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#BornthisDay 9 July 1929, #actress, soft porn star (that's woke the boys up a bit) Miss #Argentina 1955, & #StyleIcon , Isabel Sarli. I'd love to show you some fun gifs but can't ha ha...look up one of her famous cult classics The Insatiable Widow 1984
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Isabel Sarli in

Intimidades de una cualquiera (1972)
Fuego 1969
La mujer del zapatero (1965) & Sabaleros (1959)

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In a mink, and a bathing suit, then in Los Días calientes 1966 in headscarf & Una mariposa en la noche, 1976 with romantic partner and director/producer/actor Armando Bó .
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On a rangé pour vous les #threads du premier semestre 2021, entre pois chiche, agriculture régénérative, il y en a pour tous les goûts dans ce ménage de printemps !
Nous avons fait une incursion dans le monde #glamour des #peoples qui investissent dans l'#agroalimentaire
Puis nous avions fait un petit détour pour mieux connaître le soja…
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A is for Artes Radium Cream. Launched in London in 1931 it was advertised as a revolutionary home beauty treatment: "the active properties in this scientific preparation stimulate the skin cells, clearing the complexion and refining the texture of the skin in a wonderful way." A close up of a photograph ...
This advert is from Tatler and is dated June 1932. "It was first thought of by Madame Maria Hornes .... while observing the wonderful rejuvenating action on the skin's texture of Radium Springs baths at a continental spa." Image
Day 2 of my Radium A-Z challenge. B is for Blandford's Radium Hair Food Tonic and Restorer. I will post more about this brilliant product throughout the day #HalfLivesBook Image
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#BornthisDay June 20, 1911 #actress & #StyleIcon Gail Patrick. Known for movies eg My Favourite Wife 1940, Stage Door 1937, My Man Godfrey 1936, became TV producer later life responsible Perry Mason. Often cast as haughty other woman in movies- great style legacy as result!
Some more studio shots of Gail by Everett etc.

#BornthisDay June 20, 1911 #actress & #StyleIcon Gail Patrick

#vintagefashion #style #dresses #boudoir #gowns #furs #robes

Quit academic/law career for Hollywood-paid $50 wk neg to $75. Early roles inc 'Murders in the Zoo' 1933, 'Death Takes a Holiday' (blonde) 1934 -remade as ''Meet Joe Black'- 'One Hour Late' 1934 & 'Mississippi' 1935
#BornthisDay June 20, 1911 #actress #StyleIcon Gail Patrick
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#BornthisDay 23 March c1905 #StyleIcon #actress one greatest stars 20thC #cinema, #JoanCrawford.
Winning Academy Award famous role #MildredPierce many other #filmnoir dramatic & comedic roles. Starred movies #1920s- 1970s #vintagefashion 1/8
#BornthisDay 23 March c1905 #StyleIcon #actress #cinema, #JoanCrawford. Started as body double Norma Shearer, after winning lots Charleston competitions. Not afraid being seen as flapper "If you want to see the girl next door, go next door." #vintagefashion #1920s #1930s 2/8
#BornthisDay 23 March c1905 #StyleIcon #actress #cinema, #JoanCrawford. Her early roles endeared her to legion female fans to whom she epitomized independence & glamour they aspired to. #1920s #1930s #vintage #fashion #style 3/8
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In initial few days of Cameroon part of our Cameroon-Chad-Niger-Nigeria study. If Chad was full of sand and driving through the Sahara & Nigeria was, well, Nigeria, Cameroon so far is all about the mud. In the drive from Maroua-Maga this morning, I was so sure we’d get stuck...
Loading bags of rice on boats to Ndjaména in Chad.
Most rice produced in Maga (in Cameroon’s Far North) used to go to Nigeria - but cross border trade has been severely affected by insecurity. All the farmers I met complained of impact of conflict on export of rice cultivated.
Had such a good conversation with the Sultan of Pouss. Told me how French colonisers forced the people of the region to cultivate rice-but forbade them from eating. If you wanted to cause problems for someone, you’d grow rice outside someone’s compound so they’d get into trouble.
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