Old Hollywood Valentines

Rita Moreno c. 1950s

Joan Crawford c. 1929

Lucille Ball taking a skating lesson at the Radio City skating rink , New York, 1937 (via)

Happy Holidays from Old Hollywood 

Betty Grable, Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Dors, Rita Hayworth, Debbie Reynolds, Olga San Juan, Boris Karloff, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Cyd Charisse, Jayne Mansfield, Deanna Durbin, Ann Blyth, Natalie Wood and Bette Davis.

Leslie Caron in a publicity still for Daddy Long Legs (1955)

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Hollywood Icons: Dorothy Dandridge by Hayden Williams

Ladies of Old Hollywood by the amazing Niagara

Pictured are: Marilyn Monroe, Joan Crawford, Lucille Ball, Rita Hayworth, Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Russell, Veronica Lake, Clara Bow, Carole Lombard, Barbara Stanwyck, Jane Russell (again), Jean Harlow, Marlene Dietrich and Merle Oberon.

Ava Gardner c. 1946

Elizabeth Taylor photographed by Sanford Roth c. 1950s

Ann Miller c. 1940s (via)

Marlon Brando, 1949 (via)

Happy Birthday Veronica Lake

(November 14, 1922 – July 7, 1973) 

"I wasn’t a sex symbol, I was a sex zombie."

Happy Birthday Louise Brooks

(November 14, 1906 – August 8, 1985)

'If I ever bore you, it'll be with a knife.”

Myrna Loy in a publicity photo for The Wet Parade (1932)