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28 October 2016

EFSP's Dazzling Dozen: The Stars at Home

Stars and their privacy is an interesting subject. We are curious about the people we admire and desire at the Silver Screen. Are they married? How does their home look like? And what about their kids? Many famous people want to shield their private lives from the cameras, but others believe it's all in the game. Today, a dozen postcards with stars from the past photographed at home or with their loved ones.

Asta Nielsen at home
Asta Nielsen at home. German postcard by Verlag Hermann Leiser, Berlin-Wilmersdorf, no. 8645. Photo: Willinger.

Max Landa
Max Landa at home. German postcard by Verlag Hermann Leiser, Berlin, no. 9554.

Fern Andra
Fern Andra at her home. German postcard by Ross Verlag, Berlin, no. 288/2, 1919-1924. Photo: Fern Andra Atelier.

Erna Morena and child
Erna Morena and her child. German postcard by Ross Verlag, Berlin, no.311/2, 1919-1924. Photo: Wasow, München (Munich).

Ivy Close and her sons Derek and Ronald Neame
Ivy Close and her sons Derek and Ronald Neame. British postcard in the Philco (PPC) Series, no. 1070-3. Photo: Elwyn Neame.

George Robey and family
Mr. and Mrs. George Robey, Master Teddie & Miss Eileen Robey. British postcard by Rotary Photo EC., no. 4134 B.

Mickey Hargitay and Jayne Mansfield
Husband Mickey Hargitay and wife Jayne Mansfield at home. Dutch postcard by Uitgeverij Takken, no. 3674. Photo: 20th Century Fox.

Corry Brokken (1932-2016)
Dutch singer Corry Brokken with her only child, daughter Nancy, born in 1959.Dutch postcard by Gebr. Spanjersberg N.V., Rotterdam, no. 5625.

Adamo
Italian-Belgian singer and actor Adamo with his many siblings. Dutch postcard by 't Sticht, Utrecht / Uitgeverij Takken, no. AX 5826. Photo: NV Bovema.

Tommy Steele
British teen idol Tommy Steele at home. German postcard by Ufa, Berlin-Tempelhof, no. CK 345. Photo: Dezo Hoffman / UFA.

House of Joan Crawford, Brentwood, LA
American postcard, no. 821. Residence of Joan Crawford, Brentwood, LA, California.
Crawford lived here between 1929 and 1956, at 426, North Bristol Avenue. The house was decorated by her friend Billy Haines.

House of Robert Taylor, Beverly Hills, LA
American postcard, no. 62679. Home of Robert Taylor, 510, Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills, LA, California.

This is a post for Postcard Friendship Friday, hosted by Beth at the The Best Hearts are Crunchy. You can visit her by clicking on the button below.


1 comment:

Beth Niquette said...

As always, your intriguing postcards and wonderful research are so very memorable and fascinating. I love the idea of the Stars at home. Each of these postcards are wonderful.

Have a great weekend, Paul. It is to be raining again here tomorrow. I keep hoping for snow. :D