Shells and design, late 1970s

Karel Vaca :: Dívka s Mušlí (Girl with a shell), 1980. Vintage movie poster, offset print. Movie directed by Jiří Svoboda. | src Zezula
Karel Vaca (1919-1989) :: Dívka s Mušlí (Girl with a shell), 1980. Vintage movie poster, offset print. Movie directed by Jiří Svoboda. | src Zezula
Cymatium spengleri Perry. From "The shell: five hundred million years of inspired design" by Hugh Stix and Marguerite Stix, 1979. | src equator on IG
Cymatium spengleri Perry. From “The shell: five hundred million years of inspired design” by Hugh Stix and Marguerite Stix, 1979. | src equator on IG

Leni Riefenstahl in Das blaue Licht

Leni Riefenstahl in Das blaue Licht – Eine Berglegende aus den Dolomiten (La lumière bleue, The Blue Light), 1932. Regie: Leni Riefenstahl und Béla Balázs. Uncredited set photographer. | src Ader

Ballgown for “Forbidden Fruit”

Karl Struss (1886-1981) :: [Actress in ballgown, “Forbidden Fruit”], 1920. Gelatin silver print. | src Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX

Bebe Daniels in elaborate robe, 1921

Karl Struss (1886-1981) :: Bebe Daniels in elaborate robe, 1921 [production still from the movie “Affairs of Anatol”], 1921. Gelatin silver print. | src Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX

“We are spirits of another sort”

Victor Jory as Oberon: “We are spirits of another sort.” (III.ii.388)
Oberon, King of the Fairies, rules the Fairy Kingdom. A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Warner Brothers, 1935), directed by William Dieterle and Max Reinhardt. Photographer: Hans Fred Konekamp. Still photographer: Mickey Marigold. | src Cleveland State University

Menschen vom Varieté, 1939

La Jana in a dancing pose. Scene from the movie ‘Menschen vom Varieté‘ directed by Hungarian director Josef von Báky, Germany – Hungary, 1939. Film Production: Hunnia Filmgyár and Pictura Film. | src and hi-res Getty Images