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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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9/25/17

 

1931 PHOTOS:

Possessed -- A film still, and publicity one and two.

 

Publicity by Hurrell (dressing room/Marlene-worship session): one (with photo of Dietrich's daughter), two (with photo of Dietrich), and three (solo).

 

Publicity by Clarence Sinclair Bullone and two.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/23/17

 

1931 PHOTOS: Laughing Sinners

Solo publicity shots one, two, and three; and publicity with Neil Hamilton.

Film stills: With Johnny Mack Brown (before he was replaced by Clark Gable); solo; and with Hamilton, one and two.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/21/17

 

1930 PHOTOS:

Montana Moon -- Bigger, better replacements one (publicity) and two (film still).

Paid -- Publicity one and two.

 

1931 PHOTOS:

Dance, Fools, Dance -- Publicity one and two; and film stills one, two, three, four (with Gable), and five (with Gable).

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/19/17

 

1930 PHOTOS:

Our Blushing Brides --  Bigger, better replacements for lingerie publicity one, two, and three.

 

New publicity --  By Clarence Sinclair Bull; by Hurrell one, two, and three; and by unknown.

Bigger, better replacements -- By Hurrell one, two, three, four, and five; and by unknown one, two, and three.

 

 

 

 


 

9/17/17

 

FILMS:  A U.S. program for Hollywood Revue of 1929.

 

1929 PHOTOS:

Hollywood Revue of 1929 -- Premieres with live girls on the billboards: At Grauman's (Los Angeles, June 20), and at the Astor Theatre (NYC, August 14).

Our Modern Maidens -- Film stills with Anita Page one, two, and three; and with Doug Fairbanks, Jr.

 

Publicity -- On Catalina Beach, shot by Nickolas Muray: one, two, and three. Plus an MGM valentine.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/15/17

 

1928 PHOTOS:

Across to Singapore -- A publicity shot, and a film still with Ramon Novarro.

Law of the Range -- Film stills with Tim McCoy, one and two.

Our Dancing Daughters -- A new film still with Johnny Mack Brown (includes press slug); and bigger, better replacement publicity shots one and two.

 

1929 PHOTOS:  With new husband Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and mother Anna Bell Johnson LeSueur at the Los Angeles train station (includes press slug).

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/13/17

 

PHOTOS:

1926:  Publicity for Tramp, Tramp, Tramp.

1927:  Publicity for The Taxi Dancer, one and two. And a film still from Twelve Miles Out with John Gilbert.

1928:  Rose-Marie -- Publicity: solo and with James Murray (shot by Ruth Harriet Louise).

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/11/17

 

1927 PHOTOS:

Winners of the Wilderness -- Film stills with Tim McCoy one, two, and three; with Indians; and with Roy D'Arcy.

The Unknown -- New ones one (solo), two (with Lon Chaney), three (with Chaney), and four (with Chaney and Norman Kerry); and bigger, better replacements one, two, three, and four.

Spring Fever -- A candid on the set with William Haines.

 

 

 


 

9/09/17

 

PHOTOS:

1925:  A film still from Pretty Ladies with ZaSu Pitts.

1926:  Publicity shots by Clarence Sinclair Bull, and by Fred Hartsook.

1927:  A publicity shot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/08/17

 

PHOTOS:

1969:  Color screen shots from the "Eyes" pilot episode of Night Gallery--one, two, three, and four.

1970:  A color screen shot from Trog.

 

LETTERS:

1970:  To a schoolteacher re his request for her advice to students on the upcoming '70s decade.

1971:  To actor Paul Marco.

1974:  

To a fan (Blanche B.) with thanks and an autograph.

Replacement--A bigger, non-watermarked letter to George Cukor: "I am absolutely sick of horror movies."

1975:  

To Blanche B. with holiday wishes, and chatty 2-pager with family and Tony news.

To another fan re how to contact her.

1976:  To Blanche B. with holiday wishes.

1977:  To a fan with holiday wishes.

 

 


 

9/05/17

 

PHOTOS:

1965:  I Saw What You Did --  Screen shots with John Ireland one, two, three, and solo; and a bigger, better replacement candid comforting Sara Lane.

1966:  Candid at London's Grosvenor House hotel.

1968:  Color screen shots from The Lucy Show -- one (four shots), two (seven small shots), three (nine small shots), and four (four small shots).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

9/01/17

 

PHOTOS:

1963:  A candid in Frankfurt.

1964:  Strait-Jacket -- A new film still; and bigger, better replacements one (with ax and cake), two (on set with Diane Baker and director Castle), three (publicity in strait-jacket, with new press slug), and four (press markup of publicity photo with actual newspaper photos).

 

TV: 1960s -- Added a page for 1964 Della promo material sent to newspapers (two ads, a plot synopsis, and electrotype ad plates).

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

8/29/17

 

PHOTOS:

1962:   What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? At the Trophy Club with Bette Davis and Jack Warner; and screen shots one and two (with Maidie Norman).

1963:  Bigger, better replacements for a Columbia publicity shot and a color still on the set of TV's Route 66.

1964:  Strait-Jacket -- A still from a promo with producer/director William Castle; and on the set with Castle's daughters.

 

 

 

 


 

8/27/17

 

1959 PHOTOS:

The Best of Everything -- A replacement film still with Hope Lange; new color screen shots one and two; and on-the-set candid by Eve Arnold.

TV:  Zane Grey Theatre's Rebel Range -- Stills: solo one, two, and three; and with Scott Forbes one, two, and three.

 

1960 PHOTOS:  A photo from the NY Daily News with Gwen Verdon promoting an upcoming NYC benefit for the Children's Clinic.

 

 

 

 

 


 

8/25/17

 

PHOTOS:

1955:  Candid with new husband Al Steele in Los Angeles.

1956:

Candid with Steele at Grand Central Station.

A bigger, better replacement shot by Cecil Beaton.

1957:  On the set of Esther Costello with Rossano Brazzi and Bessie Love (includes press slug).

1958:  Candid on the USS United States.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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