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Goldie Girl

1960s 60s body paint cat celebrity with cat goldie hawn laugh in vintage vintage photo

Happy Birthday to the effervescent pixie Goldie Hawn! More images over on the Facebook page….          

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The Great White Way

1930s 1940s 1950s 1970s carolyn schnurer elizabeth taylor harper's bazaar horst p horst jane frazee liz taylor peggy moran richard avedon suzy parker vintage vintage fashion vintage vogue vogue white

Sparkling white vintage on the Facebook page today! Stop over and see, share your own images!   Mary Jane, January Harper's Bazaar 1952 White crepe, a knotted-kerchief neckline with heavy rows of rickrack above the hem of its pleated skirt, by Carolyn Schnurer. Photo by Richard Avedon.       Peggy Moran + Jane Frazee, 1941.     Model Suzy Parker in white ruched evening dress     1941 Vogue, photo by Horst P Horst     Liz Taylor, 1971  

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Mirror, Mirror

1890 1916 1920s 1929 1930s 1950s albert h collings auguste toulmouche boudoir christie t young edwardian fairy tale joan crawford marilyn monroe mirror photo photoplay vintage vintage illustration vintage photo

A simple yet elegant thing....women gazing into mirrors throughout time. Images all day over on our Facebook page. Stop over and see, share your own!  Albert H Collings, 1929   “Vanity”, 1890, Auguste Toulmouche     1920s Photoplay     Marilyn Monroe in mirror   Joan Crawford     A Princeza Flor (The Flower Princess) - The Black Princess and Other Fairy Tales from Brazil translated by Christie T Young, 1916  

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Sweepin' The Clouds Away

1960s 1969 60s big bird buffy sainte marie harry belafonte jim henson johnny cash julie andrews muppets music paul simon PBS richard belzer sesame street television the count vintage

Today is Sesame Street's 44th birthday! I was born in 1969 2 weeks after this show went on the air in 1969 and have grown up in a world where Sesame Street was always present...for both myself and my daughter when she was little. Sesame Street has not only been a wonderful show for the work of the writers and Muppets but for the amazing array of celebrities that have guest starred over the decades! We're taking a look at highlights today over on the Facebook page...come on over and play!    Harry Belafonte with The Count...     Johnny...

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Liquid Glamour

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It's Silk & Satin Saturday over on the Facebook page! Gorgeous bias cut, draped and dramatic silk and satin gowns from years past. Pop over and have a look, share your own images!  Mae Clark     Carole Lombard     Anna Lee (British actress known later in life as the iconic Lila Quartermaine on General Hospital)     Martha Vickers     Burlesque performer Baby Lake      

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