worshipping beauty from a safe distance

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


William Castle’s surprisingly effective and genuinely creepy  Mr Sardonicus (1961). Reviewed at Cult Movie Reviews.




lovelyhistorycolors:

Gene Tierney in Dragonwyck

lovelyhistorycolors:

Gene Tierney in Dragonwyck

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pre-raphaelisme:

Vanity by John William Waterhouse

pre-raphaelisme:

Vanity by John William Waterhouse

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Ghost Squad was a British television crime drama made by ITC which ran from 1961 to 1964. Reviewed at Cult TV Lounge.




summerlilac:

The Present - Alfred Stevens

summerlilac:

The Present - Alfred Stevens

(via intraoculus)




Vintage Pop Fictions: The Extraordinary Adventures of a Russian Scientist Across the Solar System

Scientific romance by George le Faure and Henri de Graffigny, published in four volumes between 1888 and 1896.




16chakras:

Philippe Parrot (1831-1894)

16chakras:

Philippe Parrot (1831-1894)

(Source: wonderingaesthetic, via colin-vian)




Gustave Jean Jacquet (1846-1909), La Coquette. More at Strange Tears.

Gustave Jean Jacquet (1846-1909), La Coquette. More at Strange Tears.





Anna Karina, 1960s.

Anna Karina, 1960s.

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Vintage Pop Fictions: C. L. Moore's Black Gods and Scarlet Dreams

Includes all of Catherine L. Moore’s Jirel of Joiry sword and sorcery stories and Northwest Smith sword and planet stories from the 1930s.