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Daily Beauty Rituals, with Constance Bennet, 1937

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Who wears short shorts – in 1937?

I would love to know the back story on this photo! It was taken in front of the Simpsons department store in Toronto in 1937. I am assuming the two women in the short shorts are chorus girls on a … Continue reading

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Film Costume Review – Me and Orson Welles

(Originally blogged October 13, 2010) Released at the Toronto International Film Festival two years ago, Me and Orson Welles (the grammatically awkward title is from the book the film was based) has finally made it to DVD. Set between November … Continue reading

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