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Today we showcase superstar Loretta Young, whose beauty and talent were unmatched.  Included are pictures from The Men in Her Life (1941) and Second Honeymoon (1937).  Thanks to Rikke for two of the scans here.

These photos are for SMC, who is an enthusiastic Loretta fan.  Sorry you have to work today!

June 30, 2012

Sarah and Michelle have been burning the midnight oil to restore two beautiful photos:

Rikke has another picture of pretty San Antonio rose Jane Adams for us today.

We have a photo of Dan Duryea and Lizabeth Scott in Too Late for Tears (1949).  This is for Sarah G.

Here's Ann Dvorak checking out some bulbs.

Stuart Erwin and Leila Hyams promote their new film, The Big Broadcast (1932).

Alice Faye watches another Josh Hamilton home run to straightaway center.

Rikke sent us a some shots of Mamie Van Doren and Marlon Brando to close out today's set.

June 25, 2012

We're greeted by a super duper scan of Marlene Dietrich today.  The scan is by Dave, with the difficult cleaning and restoration performed by Sarah and Michelle—thank you!

Jane Adams has a hunch something's amiss in House of Dracula (1945).  Thanks to David for this scan!

Here's cowboy star Buck Jones, out of uniform for a change.

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Voluptuous Joi Lansing joins the party today, courtesy of Rikke.  This photo is for Jim.

Next up, Maria Montez plays a sexy Fire Chief in a large Georgia city, in Siren of Atlantis (1949), again from Rikke.

Enjoy these fine images from Rikke:

Let's conclude with a lounging Myrna Loy.

June 21, 2012

We have a pleasing photo of Valerie Taylor and Leslie Howard in Berkeley Square (1933), courtesy of Michelle and Sarah.

Kari sent us a shot of Montgomery Clift.

Next, here are two photos of Brandon De Wilde in Shane (1953).

Rikke delivered a beautiful photo of Wanda Hendrix.

Angela Lansbury discusses the latest Texas Rangers victory with Katharine Hepburn and Howard Smith, in State of the Union (1948).

Elvis Presley serenades Dolores Hart in King Creole (1958).  This one is for MJC.

We found this Heavenly scan of Nelson Eddy and Jeanette MacDonald in I Married an Angel (1942).

Let's finish today with Carole Lombard, hot off the Rikke Express.

June 19, 2012

Here's a shot of pretty, perky Ann Rutherford, who died on June 11.  She may be gone, but her beauty and talent will endure.

Mari Blanchard plays exotic beauty Allura in Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953).

Next up are some nice stills from famous vintage horror movies (sorry SMC!).  These are courtesy of David:

We end with two great photos of Ronald Reagan, including one from The Winning Team (1952) with Doris Day and Frank Ferguson, plus a posed shot.  These are dedicated to Sarah, who is one of Ronnie's biggest fans!

June 14, 2012

Silent film superstar Gloria Swanson arrives, courtesy of Michelle and Sarah, in a lovely posed shot.

Rikke sent us a color photo of Carroll Baker.

Next up, we have a picture of Judy Garland doing a costume check for Annie Get Your Gun (1950), prior to an illness that caused her to drop out of the cast (she was replaced by Betty Hutton).

Rikke has more gems for us:

We wrap things up today with Ida Lupino, in a photo from The Light That Failed (1939).

Ricardo identified an existing picture of Rosemarie Bowe from The Adventures of Hajji Baba (1954).

June 12, 2012

Get out your oil cans!  Here are three of our favorite squeaky-voiced actresses:

Next up, the cast of Smart Money (1931) talks with director Alfred E. Green.  We have Boris Karloff, James Cagney, Ralf Harolde (with the half-hidden stogie), and Evalyn Knapp.

David sent us a nice shot of Bela Lugosi charming Helen Chandler in Dracula (1931).

Enjoy these photos from Frances:

Rikke offers two delightful scans to end the proceedings today.  We have an early picture of starlet Ida Lupino, and a beautiful pose by Vera Miles.

June 6, 2012

Superstar Claudette Colbert gets things going today in this elegant photo.

Bela Lugosi and Harry Cording are waiting for their pizza delivery, in The Black Cat (1934).  Thanks to David for this photo!

Arrrrrr!!  The Our Gang kids are back at it, looking for buried treasure in Mama's Little Pirate (1934).

On her way to the grocery store, Fay Wray reluctantly agreed to pose for a photo, saying she was rather underdressed for the occasion.

Enjoy this photo courtesy of Rikke:

Disneyland ride operator Emil Jannings consoles Esther Ralston after her harrowing experience on the Matterhorn attraction.  Thanks to Gary for this fine scan from Betrayal (1929).

We conclude with a gorgeous image from Salome (1953), featuring Stewart Granger and Rita Hayworth.  We've included an extra large (XL) version as well for those of you who wish to see every last detail.  The finished product reflects six hours of arduous restoration, and is dedicated to Sarah, who gave me the encouragement I needed to finish it.

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