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Stills of Hollywood’s leading ladies reverently rendered into color. They evoke a treasured past of beauty and glamour, chosen not only for their sensuality, but also for how the discreet addition of color to older portraits elevates a black and white still to a kind of artistic grace. Julie Andrews, Anna Mae Wong, Audrey Hepburn, Ingrid Bergman, Bette Davis, Carole Lombard, Carroll Baker, Joan Crawford, Angie Dickinson, Eva Marie Saint, Ava Gardner, Greta Garbo and many others.
Here are Hollywood's most beautiful women, each portrayed in one full page and two partial page shots, as well as a short biography.
The Hollywood Photo Archive is not only a wonderful collection of cinematic history, it captures the collective memories of Hollywood. The gunmen, the gallants, the ghosts and the stars of the big screen are represented in an impressive archive of more than 180,000 pieces. The collection has been assembled over forty years by Director Colin Slater. In Slater’s early days, as he began to learn his craft, it was the great directors, Wilder, Lean and Welles, who advised him to study and learn from the film stills. Slater went on to own an important public relations agency, The Adventurers, in association with the legendary journalist and film executive, Fred Hift. Together with 500 stringers, the company worked on almost every motion picture produced and released in the UK, gathering stills from the stars and press collateral from the studios. Combined with Hift’s lifetime of files the Hollywood Archive was born. The outstanding archive provides a treasure trove of prints for film buffs to discover wonderful film stills, celebrity portraits and heroic stage performances.
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Item Code PORHH Publisher Lyons Press Publish Date 2019 ISBN 9781493033454 Adult Rating Mature Readers Binding Hard Cover Dimensions 10x10 # Pages 160pg Color Full Color
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