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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

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7/26/17

 

1932 PHOTOS:

Grand Hotel -- Publicity by Hurrell.

Letty Lynton

Publicity by Hurrell; film stills one and two (both with Nils Asther) and three (solo).

Bonus: Much bigger, better replacements shot by Hurrell, one and two.

Rain

Film stills one (with Guy Kibbee and Matt Moore) and two (with William Gargan).

Publicity posing with a Somerset Maugham cover of Cosmopolitan; shot by John Miehle; and on the set with director Lewis Milestone and Walter Huston.

 

 

 

 


 

7/24/17

 

1931 PHOTOS:

Dance, Fools, Dance -- Title screen shot; and film stills one, two (with Lester Vail), and three.

Laughing Sinners -- A publicity shot; a rare film still with Johnny Mack Brown before he was replaced by Clark Gable; and a still with Neil Hamilton and Gable.

Possessed -- Film stills one and two (both with Wallace Ford), three (with Skeets Gallagher), four (with Gable), and five (final scene).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

7/22/17

 

1930 PHOTOS:

Montana Moon -- Film stills with Johnny Mack Brown one, two, and three.

Our Blushing Brides -- Film stills one, two, and three.

Paid -- Film stills: solo and with John Miljan.

Publicity:  By Hurrell one and two (with press slug).

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

7/20/17

 

PHOTOS:

1926:  Publicity for an upcoming (never-made) film, The Gray Hat (includes press slug).

1927:  

Winners of the Wilderness -- Publicity by Ruth Harriet Louise.

Fashion publicity (with press slugs describing outfits), one and two.

1928:  Across to Singapore -- A film still with Ramon Novarro and Ernest Torrence.

1929:  

Our Modern Maidens -- Publicity with Anita Page (includes press slug and 1929 newspaper clipping).

Untamed -- A film still with Ernest Torrence.

 

 

 

 


 

7/18/17

 

1927 PHOTOS from The Unknown:

With Nick de Ruiz, one and two.

With Lon Chaney -- one, two, and three. And with Chaney and John George.

With Norman Kerry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

7/15/17

 

PHOTOS:

1925:  MGM publicity with Dorothy Sebastian at Club Casa Del Mar in Santa Monica.

1926:

Paris -- Film stills (including press slugs) with Douglas Gilmore and with Charles Ray.

MGM swimsuit publicity shot by Clarence Sinclair Bull.

1927:

Publicity for Winners of the Wilderness shot by Ruth Harriet Louise.

Candid with pup on the set of The Understanding Heart.

 

 

 

 


 

7/13/17

 

PHOTOS:

1967:  Color candid with Cesar Romero.

1968:  Color candids at a Variety Clubs International dinner honoring Lord Mountbatten, one and two; and a candid at a Brandeis event.

1970:  At the Golden Globes with John Wayne; and on the set of Trog.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

7/12/17

 

PHOTOS:

1959:  Zane Grey Theatre's "Rebel Range" -- On the set with co-star Scott Forbes, one and two; publicity with Forbes, one and two; and solo one, two, three, and four.

 

See also the "Rebel Range" teleplay writer Kathleen Hite site for a review of the Joan episode.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

7/09/17

 

LETTERS:

1937:  To a fan/friend re his new magazine ("I was particularly impressed by the neat printing.").

1956:  To columnist Irv Kupcinet and wife re travels and new apartment.

1963:  To a friend re the friend's arthritic neck ("Just get rid of it, girl!").

1964:  To a friend (Hurrell?) re Joan's hospital stay during Hush.

1966:  To a friend re Christmas plans (written while staying at London's Grosvenor House).

1967:  To a fan with thanks for 2 lbs of chocolate.

 

PHOTOS:

1957:  A film still from Esther Costello.

1959:  Publicity by Eve Arnold.

1962:  

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? -- With Bette Davis: A new one on the set during the first day of shooting; and a bigger, better replacement color publicity shot.

A candid in Madrid.

1963:  A film still from The Caretakers, with Robert Stack and Herbert Marshall.

1965:  At the Emmys with Christopher Plummer (includes contact sheet with one other Joan photo at lower right).

 

 

 

 


 

7/07/17

 

PHOTOS:

1950:  On the set of Harriet Craig.

1954:  

Johnny Guitar -- Color screen shots, one and two; and a film still with Sterling Hayden.

At a nightclub with Al Steele and Cesar Romero.

1955:  

On the set of Queen Bee with the California governor's daughter (includes press slug).

Candids -- With the twins, in Capri with Al Steele, and in Memphis.

 

 

 

 

 


 

7/03/17

 

PHOTOS:

1950:  A film still from The Damned Don't Cry.

1951:  Publicity promoting the upcoming Sudden Fear (includes press slug).

1952:  A film still from This Woman Is Dangerous with Dennis Morgan.

1953:  Torch Song -- Publicity shots (with press slugs) in costumes by Helen Rose, one and two; and on the set with makeup man Eddie Allen (with press slug).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

7/02/17

 

PHOTOS:

1932:  On the town with Doug Jr. and Sr., the Montgomerys, and the Gables.

1934:  Chained -- Publicity with Clark Gable.

1938:  Publicity by Laszlo Willinger.

1941:  A replacement film still with Richard Nichols from A Woman's Face.

1942:  Candid at the Stork Club with Errol Flynn and Louella Parsons.

1943:  A film still with Fred MacMurray from Above Suspicion.

1945:  A film still with Jack Carson from Mildred Pierce.

1946:  A screen shot from Humoresque.

 

 

 

 


 

6/27/17

 

FILMS:  New lobby cards for Laughing Sinners, Letty Lynton, and Our Dancing Daughters.

 

PHOTOS:

1929:  Joan as Hamlet, shot by Ruth Harriet Louise (a magazine cut-out from a fan's scrapbook).

1930:  Publicity by Hurrell, one (autographed to fan and with Hurrell stamp) and two.

1931:  

Possessed --- Publicity by Hurrell.

General publicity by Hurrell: one, two, three, and four.

1932:  Grand Hotel -- A film still with Lionel Barrymore.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LATEST AND UPCOMING RELEASES

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February 21, 2017: 1945's Mildred Pierce on Criterion Blu-ray.

 

 

 

 December 13, 2016: 1952's Sudden Fear on Blu-ray.

 

 

 

SPECIAL PHOTOS

 

March 2006: Ferncliff Mausoleum and Flower Photos

July 2006: Ann Blyth at the Castro

May 2007: Ferncliff Mausoleum and Flower Photos

March 2008: Ferncliff Mausoleum and Flower Photos

March / May 2009: Ferncliff Flower Photos

 

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