Showbiz Imagery and Chicanery
trade paper picks Stan Laurel as “one to watch” in 1927 as he will form a comedy team with……… Bert Roach?

trade paper picks Stan Laurel as “one to watch” in 1927 as he will form a comedy team with……… Bert Roach?

click to watch this early Paramount talkie starring William Powell and Fay Wray. 1930.

click to watch this early Paramount talkie starring William Powell and Fay Wray. 1930.

Esther Ralston moves in on Hollyridge Dr

Esther Ralston moves in on Hollyridge Dr

home of silent film star Esther Ralston. Sold to her in 1927 via this ad. google street view 2212 Hollyridge Dr it and it looks exactly the same 87 years later.

home of silent film star Esther Ralston. Sold to her in 1927 via this ad. google street view 2212 Hollyridge Dr it and it looks exactly the same 87 years later.

click to watch this rare 1942 Paramount film

click to watch this rare 1942 Paramount film

young Billy DeWolfe

young Billy DeWolfe

Ella Fitzgerald plays the Loew’s State presentation house.

Ella Fitzgerald plays the Loew’s State presentation house.

late 1950s Texas.

late 1950s Texas.

Joshua Tree graveyard from an old western.

Joshua Tree graveyard from an old western.

click to watch this rare 1952 RKO B-film

click to watch this rare 1952 RKO B-film

click to watch this rare Lee Marvin potboiler

click to watch this rare Lee Marvin potboiler

click to watch this rare 1942 Paramount film

click to watch this rare 1942 Paramount film

Larry Bud Orbison

Larry Bud Orbison