May 2012

Did you know? – Ava Gardner

By |May 6th, 2012|

Ava resisted the studio’s elaborate makeover process, refusing to thin her eyebrows and fill in a dimple with plastic surgery.
Ava’s tolerance for both liquor and late nights was the stuff of Hollywood legends. When fellow revelers had to drag themselves home at dawn after […]

July 2011

Vintage Lux Beauties – Nanette Fabray (1950)

By |July 6th, 2011|

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Miscellaneous Info – Read more about her HERE

June 2011

Vintage Lux Beauties – Carole Lombard (1935)

By |June 25th, 2011|

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Miscellaneous Info – Perhaps because of her tragic, early death, or maybe because she was blonde and gorgeous, Carole Lombard is revered even to this day as the crowning female practitioner of sophisticated 1930s comedy. She did indeed […]

Nimmi with Errol Flynn

By |June 24th, 2011|

Bollywood’s film Aan (1952) was one of the first Indian movies to have a world wide release. The film had extremely lavish premiere in London where Nimmi met many western film personalities including Errol Flynn. When Flynn attempted to kiss her hand she pulled […]

Vintage Lux Beauties – Renée Adorée (1928)

By |June 18th, 2011|

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Miscellaneous Info – Renée Adorée was a French actress who appeared in Hollywood silent movies during the 1920s.

Vintage Lux Beauties – Ann Blyth (1950)

By |June 16th, 2011|

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Miscellaneous Info – She was groomed to be a singer, but it is for playing one of the screen’s great spoiled brats that Ann Blyth will be best remembered. A child prodigy, she began singing professionally at age 5, […]

Vintage Lux Beauties

By |June 14th, 2011|

Film actresses have long been endorsing Lux Toilet soap. In the past, it was considered a privilege to endorse Lux Soap, and many Hollywood, Bollywood and Lollywood actresses have endorsed it through the years. This section will be devoted to Vintage Lux Beauties.

Ann Blyth […]

May 2011

Inspired Songs – Come September’s (1961) Title Music and Songs based on it

By |May 26th, 2011|

Hollywood’s Come September (1961, starring Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida) title music was very popular in India/Pakistan during the 60s. Quite a few Indian/Pakistani songs were based on this tune. Listen to the title music of Come September (1961) and two songs based on it.

The […]

Ava Gardner in Pakistan (1955) during the shooting of Hollywood’s Bhowani Junction (1956)

By |May 24th, 2011|

Hollywood’s Bhowani Junction (1956), starring Ava Gardner and Stewart Granger, was shot in and around Lahore, under the direction of George Cukor. Based on John Master’s novel, it was set in the post-World War II period, showing the inner conflict of a Eurasian woman, […]

October 2010

Audrey Hepburn (1929 – 1993)

By |October 8th, 2010|

Audrey Hepburn grew up in Holland during World War II and began life with great uncertainty—not knowing when she would see her estranged father, where her next meal would come from, or even whether she would survive the war. Dance was her refuge and […]