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Gloria Frances Stuart memorable comeback

Hollywood’s golden age actress Gloria Stuart (July 4, 1910 – September 26, 2010). Gloria Frances Stuart memorable comeback

Hollywood’s golden age actress Gloria Stuart (July 4, 1910 – September 26, 2010). Gloria Frances Stuart memorable comeback

Gloria Frances Stuart memorable comeback
Do you remember the old lady Rosa with her youthful mischievous blue eyes, who played in the famous movie “The Titanic”? It was California born actress Gloria Frances Stuart. Twice Hollywood star, first – well-known beautiful blonde, then completely forgotten actress. Meanwhile, 86 year-old Gloria didn’t enjoy the idea to portray her 101-old heroine (15 years older than herself!). Fortunately, the blockbuster “The Titanic” brought the actress the first (and last) nomination for “Oscar”! Cameron’s film was the peak of the actor’s biography of Gloria Stewart, and after its release on the screens the press did not let out an 86-year-old actress!
Born on the kitchen table in the house in Santa Monica, California, began the life of Gloria Francis. It happened on the eve of Independence Day, July 4, 1910. The head of the family Frank Stewart was a lawyer representing six companies. Gloria’s older brother Thomas died small of spinal meningitis, and the youngest, named after his father Frank, was 11 months younger than Gloria.
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Muse of Antonioni, Italian film actress Monica Vitti

Muse of Antonioni, Italian film actress Monica Vitti (born 3 November 1931)

Muse of Antonioni, Italian film actress Monica Vitti (born 3 November 1931)

Muse of Antonioni, Italian film actress Monica Vitti
For the first time, we saw this face when Michelangelo Antonioni’s “Eclipse” was released on the screens. In general, the usual – an attractive modern woman. And extraordinary – with this elusive glance, in which suddenly flashes an alarm, with a slowed, unwillingly, a smile, with a slow change of expressions, strangely not related to what is happening around. Vittoria, absorbed in herself, hiding this behind her detached immovability of features, such was Monica Vitti’s then.
Several years passed – and here is another Vitti: a violently gesticulating child of the south, the fierce Sicilian of Asunca. A familiar face was difficult to recognize, not because an old long braid replaced the careless bang: she lived quite according to other laws. Two Monica Vitti? But it has already become almost banal to talk about the “twinning” of many movie actors.
But the case of Monica Vitti is not entirely customary, even quite unusual. The fact is that to play – in the usual sense of this concept – she has become just in entertainment-comedy films. Here, her ability to reincarnate, strong acting skills, the range of roles – up to the buffoonery and the grotesque. But in the films of Antonioni, who brought her worldwide fame, Witti “did not play,” or played quite differently. They talked about her: a model, a type, a paint on Antonioni’s palette, let bright and sonorous, but passively express someone else’s intention, not an actress, but a plastic symbol of the theme of “non-communicability” and “alienation.”
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Beautiful Greek actress Irene Papas

Famous Greek actress Irene Papas

Famous Greek actress Irene Papas

Beautiful Greek actress Irene Papas
Born 3 September 1926, beautiful tragic actress Irene Papas starred in more than 70 films for 50 years. A talented actress and singer is famous not only in her native Greece, but all over the world. Antigone … Rebellious spirit of this heroine of Sophocles, the spirit of disobedience to evil, violence and tyranny, was extremely close to the full of turbulent events of XX century.
Not every artist can express such a hero in art. For Irene Papas, tragedy is not a genre, one of the many in the cinema, vested with its inherent stylistics and form. This is the world in which she lives …. Irene Papas, the daughter of a village teacher, born in a small village not far from Corinth. After graduating from high school in Athens, Papas entered the faculty of architecture. At the same time, she began to study acting at the Royal Academy of Arts.
The debut on the stage of a small Athenian theater decided her fate. The next day after her first performance, she got an invitation from the Metropolitan Theater, the largest in the Greek capital. Here she performed in dramatic roles, danced, and sang. And in 1951, Pappas first appeared on the screen in the Greek film “The Dead City”. Then came the roles in Italian films. “Invalid”, “Drama in Kazba”, “Whirlpool”, “Theodora – Empress of Byzantium”, “Atilla”.
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First lady of Bulgarian cinema Nevena Kokanova

First lady of Bulgarian cinema Nevena Kokanova (12 December 1938 – 03 June 2000)

Considered the First lady of Bulgarian cinema Nevena Kokanova (12 December 1938 – 03 June 2000)

