“For my son, the gift that makes me a boy again”
Lionel locos puff clean white smoke. Whistle like real trains.
Exclusive with electronic control.
Anna Sten (1908 – 1993) was a Russian silent film actress and Hollywood movie star.
She studied at the Russian Film Academy and joined the Moscow Art Theater.
She appeared in several Russian silent films and with the German movie “The Brothers Karamazov “(1931) Anna came to the attention of Samuel Goldwyn who was looking for a foreign-born actress that he could build up as the rival of (and possible successor to) Greta Garbo.
A sort of “summary” of International Exhibition of Modern Decorative Art. I know it’s in italian, but you can look to several posters, photos of the location and details. Unfortunately everything has been destroyed.
I’ll show you soon something more about IEMDA in Torino!
“These are the most popular skates in the world!
For over 40 years, one name in skates has meant the ultimate in quality to skaters everywhere.”
For materials, for workmanship, for design, the choice has always been Skates by Nestor Johnson.
Ben Dova, born in Strasbourg as Joseph Späh (1905 – 1986) was an acrobat and contorsionist in vaudeville shows.
His famous show was “convivial inebriate”. In 1933 he brought his act to the skyscrapers, where he staggered about on top of the Chanin Building, at the corner of Lexington Avenue.
There were no nets, no wires and no camera tricks involved.
Anne Baxter (1923 – 1985) was an American actress.
When she was 13 she started to work at Broadway and her first movie role was in “20 Mule Team” by Richard Thorpe in 1940.
In 1946, after her role in “The razor’s edge”, she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Her career continued with a role in “All About Eve” (1950) and she received a nomination for Best Actress, but did not win the Award this time.
She is most known for being Nefertari in one of the greatest movies of alltime, “The Ten Commandments” (1956).
Clarence John Laughlin (1905 – 1985) was an American photographer.
His first aspiration was to be a writer and he wrote many poems and stories in the style of French symbolism.
He began working as a freelance architectural photographer, then worked for various magazines and one of these was Vogue. After a conflict with then-editor Edward Steichen he split from Vogue and then he worked on personal projects full of elements of Surrealism.
Carlo Bugatti (1856 – 1940) was an Italian interior designer, decorator and manufacturer.
He studied first at Brera Academy, then at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
He had two sons: the sculptor Rembrandt Bugatti and the car manufacturer Ettore Bugatti.