moments 7

26 09 2009

TURNER PICTURES released in 1992 a very well done documentary WHEN THE LION ROARS, the history of MGM. six hours on a three VHS tape set. the following mosaic with forgotten memories from the early days of filmmaking is my inspiration for the weekend.

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© TURNER pictures/MGM


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28 09 2009
jung etienne

woaw! debbie Reynolds,janet Leigh,Gable,Turner…
but what are gary Cooper and marlene Dietrich doing here?!They spent all their career at Paramount;Cooper did only one picture for MGM: “Operator 13″(1934)
The same about claudette Colbert who was a star at Columbia.
Anyway,MGM produced one of the best musicals in technicolor ever made.
The technicolor at that time (1945-55) was gorgeous.

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