judygarlandgifs:

Judy Garland performing The Joint is Really Jumpin’ Down at Carnegie Hall in Thousands Cheer, 1943



I do consider myself a feminist. And I actually think that I have learnt quite a bit from Stella in playing her, spending time with her, inhabiting her views on life, and I strongly feel that she has made me a better woman more embracing of my femininity and how I will and will not be treated.





I’m in my room listening to joan baez and my brother is in the next room listening to dubstep



illustratedstorybook:

Marlene Dietrich, attending the premiere of Sign of the Cross (1932) at the Biltmore Theatre, Los Angeles, 23rd January 1932.

illustratedstorybook:

Marlene Dietrich, attending the premiere of Sign of the Cross (1932) at the Biltmore Theatre, Los Angeles, 23rd January 1932.



drthmaul:

neairaalenko:

There was a truly INCREDIBLE amount of shade being thrown about this on Facebook. That dude’s comment was only one of like 83462987. A small selection:

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Like a machine gun going off.



natgeofound:

A couple in a boat paddle on a lily pond and collect flowers in the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington D.C., 1923.Photograph by Charles Martin, National Geographic

natgeofound:

A couple in a boat paddle on a lily pond and collect flowers in the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington D.C., 1923.
Photograph by Charles Martin, National Geographic




Bette Davis in All About Eve, 1950

Bette Davis in All About Eve, 1950



our-young-cathy-bush:

‘‘You have to believe in yourself. You can’t just accept what other people say all the time, otherwise you’ll become them, and not yourself.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KATE BUSH !!

When I hear The Kick Inside now, I still wish I’d written those songs. I don’t belive in God, but if I did, her music would be my bible. She should be more treasured than the Beatles. That she isn’t is probably down to her own personality, because she can walk away from everything. And I respect her for that. Just to live your life, and not play the game - to me, that’s success.  Tricky





dianapowell:

Happy Birthday William Horatio Powell | July 29th, 1892 March 5th, 1984

His careful attention to the necessities of grooming; his perfectly tailored suits, spotless cuffs, and collars; his orotund voice curled around well-turned phrases; the deferential way he bowed his head slightly when being introduced all would have helped him gain entry at any elite, leather-chair-and-brandy-snifter men’s club.

I’m not a ladies’ man. I haven’t the physical characteristics for one thing. Not handsome. Someone like Valentino should have played this part. Not Bill Powell.
Unfortunately, or perhaps it is fortunate that I have always been forced to stand on my acting ability. I haven’t a personality such as Jack Gilbert`s, for instance, that attracts women and makes them like me for myself. When I am on the screen I must make them forget me entirely and think only of my acting”

Powell is to dialogue as Fred Astaire is to dance. His delivery is so droll and insinuating, so knowing and innocent at the same time, that it hardly matters what he’s saying.









missmarlenedietrich:

Happy Birthday, Clara! ♥ (29. July 1905 - 27. September 1965)

We did as we pleased. We stayed up late. We dressed the way we wanted. I used to whiz down Sunset Boulevard in my open Kissel, with several red Chow dogs to match my hair. Today, they’re sensible and end up with better health. But we had more fun.