4 edition of Famous Movie Stars of the 1930s found in the catalog.
|Statement||Blue Dolphin Enterprises|
|Publishers||Blue Dolphin Enterprises|
|LC Classifications||June 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 136 p. :|
|Number of Pages||73|
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Today, the former site of the home is a busy commercial block in the center of Hollywood. At a child-themed party, Joan Crawford channeled her inner Shirley Temple. But like most things in Hollywood, their ideal life faded fast. Doris Duke later owned the home, and was allegeldy kept as a virtual prisoner in the home by some of her wait staff in her later years.
Pickford co-founded United Artists, which brought her a gigantic fortune. The home also showcased a pink fountain overflowing with champagne and pink shag carpeting on the floors, walls and ceilings.
A Life Magazine write-up noted: 'In the 20s Doug and Mary were the undisputed King and Queen of Hollywood, and Pickfair, staged by 18 servants, was a gathering place only slightly less important than the White House, where the Coolidges lived, and much more fun. Valentino later had an affair with actress Pola Negri right. I have [been] living at the Garden of Allah. at 96 1907-2003 More 34 of 349 238 of 2,780. " More 5 of 6 10 of 289 Katharine Hepburn is perhaps the most renowned actress in the history of Hollywood, with four Academy Award wins over a 60-year career.
A Shriek in the Night 1933• The Widow from Chicago 1930• In 1994, a fire burned the monument down. Nazimova was forced Famous Movie Stars of the 1930s sell the hotel but still retained a villa. He also made a series of horror movies with Val Lewton at RKO and would top his career with the fantastic Targets. ByHepburn's 25-year relationship with frequent co-star Spencer Tracy was more about friendship than attraction. Quartz grains added to the paint made the home sparkle.
The home later gained notoriety after it was purchased by Hugh Hefner, who turned it into the Playboy Mansion. Parties at the home welcomed celebrities from Charlie Chaplin to Helen Keller The press dubbed the home Pickfair. For example, in 1975, Jonathan Gilmore, a close friend to Dean, wrote The Real James Dean. Some screen legends, like Rock Hudson, for example, came later in life.
She touched it with one finger, then held her breath, stood listening.
The four-story home featured beautiful landscaped gardens dotted on its 12-acre property.
The rumored affair that has been most persistent over the years was a supposed encounter with James Dean.
Historian Kevin Starr noted in his book, Material Dreams: 'Built in Spanish Revival, Pickfair would have bespoken the highly localized identity of Southern California.