Wednesday, November 19, 2008

LIFE Finds

Misc. images from Google's LIFE archive...
Greta Garbo
Reclusive film star Greta Garbo clad in knit cap, long dark coat & clunky high-topped shoes, clutching a large handbag to her chest as she walks across intersection in front of several taxis waiting for the light on an East Side Street.

Actress Brigitte Bardot on set of film "Vie Privee."

Alfred Hitchcock
Dir. Alfred Hitchcock, his wife Alma and daughter Patricia take a morning stroll with their dogs, Edward IX and Mr. Jenkins near their apartment at the Wilshire Palms.

Greenwich Village Party.
Writer Dorothy Parker w. husband Alan Campbell at Webster Hall New Year's Party

Paris Nightclubs
Showgirl holding small dog (possibly Pomeranian) in dressing room backstage at the Lido club.

Marilyn Monroe
Playwright Arthur Miller and actress wife Marilyn Monroe attending the April in Paris Ball at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

Family album snapshot of American novelist Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (1896-1940) and wife Zelda sitting outside on lawn at her mother's home.

(L to R) Princess Lee Radziwill, Author Truman Capote, and Jane Howard walking arm in arm while leaving the Ivanhoe Theater, where Radziwill is currently performing.

Very small (Pomeranian-type) dog being held up by one hand.

In other news, how about adopting a turkey for Thanksgiving?

4 comments:

Ogg the Caveman said...

Murst!

Is it just me or are those Pomeranians much smaller than Akubi?

Edgar Alpo said...

How about adopting a turkey?

I already did, he's chilling in the freezer. :/

Akubi said...

@Ogg,
Akubi looked like that when he was a puppy.

@Edgar,
That's not very turkey friendly ;).

In other news, Happy World Philosophy Day!

FlyingMonkeyWarrior said...

I would not know what to do with a turkey if I had one alive or in my freezer! he he
Now, on my plate is a different thing.
Thanksgiving just snuck right up on me today!