worshipping beauty from a safe distance

The worship of feminine pulchritude. Not work safe, not politically correct, not suitable for under 18s.


Vintage Pop Fictions: Len Deighton’s Billion Dollar Brain

The fourth of Len Deighton’s espionage thrillers featuring an unnamed agent of a British intelligence service. When the novels were filmed in the 1960s the character was given the name Harry Palmer.




Classic Movie Ramblings: El Cid (1961)

Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren star in one of the great Hollywood epics. Directed by Anthony Mann.




hollywoodlady:

Jean Harlow for Reckless, 1935

hollywoodlady:

Jean Harlow for Reckless, 1935

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Vintage Pop Fictions: Rex Stout’s The Red Box

The fourth of Rex Stout’s wonderful Nero Wolfe murder mysteries. It was published in 1937. 




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boomerstarkiller67:

Joanna Lumley as Purdey - The New Avengers (1976-1977)

boomerstarkiller67:

Joanna Lumley as Purdey - The New Avengers (1976-1977)

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Cult Movie Reviews: The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)

Oliver Reed stars in one of Hammer’s best horror movies. Directed by Terence Fisher.




keeper-of-the-purple-twilight:

Happy Birthday Rita Hayworth ♡ (October 17, 1918 ~ May 14, 1987)

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Vintage Pop Fictions: The Skeleton Closet of Jules de Grandin

Seabury Quinn’s short stories chronicle the adventures of occult detective Jules de Grandin, described on the back cover as “the occult Hercule Poirot”