Category: 1930s

twixnmix: Joan Crawford and Franchot Tone pho…

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Joan Crawford and Franchot Tone photographed by George Hurrell for “Dancing Lady” (1933) 

twixnmix: Norma Shearer and Conrad Nagel in …

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Norma Shearer and Conrad Nagel in The Divorcee (1930)

Model Lisa Fonssagrives, seen from the top, po…

Model Lisa Fonssagrives, seen from the top, posing with her head resting in feathery branches, with arms crossed over torso, photographed in the mid-1930s. Photo by Horst P. Horst

Gary Cooper by Edward Steichen for Vanity Fair…

Gary Cooper by Edward Steichen for Vanity Fair – February, 1930

Paul Robeson and his wife Essie Robeson ph…

Paul

Robeson and his wife Essie Robeson photographed by Carl Van Vechten, June 1933.   

Helen Bennett, Muriel Maxwell, and Bettina Bol…

Helen Bennett, Muriel Maxwell, and Bettina Bolegard, Vogue, November 1st 1939, photo by Horst P. Horst

Anna May Wong photographed by Carl Van Vec…

Anna May Wong photographed by Carl Van Vechten on April 25, 1939.    

twixnmix: Clark Gable and Loretta Young in…

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Clark Gable and Loretta Young in The Call of the Wild (1935)

During filming Clark and Loretta had an affair resulting in the birth of their daughter, Judy Lewis on November 6, 1935. Loretta, a single

devout

Catholic concealed her pregnancy and placed her daughter in an orphanage at eight months. She brought her into public view at 19 months, saying she was her adopted child. Judy didn’t discover the truth about her biological parents until was 31 years old, by then Clark had died. The truth was kept a secret for nearly 60 years until Judy confirmed that the rumors were true in her 1994 memoir Uncommon Knowledge

twixnmix: James Baldwin photographed by Carl V…

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James Baldwin photographed by Carl Van Vechten on September 13, 1955.

Boris Karloff publicity photos for “…

Boris Karloff publicity photos for “Frankenstein” (1931)