Harold Lloyd dances with his daughter Gloria - 1943
Deborah Kerr in “The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp” (1943) dir, by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
War Kitties in Hammocks
Carriers and other vessels got infested with rodents. So cats were not just morale boosters (which they very much were) they were also working members of the crew. Some have even been immortalized for surviving multiple attacks on their ships, etc. Military dogs have been recognized for the important roles they’ve played but I think cats kinda get lost in the shuffle of military animals sometimes.
A beautician and Max Factor agent paints a seam on a woman’s bare leg. The aim was to produce a tromp l’oeuil effect, giving the impression that the woman was wearing the sheerest of stockings, 1940.
Dolores Moran and two servicemen celebrate New Years at The Hollywood Canteen - 1944
Happy New Year, Everyone! xoxox