Monthly Archives: January 2019

Louis Natterton, Passaic, New Jersey, 1948

“Yes, I know I look like him. No, I’m not related. No, I’m not a gangster. I used to be an insurance salesman but now I’m an accountant.” Pencil sketch.

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My Confession: Grigory Ivanov, 1938

“‘You say I betrayed the Party? I did worse than that: I betrayed the Revolution. I betrayed the Revolution when I embraced the bureaucratism of the General Secretary and helped build a whole new ruling class to oppress the workers … Continue reading

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Stars of the silent screen: Darla Deveraux

“Darla Deveraux (Debbie Nozinski). Although she started out in bit parts as a ‘leggy blonde’ in comedies by Fatty Arbuckle and others, Deveraux was soon discovered by the great Swedish director, Victor Sjöström, after his arrival in Hollywood. He encouraged her … Continue reading

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Priscilla Weymouth

Priscilla Weymouth, London, 1966.

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Stars of the silent screen: Fiona Hampton

“Fiona Hampton (Fannie Kreutzer), famed for her roles in historical photoplays, including ‘The Doomed Queen’ (Anne Boleyn), ‘Stage of Tragedy’ (Mary Todd Lincoln) and ‘Christina the Conquerer,’ a forerunner to Greta Garbo’s later portrayal of the 17th century Swedish queen. … Continue reading

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The Flamenco Player

Harry Brzezinski at St Mary’s Church, Witney, Oxfordshire, December 2018. Pencil sketch, digital paint.

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Film noir moments: “Body Blow,” 1953

“‘Did I kill him? I could have. I wanted him dead. What he’s done to me deserves no mercy. If the gun had been in my hand, I would’ve pulled the trigger. But it wasn’t. So I didn’t. Sorry, cop. … Continue reading

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