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More of ‘Lavender’ in old Hollywood

More of ‘Lavender’ in old Hollywood

Highspeed continues its “Lavender Limelight” tales of old Hollywood. As earlier noted, lavender, along with pink, is the color of the gay world. Who’s next after James Dean, Barbara Stanwyck, Rock Hudson, and Marilyn Monroe.

Four great actors

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Four great actors

Many columns back, Highspeed quoted Life magazine which named its four greatest actresses of old Hollywood. In the ‘30s, ‘40s, ‘50s, and ‘60s… when as they say movies were movies and stars had faces. Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Bette Davis, and Katharine Hepburn.

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4 greatest actresses

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4 greatest actresses

In the opinion of “Life” magazine, the four greatest actresses of Hollywood’s golden age (‘30s to the ‘50s) are Greta Garbo (Swedish), Marlene Dietrich (German), and two Americans, Bette Davis and Katharine Hepburn.

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Supreme Goddess

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Supreme Goddess

Chances are millennials have no idea who Greta Garbo is. But it’ll be wonderful if they brush up on cinema history so they’ll get to know her and other great stars during the heyday of Hollywood in the ‘20s up to the ‘50s.

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Flawless face, ‘Imperfect face’

Modern-day plastic surgeons have cited it as the benchmark of perfection noting that its dimensions are in consummate balance: the lower lips only slightly fuller than her shapely upper lip, eyes well spaced with one eye’s width between them and at each temple, the nose length exactly one-third the distance from hairline to chin.

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Most beautiful women of 2016

“Inner confidence. Peace. Kindness. Honesty. A life well lived. Taking on challenges and not feeling shame for things that haven’t gone the way you felt they should have. And not feeling like a failure or allowing people to critique your life and make you feel like you’ve failed at some things. That’s just toxic noise.”

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