Links

This page features links to other Classic Hollywood sites, retro living and more!

Classic Hollywood Sites

Classic Movies
From Brad Lang, the best overall site dedicated to Classic Films and Performers. A must see.

Reel Classics
Elizabeth’s site is a large index of golden Hollywood’s finest actors and actresses.

A&E’s Biography
One of the best produced series dedicated to the lives of celebrities, historical figures and more.

The Internet Movie Database 
Don’t surf without it. The absolute must place to visit when you need to find information on movies, new or old.

Classic Images 
Monthly magazine dedicated to preserving classic film.

Old Hollywood Glamour
This blogger has an excellent site dedicated to the style and glamour of an era past!

Meredy’s Place
Meredy has a wonderful collection of trivia pages dedicated to classic actors and actresses.

Legends Last Forever!
The Roger Richman Agency is the representative for many Hollywood classic personas such as Betty Grable, Mae West and Carmen Miranda.

Turner Classic Movies 
Showing great classic films 24 hours a day.

Hollywood Poolside
Get a glimpse of the book that helped you get a glimpse of the stars in their bikinis.

Silver Screen Sirens
Doug Stickney has a wonderful gallery site with images of dozens of Hollywood’s finest sirens.

Hollywood Pinup
A collection of pin-ups, actors and actresses and portraits from the golden era of Hollywood.

Hollywood Canteen
Have fun at Jeff May’s Hollywood Canteen, where you can dress Rita Hayworth, listen to numerous audio clips and message boards.

 

Classic Hollywood Memorabilia

 

Classic Photos
Located in Ely, Minnesota, these folks have a nice collection of posters and prints to choose from including Jen Harlow, Jayne Mansfield, Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Rita Hayworth and more.

Vintage Hollywood Memorabilia 
If you’ve got a hankering to complete your collection, drop by this site and check out their impressive collection of various Hollywood memorabilia.

Steve’s Collectibles 
Featuring vintage sheet music. Nice selection!

Movies Unlimited 
Bringing you the best musicals from the ’40s.

Memorabilia Mine
Highly recommended. They have wonderful prints and posters.

Hollywood Pastels by Leslie
Leslie does beautiful pastel work with classic images of actresses of the Art Deeco era.

Roland Fabbrie
Roland makes wonderful pieces of artwork featuring albums, photos and other miscellaneous Hollywood movie memorabilia.

Vintage Living

Mrs. Depew Vintage
For awesome vintage sewing patterns, drop by Mrs. Depew’s for great styles from the 1920’s – 1950’s.

Circa 50
Awesome reproduction retro furniture.

Vintageous
Featuring vintage sewing and knitting patterns, vintage clothing and lots more.

Beauty Worlds
The focus of this site is the understanding and appreciation of beauty in the natural world, in Western culture, and in other cultures both past and present. Very cool.

ReVamp Vintage
Wonderful site to purchase classic looking clothing in modern fabrications. Beautiful styles. My pick, teens, 30s & 40s!

eglamkitty
Featuring fine cosmetics and tips on vintage glamour looks.

1940’s Hairstyle Tips
This is a small page with some ideas for re-creating a 1940’s hairdo.

Hart’s Retro / Glamour Collection
Sewing patterns for glamourous vintage styles.

Marci’s Retro Style
Ever wondered how to set your hair in pin curls or in giant Harlow-esque waves? Marci has some tips for you!

Retro Kitty Kat
Find awesome vintage dresses, lingerie, blouses and accessories!

Blue Velvet Vintage
Find beautiful dreses, hats, purses and more from this little shop that featues vintage and vintage-inspired frocks.

 

Musicals

Golden Movie Musicals
Links, information and details about the films, actors and actresses.

Great MGM Musicals
Dedicated to the musicals from the late ’20s to the early ’30s.

Fox Musicals
All Fox, all the time. I love Fox musicals.

Pin Ups

Pinup Art 
Dedicated to the true art of pinup This site has a wonderful collection.

MC Cotter – Gallery To Classic Stars
An illustrator who uses his talents to glorify actresses of the past.

Dangerous Curves Again
A collection of resources for curvaceous women, from classic to contemporary.

Marilyn Moments
Drop by this new site, which features pin-up illustrations of Marilyn Monroe in the style of the pin-up master George Petty.

Actors

The Life and Times of Cary Grant 
Comprehensive fan site dedicated to this classic dreamboat.

John Payne 
One of my favorite actors.

Frank Sinatra 
Ol’ Blue eyes himself.

Actresses not on Bombshells

Betty Hutton
A beautiful tribute page to “Miss Dynamite.”

Bright Lights Film Journal: Betty Boop
A nice little article dedicated to the Boop-ster.

The Lovely Rita
Gorgeous page dedicated to Rita Hayworth. Great pictures.

The Clara Bow Page
The “It” Girl.

Judy Holliday
Wonderful site dedicated to Judy with biographical information, images, articls and more.

Grace Kelly Online

Joan Leslie
Lovely site dedicated to the girl-next-door of the 40s.

Elke Sommer
You can buy lovely paintings by the beautiful Elke Sommer.

Gloria Pall (aka Voluptua)
Gloria’s fascinating Hollywood past is recalled in this website and her books.

Peggy Lee
The singer with the voice of gold, this is her official site.

Tallulah Bankhead
A wonderful new site dedicated to the woman who was as “pure as driven slush.”

Kathryn Grayson
Known for her goergeous looks and her operatic singing voice, the beautiful Ms. Grayson has an official website featuring photos, a filmography and discopgraphy.

Keeping Our Bombshell Figures

Staylace 
The history and culture of corsets.

Romantasy Corsets 
Very pretty corsets, plus great tips on waist-training and choosing your perfect corset.

Dark Garden Corsets

These gals make some of the most gorgeous custom corsets on the block.

Corset Story
A lovely corsetier out of the UK, they create splendid corsets of all shapes and sizes. They even offer wonder 2-for-1 specials on certain styles.

Photographers

George Hurrell

George Barris

Bert Stern

Eve Arnold

Richard Avedon

Cecil Beaton

Bruno Bernard

John Bryson

Cornell Capa

Bruce Davidson

Andre de Dienes

Jock Caroll

Alfred Eisenstaedt

Elliott Erwitt

Milton H. Greene

Ernst Haas

Philippe Halsman

Bob Henriques

Joseph Jasgur

Tom Kelley

Douglas Kirkland

Lee Lockwood

Inge Morath

Arnold Newman

Lawrence Schiller

Sam Shaw

John Vachon

Bob Willoughby

William Read

Woodfield

David Conover

John Florea