Old Hollywood
Cinema
1900-1979

Nostalgia is a seductive liar - George Wildman Ball
Four Sons (1928, dir. John Ford)

Four Sons (1928, dir. John Ford)

Katharine Hepburn as Queen Mary in Mary of Scotland (1936, dir. John Ford)
"I was probably the worst choice in the world for the part. I can’t stand Mary of Scotland. I think she was an absolute ass. I thought Elizabeth was absolutely right to have her condemned to death.”

Katharine Hepburn as Queen Mary in Mary of Scotland (1936, dir. John Ford)

"I was probably the worst choice in the world for the part. I can’t stand Mary of Scotland. I think she was an absolute ass. I thought Elizabeth was absolutely right to have her condemned to death.”

Seas Beneath (1930, dir. John Ford)

Seas Beneath (1930, dir. John Ford)

"I didn’t show up at the ceremony to collect any of my first three Oscars. Once I went fishing, another time there was a war on, and on another occasion, I remember, I was suddenly taken drunk."
-John Ford (via)

"I didn’t show up at the ceremony to collect any of my first three Oscars. Once I went fishing, another time there was a war on, and on another occasion, I remember, I was suddenly taken drunk."

-John Ford (via)

Alfred Newman - How The West Was Won: Main Title (via How The West Was Won: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Katharine Hepburn in Mary of Scotland (1936, dir. John Ford) (via)

Katharine Hepburn in Mary of Scotland (1936, dir. John Ford) (via)