Monthly Archives: December 2012


Circa 1958.

f for fields

Claude with Freddie Bartholomew as the young David in David Copperfield. George Cukor. 1935.


Burt Reynolds in Nickelodeon. Peter Bogdanovich. 1976.

the decorative sex

Chili Bouchier in You Know What Sailors Are. Maurice Elvey. 1928.

f for orson

Orson and Marlene Dietrich in Touch of Evil. 1958.


cover art

record labels

Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols. Sex Pistols. 1977.

cute band alert


Elastica. 1995.

festival time!

Holden Fedora

William Holden at the Cannes screening of Billy Wilder‘s Fedora. 1978.

And that’s Jacques Tati that Holden is staring at, right?

ravi shankar is dead

Ravi Shankar

Sitar master and long-term George Harrison collaborator Ravi Shankar, who brought “world music” to the 1960s rock festival circuit, died yesterday at age 92. Here’s an obit.

Ravi in India

In India. Photo by George Harrison. 1966.

Dark Horse Ravi

Ravi goes Hollywood: with Peter Sellers and George Harrison during the Dark Horse Tour. 1974.