marypickfords:

Mary Pickford on the set of Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917)

marypickfords:

Mary Pickford on the set of Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917)

marypickfords:

Mary Pickford’s powerful role as a producer is behind this humorous moment with director William Beaudine on the set of Little Annie Rooney (1925)

marypickfords:

Mary Pickford’s powerful role as a producer is behind this humorous moment with director William Beaudine on the set of Little Annie Rooney (1925)

tinseltownmyway:

Jean Harlow laughing and having a good time with Chester Morris on the set of Red Headed Woman (1932)

tinseltownmyway:

Jean Harlow laughing and having a good time with Chester Morris on the set of Red Headed Woman (1932)

olivethomas:

Kay Kendall, Taina Elg, and Mitizi Gaynor on the set of Les Girls. 1957

olivethomas:

Kay Kendall, Taina Elg, and Mitizi Gaynor on the set of Les Girls. 1957

chaplinfortheages:

Douglas Fairbanks visits friend Charlie Chaplin on the set of “The Circus” (1928)

chaplinfortheages:

Douglas Fairbanks visits friend Charlie Chaplin on the set of “The Circus” (1928)

ladylikelady:

Jean Harlow being filmed on the set of Libeled Lady (1936)

ladylikelady:

Jean Harlow being filmed on the set of Libeled Lady (1936)

errolivio:

Errol Flynn onset The Private Lives of Elizabeth & Essex (1939)

errolivio:

Errol Flynn onset The Private Lives of Elizabeth & Essex (1939)

Animation re-enactment of how the clock sequence was shot in “Safety Last” (1923), using a platform, prop clock face and set facade on top of the actual building located at 908 S. Broadway, in downtown Los Angeles.  There was a mattress below, but as you can see, no guard rails. The building is 9 stories high and is still extant today.

Screen stills from “Locations and Effects” documentary clip included in the Criterion release of “Safety Last” (1923)

mariedeflor:

Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda photographed on the set of The Lady Eve, 1941

mariedeflor:

Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda photographed on the set of The Lady Eve, 1941


Batman
joel/life 1966

Batman

joel/life 1966

oldflorida:

Making a mermaid: makeup fitting actress Ann Blyth’s tail during filming of movie, Mr Peabody and the Mermaid (1948) was directed by Irving Pichel and starred William Powell as Mr. Peabody and Ann Blyth as the Mermaid. It was filmed at Weeki Wachee. State Archives of Florida

oldflorida:

Making a mermaid: makeup fitting actress Ann Blyth’s tail during filming of movie, Mr Peabody and the Mermaid (1948) was directed by Irving Pichel and starred William Powell as Mr. Peabody and Ann Blyth as the Mermaid. It was filmed at Weeki Wachee. State Archives of Florida

fyeah-haroldlloyd:

Animation re-enactment of how the clock sequence was shot in “Safety Last” (1923), using a platform, prop clock face and set facade on top of the actual building located at 908 S. Broadway, in downtown Los Angeles.  There was a mattress below, but as you can see, no guard rails. The building is 9 stories high and is still extant today.

Screen stills from “Locations and Effects” documentary clip included in the Criterion release of “Safety Last” (1923)

miss-shirley-temple:

Shirley Temple on the set of Now and Forever with her double, Mary Lou Isleib, 1934.

miss-shirley-temple:

Shirley Temple on the set of Now and Forever with her double, Mary Lou Isleib, 1934.

Actress Dolores Costello perfects her makeup in between takes during a film shoot - c. 1920s

Actress Dolores Costello perfects her makeup in between takes during a film shoot - c. 1920s

jasonbennion:

Myrna Loy meets a munchkin, presumably on a visit to the set of The Wizard of Oz, 1939.

jasonbennion:

Myrna Loy meets a munchkin, presumably on a visit to the set of The Wizard of Oz, 1939.