A look at the movie star photo collection of Romeo, a chain gang convict from RKO’s Hell’s Highway (1932). Trying to identify Romeo’s collection of photos. Plus: Hell’s Highway movie embed. Watch it here!
Report from London, 1940 – Soldiers Need More Movie Star Photos
A brief blurb in a 1940 newspaper reports that London is short on Movie Star Photos. Here are the five Hollywood stars most requested by overseas soldiers.
1950’s Ephemera – Hollywood Studios Portrait Brochure
Opening up a 1950’s era sales brochure from the Hollywood Studios company. Hollywood Studios offered high quality photos for sale of your favorite movie stars.
No More Freebies – Hollywood Stars Forced to Charge Fans for Photos Beginning 1929
After picking up a small collection of studio reply cards to 1930s movie fans requesting photos of their favorite film stars I discovered why the studios started charging a fee. 10 of the reply cards are shown as is the 1929 newspaper article explaining how the charge came to be.
Dear Mr. Valentino … Fan Photos and Form Letters
A little about the old 5×7 Movie Star Fan Photos from the 1920s and 30s with images of a series of 1920s Fan Photos with Letters from stars such as Ronald Colman, Colleen Moore, Lilian Gish and Rudolph Valentino.
My 5 favorite Alan Hale roles and types
I tried to choose 5 somewhat different favorite Alan Hale roles leading my list to show off 5 slightly different types the character actor played throughout the 1930’s and 40’s.