Classic Cinema Images http://classiccinemaimages.com Classic Images From The Golden Era Of Hollywood And Beyond Sun, 06 Jul 2014 14:01:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Bathing Beauty Alexis Smith (2) http://classiccinemaimages.com/bathing-beauties/bathing-beauties-alexis-smith/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/bathing-beauties/bathing-beauties-alexis-smith/#comments Sat, 17 May 2014 19:44:08 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=4305  

Bathing Beauty Alexis Smith (2)
The beautiful Canadian born actress appeared in several
major Hollywood movies in the 1940s and had a notable
career on Broadway in the 1970s, winning a Tony Award in 1972.

Alexis Smith - Bathing Beauty (1)

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith - Bathing Beauty (2)

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith - Bathing Beauty (3)

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith - Bathing Beauty (4)

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith - Bathing Beauty (5)

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith - Bathing Beauty (6)

Alexis Smith

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Joseph Cotten a leading Hollywood actor of the 1940s http://classiccinemaimages.com/joseph-cotten/joseph-cotten-a-leading-hollywood-actor-of-the-1940s/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/joseph-cotten/joseph-cotten-a-leading-hollywood-actor-of-the-1940s/#comments Fri, 16 May 2014 01:16:18 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7680 Continue reading ]]> Joseph Cotten (May 15, 1905 – February 6, 1994) A film, stage and television actor, Cotten achieved prominence on Broadway, starring in the original stage productions of The Philadelphia Story and Sabrina Fair. He first gained worldwide fame in the Orson Welles films “Citizen Kane” (1941), “The Magnificent Ambersons” (1942), and “Journey into Fear” (1943). Joseph Cotten went on to become one of the leading Hollywood actors of the 1940s, appearing in films such as “Shadow of a Doubt” (1943), “Love Letters” (1945), “Duel in the Sun” (1946), “Portrait of Jennie” (1948) and “The Third Man” (1949).

Joseph Cotten (1950 portrait)

Joseph Cotten (1950 portrait)

Joseph Cotten with Teresa Wright in "Shadow of a Doubt" (1943)

Joseph Cotten with Teresa Wright in
“Shadow of a Doubt” (1943)

Joseph Cotten with Dolores del Rio in a promo for"Journey into Fear" (1943)

Joseph Cotten with Dolores del Rio in a promo for
“Journey into Fear” (1943)

Joseph Cotten with Jennifer Jones in "Duel in the Sun" (1946)

Joseph Cotten with Jennifer Jones in
“Duel in the Sun” (1946)

Joseph Cotten with Alida Valli in "The Third Man" (1949)

Joseph Cotten with Alida Valli in
“The Third Man” (1949)

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Lynn Baggett had roles in twenty four movies from 1941-1951 http://classiccinemaimages.com/lynn-baggett/lynn-baggett/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/lynn-baggett/lynn-baggett/#comments Sat, 10 May 2014 10:20:36 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=577 Continue reading ]]> Lynn Baggett (May 10, 1923 – March 22, 1960) American actress had roles in twenty-four movies in her brief ten year Hollywood career (1941-1951), including roles in “D.O.A.” (1950), “The Flame and the Arrow” (1950) and “The Time of Their Lives” (1946). Lynn Baggett died of an apparent overdose of barbiturates in on March 22, 1960 in Hollywood, California at the age of 36.
Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett

Lynn Baggett Dies, Pills At Her Side -- news article from LA Times about Lynne Baggett's death March 22, 1960.

Lynn Baggett Dies, Pills At Her Side — news article from LA Times about Lynne Baggett’s death March 22, 1960.

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Tyrone Power Jr. appeared in dozens of films from the 1930s to the 1950s http://classiccinemaimages.com/tyrone-power/tyrone-power/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/tyrone-power/tyrone-power/#comments Mon, 05 May 2014 10:53:38 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=542 Continue reading ]]>

Tyrone Power, Jr. (May 5, 1914 – November 15, 1958), was an American film and stage actor who appeared in dozens of films from the 1930s to the 1950s, often in swashbuckler roles or romantic leads. A matinee idol known for his striking looks, Power starred in films from a number of genres, from drama to light comedy. His better-known films include “The Mark of Zorro” (1940), “Blood and Sand” (1941), “The Black Swan” (1942), “Prince of Foxes” (1949), “Witness For The Prosecution” (1957), “The Black Rose” (1950), and “Captain from Castile” (1947). Power died of a heart attack on November 15, 1958, while filming a strenuous dueling scene for the movie “Solomon and Sheba”. Tyrone Power Jr. has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6747 Hollywood Blvd.

