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Top Ten Most Beautiful 1940s Actresses

The Top 1940s Hollywood Beauties – Bearing in mind that the colour barrier had yet to be broken,the look of the typical 1940s woman on screen was of course ‘white’, but what a collection of unforgettable ladies they were. While we have picked our favourites here and not in order of preference or beauty, you will probably feel there were…

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Famous 1940s Hollywood Faces and their Make-up

Reference the looks of iconic 1940’s women – In high resolution, a quick peek at some of the most beautiful and iconic female faces in the Hollywood firmament, photographed by some of the greatest photographers of their time. Gazing out at us from the past, with all the red lipstick glamour that the era evokes. What we love about these 1940s photos is…

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Film Noir Fashion – a retrospective photoshoot

Photographer revisits femme fatale styles of the 1940s – Just what is it about the allure of those female stars of the 1940s film noir era? Lauren Bacall in To Have and Have Not, Rita Hayworth in Gilda, Barbara Stanwyck in Double Indemnity, Veronica Lake in Blue Dahlia, Joan Bennett in The Woman in the Window, Gloria Grahame in the…

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1940’s Hairstyles – Change your color and become a star!

1940’s Hairstyles – Change your color and become a star! For some famous actresses of the 1930s ad 1940s, changing their hair color could turn them in to stars. For others it wasn’t such a good idea, even if the role supposedly demanded it. Our roving time traveling beauty columnist Carolyn Van Wycks reports from 1940. 1940’s Hollywood Girls let…

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