Born on May 12, 1907 in Connecticut, Katharine Hepburn was not your typical Hollywood starlet with her eccentric personality, hypnotizing voice, and drive for independence. These characteristics are what made her a hugely successful actress for more than six decades winning four Best Actress Awards and twelve Academy Award nominations. Born into a academic family, … Continue reading Katharine Hepburn: Hollywood Glamour Without the Traditional “Glam”
Audrey Hepburn is one of the most influential style icons and actress from the 20th century. Born in Belgium in 1929 and training to be a ballerina, Audrey Hepburn has a very unique story of how she came to be one of the greatest actresses of all time. Living in Europe in WWII had a huge … Continue reading Audrey Hepburn: Actress, Style Icon and Philanthropist
Jumping into showbiz at only 13 years old, Judy Garland had an amazing career ahead of her. Performing with her siblings starting at the age of two, their act, better known as the Gumm Sisters, traveled all around the U.S performing at various events. The big event that helped spur her career as Judy Garland … Continue reading Judy Garland and the Dark Side of the Rainbow
Elizabeth Taylor is one of the most recognized actresses of all time. From her violet eyes to her 8 marriages, Liz Taylor has always been an actress that people can't help but to be enamored with. Born in London in 1932, Liz Taylor was practically born into stardom. Throughout what would have been her 85 … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Liz Taylor!
Lauren Bacall is an actress that was not to be taken lightly. She took on roles where she played mature and mysterious women at only 20 years old. This mature look and allure is also one of the things I'm sure that contributed to her infamous romance with actor Humphrey Bogart who was 25 years her … Continue reading The Lure of Lauren Bacall
**Check out this awesome foodie post about classic snacks for our favorite classic actors! Perfect for a classic movie night!** NOT MY POST!! Cary Grant~Black Tie Black and White Chocolate 3/4 cup corn, popped and sorted 2 cups sugar 2/3 cup half and half 1 tbsp corn syrup 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/2 … Continue reading Classic Snacks!
Marilyn Monroe is one of the most influential movie stars of all time. From her widely publicized affairs and tragedies, her life was open for everyone to criticize or emulate. She was well loved by her fans, but in her personal life she had a hard time finding this love within herself or with other … Continue reading Marilyn Monroe: America’s Most Famous Sex Symbol
Debbie Reynolds was one of America's most beloved actresses of the Golden Age of Hollywood. She acted in movies such as: Singin' in the Rain, Meet Me in Las Vegas, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, and more recently, Disney Channel's Halloweentown movies. She was known for her ability to sing and dance, and of course for her … Continue reading In Remembrance…
Here is my first post for my senior project! How did the women of Classic Hollywood influence the role/opinion of women during the 1950's? Well let's find out together!