Friday, March 24, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Grete Reinwald

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Grete Reinwald, née Malwina Margarete Reinwald, (1902-1983) est une actrice allemande.

Grete Reinwald (1902-1983) was a German stage and film actress. As a child, due to her sweet, appealing features she modeled for many monochrome, hand-tinted and autochrome postcards.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Alain Delon & Catherine Deneuve - Un Flic 1972

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Alain Delon, né le 8 novembre 1935, est un acteur et homme d'affaires français ; il a également la nationalité suisse depuis 1999. Il a aussi été producteur et a réalisé deux films.

Alain Delon (born 8 November 1935) is a French actor and businessman.

Catherine Dorléac, dite Catherine Deneuve, est une actrice française née le 22 octobre 1943 à Paris.

Catherine Deneuve (born 22 October 1943) is a French actress as well as an occasional singer, model and producer. She gained recognition for her portrayal of aloof, mysterious beauties for various directors, including Luis Buñuel, Francois Truffaut and Roman Polanski. In 1985, she succeeded Mireille Mathieu as the official face of Marianne, France's national symbol of liberty. A 14-time César Award nominee, she won for her performances in Truffaut's The Last Metro (1980) and Régis Wargnier's Indochine (1992). She is also noted for her support for a variety of liberal causes.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Anjelica Huston

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Anjelica Huston, née le 8 juillet 1951 à Santa Monica, est une actrice et réalisatrice américaine de cinéma et de télévision.

Anjelica Huston (born July 8, 1951) is an American actress, director and former fashion model. Huston became the third generation of her family to win an Academy Award, when she won Best Supporting Actress for her performance in 1985's Prizzi's Honor, joining her father, director John Huston, and grandfather, actor Walter Huston. She also received Academy Award nominations for Enemies, a Love Story (1989) and The Grifters (1990).

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Moxie

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In 1876, Moxie was created as a medicinal elixir for nerves. The original mixture contained oats, sassafras, wintergreen. It is the oldest continually produced soda in the US and the official soft drink of the state of Maine.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Suzy Parker by Horst P. Horst 1952

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Cecilia Ann Renee Parker, connue sous le nom de scène Suzy Parker (1932-2003) est un mannequin américain et une actrice active de 1947 au début des années 1960.

Suzy Parker (1932-2003) was an American model and actress active from 1947 into the early 1960s. Her modeling career reached its zenith during the 1950s, when she appeared on the cover of dozens of magazines and in advertisements and movie and television roles.

Horst P. Horst (1906-1999) est un photographe allemand, réfugié à Paris puis aux États-Unis, surtout connu pour ses photographies de mode.

Horst Paul Albert Bohrmann (1906-1999) who chose to be known as Horst P. Horst was a German-American fashion photographer.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Henri Thomas

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Henri Joseph Thomas (1878-1972) est un peintre, sculpteur, aquafortiste et dessinateur belge. Il fut élève à l'Académie royale des beaux-arts de Bruxelles et fait ses débuts avec une Vénus de bar, présentée au Concours Godecharle en 1909. Il exposa au Cercle artistique et littéraire de Bruxelles en 1906, 1909 et 1921, et à la Société nationale des beaux-arts, à Paris en 1910. Il se spécialisa dans les nus, figures de belles femmes et les fleurs, mais aussi dans les paysages. On trouve certaines de ses œuvres aux musées de Bruxelles, Bruges et Liège.

Henri Joseph Thomas (1878-1972) was a Belgian genre, portrait and still life painter, sculptor and etcher from the Belgian School, Brussels, Belgium.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Elizabeth Taylor on the set of Conspirator 1949

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Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor (1932-2011), communément appelée Liz Taylor, est une actrice britannico-américaine.

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, (1932-2011) was a British-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian. She began as a child actress in the early 1940s, and was one of the most popular stars of classical Hollywood cinema in the 1950s. She continued her career successfully into the 1960s, and remained a well known public figure for the rest of her life. The American Film Institute named her the seventh-greatest female screen legend in 1999.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

René Gruau

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René Gruau, pseudonyme de Renato Zavagli-Ricciardelli delle Caminate (1909-2004) est un illustrateur, affichiste et peintre franco-italien réputé pour ses illustrations pour la mode et la publicité.

René Gruau (1909-2004) was a fashion illustrator whose exaggerated portrayal of fashion design through painting has had a lasting effect on the fashion industry. Because of Gruau's inherent skills and creativity, he contributed to a change in the entire fashion industry through the new pictures that represented the already popular designs created by designers in the industry. The benefits, including economic stimulation and enhancement of advertising are still present in the industry today via a new way of fashion illustration, fashion photography. Gruau became one of the best known and favorite artists of the haute couture world during the 1940s and 50s working with Femina, Marie-Claire, L'Officiel, L'Album Du Figaro and an assortment of “high-style” magazines. Gruau’s artwork is recognized and commended internationally in some of Paris and Italy's most prestigious art museums including the Louvre in Paris and the blank in Italy. in addition to his international fame and recognition, "Gruau's artwork is known for its timeless and enduring style".

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Dolly Parton - Jolene 1975




Dolly Rebecca Parton (née en 1946) est une chanteuse de country et de pop, auteur-compositeur-interprète, musicienne multi-instrumentiste, actrice, écrivain, scénariste et productrice américaine. Elle est issue d'une fratrie de douze enfants. En un demi-siècle, elle est devenue la reine de la Country (« Queen of Country Music »).

Dolly Rebecca Parton (born in 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actress, author, businesswoman, and philanthropist, known primarily for her work in country music. After achieving success as a songwriter for others, Dolly Parton made her album debut in 1967, with her album Hello, I'm Dolly. With steady success during the remainder of the 1960s (both as a solo artist and with a series of duet albums with Porter Wagoner), her sales and chart peak came during the 1970s and continuing into the 1980s; Parton's subsequent albums in the later part of the 1990s were lower in sales. However, in the new millennium, Parton achieved commercial success again and has released albums on independent labels since 2000, including albums on her own label, Dolly Records.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen 1895

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Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen (1859-1923) est un artiste anarchiste, peintre, graveur, illustrateur, affichiste et sculpteur suisse, naturalisé français en 1901.

Théophile Alexandre Steinlen, frequently referred to as just Steinlen (1859-1923), was a Swiss-born French Art Nouveau painter and printmaker.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

World Peace Before Another Christmas

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World Peace. Before another Christmas still less of armament and none of war. National Council for Limitation of Armaments, Washington, D.C. Between 1910 and 1920. 

Monday, October 31, 2016

Mistinguett 1927

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Jeanne Florentine Bourgeois, dite Mistinguett, (1875 - 1956), est une chanteuse et actrice française.

Mistinguett (1875 - 1956) was a French actress and singer, whose birth name was Jeanne Florentine Bourgeois. She was at one time the highest-paid female entertainer in the world.