Wild About Harry

October 6, 2010 at 4:34 am (One Lil' Picture)

Photography students: what’s the best way to make a woman’s hands look freakishly huge? Put a midget on her lap. Harry Earles and Olga Baclanova demonstrate, between scenes of (you guessed it) Freaks (1932).

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Louise Brooks Writes Again

October 3, 2010 at 5:12 am (Photo Gallery)

Last year, I presented a few letters that Louise Brooks had written in the 1960s. I had a few more to share, and I meant to post them a whole lot sooner than this. Better late than never, I hope.

So here she is, with pen dipped in venom: the outspoken, outrageous and (let’s be honest) rather unpleasant Louise Brooks.

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– – – Christopher Snowden

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Come Hither

October 1, 2010 at 6:01 am (Make it stop! Make it stop!)

Here’s another .gif for you Metropolis fans .

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