Sunday, 20 January 2013

Precode Fashion Fix: Metallics

With economic depression raging through America, Precode films seemed to compensate by draping the goddesses of the screen in glittering gold, silver and bronze:


Lillian Roth and Frances Dee - The Shimmering Mermaids



Glittering Chorus Girls:


Chorus Girls in 'Murder at the Vanties' (1934)
Adrienne Dore
 
Goldwyn Girls in 'Roman Scandals' (1933)
 
Ruby Keeler and Dick Powell in 'Gold-diggers of 1933' (1933)
Mary Lou Dix
 
 
 
The Golden Stars of Hollywood:
 
Loretta Young
 
Katharine Hepburn in 'Christopher Strong' (1933)

 
Joan Crawford in 'Dancing Lady' (1933)

 
Greta Garbo
 
Clara Bow in 'Hoop-La' (1932)
 
And the Queen of all the glittering metallics:
 
Claudette Colbert as Cleopatra (1934)
 
 
 


 


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