First lady of Bulgarian cinema Nevena Kokanova
Italy had Anna Magnani, the French – Anni Girardeau, the Hungarians – Eva Rutkai, the Germans – Marlene Dietrich, and the Bulgarians had a great Nevena Kokanova. Born 12 December 1938, Nevena Kokanova, rightly called the star of world cinema, in fact, did not receive an acting education. In the movie she made her debut in 1956 and in total, starred in 43 films. Among them – “Be Happy, Ani!”, “End of Nicotiana”, “Inspector and Night”, “Deviation”, “Smell of Almond”, “The Death of Alexander the Great”, “Galileo Galilei”, “Dangerous Flight”, “Men on a business trip”, and others. Noteworthy, for the film “The Peach-Garden Trespasser” in 1964, the actress received a prize for the best female role at the festival.
In fact, Nevena Kokanova personified her country, was its visiting card, like rose oil or Golden Peach …
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Beautiful Bordeaux color

Grace Kelly wearing beautiful Bordeaux color dress

Icon of style Grace Kelly wearing a dress of beautiful Bordeaux color

Beautiful Bordeaux color
Known also as burgundy, or maroon, the color is undoubtedly beautiful. However, those who love the burgundy color, perhaps had an unpleasant experience in life, that contributed to their development as individuals. Such people have to radiate nobility.
Traditionally, burgundy is a favorite color of those who were able to survive. Red sibling, burgundy says about a well-disciplined person. After experiencing some difficulties, the man did not stop, and developed and reached a certain maturity.
Bordeaux Color, or simply claret – one of the profound and solemn shades of red. Officially, it got its name in 1891 in honor of the dark red French wine from Bordeaux. Prior to this, in the Russian language this color was called “Chermny.” Of the primary colors (red, blue and yellow) burgundy can be obtained by mixing approximately three pieces of bright red, one piece of dark blue and a few drops of yellow. The result is a warm, harmonious and very rich burgundy color.
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Per Aspera Ad Astra – Legendary fashion model Veruschka

XX Century Legendary fashion model Veruschka (born 14 May 1939)

XX Century Legendary fashion model Veruschka (born 14 May 1939)

XX Century Legendary fashion model Veruschka
This Manhattan night in the spring of 2008 turned out to be extremely pleasant, without the usual suffocating humidity, so characteristic of New York. Hundreds of guests gathered on the terrace, located directly on the roof of one of the skyscrapers. Below was a view of the darkening Hudson and the flashing street billboards.
For Verushka! – rushed from all sides, and the glasses moved again and again. At least two hundred guests gathered, and all of them turned their heads to the giant projector, which continuously showed pictures of the times of Veruschka’s glory… The most famous 1960s model, filmed by all outstanding photographers of the second half of the century and by many directors, including Antonioni.
Once seen, Verushka was impossible to forget: very thin, long, like a liana, with infinitely thin arms and legs, flexible … Unusual face framed by straight, light hair. Large, well-defined lips, thin nose and eyes – blue, motionless, and unable to laugh. The culprit of the celebration was Vera Lendorf, in a simple black dress and felt hat, as flexible, slim and elegant as in the photos, although she was almost 70. She sat at the end of a long table and, as usual, smoked one cigarette after another. It’s amazing, but her face has not changed much since those legendary times, in certain angles she could be given no more than 40! At the same time, everyone knew that Vera had not done any plastic surgery and had not trained in gyms – it was just God who gave her such a body and such a face.
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Desperate Housewife Mira Sorvino

Desperate Housewife Mira Sorvino

Beautiful American actress, Oscar winner, Desperate Housewife Mira Sorvino

Desperate Housewife Mira Sorvino
The whole life of the famous actress, Oscar winner Mira Sorvino, the continuer of the acting dynasty of Paul Sorvino, the favorite of Woody Allen and Guillermo Del Toro, reduced to vegetable mixes, pies and diapers. Previously, the stories of her high-profile romances with the most interesting men of Hollywood appeared in fashion magazines. And now Desperate Housewife Mira Sorvino appears exclusively in the rubric “Home and Family”.
Mira, witty, mocking, independent girl used to break rules and challenge gender stereotypes in modern society, one by one gave birth to four. But she once studied at Harvard and specialized in the problems of “penetration of African cultural influence in China.” She mastered Chinese day and night, and everyone knows what a complicated language it is. But now in her head Mira has a book of useful recipes instead of Chinese words.
Studying at Harvard University, Mira Sorvino dreamed of a serious professorial career. And it was Mira Sorvino who in mid-1988, as one of the most promising female students, was sent for an internship in China. For eight months she collected material for scientific work and was simply fascinated by Beijing and her new friends – Chinese students.
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