Tag Archives: Greta Garbo

Eva Le Gallienne – Off-Broadway Icon

Day 249 of Colourisation Project – January 11 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, January 11, 1899, Eva Le Gallienne, was awestruck as a young girl, when … Continue reading

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William Haines – Hollywood’s Gay Trailblazer

Day 240 of Colourisation Project – January 2 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. He was the one of the biggest box office attractions in the USA in the late … Continue reading

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Mata Hari – Sex, Power and War

Day 161 of Colourisation Project – October 15 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Ninety-seven years ago, this day, 15 October 1917, Margaretha Geertruida Zelle, a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan, was … Continue reading

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Greta Garbo – Enigmatic Diva

Day 134 of Colourisation Project – September 18 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Let’s get it right. In real life the actress who popularized trench-coats and berets in the 1930s, … Continue reading

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Charles Boyer – Last Matinée Idol Standing

Day 113 of Colourisation Project – August 28 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, 28 August 1899, Charles Boyer was a four time Oscar-nominated French-American actor who appeared … Continue reading

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Louise Brooks – The ‘It’ Girl

Day 93 of Colourisation Project – August 8 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. American silent film actress Louise Brooks died on this day, August 8, 1985. Louise Brooks was the … Continue reading

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Bluenosed Alexandre Dumas (Jnr)

Day 81 of Colourisation Project – July 27 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born in Paris this day, July 27 in 1824, Alexandre Dumas Jnr was a popular French … Continue reading

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