Jean Simmons, 1954
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Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester, 1930s. A legendary marriage.
Deborah Kerr in “The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp” (1943) dir, by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
One of my favourite actors of all times. Met him once briefly in 1986, a very charming and most intriguing man. This photograph although dating from the 30’s is very contemporary in style indeed.
Moira Shearer in The Tales of Hoffmann, 1951
Madge Lessing by W. & D. Downey, 1890s
Gertie Millar by Bassano, c. 1907
Director Michael Powell and Moira Shearer share a quiet moment before filming The Red Shoes’ haunting final scene. (1948)
Billie Carleton by Bassano, 1916