Tag Archives: Hollywood

Gary Cooper ~ Style Icon

Day 365 of Colourisation Project – May 7 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Dressed up like a million-dollar trouper Tryin’ hard to look like Gary Cooper, Super duper                            … Continue reading

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Mad-Hatter Hedda Hopper

Day 360 of Colourisation Project – May 2 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Let’s face it, Hollywood would be bland without its gossip columnists. There have been many; Perez … Continue reading

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William Holden – Golden Boy

Day 345 of Colourisation Project – April 17 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  Nicknamed the ‘Golden Boy’ and ‘Golden Holden’, he was chosen by Empire magazine as one of … Continue reading

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Bette Davis – Larger Than Life

Day 333 of Colourisation Project – April 5 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Often referred to as The First Lady of the American Screen, she was placed second, behind … Continue reading

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Before Marilyn there was Marilyn

Day 317 of Colourisation Project – March 20 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. She was once compared to Marilyn Monroe to which she replied, “Hey, I’m the blonde with … Continue reading

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All About Barbara Bates

Day 315 of Colourisation Project – March 18 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Hollywood seems to produce more drama off screen than on. Today’s colourisation subject is another story … Continue reading

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Susan Hayward – Brooklyn Bombshell

Day 311 of Colourisation Project – March 14 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Hollywood wouldn’t be Hollywood without its stories of love, lust, infidelities, revenge, murder, jealousy, mental illness, … Continue reading

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J P McGowan ~ The Boy from Terowie

Day 293 of Colourisation Project – February 24 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, February 24, 1880, John Paterson (J.P.) McGowan, a boy from Terowie, a small railroad … Continue reading

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Ramon Novarro Exposed

Day 275 of Colourisation Project – February 6 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Mexican born actor Ramón Novarro took over the mantle of Hollywood’s top ‘Latin Lover’ when Rudolph … Continue reading

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Clark Gable – A Reluctant King

Day 270 of Colourisation Project – February 1 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. You may not immediately recognise today’s colourisation subject without his trademark pencil-thin moustache. In a photo … Continue reading

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