Madam Satan

Madam Satan or Madame Satan is a 1930 American pre-Code musical comedy film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, starring Kay Johnson, Reginald Denny, Lillian Roth, and Roland Young Madam Satan has been called one of the oddest films DeMille made and certainly one of the oddest MGM made during Hollywood’s “golden age”. Thematically, this marked an attempt by DeMille to return to the boudoir comedies genre that had brought him financial success about 10 years earlier. Continue reading Madam Satan

Edward Steichen

Edward Jean Steichen (1879 – 1973) was a Luxembourgish American photographer, painter, and curator, renowned as one of the most prolific and influential figures in the history of photography. Steichen was credited with transforming photography into an art form. His photographs appeared in Alfred Stieglitz’s groundbreaking magazine Camera Work more often than anyone else during its publication run from 1903 to 1917. Stieglitz hailed him … Continue reading Edward Steichen