Tyrone Power

Tyrone Power

Tyrone Power in "Alexander's Ragtime Band'  (1938)

Tyrone Power in “Alexander’s Ragtime Band’ (1938)

Tyrone Power and Linda Darnell in "The Mark of Zorro" (1940)

Tyrone Power and Linda Darnell in
“The Mark of Zorro” (1940)

Tyrone Power with Maureen O'Hara in "The Black Swan" (1942)

Tyrone Power with Maureen O’Hara in
“The Black Swan” (1942)

Tyrone Power with Linda Darnell and Rita Hayworth in "Blood and Sand" (1941)

Tyrone Power with Linda Darnell and Rita Hayworth in
“Blood and Sand” (1941)

Tyrone Power and Cecile Aubry in "The Black Rose" (1950)

Tyrone Power and Cecile Aubry in “The Black Rose” (1950)

Everett Sloane and Tyrone Power in "Prince Of Foxes" (1949)

Everett Sloane and Tyrone Power in “Prince Of Foxes” (1949)

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Mary Astor a Hollywood Film Actress and Academy Award Winner http://classiccinemaimages.com/mary-astor/mary-astor/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/mary-astor/mary-astor/#comments Sat, 03 May 2014 11:01:24 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=522 Continue reading ]]> Mary Astor (May 3, 1906 – September 25, 1987) was an American actress best remembered for her role as Brigid O’Shaughnessy in “The Maltese Falcon” (1941) with Humphrey Bogart. Astor began her long motion picture career as a teenager in the silent movies of the early 1920s before successfully transitioning to talkies. During the mid 30s she nearly had her career destroyed by public scandals. Astor was sued for support by her parents and was later branded an adulterous wife by her ex-husband in a custody fight over her daughter. Astor overcame the problems in her private life and enjoyed even greater success on the big screen, eventually winning an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in “The Great Lie” (1941). Astor was a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract player through most of the 1940s and continued to work in film, on television and on stage until her retirement in 1964. Mary Astor has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6701 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood.

Mary Astor

Mary Astor

Mary Astor

Mary Astor

Mary Astor - c.1928

Mary Astor – c.1928

Mary Astor and John Barrymore in "Don Juan" (1926)

Mary Astor and John Barrymore in “Don Juan” (1926)

Mary Astor with Humphrey Bogart in "The Maltese Falcon" (1941)

Mary Astor with Humphrey Bogart in “The Maltese Falcon” (1941)

Mary Astor with Clark Gable in "Red Dust" (1942)

Mary Astor with Clark Gable in “Red Dust” (1942)

Mary Astor with Humphrey Bogart in "Across the Pacific" (1942)

Mary Astor with Humphrey Bogart in
“Across the Pacific” (1942)

Mary Astor,Phillip Dorn and Gloria Grahame in "Blonde Fever" (1944)

Mary Astor,Phillip Dorn and Gloria Grahame in “Blonde Fever” (1944)

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Eve Arden was a popular film, radio, television, and stage actress http://classiccinemaimages.com/eve-arden/eve-arden-was-a-popular-film-radio-television-and-stage-actress/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/eve-arden/eve-arden-was-a-popular-film-radio-television-and-stage-actress/#comments Thu, 01 May 2014 01:42:01 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7651 Continue reading ]]> Eve Arden (April 30, 1908 – November 12, 1990) was a television, radio, stage, and film actress. Her almost 60-year career crossed most media frontiers with both supporting and leading roles, but Eve Arden may be best-remembered for playing the sarcastic but engaging title character, a high school teacher, in “Our Miss Brooks” (1956), and as the Rydell High School principal in both “Grease” (1978) and “Grease 2″ (1982). Arden’s many other memorable screen roles include a supporting role as Joan Crawford’s wise-cracking friend in “Mildred Pierce” (1945) for which she received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress, and James Stewart’s wistful secretary in Otto Preminger’s then-explicit murder mystery, “Anatomy of a Murder” (1959). Eve Arden was awarded two Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television at 6714 Hollywood Boulevard and for Radio at 6329 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

Eve Arden (April 30, 1908 – November 12, 1990) was a popular film, radio, television, and stage actress with a career that spanned sixty years.

