Thanks to the generosity of Rainman, a superb collection of pictures from the movies has been made available for display on these pages.
Four distinguished actresses from across the thirties, forties and fifties - Maureen O'Sullivan, Joan Bennett, Dorothy Patrick, and Rita Hayworth - all interpreting the femme fatale, and all making stylish use of the plastic mac.
on the femme fatale theme.
Broderick Crawford and John Ireland are rivals for the attention of Ellen Drew in smuggling drama directed by Earl McEvoy. Three stills.
From another golden age
"Isn't it a Lovely Day to be Caught in the Rain" underscores this series of rainwear-related images. These selections are a bit more obscure than obvious choices like "Singin in the Rain" and "Les Parapluies de Cherbourg" but yet aesthetically and historically fascinating.
Heroines - from the Nineteen-forties.
Three scenes from the film by Clarence Brown
Exhibition by courtesy of Rainman
Where copyright arises, we will remove immediately