Sunday, August 10, 2014

Bob's August Birthday Ladies, No. 6

I have always felt grateful to Norma Shearer for wanting Bob for her pictures, that was certainly a big boost to his early career.  It always helps to have the boss's wife on your side.

The picture below, besides being a good photo of the young 'Beautiful Bob,' is one of those that would have been just great in color ... the deep tan highlighting those blue, blue eyes.  Rrrff!

                                         Divorcee (1930)

And to have all the photos taken by Hurrell for Riptide in the 11x14 format ... an entire wall full of Bob, Norma and Herbert Marshall ... that would be just fantastic.  [I've always liked Herbert, and his presence does not distract one's attention from Bob!]  I'm not sure I could talk my husband into wall-to-wall Bob ...that's not any more likely than being able to afford all those photos!  Postcards are more my speed ... sigh. 

                                            Riptide (1934)


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