Eve Arden (April 30, 1908 – November 12, 1990) was a popular film, radio, television, and stage actress with a career that spanned sixty years.

Eve Arden (1946 portrait)

Eve Arden (1946 portrait)

Eve Arden with Groucho Marx in "At The Circus" (1939)

Eve Arden with Groucho Marx in “At The Circus” (1939)

Eve Arden (center), Gene Kelly, Rita Hayworth, and Lee Bowman in "Cover Girl" (1944)

Eve Arden (center), Gene Kelly, Rita Hayworth, and Lee Bowman in “Cover Girl” (1944)

Eve Arden and Ann Blyth in "Mildred Pierce" (1945)

Eve Arden and Ann Blyth in “Mildred Pierce” (1945)

Eve Arden and Eleanor Parker in "The Voice of the Turtle" (1947)

Eve Arden and Eleanor Parker in “The Voice of the Turtle” (1947)

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Nina Foch appeared in some of the most famous movies ever made http://classiccinemaimages.com/nina-foch/nina-foch-appeared-in-some-of-the-most-famous-movies-ever-made/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/nina-foch/nina-foch-appeared-in-some-of-the-most-famous-movies-ever-made/#comments Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:11:12 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7641 Continue reading ]]> Nina Foch (April 20, 1924 – December 5, 2008) was a Dutch-born American actress and leading lady who appeared in some of the most famous movies ever made: in the musical “An American in Paris” (1951) with Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron; in “Scaramouche” (1952) as Marie Antoinette; in Cecil B. DeMille’s “The Ten Commandments” (1956) as the Pharaoh’s sister who finds the baby Moses in the bull rushes and adopts him as her son; in “Spartacus” (1960) with Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier; and she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the boardroom drama “Executive Suite” (1954) starring William Holden. On television Foch was a regular in John Houseman’s CBS Playhouse 90 television series along with appearances in many other television movies and series. During an acting career that would span sixty four years, Nina Foch would ultimately be featured in over eighty films and hundreds of television shows.

Nina Foch (April 20, 1924 – December 5, 2008) Dutch-born leading lady in many Hollywood 1940s and 1950s films.

Nina Foch (April 20, 1924 – December 5, 2008)
Dutch-born leading lady appeared in many 1940s and 1950s  Hollywood films.

Nina Foch would ultimately be featured in over eighty films and hundreds of television shows in an acting career that would span six decades.

Nina Foch would ultimately be featured in over eighty films and hundreds of television shows in an acting career that would span six decades.

Nina Foch in "Johnny Allegro" (1949)

Nina Foch in “Johnny Allegro” (1949)

Nina Foch and Gene Kelly in "An American in Paris" (1951)

Nina Foch and Gene Kelly in
“An American in Paris” (1951)

Nina Foch with Mel Ferrer in "Scaramouche" (1952)

Nina Foch with Mel Ferrer in “Scaramouche” (1952)

Nina Foch in "Spartacus" (1960)

Nina Foch in “Spartacus” (1960)

Nina Foch (holding baby Moses) with Judith Anderson in "The Ten Commandments" (1956)

Nina Foch (holding baby Moses) with Judith Anderson in
“The Ten Commandments” (1956)

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Virginia O’Brien appeared in some of MGM’s most memorable musicals http://classiccinemaimages.com/virginia-obrien/virginia-obrien-appeared-in-some-of-mgms-most-memorable-musicals/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/virginia-obrien/virginia-obrien-appeared-in-some-of-mgms-most-memorable-musicals/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:03:33 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7630 Continue reading ]]> Virginia O’Brien (April 18, 1919 – January 16, 2001) A popular actress, singer, and radio personality. Known for her Sphinx like way of delivering a song or a one-liner, Virginia O’Brien appeared mostly in comedic roles in some of MGM’s most memorable musicals including “The Big Store” (1941) with the Marx Brothers, “Lady Be Good” (1941) and “Ship Ahoy” (1942) with Eleanor Powell and Red Skelton, “Thousands Cheer” (1943) with Gene Kelly and Kathryn Grayson, “Du Barry Was a Lady” (1943) with Red Skelton and Lucille Ball, the film version of “Meet the People” (1944) with Dick Powell, “The Harvey Girls” (1946) with Judy Garland and the star studded “Ziegfeld Follies” in 1945.

