Monthly Archives: September 2014

Deborah Kerr – Here in Eternity

Day 146 of Colourisation Project – September 30 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Yesterday’s post was about  Greer Garson, the only actress to win five consecutive Oscar nominations. Today it … Continue reading

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Greer Garson – Forever Miniver

Day 145 of Colourisation Project – September 29 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. There’s a reason the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has set a time limit for … Continue reading

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Miles Davis – King of Jazz

Day 144 of Colourisation Project – September 28 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. On this day, September 28 1991, the world lost a national treasure in Miles Dewey Davis III, … Continue reading

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Donald O’Connor – Made ‘Em Laugh

Day 143 of Colourisation Project – September 27 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Exuberant singer-dancer-actor Donald O’Connor, the man who performed one of the greatest solo numbers in the history … Continue reading

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Paul Newman – Behind the Blue Eyes

Day 142 of Colourisation Project – September 26 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. That movie star and philanthropist, Paul Newman quietly turned over the entire value of his ownership in … Continue reading

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Mary Astor – A Life on Film

Day 141 of Colourisation Project – September 25 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Mary Astor, born Lucile Vasconcellos Langhanke in 1906 was a successful American actress, best remembered for her … Continue reading

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William Dobell – Don’t Call Him a Modernist

Day 140 of Colourisation Project – September 24 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Every year in Melbourne, Australia, we have The Melbourne Cup, a horse race that literally stops a … Continue reading

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Emma Orczy – An Aristocratic Novelist

Day 139 of Colourisation Project – September 23 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, 23 September 1865, Baroness Emma Magdolna Rozália Mária Jozefa Borbála ‘Emmuska‘ Orczy de Orczi … Continue reading

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Dorothy Lamour – Hollywood’s Sultry Sarong Girl

Day 138 of Colourisation Project – September 22 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Growing up in the 1960s, the ‘Road to…’ movies seemed to be a never-ending source of fun … Continue reading

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Dymphna Cusack – Literary Activist

Day 137 of Colourisation Project – September 21 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Today’s colourisation subject is one of Australia’s greatest novelists, Ellen Dymphna (Nell) Cusack, born this day, 21 … Continue reading

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