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This Was Hollywood

Film-lover educating film-lovers for the love of film. By: Carla Valderrama @profaneangel Check out: @thiswasfashion

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Natalie Wood during the 1962 #CannesFilmFestival ⭐️ Photo by Paul Schutzer.
Clara Bow getting ready for a date in the 1927 film “It”, with Priscilla Bonner. The film brought Clara Bow global stardom and the nickname “The It Girl.”
Laurence Olivier: “I have to act to breathe.” . Happy Birthday Larry (May 22,1907-July 11, 1989). What’s your favorite film of his?
Gene Kelly performing “Dig-Dig-Dig Dig For Your Dinner" in Summer Stock (1950). Choreography by Nick Castle. #genekelly #dance
Alfred Hitchcock at the 1963 #CannesFilmFestival where “The Birds” was screened out of competition. Photos by Francois Gragnon/Paris Match.
SNAP OUT OF IT! @Cher in Moonstruck (1987) for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. Her co-star Nicolas Cage said, “Cher is a person with a huge heart, and that really comes through not only in her music but as a screen performer. She has an extraordinary blend of strength and vulnerability on-camera.”
Cher: “I don’t think that we are born with a finite number of dreams. One thing about dreams is that they can be whatever you want them to be, you don’t have to put a limit on them, you don’t even have to know them.“ . Happy Birthday to @cher who turns 73 today. What’s your favorite film and/or song of hers? #cher
Jimmy Stewart on The Tonight Show (1989) 😂😂
Jimmy Stewart: “Sometimes I wonder if I'm doing a Jimmy Stewart imitation myself.” . Happy Birthday Jimmy Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997). What’s your favorite film of his?
Before Peter Dinklage was an Emmy Award-winning actor he performed with a “punk-funk-rap” band called Whizzy for many years in New York. (Photos by @SteveEichner ,1994). Dinklage said he got a huge scar from a Whizzy gig, telling Playboy: “I was jumping around onstage and got accidentally kneed in the temple. I was like Sid Vicious, just bleeding all over the stage. Blood was going everywhere. I just grabbed a dirty bar napkin and dabbed my head and went on with the show. We didn't care much at the time about personal safety. We were smoking and drinking during our shows, and one time my bass player fell off the back of his amp because he passed out. It was one of those bands.” #peterdinklage #gameofthrones #tyrionlannister
Sharon Tate on the beach during the 1968 #CannesFilmFestival . Photos by Jack Garofalo.
@MarionCotillard at the 1998 #CannesFilmFestival to promote the film “Taxi”.
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