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Moguls and starlets: 100 years of Hollywood’s corrosive, systemic sexism

From the earliest days of Hollywood, women were stage managed and manipulated by older men in powerful positions. And it’s clear that, although Harvey Weinstein has been outed, little has changed<p>In the Hollywood dream factory, trauma surfaces as light entertainment. In 2013, introducing the list of …

Sexual Harassment

Inside the Estate that Inspired ‘The Philadelphia Story’

In 1911, Robert Montgomery, a wealthy Philadelphia stockbroker, commissioned the architect Horace Trumbauer to build his family a home. He chose 300 acres of rolling pasture in an enclave northwest of the city called the Main Line, where, beginning around 1880 and lasting until after World War II, …

The Arts

A Documentary Dives Into the Making of Psycho’s Iconic Shower Scene

Since 2010, IFC Films has brought some of the best contemporary horror films to discerning gore fans via its IFC Midnight label, including Sean …

75 Years Later, A Look At The 'Life, Legend, and Afterlife' Of 'Casablanca'

Film historian Noah Isenberg revisits the making of the classic Hollywood film in his new book, <i>We'll Always Have Casablanca.</i> "Seventy-five years after its premiere, its still very timely," he says.<p>Transcript<p>TERRY GROSS, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross. Next month marks the 70th anniversary …

North Africa

Photos: Grace Kelly’s childhood home looks much better these days

New owner Prince Albert of Monaco has wasted no time restoring his mother’s childhood home<p>Earlier this year, East Falls residents became home to royalty once again when it was revealed that the Prince Albert of Monaco bought his mother Grace Kelly’s childhood home at 4801 Henry Avenue.<p>The plans, …

They Made a Whole Film About the Shower Scene From “Psycho”

Mother would be proud: “78/52” hacks thrillingly into cinema’s most infamous murder<p>The numbers in the title of <i>78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene</i> refer …

Horror

Ben-Hur: All the Music

×<p>I never had much interest in the “sword and sandal” genre. Regardless of whether the setting was ancient Greece or Palestine, or if the producers …

Judy Garland Costumes and More Up for Auction in Los Angeles

Julien's Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, has announced its highly anticipated event Icons & Idols: Hollywood AND MORE to take …

Why Audrey Hepburn is a fashion icon for my generation

As a real fashion nerd, the one place I should be next Wednesday afternoon is Christie's for the Audrey Hepburn: The Personal Collection sale. But, …

Hubert de Givenchy

A Casablanca Honeymoon Itinerary Just for You, Kid

Widely considered one of the most iconic films of its time, and perhaps all time, the 1942 film <i>Casablanca</i> starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, is based on a true love story. While the movie was filmed entirely at Warner Bros. studio in Burbank, California, 75 years ago, there are still …

Travel

You Could Own Audrey Hepburn's Iconic 'Sabrina' Gown

The legendary dress is the highlight of the upcoming Debbie Reynolds/Carrie Fisher auction.<p>One of the most iconic dresses in cinema history almost …

Hubert de Givenchy

The Details of JFK's "Affair" With Marilyn Monroe Are Way More Chill Than We've Been Told

• Popsugar<br>• Celebrity<br>• John F. Kennedy<p>JFK and Marilyn Monroe Affair Details<p>The Details of JFK's "Affair" With Marilyn Monroe Are Way More Chill Than We've …

Palm Springs

The Infamous “War of the Worlds” Radio Broadcast Was a Magnificent Fluke

On Halloween morning, 1938, Orson Welles awoke to find himself the most talked about man in America. The night before, Welles and his <i>Mercury Theatre</i> …

Audrey Hepburn auction showcases Hollywood icon’s private collection | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

It’s not every day that the original script of a classic Hollywood movie, featuring handwritten scribbles and jottings by one of cinema’s most iconic …

Fine Art
Fine Art
Fine Art

Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr<p>by<p>Like? 103 likes<p>Bucket<p>Views 1,018 views<p>#FDFDFC<br>• #8A8986<br>• #DBE2DF<br>• #686D6F<br>• #9CA09B<br>• #E3D8A0<br>• #D5A98E<p>Tags<p>keyboard shortcuts: <b>L</b> or <b>F</b> like <b>Z</b> toggle …

