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luckymag: “ oldhollywood: “ Lauren Bacall photo by Bert Six) The phone in the bedroom rang. I picked it up. It was Lauren Bacall. “I’ve been waiting for Tony for an hour,” Lauren said angrily.

Lily Elsie

So beautiful. Lily Elsie, popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

Ziegfeld Dancer Drucilla Strain c. 1940s

Ziegfeld girl Drucilla Strain looked like an early Grace Kelly prototype. Here, she shows off the curling and pinning women would undertake to get the bob look without the bob cut.

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Clara Bow, the quintessential "it girl" of fashion. Clara sits in front of the mirror in a flirty pose reading a book, which demonstrates how much freedom women have gained during this time period in dress and in scholarly realms.