The Public Enemy (1931)
Joan Crawford in Grand Hotel, 1932.
"My father used to say ‘let them see you and not the suit. That should be secondary’"
I thought today was a good day to post what I got for my birthday. I received Ingrid Bergman: A Life in Pictures and I think its safe to say; it literally takes my breath away. This is honestly the best book in the world - so much detail and stories and just amazing tid-bits about her wonderful life, I scream every time I read it.This is honestly the only book that matters.
"I believe she was quite aware of the effect she had on people."
"she was absolutely the most beautiful being I ever met, male or female. She was irresistible. It was more than how she looked outside. She radiated being that way inside too.
Ingrid Bergman (Piazza di Spagna, Rome - Archivi Luce)
Ingrid Bergman, August 29, 1915 - August 29, 1982
Celebrating 99 years since her birth, 32 years since her death
"More than anything else, I’d like to be an old man with a good face, like Hitchcock or Picasso"
BelatedBirthday, Sean Connery! (August 25, 1930)
Gene Kelly in Singin’ in the Rain (1952).
Happy Birthday Gene Kelly! (August 23, 1912 -
February 2, 1996)
"There is a strange sort of reasoning in Hollywood that musicals are less worthy of Academy consideration than dramas. It’s a form of snobbism, the same sort that perpetuates the idea that drama is more deserving of Awards than comedy."
- Gene Kelly
Images of Gene Kelly. A birthday remembrance.
Gene Kelly - 1951
Happy 102nd Birthday Gene Kelly! (Aug 23, 1912 -
Feb 2, 1996)
"You dance love, and you dance joy, and you dance dreams. And I know if I can make you smile by jumping over a couple of couches or running through a rainstorm, then I’ll be very glad to be a song and dance man." — Gene Kelly