Описание: The Hollywood of the Forties brings many images to mind. Do you remember the most famous pinup of them all? Betty Grable smiling at you all through World War II. The original sweater girl, Lana Turner. Rita Hayworth in all her glory. The stunning and statuesque Ava Gardner. A defiant, scantily clad Jane Russell standing near the hay. Bogart, Garfield, Kirk Douglas, Judy Garland. The brooding Robert Mitchum, the brute power of Burt Lancaster, the alienated Montgomery Clift, the animal menace of Marlon Brando. And perhaps the last of the studio pinups, the fragile and beautiful Marilyn Monroe. These flesh and blood fantasies, and many others, are here -- 106 stars in 163 full-page glamour photos by 24 leading Hollywood photographers. The pictures these photographic artists took span the period from the outbreak of World War II to the Korean conflict of 1951. As John Kobal writes in his informative introduction. "The Forties were the years of Old Hollywood's last stand, though the people concerned didn't know it." In a lively introduction, illustrated by ten pictures of the stars off the set, Mr. Kobal discusses the people and films of the Forties, the importance of these photos and the photographers who took them, and their magical appeal to movie fans. The captions give the year, photographer, studio, the movies that many of the portraits are associated with, and the costume designer. Originally printed in fan magazines, on posters, and in fashion spreads, these portraits are legendary. They are part of almost everyone's past, part of their dreams and fantasies.
Описание: 145 striking, black-and-white photos capture famous actors from 1926 to 1949 -- Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Hedy Lamarr, Marlene Dietrich, Robert Montgomery, Marlon Brando, Veronica Lake -- 94 stars in all. Portraits do not duplicate those found in Kobal's Movie Star Portraits. Introduction. Captions.
Описание: This scrupulously researched, meticulously rendered collection spotlights multiple generations of a family for each decade of the twentieth century. Apparel includes everything from ankle-length tennis outfits and men's formal wear of the 1910s to military outfits from both World Wars, high-fashion suits and dresses in the post WWI years, and wedding finery spanning several decades. These immediately useable illustrations have a host of applications for fashion and costume designers, fashion historians, and anyone looking for fashion images to use in art and craft projects. Informative notes on the costumes complete an outstanding collection documenting nearly 100 years of costume history.
Описание: In Book 3 of the series, the year is 1945 and May Boggs, the Fifties Chix social studies teacher, is 15 years old. World War II has taken its toll and May and her two best friends, Rowena and Emily, are happy to see the war coming to an end at long last. But their bright futures are disrupted by a trip back to another war-torn era: the Civil War. When, in modern day, Maxine pays the price for the controversial essay she wrote for the school's underground paper, the secret her teacher uncovers in 1865 may be the very thing that saves the reputation and future of Maxine and the Fifties Chix. Jump in and join the time-traveling adventures of three generations of friends who fight for freedom, friendship and their special place in the world in.
Автор: LaFontaine Bruce Название: Classic Cars of the Fifties ISBN: 0486433269 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486433264 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 313 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Americans have always loved their cars and at no other time in automotive history were they more appreciated and enjoyed than during the postwar 1950s. People clamored for new cars, and auto manufacturers obliged with designs that conveyed power and "Jet-Age" styling. Illustrator Bruce LaFontaine portrays the exciting cars of this period in a collection spotlighting the sleek 1950 Mercury two-door sedan; a luxurious 1952 Cadillac four-door sedan; a 1953 Buick Skylark convertible with chrome wire wheels; and the rocket-nosed 1954 Studebaker Starliner two-door coupe; as well as the following: 1955 Pontiac Starchief convertible 1955 Mercury Montclair hardtop 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air hardtop 1957 Corvette convertible 1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II 1958 Chevrolet Impala convertible 1958 Ford Edsel sedan 1959 Buick Electra 225 convertible and 18 other impressive, ready-to-color models. Attractively rendered in precise detail, these handsome images will thrill coloring book fans and car lovers alike.