A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Norma Jeane

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Norma Jeane

“The Red Sweater” pictures of Norma Jeane Baker, started the whirlwind career of Marilyn Monroe. Although, she modeled and had small parts in some films, this red sweater (and the sexy, appeal of the “sweater girl”) had people noticing the … Continue reading

Zorina the Ballerina

Zorina the Ballerina

Prima Ballerina: Vera Zorina Vera’s parents were both professional singers, in Norway where Vera grew up. Zorina already had show business in her blood. Soon it was realized, not only could she sing, but she was an amazing dancer. Her … Continue reading

The Eclectic  Eccentric

The Eclectic Eccentric

During the first half of the twentieth century, the Marchesa Luisa Casati (1881-1957) was italian heiress who lived in an eccentric and splendorous life. Her evening strolls made her quite scandalous because she was naked beneath her furs, walking around … Continue reading