Grumpy old fart!!!

"If you talk to God you're religious. If God talks to you, you're psychotic."

Miriam Hopkins as “Ivy Pierson” in “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” (1931)

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Mary Pickford – The Sketch – Wednesday 20th May 1931

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Louise Brooks – 1931

 

Louise in a publicity still by Otto Dyar for the 1931 film “It Pays to Advertise.” The cast featured Carole Lombard in a co-starring role with Norman Foster while Louise had a small part. It was to be her final film for Paramount.

 

Forever Louise Brooks

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Mae Clarke – Frankenstein – 1931

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Marion Davies

Marion Davies in portrait by George Hurrell, 1931.

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Louise Brooks

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Louise Brooks

Louise in a publicity photo for “It Pays to Advertise” (1931).

Carole Lombard had one of the the starring roles while Louise, in a minor part,

wasn’t even mentioned in most of the advertising. It was the last Paramount film she appeared in.

 

Forever Louise Brooks

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Prefect and Fag

Seeing this image by Trumpton it put me in mind of a book from my childhood, “Prefect and Fag” – 1931 by Chas J Mansford

 

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Don’t forget Vintage Sunday

Censorship permitting :-/

 

December 8, 2018 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Start the week right

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