Joan Blondell & Bette Davis in Three on a Match, 1932

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Zhang Jingjing SS 2013 Haute Couture

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Claudia Dean killing the manège in Royal Ballet Company Class

can someone tell me how to do this please

cuz when i do it, my legs don’t even open to ninety degrees

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Old Germany

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Miss Guilmartin”, Montreal c. 1877 via Musée McCord Museum

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fireflies in timelapse, photos by (click pic) vincent bradytakehito miyataketsuneaki hiramatsu and spencer black

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Gladys Roy was a barnstormer during the 1920s, performing mostly in Minneapolis and Los Angeles. Gladys was a parachute jumper and a wing-walker, her most famous stunts were dancing the Charleston and playing tennis on the wing of an airplane in flight. A popular attraction at county fairs, Gladys also appeared in 1925 film The Fighting Ranger. 

Gladys was planning a flight from New York to Rome, when she accidentally walked into a spinning propeller.  She was 25 year old when she died.  

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Ruan Lingyu

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Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Suleiman. Istanbul, Turkey. c. 1555-1560. Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper.

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ugh i am so floridian that anytime i see someone dipping their toes or w/e in a lake, no matter where they are, my first thought is “there are alligators!!!”