Category: cinema

twixnmix: Clark Gable and Loretta Young in…

twixnmix:

Clark Gable and Loretta Young in The Call of the Wild (1935)

During filming Clark and Loretta had an affair resulting in the birth of their daughter, Judy Lewis on November 6, 1935. Loretta, a single

devout

Catholic concealed her pregnancy and placed her daughter in an orphanage at eight months. She brought her into public view at 19 months, saying she was her adopted child. Judy didn’t discover the truth about her biological parents until was 31 years old, by then Clark had died. The truth was kept a secret for nearly 60 years until Judy confirmed that the rumors were true in her 1994 memoir Uncommon Knowledge

Miko Mayama photographed by Gene Howard, 196…

Miko Mayama photographed by Gene Howard, 1968.  

Sammy Davis Jr. photographed by Gjon Mili in P…

Sammy Davis Jr. photographed by Gjon Mili in Porgy and Bess (1959)

twixnmix:

twixnmix:

19-year-old Diahann Carroll photographed by Carl Van Vechten on March 14, 1955.

Joan Crawford at home in Los Angeles with he…

Joan Crawford at home in Los Angeles with her adopted children Christina, Christopher, and twins Cathy and Cindy circa 1949.

Dorothy Dandridge photographed by Edward Cla…

Dorothy Dandridge photographed by Edward Clark for LIFE Magazine, 1951.

Boris Karloff publicity photos for “…

Boris Karloff publicity photos for “Frankenstein” (1931)

twixnmix:

twixnmix:

Halle Berry and her husband David Justice photographed by Ian White, 1996.

twixnmix: Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford and R…

twixnmix:

Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford and Rosalind Russell publicity photos for The Women (1939)

twixnmix: Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafo…

twixnmix:

Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte in “Carmen Jones” (1954)