Film University Removes ‘Birth of A Nation’ Star Lillian Gish’s Name From Its Theater — World of Reel

https://www.worldofreel.com/blog/2019/6/film-university-removes-birth-of-a-nation-star-lillian-gishs-name-from-its-theater

John Hodiak – Wikipedia

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hodiak

Madonna: ‘Madame X’ Album Review – Rolling Stone

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-album-reviews/madonna-madame-x-album-review-847737/

Madonna: ‘Madame X’ Album Review – Rolling Stone

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-album-reviews/madonna-madame-x-album-review-847737/

Madonna ‘Madame X’ Album Review | Hollywood Reporter

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/madonna-madame-x-album-review-1218535

Madonna’s new album, ‘Madame X,’ makes me wish she’d just focus on being her iconic self

https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/madonna-s-new-album-madame-x-makes-me-wish-she-ncna1017796

Harlow and the Platinum Peony

Harlow Heaven

On June 12, 1933, Harlow arrived in Chicago to attend the Century of Progress International Exhibit; also known as the 1933 World’s Fair.

Her stay was brief, but a highlight included her visit to the fair’s massive horticultural exhibit. The Garden and Flower Show spread over five acres, indoors and out.

The show was made up of themed “dioramas”. Included were a Japanese garden exhibit, a replica of an Italian villa, a succulent garden, and even an exhibit titled “Abraham Lincoln’s Indiana Home in 1820”.

List of dioramas from the exhibit’s souvenir book.

Harlow toured the Garden Show on June 15, and was presented with a very special prize: The Platinum Peony, named for her unique shade of hair.

Looking so radiant! That last portrait has to be one of my all time favorites; no makeup save for lipstick and glowing in a completely non-candid way. Beautiful inside and out…

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“THE THREAT” VS. “THE LOOK”

Great blog post!

Lizabeth Scott

She’s the Threat, to the Body, the Voice, and the Look”

For the bulk of Liz’s career, there’s only been one actress whose presence she can never seem to shake off. This actress and she, coincidentally, had so much in common besides being noir royalty, that it’s no wonder they’re so heavily associated with one another. If you didn’t guess, then the particular actress often compared to Lizzie is none other than the great Lauren “The Look” Bacall, the sultry femme fatale who left her mark on the world in the 1944 film To Have and Have Not, alongside future husband Humphrey Bogart. But, of course, we’re getting way ahead of ourselves.

Lauren, christened as Betty Joan Perske, was born on the 16th of September 1924 in the Bronx, New York City, and was the only child of Natalie Weinstein, an emigrant from…

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Wallace Beery (1885-1949) – Find A Grave Memorial

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/2880/wallace-beery

D-Day in Photos: Heroes of a More Certain Time – The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/06/world/europe/d-day-photos-anniversary-pictures.html

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