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Just a placeholder until I find a better version of this great candid!    On the set of 'Torch Song.' Photo by Sanford Roth / AMPAS - (c) 1978 Sanford Roth / AMPAS. (Thanks to Bryan Johnson.)    During the filming of 'Torch Song.'  Photo by Sanford Roth / AMPAS - (c) 1978 Sanford Roth / AMPAS. (Thanks to Bryan Johnson.)    On the set of 'Torch Song.' Photo by Sanford Roth / AMPAS - (c) 1978 Sanford Roth / AMPAS. (Thanks to Shane.)

 

1953. 'Torch Song.'    Publicity shot for 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song' publicity.

 

Publicity for 'Torch Song.' (Thanks to Bryan Johnson.)    'Torch Song' publicity with Cliquot.    Publicity photo for 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song' publicity shot.

 

'Torch Song' publicity with outfit by Helen Rose.    1953. 'Torch Song' publicity.    1953. 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song.'

 

1953. Publicity for 'Torch Song.'    1953. Publicity for 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song' publicity.    1953. Publicity for 'Torch Song.'    Publicity shot for 'Torch Song.'    1953 publicity shot for 'Torch Song.'

 

1953. 'Torch Song.' With Michael Wilding.    With Michael Wilding.    1953. 'Torch Song.' With Michael Wilding.    With Michael Wilding.

 

1953. 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song' publicity with Michael Wilding.    Publicity for 'Torch Song' with Michael Wilding.    With Michael Wilding. (Thanks to Bryan Johnson.)

 

Publicity still for 'Torch,' with Michael Wilding.    With Michael Wilding.   'Torch Song' publicity with Michael Wilding.    1953. 'Torch Song' publicity with Gig Young.    1953. Publicity photo for 'Torch Song,' with Gig Young.

 

1953. Publicity for 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song' publicity.    1953. 'Torch Song' publicity.

 

On the set of 'Torch Song.'    1953. On the set of 'Torch Song.'

1953. On the set of 'Torch Song.'    On the MGM lot during 'Torch Song' filming.    On the MGM 'Torch' set with gardenia and guard.    1953. On the set of 'Torch Song' with MGM makeup man Eddie Allen.    1953. Joan getting made up for 'Torch Song.' Shot by Sanford Roth.    1953. Joan getting made up for 'Torch Song.' Shot by Sanford Roth. (Thanks to Shane.)

First day on the 'Torch Song' set.    A welcome arch of flowers on the set of 'Torch Song.'    1953. A nice welcome on the set of 'Torch Song.'    On the 'Torch Song' set. First day of shooting. (Thanks to Bryan Johnson.)    On the 'Torch Song' set. First day of shooting.    With producer Henry Berman.

 

1953. B/w and color on the set of 'Torch Song' with the kids. (Thanks to Shane for the color photo.)    Joan and Christina on the set of 'Torch Song.'    On the set.    With Ricardo Montalban.    On the set of 'Torch Song' with MGM head Dore Schary.    Reading the funnies on the 'Torch Song' set.

 

On the 'Torch Song' set with Esther Williams.    1953. On the set of 'Torch Song' with Esther Williams.    With Esther Williams.    1953. On the set of 'Torch Song' with India Adams. Includes press blurb.    With 'Torch Song' director Charles Walters.

 

On the set of 'Torch' with Gig Young and Cliquot.    Joan and Liz Taylor on the 'Torch Song' set. (Liz was married to Joan's co-star Michael Wilding at the time.)    With co-star/Liz husband Michael Wilding.    1953. On the set of 'Torch Song' with Michael Wilding.

 

With Gig Young and Pier Angeli.    With Gig Young and Pier Angeli.    With Pier Angeli and Cliquot.    On the 'Torch Song' set with Pier Angeli and Cliquot.

 

1953. On the set of 'Torch Song' with Pier Angeli.    With Pier Angeli and Sydney Guilaroff.    With Michael Wilding and Pier Angeli.

 

With Ann Blyth.    On the set of 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song.'    'Torch Song' set.

 

At the Hollywood Press Photographers' annual costume ball, at Mocambo. With Mel Dinelli, Jane Powell, and Pat Nerney.    With Ben Cooper and Scott Brady.    1953. On the set of 'Torch Song' with 'Johnny Guitar' co-star Scott Brady.    Two small photos from a cast party for f 'Torch Song.'

 

With Cliquot on the 'Torch Song' set.    On the set of 'Torch Song.'

 

On the set of 'Torch' with Cliquot.    On the set of 'Torch' with Cliquot.    On the set of 'Torch' with Cliquot.    On the 'Torch Song' set with Cliquot. Includes press blurb.    1953. Workout on the 'Torch' set with Cliquot.

 

A wardrobe test for 'Torch.'    June 5, 1953, wardrobe test.

 

Rehearsing on the set of 'Torch Song.'    1953. Wardrobe test for 'Torch Song.'    1953. Wardrobe test for 'Torch Song.'    1953. Hair and/or makeup test shot for 'Torch Song.'

 

With Mark Wilder and Judy Landon.    Rehearsing with dancer Mark Wilder.    Practicing with dancer Mark Wilder.    With dancer Mark Wilder.    1953. 'Torch Song.' With director Charles Walters and unknown.    1953. 'Torch Song.' With Henry Morgan, left, and unknown.

 

Joan rehearses with 'Torch Song' director Charles Walters.    With director Charles Walters.    With director Charles Walters.    A scene from 'Torch Song,' with director Charles Walters.    With Charles Walters.

 

1953. On the set of 'Torch Song' with director Charles Walters.    With director Charles Walters.    With 'Torch Song' director Charles Walters.    1953. 'Torch Song.' With director Charles Walters.    1953. 'Torch Song' with director Charles Walters.    With director Charles Walters.

