Lauren Bacall in To Have and Have Not, 1945.
Rita Hayworth in the 1940s.
Josephine Baker c. 1928
Andy Warhol, Edie Sedgwick, Screen Test, 1965
Lupe Velez in a publicity photo for The Broken Wing (1932)
Anita Page in Our Dancing Daughters (1928).
Happy Birthday Katharine Hepburn!
(May 12, 1907-June 29, 2003)
Her energy was phenomenal. I’d get to the studio at seven and she’d been there since six, riding the grounds on her bicycle. She has a wonderful wild and lunatic passion for everything she does. It is a tremendously infectious sort of thing and she creates a state of excitement.
Lucille Ball with a kitten, circa 1940. Lucy kept five cats at her 1930s residence, and six cats on her ranch with Desi. In her autobiography, she wrote, “Cats I admire because of their independence. ‘So you’re home again, who gives a damn?’ my cats seem to be saying when I walk in the door.”
Anita Ekberg photographed by Andre de Dienes, 1955