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Bankhead Collection

Background imageBankhead Collection: Tatler front cover featuring Tallulah Bankhead, 1925

Tatler front cover featuring Tallulah Bankhead, 1925
Tatler front cover featuring American actress, talk show host and bonne vivante, Tallulah Bankhead (1902 - 1968). Pictured at the time she had been selected to play Iris Storm

Background imageBankhead Collection: Tallulah Bankhead

Tallulah Bankhead (1902 - 1968), American actress, talk show host and bonne vivante

Background imageBankhead Collection: The Bright Young People at a party

The Bright Young People at a party
A group of Bright Young Things at Captain Macheacans fancy dress party where guests were instructed to come as a living celebrity

Background imageBankhead Collection: Tallulah Bankheads fashions in The Garden of Eden, 1927

Tallulah Bankheads fashions in The Garden of Eden, 1927
Tallulah Bankheads fashions in The Garden of Eden, London, 1927 Date: 1927

Background imageBankhead Collection: A scene from No No Nanette at the Palace Theatre, London (1925) with Joseph Coyne

A scene from No No Nanette at the Palace Theatre, London (1925) with Joseph Coyne, Binnie Hale and George Grossmith Date: 1925

Background imageBankhead Collection: Tallulah Bankhead in Thunder Below

Tallulah Bankhead in Thunder Below
Actress Tallulah Bankhead (1902-1968) appearing in the film Thunder Below with Charles Bickford (1891-1967) and Paul Lukas (1894-1971). Date: circa 1932

Background imageBankhead Collection: A scene from Fallen Angels at the Globe Theatre, London (1925)

A scene from Fallen Angels at the Globe Theatre, London (1925) with Tallulah Bankhead and Edna Best Date: 1925

Background imageBankhead Collection: Double page spread from The Tatler, reporting on Captain Neil MacEacheans novel party

Double page spread from The Tatler, reporting on Captain Neil MacEacheans novel party held at Brook Street, where well-knowns dressed up as living celebrities

Background imageBankhead Collection: Audience of stars at midnight performance of Charlots Revue

Audience of stars at midnight performance of Charlots Revue
A galaxy of stars in the audience for the midnight performance of the first night of Charlots Revue at the Prince of Wales Theatre in April 1925

Background imageBankhead Collection: Tallulah Bankhead, Elsa Lanchester & Gwen Farrar

Tallulah Bankhead, Elsa Lanchester & Gwen Farrar
Stars of a charity matinee in aid of the Central Council for the Care of Crippled Children organised by Gwen Farrar (second from left) and attended by H.R.H. the Duchess of York

Background imageBankhead Collection: London Nights - at the Cafe Anglais by Hynes

London Nights - at the Cafe Anglais by Hynes
Rex Evans at the CafÚáünglais, playing the piano and singing. M. Poulsen, who ran the club, is seen standing on the left, while his co-directors, Capt. Robin Humphries and Mrs

Background imageBankhead Collection: Stage Golfing Society dinner dance by Hynes

Stage Golfing Society dinner dance by Hynes
Brilliant cartoon by Hynes depicting in caricature members of the Stage Golfing Society at a dinner dance held at the Savoy Hotel in January 1928. From left to right at the back: Mr R. H

Background imageBankhead Collection: Tallulah Bankhead, American actress

Tallulah Bankhead, American actress. Date: 1934

Background imageBankhead Collection: Tallulah Bankhead

Tallulah Bankhead, (1902 - 1968), American actress of the stage and screen, at the time known as a brilliant young actress photographed as Iris Fenwick in The Green Hat a play by Michael Arlen which

Background imageBankhead Collection: Photo of Miss Tallulah Bankhead in the Sketch

Photo of Miss Tallulah Bankhead in the Sketch
Black and white photograph of popular American stage actress Tallulah Bankhead who was celebrating her engagement to Count Anthony de Bosdari. Date: 28th November 1928

Background imageBankhead Collection: Tallulah Bankhead in The Green Hat

Tallulah Bankhead in The Green Hat
Scene from the stage adaptation of Michael Arlens novel, The Green Hat at the Adelphi Theatre in 1924. The lead role of Iris was played by Tallulah Bankhead (seen right)

Background imageBankhead Collection: Tallulah Bankhead and Count Anthony de Bosdari, 1928

Tallulah Bankhead and Count Anthony de Bosdari, 1928
A front cover of The Tatler, reporting the engagement of the actress Miss Tallulah Bankhead(1902-1968) to Count Anthony de Bosdari in November 1928. Date: 1928

Background imageBankhead Collection: Tallulah Bankhead appearing in They Knew What They Wanted

Tallulah Bankhead appearing in They Knew What They Wanted
A portrait of Tallulah Bankhead appearing in They Knew What They Wanted at the St Martins Theatre, London, 1926 Date: 1926

Background imageBankhead Collection: Tallulah Bankhead and Leslie Howard in Her Cardboard Lover

Tallulah Bankhead and Leslie Howard in Her Cardboard Lover
Tallulah Bankhead and Leslie Howard appearing in in Her Cardboard Lover at the Lyric Theatre, London in 1928. Date: 1928

Background imageBankhead Collection: Lovely Legs Cream

Lovely Legs Cream
Model Esme Bankhead applies moisturising cream to her lovely legs. Date: 1940s

Background imageBankhead Collection: Tallulah Bankhead in The Garden of Eden

Tallulah Bankhead in The Garden of Eden
A scene from the stage play, The Garden of Eden, starring the sensational Tallulah Bankhead as Toni, a former cabaret dancer who marries an upper class diplomat

Background imageBankhead Collection: Caricature of Tallulah Bankhead in The Garden of Eden

Caricature of Tallulah Bankhead in The Garden of Eden
The caf頤 ancer as society bride - American actress Tallulah Bankhead, a sensation on the London stage in the 1920s, as Toni Lebrun in the play, Garden of Eden at the Lyric Theatre in 1927

Background imageBankhead Collection: The Garden of Eden by Bernauer and Oesterreicher

The Garden of Eden by Bernauer and Oesterreicher
The Garden of Eden by R. Bernauer and R. Oesterreicher; English version by Avery Hopwood. First produced Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh on 23rd May and the Lyric Theatre, 30th May 1927

Background imageBankhead Collection: Cecil Beatons bedroom, his guests and his fantails

Cecil Beatons bedroom, his guests and his fantails
The top photograph shows Cecil Beaton at home with guests at Ashcombe House; from l-r: Miss Tilly Losch, Mrs Harcourt Smith, Sir Alfred Beit, Lady Charles Cavendish, Miss Tallulah Bankhead

Background imageBankhead Collection: Entrance to Bankhead Tunnel, Mobile, Alabama, USA

Entrance to Bankhead Tunnel, Mobile, Alabama, USA
Entrance to the Bankhead Tunnel in Mobile, Alabama, USA. It is a road tunnel which was built under the Mobile River and opened in February 1941. Date: 1941

Background imageBankhead Collection: Tallulah Bankhead, American actress

Tallulah Bankhead, American actress
Tallulah Bankhead (1902-1968), American film and theatre actress, and talk show host. Date: 20th century

Background imageBankhead Collection: Tallulah Bankhead / Harris

Tallulah Bankhead / Harris
TALLULAH BANKHEAD American film and stage actress, talk show host and bonne vivante, pictured here refusing to play to the gallery


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