The smell of flowers

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In sixteen months of acting, he left a more lasting impression on the public than many stars do in thirty years. - Henry Ginsberg

His film career was one of the most brilliant and one of the most spectacularly brief in history. He was more like a comet than a star. - Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

To me, the only success, the only greatness for a man is immortality. To have your work remembered in history, to leave something in this world that will last for centuries… that’s greatness. - James Dean (Feb. 8, 1931 - Sept. 30, 1955)

(Fonte: jamesdeandaily, via thelittlefreakazoidthatcould)

“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.”

—    Margaret Fuller (via feellng)
rareaudreyhepburn:

Audrey Hepburn photographed in 1988.

"As a child I was taught that it was bad manners to draw attention to yourself and make a spectacle of yourself.  I then went on to make a rather nice living doing just that—with a little help from the greatest directors, the best writers, the most fabulous stars, glorious photography, terrific scores, super clothes, and the best crews in the industry.  My job was to be on time and know my lines.  [Others] helped and honed, triggered and taught, pushed and pulled,…guided and nurtured a totally unknown, insecure, inexperienced, skinny broad into a marketable commodity.  I am proud to have been in a business that gives pleasure, creates beauty and awakens our conscience, arouses compassion and perhaps most importantly, gives millions a respite from our so violent world." - Audrey Hepburn

rareaudreyhepburn:

Audrey Hepburn photographed in 1988.

"As a child I was taught that it was bad manners to draw attention to yourself and make a spectacle of yourself.  I then went on to make a rather nice living doing just that—with a little help from the greatest directors, the best writers, the most fabulous stars, glorious photography, terrific scores, super clothes, and the best crews in the industry.  My job was to be on time and know my lines.  [Others] helped and honed, triggered and taught, pushed and pulled,…guided and nurtured a totally unknown, insecure, inexperienced, skinny broad into a marketable commodity.  I am proud to have been in a business that gives pleasure, creates beauty and awakens our conscience, arouses compassion and perhaps most importantly, gives millions a respite from our so violent world." - Audrey Hepburn

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jimmydean-jamesdean:

59 years ago today we lost James Dean, a Mid-Western dream, the pioneer of teenage rebellion, a talent like no other, and a hero who captured the hearts of so many people, bringing hundreds of strangers together creating bonds of friendship that will truly last a lifetime! I hate to reminisce about his death, because today we should celebrate the life he led, the things he did. I do wish that crash never happened, but I do know if things didn’t happen the way it did we wouldn’t all be gathering in his hometown every year, it makes the pain of Jimmy being gone a lot easier when you have dear friends together to focus on the good and not so much the bad.  I will always be proud to be a fan of Jimmy, there is no one like him, and never will be.
"I liken it to a kind of star, or comet that fell through the sky and everybody still talks about it, they say ‘Remember that night, when that…when you saw that shooting star?’ That was it, I mean, he had that enormous appeal, and magic.” -Julie Harris
{February 8th, 1931-September 30th, 1955}

jimmydean-jamesdean:

59 years ago today we lost James Dean, a Mid-Western dream, the pioneer of teenage rebellion, a talent like no other, and a hero who captured the hearts of so many people, bringing hundreds of strangers together creating bonds of friendship that will truly last a lifetime! I hate to reminisce about his death, because today we should celebrate the life he led, the things he did. I do wish that crash never happened, but I do know if things didn’t happen the way it did we wouldn’t all be gathering in his hometown every year, it makes the pain of Jimmy being gone a lot easier when you have dear friends together to focus on the good and not so much the bad.
I will always be proud to be a fan of Jimmy, there is no one like him, and never will be.

"I liken it to a kind of star, or comet that fell through the sky and everybody still talks about it, they say ‘Remember that night, when that…when you saw that shooting star?’ That was it, I mean, he had that enormous appeal, and magic.” -Julie Harris

{February 8th, 1931-September 30th, 1955}

(via jamesdeandaily)


Unless you can feel that a hero is just as fucked up as you are, that you would make the same mistakes that he would make, you can have no satisfaction when he does commit a heroic act. Because then you can say, “hell, I could’ve done that too!” - Nicholas Ray, director Rebel Without a Cause

Unless you can feel that a hero is just as fucked up as you are, that you would make the same mistakes that he would make, you can have no satisfaction when he does commit a heroic act. Because then you can say, “hell, I could’ve done that too!” - Nicholas Ray, director Rebel Without a Cause

(Fonte: jamesdeandaily, via jamesdeandaily)

Elizabeth Taylor photographed by Bob Willoughby, on the set of Raintree County, 1956.

(Fonte: thelittlefreakazoidthatcould, via elizabethrtaylor)


James Dean photographed by Roy Schatt, NYC, 1954.
17octobers:

untitled by Jabbeltubel on Flickr.

modernizor:

Elizabeth Taylor at home in Beverly Hills 1957.

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quasisanstete:

Bearded Paul Newman in What a Way to Go.

quasisanstete:

Bearded Paul Newman in What a Way to Go.

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