Romy Schneider and Jean Claude Pascal by Claude Schwartz (1955)

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Portrait of Romy Schneider by Claude Schwartz, 1955 via

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Portrait of Romy Schneider and Jean Claude Pascal by Claude Schwartz, 1955 via

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Portrait of Romy Schneider and Jean Claude Pascal by Claude Schwartz, 1955 via

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Wonderful Vintage Photos of Princess Elizabeth & Princess Margaret in Royal Pantomime (1941)

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Princess Margaret plays Cinderella to Princess Elizabeth’s Prince Charming in a royal pantomime rehearsal at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, 21 December 1941

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Princess Margaret plays Cinderella to Princess Elizabeth’s Prince Charming in a royal pantomime at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, 21 December 1941 via

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 Princess Margaret plays Cinderella to Princess Elizabeth’s Prince Charming in a royal pantomime at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, 21 December 1941 via

Beautiful Elizabeth Taylor in historical film Beau Brummell (1954)

George Bryan “Beau” Brummell (1778 – 1840) was an iconic figure in Regency England, the arbiter of men’s fashion, and a friend of the Prince Regent, the future King George IV.

Beau Brummell is a 1954 American-British historical film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. According to MGM records the film earned $1,049,000 in the US and $1,652,000 elsewhere. It made a loss of $383,000.

However, in recent years the film has attained a considerable cult status and popularity, largely because of the story of British high society in the colorful Napoleonic and Regency Eras and because of memorable performances by Granger, Taylor, Ustinov and Morley as “Mad King George III”.

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Elizabeth Taylor by Virgil Apger in “Beau Brummell” directed by Curtis Bernhardt, 1954 via

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Elizabeth Taylor by Virgil Apger in “Beau Brummell” directed by Curtis Bernhardt, 1954 via

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Elizabeth Taylor by Virgil Apger in “Beau Brummell” directed by Curtis Bernhardt, 1954 via

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Elizabeth Taylor by Virgil Apger in “Beau Brummell” directed by Curtis Bernhardt, 1954 via

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Elizabeth Taylor by Virgil Apger on the set of “Beau Brummell” directed by Curtis Bernhardt, 1954 via

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Elizabeth Taylor by Virgil Apger on the set of “Beau Brummell” directed by Curtis Bernhardt, 1954 via

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Elizabeth Taylor by Virgil Apger in “Beau Brummell” directed by Curtis Bernhardt, 1954 via

Beautiful Greta Garbo for Queen Christina (1933)

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Portrait of Greta Garbo for Queen Christina directed by Rouben Mamoulian, 1933. Photo by Clarence Sinclair Bull via

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Portrait of Greta Garbo for Queen Christina directed by Rouben Mamoulian, 1933. Photo by Clarence Sinclair Bull via

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Portrait of Greta Garbo for Queen Christina directed by Rouben Mamoulian, 1933. Photo by Clarence Sinclair Bull via

Two Portraits of Romy Schneider on the Set of Sissi (1957)

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Portrait of Romy Schneider on the set of Sissi – Schicksalsjahre einer Kaiserin/ Face à son destin, directed by Ernest Marischka, 1957. Photo by F.C. Gundlach via

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Portrait of Romy Schneider on the set of Sissi – Schicksalsjahre einer Kaiserin/ Face à son destin, directed by Ernest Marischka, 1957. Photo by F.C. Gundlach via

Vintage Photos of Berlin Cabaret Artists (1920s-1930s)

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Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992). Her earliest professional stage appearances were as a chorus girl on tour with Guido Thielscher’s Girl-Kabarett vaudeville-style entertainments, and in Rudolf Nelson revues in Berlin. Her performance as Lola-Lola in The Blue Angel (1930) brought her international fame and resulted in a contract with Paramount Pictures. Photo of Dietrich by Ruth Harriet Louise, c 1930 via

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Trude Hesterberg (1892 – 1967) was a German stage and film actress, cabaret artist, chanson singer, soubrette and operetta singer, as well as founder and director of a cabaret stage. It is thought that she was an early consideration for the lead role in The Blue Angel, before it was given to Marlene Dietrich via

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Margo lion (1899 – 1989) first came to Berlin in 1921 and made her debut at Trude Hesterbergs cabaret ‘Wild Bühne’ (The Wild Stage) in 1923 . She is best known for her role as Pirate Jenny in director G.W. Pabst’s 1931 French language adaptation of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s Threepenny Opera (Die Dreigroschenoper) via

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Anita Berber (1899 – 1928) was a German dancer, actress, and writer. Her hair was cut fashionably into a short bob and was frequently bright red, as in 1925 when the German painter Otto Dix painted a portrait of her, titled “The Dancer Anita Berber” via

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Valeska Gert (1892 – 1978) could be considered one of Germany’s most ambiguous and overlooked artists. She was a dancer, actress, film and cabaret star. She was a pioneering performance artist who is said to have laid the foundations and paved the way for the punk movement via

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Kate Kühl (1899-1970) nicknamed ‘The Red Nightingale’ went on to perform in all the major cabaret venues of the time including the Wilde Bühne, Kadeko and the Katacombe via

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Blandine Ebinger (1899 – 1993) was a German actress and chansonniere. Ebinger became acquainted with Friedrich Hollaender in 1919, and with him she became heavily invested as a performer, writer, and composer in the Berlin cabaret scene in the 1920s, beginning in the cabaret Schall und Rauch and the Café Größenwahn. Photo of Blandine Ebinger performing Lieder eines armen Mädchens, 1925 via