David LaChapelle, born March 11, 1963 in Fairfield, Connecticut, is a photographer and director who works in the fields of fashion, advertising, and fine art photography, and is noted for his surreal, unique, sexualized, and often humorous style. LaChapelle’s work has been described as surrealist, grotesque, shocking and ironic. Here is his portrait of Daniel-Day Lewis’ head!
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Our very first Josef von Sternberg post !!
Check out this photo, behind the scenes: Josef Von Sternberg (seated) with cameraman Maximilian Fabian and (standing from left to right) Conrad Nagel, Matthew Betz and Renée Adorée on the set of Exquisite Sinner. 1926. (Unknown photographer)
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), directed by Jim Sharman, starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon & Barry Bostwick. Here are some behind the scenes shot from that cult film with the cast and crew.
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“When William Shakespeare was ready to write the story of Cleopatra, he needed nothing more than pen, ink, paper and his own lively genius. Three centuries later George Bernard Shaw required no more equipment for the same task. But when Paramount put Cecil Blount DeMille to work on this well-worn old tale, that old-time director could not even get started without $750,000, a majority of the unemployed actors in Hollywood, ten crates of real grapes by airmail from South America…” (Cover Story for Time magazine, Monday, Aug. 27, 1934)
Check out Cecil B. DeMille on the cover of Time magazine in 1934, after his film “Cleopatra”.
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Zero Mostel, star of The Producers (1968, directed by Mel Brooks) notices that ex-child Shirley Temple is all grown up at a public reception.
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