MGM stars (top) Mickey Rooney, Robert Montgomery, Clark Gable, Louis B. Mayer, William Powell, Robert Taylor, (bottom) Norma Shearer, Lionel Barrymore and Rosalind Russell at Barrymore's birthday celebration in 1939
It's amazing the things that come to light. This is Jean Harlow's charm bracelet auctioned by Christie's. Seller was left bracelet by great uncle who knew Harlow when he worked at Hal Roach Studios in 1930s. Charms were gifted to Harlow by various co-stars: telephone from Clark Gable, microphone & film projector from Louis B. Mayer, thermometer, dog, fan, water wagon, fireman's hat, toilet from William Powell, mirror from Theda Bara, cup with BABY (Harlow's nickname), key, mailbox.
Steve, above with Mitzi Gaynor (left), Kathleen Case (centre) and Lori Nelson (right), is the great-nephew of MGM founder Louis B Mayer and son of Roy Rowland who directed films such as Meet Me in Las Vegas
https://flic.kr/p/5FUMLN | Hedy Lamarr | Dutch postcard by J. Sleding N.V., Amsterdam, no. S 63. Photo: MGM. Glamorous and seductive film star Hedy Lamarr (1913–2000) was born in Austria. The notorious Czechoslovak film Ecstasy made her an international sensation, and Louis Mayer invited to Hollywood where she became ‘the most beautiful woman in films’. For more postcards, a bio and clips check out our blog European Film Star Postcards.
Lana Turner fou Beatrix Emery i Spencer Tracy, el Doctor Jekill/M. Hyde a “Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde” (’El extraño caso del Dr. Jekyll’, a Espanya), pel·lícula de Victor Fleming, dirigida el 1941 per a la Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer . Es tracta d'una adaptació de la famosa novel·la de Robert Louis Stevenson, L'estrany cas del Dr. Jekyll i Mr. Hyde. El paper del doctor Jekyll és interpretat per Spencer Tracy.