“I want to remember it all, the good times and the bad times, the late nights, the boozing, the dancing into dawns, and all the great and not-so-great people I met and loved in those years…” - Ava Gardner in The Bribe (1949)
1937. Ava Gardner age 15 looking poised and glamorous in this early portrait. Of all the pre-Hollywood shots, not forgetting Larry Tarr’s image that brings her to the attention of MGM, this is the one that best captures the devastating looks that will lead MGM to tout her as “The world’s most beautiful animal”. Yet …
hepburnandhepburn: “ gatabella: “ Ava Gardner on the set of “The Little Hut” ”
Happy Birthday Ava Gardner! 7 Snaps Of The Iconic Style Star
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Ava Gardner (a lasting impression: The Killers, Pandora and the Flying Dutchman, Show Boat, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, Mogambo, The Barefoot Contessa, Bhowani Junction, On the Beach, The Night of the Iguana)
HELMUT NEWTON photographer. Ava Gardner, London 1984. Older, yet still beautiful; she had an incredible odometer of life, very fast.