Alfred Hitchcock

  Alfred Hitchcock on the set of Topaz (1969) AH: Some days ago, walking along in New York, I saw myself reflected in a window, and before I recognized myself, I let out a yell of fright. Then I called to my wife, “Who’s that porker on two legs?” I didn’t want to believe it when she replied, […]

Jean Harlow

  Jean refused to wear bras and panties and liked to sleep in the nude. Despite her glamorous look on screen, the real Jean Harlow loved to wear sweaters and slacks, referring to her personal wardrobe as ‘far from elaborate’.

Edith Head

Mamie van Doren and Edith Head working on costume designs for ‘Teacher’s Pet’, 1958. Edith Head was an American costume designer who won eight Academy Awards, more than any other woman. 🙂    

Citizen Kane

Top: Orson Welles & Ray Collins in Citizen Kane (1941, dir. Orson Welles); Bottom: Welles setting up the scene at the foot of the staircase