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"Marie Claire" 21 октября 1938 [May. 16th, 2014|09:20 pm]

сканы журнала Marie Claire за 21 октября 1938 года.
страницы других журналов можно посмотреть в моем ЖЖ по тэгу.

под катом картинки в очень большом разрешении...Collapse )
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What's on the menu? [Sep. 14th, 2011|01:48 pm]


Afternoon dining at Reno's Restaurant, Old Spanish Fort Park, New Orleans, 1912

(Photo by H. J. Harvey, New Orleans, via Library of Congress website )
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So This Is Venice [Jun. 7th, 2009|03:41 pm]


Advertisement for the "Columbia Six" automobile, Saturday Evening Post", 25 September 1920

The fact the advertising artist has chosen to depict the vehicle in Venice, the city with canals instead of streets, amuses me greatly.

Is this why the Columbia "went under"?
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Review of new film version of Noel Coward's 1924 play "Easy Virtue" [May. 22nd, 2009|11:04 am]


The liberties taken in Easy Virtue, the new screen adaptation of Noel Coward’s 1924 play, may cause Noel Coward purists to have a heart attack or a fit of the vapors. However, as this is one of Coward’s lesser known plays, the changes made by writer/director Stephan Elliott (The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert) are far more forgivable than they would be to one of Coward’s classics, such as Private Lives, Design for Living, or Blithe Spirit. The film is not pure Coward by any means, but in the end is an enjoyable piece of fluff.  (Review continued here....

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(no subject) [Apr. 20th, 2009|02:01 pm]

I've made a batch of icons from postcards of the actresses Maude Fealy, Billie Burke, Nina Boucicault, Pauline Chase, Lillie Langtry, and Phyllis Dare. Names are in the file names. The Maude Fealy images are from this site.

You might also be interested in this post of mostly theatre-related icons.
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Wake up with the Brox Sisters [Apr. 10th, 2009|09:04 am]


Good Morning!

Listen: "Red Hot Mama"

Watch and listen: Just You
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Puck's conception of Mr. Bergh's steam flogging [Apr. 4th, 2009|06:41 pm]

Puck’s conception of Mr. Bergh... Digital ID: 1109606. New York Public Library
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The World of Tomorrow [Apr. 1st, 2009|09:15 pm]

1928: Science fiction writer envisions a future when we can watch functioning television broadcasts in our own home. And on it, we can see someone trying to sell us something.

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How do you do, everybody? How are you? [Mar. 29th, 2009|12:19 am]

Jones & Hare, 1923

Billy Jones (left) and Ernest Hare, 1923. Stars of Vaudeville, radio, talking machine record, and Vitaphone sound cinema.
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Мужские костюмы, 1910е [Mar. 27th, 2009|08:09 am]

 English models. Digital ID: 816999. New York Public LibraryOur celebrated tropical clothi... Digital ID: 817069. New York Public Library[Men in suits, outdoors, Engla... Digital ID: 816991. New York Public LibraryГлавное, чтобы...Collapse )
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