Alysia Palacios

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Canadian soldiers during World War Two.

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Rita Moreno photographed by Loomis Dean for Life Magazine, 1954 (via)

Rita Moreno photographed by Loomis Dean for Life Magazine, 1954 (via)

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barbarastanwyck:

Happy Birthday Barbara Stanwyck!
(July 16, 1907-January 20, 1990)

When we were shooting Golden Boy, the stages were dingy, dirty, and poorly ventilated. And the film wasn’t as fast in those days as it is now which necessitated the use of more electrical equipment, which, in turn, created heat. So anyone working from 8:45 in the morning until 7:30 at night could find it to be an exhausting experience. But when we would wrap production, and the staff and the cast and the crew would head for fresh air and home, very often Barbara would say to me "Golden Boy, get your ass into that set dressing room because we’re going to run tomorrow’s work." For an extra half to three quarters of an hour we would rehearse. She wanted me to be good. So if anyone ever needed a term for courtesy and consideration, generosity, and above all, professionalism, they would only need two words. One: Barbara. And the other: Stanwyck.

-William Holden

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On a USO tour during the Korean War, Marilyn Monroe signs autograghs, 1954

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luxurious-heir:

Tom Hiddleston getting frustrated while filming Only Lovers Left Alive.

Never would have thought he would get frustrated.

All cute when he’s upset

Sir Laurence Olivier as Mr.DeWinter in Rebecca (1940)

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