Barbara Crampton made her name in campy 80’s Horror classics like Re-Animator, From Beyond and Chopping Mall. After the Golden Age of the genre, she continued steady work in the B-movie field, and in 2015 proved a particularly hot commodity, starring in five films. She always lights up a screen, and her talent and beauty have not diminished a bit over her thirty year career.
Because even when you’re Mick Jagger, sometimes you’re not the most interesting man in the room. Delon’s style makes Jagger’s mismatched socks, beat down shoes and scruffy coif look entirely adolescent. Hell, Delon even has that uncanny French knack for turning a cigarette into a desirable accessory, while Mick is dreaming of the advent of the cell phone. Either way, Marianne’s in the proverbial catbird seat. Taken in 1967, at a discussion with director Jack Cardiff on his film The Girl On A Motorcycle, starring Faithfull and Delon.
Holly came from Miami F.L.A.
Hitchhiked her way across the U.S.A.
Plucked her eyebrows on the way
Shaved her legs and then he was a she
She said, hey babe, take a walk on the wild side,
Said, hey honey, take a walk on the wild side.
Andy Warhol transvestite Superstar Holly Woodlawn, acclaimed for her performance in ‘Trash’, photographed in 1970. (Photo by Jack Mitchell/Getty Images)
Happy birthday to the legendary songwriter responsible for the standards Stardust, Heart and Soul, The Nearness of You, and Georgia On My Mind, to name but a few. Hoagy Carmichael also appeared in numerous movies, performing his own songs, often with a variety of stars. Today’s SOTD selections are from The Las Vegas Story, and To Have and Have Not, respectively.
The Jefferson Airplane, pose for a portrait in San Francisco, August 3, 1968. From left: Spencer Dryden, drummer; Marty Balin, rear, vocalist; Jorma Kaukonen, lead guitar; Grace Slick, vocalist; Paul Kantner, electric guitar; and Jack Casady, bass guitar. (AP Photo/stf)
The Jefferson Airplane
Grace Slick, singer with American psychedelic rock group the Jefferson Airplane, at a London reception for the band at the start of their ten day visit in 1968. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)