Norma Shearer with the two dogs who played her dog “Flush” In The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934)
Deborah Kerr in The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
Favorite film: Broadway Melody of 1940
→ Favorite film: Casablanca (1942)
Myrna Loy + nose scrunch
At the beginning of her career Myrna Loy´s turned-up nose was not as famous yet, rather infamous. She had a little bone on the side of her nose, which cast a shadow in certain lights. This drove the cameramen crazy "because they never knew when it would appear. They’d see the rushes, groan, ‘There’s that thing again,’ and have to retake the scene. It looked like a tiny smudge on my nose. I mean you could hardly see it, but that’s how far the mania for perfection went." So she was often called in for retakes and since those are rather expensive she was once called in by the makeup department who announced that they maybe would fix her nose. "I was horrified. I used to be known as ‘The Nose’ for goodness’ sake—thousands of women went to plastic surgeons to have it duplicated. I said, ‘Never! Nobody’s touching this nose!’ and got out of there fast.” And she was right. She had the most famous and sought-after nose of the 1930s and women would regularly go to plastic surgeons to get “a nose like Myrna Loy”.
Happy 55th Birthday, Emma Thompson!
b. 15th April 1959"I’m not fiddling about with myself. We’re in this awful youth-driven thing now where everybody needs to look 30 at 60. The trick is to age honestly and make it look great so that everyone looks forward to it."
I want to paint a masterpiece that the whole world will remember.
Paula watches bollywood: Veer Zaara
Veer had lost Zaara in Pakistan, so Veer and Zaara will be joined on Pakistani soil.