The Thief Of Bagdad (Raoul Walsh, 1924)

Come fly with me…