Jean Harlow publicity shot, 1930sGeorge Hurrell
Jean Harlow publicity shot, 1930s
George Hurrell

Fantasies of the Big Screen

The High Heels of Hollywood

The stock market crash of 1929 sent the Western world into financial decline. Hollywood catered to the hopes and dreams of the downtrodden by creating cinematic escapes that frequently featured sumptuous costumes. Some of the most inventive heels and platforms were created at this time.
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