Can we just take a minute to talk about Douglas Fairbanks Jr.’s lederhosen in Marlene Dietrich’s home movies?
Finally got around to exploring the Desert Island Discs archive.
SWEet. BAby. CheEses.
Here’s one highlight so far – Dongles circa 1976.
Just in case you haven’t checked it out yet, there are free recordings of shows dating back to the 50s, including David Niven, James Stewart, Bebe Daniels, Margaret Lockwood, Vincent Price, Marlene Dietrich, Tallulah Bankhead, Alec Guinness, Rex Harrison, Ralph Richardson, Joan Fontaine, Deborah Kerr, John Mills, Christopher Plummer, Dirk Bogarde, Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Joseph Cotten, James Mason, Gloria Swanson, Grace Kelly, Michael Powell and Emmeric Pressburger, Gregory Peck, Natalie Wood, Otto Preminger, and Lauren Bacall to name a few!
Guess I’ll be calling in sick all week then…
Bezano (John Gilbert) sees the beautiful Consuela (Norma Shearer) for the first time in He Who Gets Slapped (1926)
Douglas Fairbanks Jr. by George Hurrell
Robert Montgomery photographed by George Hurrell, 1930s
Douglas Fairbanks Jr. by Ernest Bachrach
Recently bought a record player so I raided the attic for my Dad’s old LPs. This was among the many classics. :)
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. 1940