Lilyan Tashman

Lilyan Tashman Colorized

I had never heard of Lilyan Tashman until I ran across her photo on the library of congress webpage. I am glad I did because it opened me up to tons of black and white photos from the early 1900 silent film era. Lilyan Tashman was born in brooklyn and was basically the queen of…

Stephen Colbert at 22 Colorized

    Comedian Stephen Colbert won this year’s Best Spoken Word Album Grammy for the America Again: Re-becoming The Greatness We Never Weren’t audiobook. Its incredibly funny and exactly what you would expect if you have ever watched “The Colbert Report“ I Found this picture of a much different looking Stephen Colbert at age twenty…

Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert Colorized

  Here is a photo I enjoyed colorizing.  Clark gable and Claudette Colbert in the 1934 film “It Happened One Night“. The film was the first to win all five of the Academy Awards it was nominated for. The plot was based on the August 1933 short story Night Bus by Samuel Hopkins Adams. It…

Va-Va-Voom! Actress Mary Anderson Colorized

      Valentines day comes early ladies and gents, I present, miss Mary Anderson. I have been incredibly busy this past week doing personal paid request colorizations and have had little time to colorize a photo for fun, until I ran across this photo of Gone With The Wind actress, Mary Anderson.  I tried…

Colorization of Three Young Ladies Going For A Bike Ride

       So apparently kids are snorting smarties these days. The top trending search for today on YAHOO is “Snorting Smarties”. What the hell?    This photo is from a better time, when kids were going to ether frolics and smoking reefer sticks instead of snorting pastel-dyed processed sugar.     I finished this photo…

The Professor from Gilligans Island Has Passed Away

Sadly, Russell Johnson has passed away at the age of 89. Russell was widely known for his role as “The Professor” on the CBS sitcom Gilligans Island. Johnson appeared in two episodes of The Twilight Zone. His character attempted to prevent the assanation of Abraham Lincoln  in “Back There”. He also  appeared as a college…

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War Is Hell-Colorization of Unknown Vietnam Soldier

  This photo of a unknown Vietnam soldier  was taken by the  late Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Horst Faas. The  American soldier  was of the 173rd Airborne Brigade from what I have read but little else is known.  I stumbled across it and thought it would be a good image to colorize. The subject was…