Olivia de Havilland's feud with 'Feud'

Sep. 17, 2017, 7:30 p.m.<p>Fact Check<p>Ryan Murphy's deliciously catty FX series "Feud: Bette and Joan" earned 15 nominations and two wins at the Creative Arts Emmys.<p>However, the limited series, which chronicles the storied rivalry between actresses Joan Crawford (portrayed by Jessica Lange) and Bette …

Feud: The Craziest Joan Crawford and Bette Davis Stories That Didn’t Make the Show

Scandalous affairs, blackmail, and even more Oscar drama.<p>Together, Joan Crawford and Bette Davis accumulated more than 200 film credits, enacting all manner of high drama onscreen over the course of their storied, Oscar-winning careers. So it is a testament to their audacious personalities and …

Entertainment

Orson Welles’s Diaries and Scripts Head to Archive

Letters, postcards, diaries and doodles from a teenage Orson Welles, along with unpublished scripts of his many incomplete projects from the ’50s and ’60s, have been acquired by the University of Michigan. The items, which came from his youngest daughter, Beatrice Welles, add to the already …

University of Michigan

Why Olivia de Havilland Is Suing FX Over Feud: Bette and Joan

Just ahead of her 101st birthday, the actress is suing the network and Ryan Murphy Productions.<p>Well, that’s one way to celebrate the big 1-0-1. On Friday, one day ahead of her 101st birthday, <b>Olivia de Havilland</b> filed a lawsuit against FX and <b>Ryan Murphy’s</b> production company, Ryan Murphy Productions, …

Los Angeles

7 Times Lauren Bacall Proved Her Musical Theatre Abilities

A two-time Tony winner for Best Actress in a Musical, the legendary screen and stage star wasn't a conventional singer—but Bacall proved she was more …

Q & A: Composer Daron Hagen, Orson Welles & the Biggest Train Set Ever

Orson Welles is one of the most fascinating figures of the past century, his art among the most influential of all time. But one of the things few …

Marlon Brando was my idol but he turned into a monster. He sabotaged my film

Screenwriter Ron Hutchinson reveals the bizarre truth behind one of the Hollywood giant’s final films, The Island of Dr Moreau<p>He was one of cinema’s biggest stars, but Marlon Brando behaved like a “monster” and seemed “hell-bent on sabotaging” <i>The Island of Dr Moreau</i>, one of his last films, …

Marlon Brando

Audrey under the hammer: Her style was as stunning as her looks, now Hepburn's treasures are up for auction as her sons reveal the touching tales behind each item

• <b>Possessions of the late iconic actress to go up for sale at Christie's in London</b>• <b><br>Items include a colourful necklace, her bedroom phone and her classic</b> …

Bette Davis and Designer Patrick Kelly Made Oddly Perfect Pals

She was one of Hollywood’s most revered stars. He was an emerging force in French fashion. But when they met on Christmas eve in Paris, it seemed …

John Steinbeck's Heirs Are Fighting In Court Over Millions Of Dollars Worth Of Book And Movie Royalties

Author John Steinbeck's heirs have been feuding and it took a federal court to solve their family issues. Steinbeck's daughter-in-law was ordered to …

The Greatness of “Psycho”

The cinematic man of the year, at least in prominence, is Alfred Hitchcock. Not only was his “Vertigo” named the best film of all time in the decennial <i>Sight and Sound</i> poll but he’s the subject of two bio-pics—“The Girl” (which ran on HBO last month), about the making of “The Birds” and “Marnie,” …

Love Stories

12 Angry Men Is More Relevant than Ever in the Age of Trump

Sixty years after its initial release, the ultimate American morality tale still has lessons we’d do well to heed.<p><i>12 Angry Men</i> is earnest, sincere, and 60 years old today—an admirable if slightly stale product of its time. But <b>Donald Trump’s</b> presidency—and his assault on the basic liberal value of …

Donald Trump