Monthly Archives: June 2015

Steichen photographs Marlene Deitrich, 1932

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Steichen photographs Greta Garbo, 1928

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Nicholas Ray’s In a Lonely Place (1950): Summer of Noir GIFs, Day 13

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Louise Brooks—she of the obsidian helmet hairdo, spellbinding screen presence, and writer of trenchant film essays—knew Humphrey Bogart before he became a big star. Like her, he was a loner. So, appropriately enough, Brooks cited…

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Delmer Daves’s Dark Passage (1947): Summer of Noir GIFs, Day 4

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Whenever there’s mention of first-person POV camera, the word gimmick is never far away. 1947 was both a very good and a very bad year for this device, what with Robert Montgomery’s epically awkward opus…

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