22.4.17

Bianca Passarge

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Seventeen-year-old Bianca Passarge of Hamburg dresses up as a cat and dances on wine bottles in June 1958. Her performance was based on a dream. She practiced for eight hours a day to do this.

18.4.17

Jon Whitcomb 1941

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Jon Whitcomb (1906-1988) est un illustrateur américain.

Jon Whitcomb (1906-1988) was an American illustrator. He was well known for his pictures of glamorous young women. 

6.4.17

Jugend 1896

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Jugend : Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben (Jeunesse : hebdomadaire munichois illustré d'art et de vie quotidienne) est une revue artistique et littéraire créée par Georg Hirth et publiée entre 1896 et 1940 à Munich.

Jugend ("Youth" in German) was a German art magazine that was created in the late 19th century. The magazine was based in Munich. It featured many famous Art Nouveau artists and is the source of the term "Jugendstil" ("Jugend-style"), the German version of Art Nouveau. The magazine was founded by writer Georg Hirth. It was published from 1896 to 1940. 

5.4.17

Jugend 1926

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Jugend : Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben (Jeunesse : hebdomadaire munichois illustré d'art et de vie quotidienne) est une revue artistique et littéraire créée par Georg Hirth et publiée entre 1896 et 1940 à Munich.

Jugend ("Youth" in German) was a German art magazine that was created in the late 19th century. The magazine was based in Munich. It featured many famous Art Nouveau artists and is the source of the term "Jugendstil" ("Jugend-style"), the German version of Art Nouveau. The magazine was founded by writer Georg Hirth. It was published from 1896 to 1940. 

2.4.17

Bertha Kalich as Miriam Friedlander in The Kreutzer Sonata 1906

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Bertha Kalich (1874-1939) est une actrice juive née en Ukraine.

Bertha Kalich, also spelled Kalish (1874-1939) was a Jewish actress, born in Lemberg, Galicia (now Lviv, Ukraine). Though she was well-established as an entertainer in Eastern Europe, she is best remembered as one of the several "larger-than-life" figures that dominated New York stages during the "Golden Age" of American Yiddish Theatre during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Historians estimate that, during her career, Kalich performed more than 125 different roles in seven different languages.

31.3.17

Anita Loos mid 1910s

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Anita Loos (1888-1981) est une scénariste, actrice et écrivain américaine. Elle est considérée comme l'une des meilleures scénaristes de sa génération avec June Mathis et Frances Marion. Elle est notamment l'auteur du roman "Les hommes préfèrent les blondes" publié en 1925, et de la suite "Mais ils épousent les brunes". Elle a également signé l'adaptation théâtrale du roman de Colette, "Gigi".

Anita Loos (1888-1981) was an American screenwriter, playwright and author, best known for her blockbuster comic novel, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. She wrote film scripts from 1912, and became arguably the first-ever staff scriptwriter, when D.W. Griffith put her on the payroll at Triangle Film Corporation. She went on to write many of the Douglas Fairbanks films, as well as the stage adaptation of Colette’s Gigi.

14.3.17

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.

27.2.17

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.

25.2.17

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).

12.2.17

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.

1.2.17

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.

28.1.17

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.