 

1953. 'Torch Song.'    With Gig Young...and that leg!    1953. 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song.'

 

1953. 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song.'    Screen shot from 'Torch Song.'

 

Screen shot with Gig Young.    With Harry Morgan.    1953. 'Torch Song.' With Harry Morgan.

 

1953. 'Torch Song.' With Harry Morgan.     1953. 'Torch Song.' With Harry Morgan.    1953. 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song.' With Michael Wilding.    1953. 'Torch Song.'   1953. 'Torch Song.'

 

1953. 'Torch Song.' With Michael Wilding.    1953. 'Torch Song.' With Michael Wilding.    With Michael Wilding.

 

With Harry Morgan and Gig Young.    Screen shot with Michael Wilding.

 

1953. 'Torch Song.' With Gig Young.     With Gig Young.     With Michael Wilding.    1953. 'Torch Song,' with Michael Wilding.    With Michael Wilding.    'Torch Song.'

 

1953. 'Torch Song.'    2 screen shots from 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song.'    Screen shot from 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song.'

 

1953. 'Torch Song.' With Marjorie Rambeau.    1953. 'Torch Song.'

 

Joan. Party. Men in Blue Suits.    Party at Jenny's! With Paul Guilfoyle.    With Gig Young.    1953. 'Torch Song' publicity.

 

   1953. 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song.'

 

1953. 'Torch Song.'    1953. 'Torch Song.'    Screen shot from 'Torch Song.'    Don't ask. Just click.

 

With Dorothy Patrick and Marjorie Rambeau.    With Dorothy Patrick and Marjorie Rambeau.    With Michael Wilding.

 

'Torch Song.'    A screen shot with Marjorie Rambeau.    With Marjorie Rambeau. And beer.    With Marjorie Rambeau.    With Marjorie Rambeau.

 

With Michael Wilding.    With Michael Wilding.    1953. 'Torch Song.' With Michael Wilding.    With Michael Wilding.

 

1953 'Torch Song' publicity.    1953. Publicity for 'Torch Song' with Helen Rose costume. Includes press slug.    1953 'Torch Song' publicity.    1953 publicity for 'Torch Song' with Helen Rose costume. Includes press slug.    1953. 'Torch Song' publicity with clothing design by Helen Rose.    1953 'Torch Song' publicity, with clothing design by Helen Rose.

 

With former MGM head Louis B. Meyer at the 'Torch Song' premiere, November 1953.    November 1953 at the 'Torch Song' premiere.    November 1953 at premiere of 'Torch Song.' (Thanks to Bryan Johnson.)    November 1953. With fan-club members at the 'Torch Song' premiere.    November 1953 at premiere of 'Torch Song.'

 

 


 

Misc. 1953 Images

 

9/19/53. CBS's 'Because I Love Him.' Click to see two larger screen shots.

 

1953. With director Richard Thorpe, Ann Blyth, and Robert Taylor on the set of 'All the Brothers Were Valiant.'    1953. With Ann Blyth on the set of 'All the Brothers Were Valiant.'    With Robert Taylor on the set of 'All the Brothers Were Valiant.'    1953. Joan visits Robert Taylor on the set of 'All the Brothers Were Valiant,' a remake of Joan's 1928 silent film, 'Across to Singapore.'    1953. Van Johnson and Joan on the 'All the Brothers Were Valiant' set.

 

Circa 1953. With Olivia DeHavilland at the Academy Awards.    1953. With Fredric March.    1953. With Fredric March.    1953. With Vera-Ellen in Hollywood. Shot by Nat Dallinger.

 

March 19, 1953, at the Pantages Theater on Oscar night with Earl Blackwell, left, and director David Miller.    March 19, 1953, at the Pantages theater on Oscar night. Director David Miller in background at left and Earl Blackwell at right. (Thanks to Shane.)    March 19, 1953, at the first televised Oscars, Pantages Theater.    1953, with dancer.

 

1953. At the Los Angeles premiere of 'The Robe.'    1953. At Romanoff's with Claudette Colbert.    1953. At Romanoff's with director David Miller.    1953. At Romanoff's with Clifton Webb and David Miller.    Circa 1953. Belting one out with singer Gertrude Niesen, et al.

 

Circa 1953. With Rock Hudson.    Candid, circa 1953.    Circa 1953 publicity shot.

 

March 1953 with Paul Gregory at a Hollywood awards dinner.    March 1953 at a Hollywood awards dinner with unknown.    April 1953. At Ciro's with Cesar Romero.    1953 with Pier Angeli and Kirk Douglas.    1953 at Mocambo with Jennings Lang, left.    1953. With Cesar Romero at Romanoff's after the 'Call Me Madam' premiere.

 

10/23/53. Joan and Mercedes McCambridge at the premiere party for 'Torch Song.' (The two were currently filming 'Johnny Guitar' together.)    10/23/53. With Mercedes McCambride at the 'Torch Song' premiere party.    10/23/53. Joan and Mercedes McCambridge at the 'Torch Song' premiere party.    Circa 1953. At NYC's Hampshire House. (Thanks to Bryan Johnson.)    Circa 1953. At NYC's Hampshire House. (Thanks to Bryan Johnson.)

 

1953. Goddaughter Joan Evans's 1-year wedding anniversary party. With Jeff Chandler.   1953. Celebrating the 1-year wedding anniversary of goddaughter Joan Evans and Kirby Weatherly.    July 19, 1953, at unknown event.    1953 candid.

 

October 15, 1953. Joan and Chris celebrate his 10th birthday.    1953. On a frog hunt with the kids.    1953, giving thanks with the kids.    1953 candid at home. (Thanks to Bryan Johnson.)    1953 candid at home.    1953. At home with Cliquot. Shot by Muriello.

 

  

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