Carole Lombard Glamour Collection: Love Before Breakfast (1936)
Kay Colby (Carole Lombard) is a rich New Yorker torn between two men. Bill Wadsworth (Cesar Romero)…
1947. Photo by George Skadding for LIFE.
New York City, 1959. From the photographic series “Brooklyn Gang” by Bruce Davidson.
Period film: The Young Victoria (2009)
The Young Victoria (2009) is a period film dramatizing the life of one of one of the most beloved…
Happy 116th Birthday, Frank Capra
(May 18, 1897 - September 3, 1991)
“Maybe there really wasn’t an America, maybe it was only Frank Capra.”
- John Cassavetes
“When I see a crowd, I see a collection of free individuals: each a unique person; each a king or a queen; each a story that would fill a book; each an island of human dignity.”
“Film is a disease. When it infects your bloodstream, it takes over as the number one hormone; it bosses the enzymes; directs the pineal gland; plays Iago to your psyche. As with heroin, the antidote to film is more film. “
Photo by H. Armstrong Roberts - Back View Of Car With Just Married Sign, USA ca. 1930’s
I interrupt the usual Recollective programming (which has been sparse lately, I apologize) to offer an ALBUM RECOMMENDATION!
I picked up Caitlin Rose’s “The Stand-In” on Amazon a little while ago and am obsessed with it. Give her a listen if you know what’s good for you. Lovely album.