Posted by on Jun 11, 2017 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Carole Lombard - 1929

Photo: William E.Thomas

This is Carole Lombard as she appeared in the 1929 Pathé movie, “High Voltage.” I always loved her hair in this photo, so modern even today, and the photo, the lighting, everything.

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The photo is from the 1972 coffee table book  “The Image Makers: 60 years of Hollywood Glamour” by Richard Lawton and Paul Trent, published by McGraw Hill and available on  I loved the photos in this great book, which influenced me – and my photographers – over the years. For more Old Hollywood from the 20s go to Icons, Movie Icons, on

Photo: William E. Thomas

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