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Skillet Dinner

Natalia Pavlovna Paley

Princess Natalia Pavlovna Paley (Наталья Павловна Палей), Countess de Hohenfelsen (December 5, 1905 – December 27, 1981) was a member of the Romanov family. A daughter of Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia, she was a first cousin of the last Russian emperor, Nicholas II. After the Russian revolution she emigrated first to France and later to the United States. She became a fashion model, socialite, vendeuse, and briefly pursued a career as a film actress.

Wearing Heels at the Beach

Louise Brooks, Sally Blane and Nancy Phillips

Laughing Carole

Dorian Leigh in Jacques Fath

Dorian Leigh in Jacques Fath Dress, photographed by Georges Dambier, 1954

The Saturday Night Kid (1929)

Clara Bow, Jean Harlow and Leone Lane

Young Jean Harlow

Cornshucking Day Dinner 1939

Copacabana (1947)

Groucho Marx & Carmen Miranda in Copacabana (1947). This was Groucho's first significant film appearance as a solo act, minus Harpo and Chico.

Carla Laemmle

Rebekah Isabelle "Carla" Laemmle was an American actress of German Jewish descent, and the niece of Universal Pictures studio founder Carl Laemmle.

Billie Burke

Mary William Ethelbert Appleton "Billie" Burke was an American actress, famous on Broadway and in early silent film, but is primarily known to modern audiences as Glinda the Good Witch of the North in the movie musical The Wizard of Oz

Ziegfeld Girl Muriel Finley

WAMPAS Baby Stars Of 1929

(left to right) Caryl Lincoln, Loretta Young, Sally Blane, Doris Dawson, Doris Hill, and Helen Foster

The New Aladdin 1906

Miss Lily Elsie and Miss Adrienne Augarde in the Edwardian play the New Aladdin 1906

Vintage Bathing Beauties

Victoria, Crown Princess of Germany, 1883

Princess Louise, 1865

Queen Mum and Girls

The Queen Mother when Queen Elizabeth, HM Queen Elizabeth II when Princess Elizabeth   and Princess Margaret, 1939

Ivy Nicholson in Jacques Fath 1954

Ivy Nicholson in Jacques Fath Dress, photographed by Georges Dambier 1954