When (lots of) Legends Gather #586

Rossano Brazzi, Maureen O'Hara, Arthur Freed, Spring Byington, and Maurice Chevalier.JPG
Rossano Brazzi, Maureen O'Hara, Arthur Freed, Spring Byington and Maurice Chevalier.

8 comments:

justjack said...

Chevalier, EH???

jim smith said...

I figure it's early '59 and Freed is getting an award for "Gigi" from '58 (that would explain Chevalier being round) and Rossano Brazzi was in the movie of "South Pacific", also '58, and was probably up for an award and didn't win. But what O'Hara is doing there puzzles me. And Spring Byington was still doing her big sitcom hit "December Bride" on CBS. But what's she doing there? I think it would help if we knew what award that was. Jim

Greg said...

Jim, sorry, I don't always put up the info accompanying the photos but you're pretty damn close. You know your stuff. Here's the original photo info:

A distinguished array of Hollywood luminaries was on hand October 24, 1958, for the Motion Picture Costumers' annual 'Adam & Eve' awards for costume achievement. Shown here are Rossano Brazzi, Maureen O'Hara, Arthur Freed, Spring Byington, and Maurice Chevalier. Freed, MGM producer, received the Costumers' honorary producer award for "Gigi," while Miss Byington won the female star award. Miss O'Hara presided as mistress of ceremonies at the gala ball held at the Beverly Hilton's International Room.

Judith said...

Maurice! Stop drooling into that nice lady's cleavage. Mauvais chien!

jim smith said...

Thanks Greg. Costumers awards. Who'd'a thunk. Jim

marietta said...

Maurice schlägt vor," nach der feier könnten wir doch alle schick in die "hansakogge" auf einen kosackencafe`gehen."

jim smith said...

Marietta: So Chevalier suggests they go to a Cossack cafe after the awards show. But what is a "hansakogge" and why a Coccack cafe? Jim

marietta said...

Somethings are hard to explain,or transfer in a other language.cause it is with tradition and rites to do.Die hanse ist ein zusammenschluss von hamburger kaufleuten u. händlern,die die "Koggen"für ihre lastschiffe u. reisen ins ausland eingesetzthaben.Hier gibt es noch einige wenige kneipen mit den alten schiffsnamen,urig gemütlich., von seeleuten u.matrosen gerne besucht.Anders <verhält es sich<mit dem "Kosackenkaffee",ein furchtbar süsser likör, damen,die sich zur handarbeit treffen bevorzugen ab und zu ein gläschen mit dem starken kaffeegeschmack.