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10/19/20

 

FILMS:  A drawing of Joan in the LA Times publicizing Hollywood Revue of 1929 (see row 3).

 

PHOTOS:

1928:  Publicity.

1933:  Dancing Lady -- Date-stamped on-the-set photo with director Leonard and Clark Gable; and publicity with Ted Healy.

 

ART: Updated info for the following 1940s Joan artists:

Jack Lane:  Two bio/art links.

Luis Quintanilla:  Three new bio/art links.

Jose Rivas:  New bio/art link.

 

 

 


10/15/20

 

PHOTOS:

1963:  On the set of The Caretakers (bigger, better replacement).

1964:  A color screen shot from TV's Della.

1965:  I Saw What You Did -- Screen shots one, two, and three.

1967:  A small candid on the set of the BBC's "A Film Profile."

1968:  Berserk -- A color screen shot.

 

 

 

 

 

 


10/13/20

 

PHOTOS:

1950:  The Damned Don't Cry:  Makeup test, and on the set.

1953:  At a club with agent Jennings Lang.

1956:  Candid with husband Al Steele.

 

LETTERS: 1957 to a fan with thanks and re travels.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


10/11/20

 

PHOTOS:

1941:  More from A Woman's Face:

With Conrad Veidt: Publicity shot, film still, and screen shot.

Bigger, better replacement film stills: one and  two.

1943:  A publicity shot for Above Suspicion (with Veidt, Fred MacMurray, and Basil Rathbone).

1945:  Joan and Gregory Peck receiving the Golden Apple Award for "Most Cooperative Actor/Actress" from the Hollywood Women's Press Club.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


10/08/20

 

PHOTOS: A Woman's Face:  Publicity with Conrad Veidt and Melvyn Douglas; and two screen shots with Veidt.

 

FILMS: A Woman's Face:  Two US half-sheets, and a US trade ad.

 

ART: Five photos of sculptor Yucca Salamunich creating his bust of Joan during the filming of A Woman's Face.

 

 

 

 

 


10/06/20

 

ART:  Updated info for the following 1930s Joan artists:

Edward Biberman:  Three bio and/or art links.

James Montgomery Flagg:  Two bio and/or art links.

Azadia Newman:  Two bio and/or art links.

Henri Sabin:  One art link.

Charles Gates Sheldon:  One bio and/or art link.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


10/04/20

 

ART: Updated info for the following 1930s Joan artists:

Bernard Baily:  Two bio and/or art links.

Cecil Beaton:  Four bio and/or art links.

Federico Beltran Masses:  Three bio and/or art links.  

Miguel Covarrubias:  Four bio and/or art links.

Edith Roberta Leach:  Bigger replacement sketch of Joan.

Gilbert Riswold:  Three bio and/or art links.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


10/01/20

 

PHOTOS:

1932:  Publicity.

1933:  Date-stamped film still from Dancing Lady with Clark Gable and Franchot Tone.

 

LETTERS:  1930 to a fan mentioning Our Blushing Brides. (NOTE: As of today, there are a total of 987 letters from Joan that you can read on this site! Enjoy!)

 

 

 

 

 

 


9/29/20

 

1926 PHOTOS: MGM publicity with nightclub dance trophies (bigger, better replacement and new press caption).

 

MAGAZINES:

1929:  Film cover with Doug Fairbanks, Jr., from Norway.

1932:  Invicta Cine cover from Portugal.

1984:  Oui cover (side photo and headline: "Mommie Barest!! Joan Crawford -- Age 19 -- Totally Nude!!") from US.

 

 

 

 

 

 


9/27/20

 

PHOTOS:

1959:  At Pepsi headquarters in NYC.

1968:

With injured ankles in Los Angeles (includes press caption).

A still from The Lucy Show.

With Christina during the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon (bigger, better replacement).

1970:  Candid at Pepsi press conference in Dallas.

 

FILMS:  Three German lobby cards for I Saw What You Did.

 

 


9/25/20

 

PHOTOS:

1950:  Publicity for Harriet Craig.

1953:  Small candid with Doris Day and Jane Powell.

1955:  On the set of Queen Bee with union members and 1931 painting by Haupt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


9/23/20

 

42theyall20sept2.htm1942 PHOTOS:

Candids on the set of They All Kissed the Bride: one and two.

Candids at same unknown event: one (solo) and two (with Humphrey Bogart and Sydney Greenstreet).

 

ENCYCLOPEDIA:

Donald Kendall-- Added photo, dates, links, and other info to entry for this former President and CEO of PepsiCo, referred to by Joan as "Fang," who forced Joan's retirement in 1973 (and just died on September 19, at the age of 99).

 

 

 

 


 9/21/20

 

PHOTOS:

1933:  On the set of Dancing Lady with chorus girls (includes press caption).

1939:  MGM publicity shot by Willinger.

 

ART:

Eddie Vitch:  Added bio links and film link, plus a 1932 photo of Joan and Doug with Vitch at the Brown Derby.

Joe Grant:  Bio links.

Alex Gard:  Bio link.

 

RECORDS: Labels for the 1939 UK 78 "It's All So New to Me" backed with "I'm in Love with the Honourable Mr. So and So."

 

TOBACCIANA:  Front and back of two 1939 UK Wix cards from the "Film Favourites" series.

 

 


 9/20/20

 

ADS:  A color 1930 US ad for Lorraine Hair Nets.

 

TOBACCIANA: 1937 matchbook covers (in four colors) from NYC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


9/17/20

 

PHOTOS:

1931:  Possessed -- Film stills with Clark Gable, one and two.

1932:  Rain -- Publicity shot by John Miehle.

 

LETTERS:  1932 to a British fan after her visit to that country.

 

MAGAZINES: A 1930 cover for Portugal's Cronica.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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