Virginia Lee O'Brien (April 18, 1919 – January 16, 2001)

Virginia Lee O’Brien
(April 18, 1919 – January 16, 2001)

Virginia O'Brien known for her comedic roles in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musicals of the 1940s.

Virginia O’Brien known for her comedic roles in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musicals of the 1940s.

Virginia O'Brien became famous for her Sphinx like way of delivering a song or a one-liner.

Virginia O’Brien became famous for her Sphinx like way of delivering a song or a one-liner.

Virginia O'Brien

Virginia O’Brien

Virginia O'Brien in "Lady Be Good" (1941)

Virginia O’Brien in “Lady Be Good” (1941)

Virginia O'Brien in "Ziegfeld Follies" (1945)

Virginia O’Brien in “Ziegfeld Follies” (1945)

Virginia O'Brien, Judy Garland, and Cyd Charisse in "The Harvey Girls"  (1946)

Virginia O’Brien, Judy Garland, and Cyd Charisse in
“The Harvey Girls” (1946)

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Bathing Beauty Joi Lansing in a Polka Dot Bikini http://classiccinemaimages.com/bathing-beauties/bathing-beauty-joi-lansing-in-a-polka-dot-bikini/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/bathing-beauties/bathing-beauty-joi-lansing-in-a-polka-dot-bikini/#comments Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:36:21 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7604  

Bathing Beauty Joi Lansing in a Polka Dot Bikini

Joi Lansing, film and television actress,
model and nightclub singer,
best known for her pin-up photos and
minor roles in B-movies during the 1940s and ’50s.

Bathing Beauty Joi Lansing in a Polka Dot Bikini

Bathing Beauty Joi Lansing in a Polka Dot Bikini

Bathing Beauty Joi Lansing in a Polka Dot Bikini

Bathing Beauty Joi Lansing in a Polka Dot Bikini

Bathing Beauty Joi Lansing in a Polka Dot Bikini

Bathing Beauty Joi Lansing in a Polka Dot Bikini

Bathing Beauty Joi Lansing in a Polka Dot Bikini

Bathing Beauty Joi Lansing in a Polka Dot Bikini

Bathing Beauty Joi Lansing in a Polka Dot Bikini

Bathing Beauty Joi Lansing in a Polka Dot Bikini

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Rita Hayworth in “Gilda” (1946) Fashion, Beauty, and Style http://classiccinemaimages.com/rita-hayworth/rita-hayworth-in-gilda-1946-fashion-beauty-and-style/ http://classiccinemaimages.com/rita-hayworth/rita-hayworth-in-gilda-1946-fashion-beauty-and-style/#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:46:06 +0000 http://classiccinemaimages.com/?p=7593  

Fashion, Beauty, and Style
Rita Hayworth in “Gilda” (1946)

“Gilda” is a 1946 American black-and-white film noir
directed by Charles Vidor starring Glenn Ford and Rita Hayworth
in her signature role as the ultimate femme fatale.

Rita Hayworth in "Gilda" (1946)

Rita Hayworth in “Gilda” (1946)

Rita Hayworth in "Gilda" (1946)

Rita Hayworth in “Gilda” (1946)

Rita Hayworth in "Gilda" (1946)

Rita Hayworth in “Gilda” (1946)

Rita Hayworth in "Gilda" (1946)

Rita Hayworth in “Gilda” (1946)

Rita Hayworth in "Gilda" (1946)

Rita Hayworth in “Gilda” (1946)

Rita Hayworth in "Gilda" (1946)

Rita Hayworth in “Gilda” (1946)

Rita Hayworth in "Gilda" (1946)

Rita Hayworth in “Gilda” (1946)

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