Women’s Tales

The Dioramas of Frances Glessner Lee and her Cold Case Dolls

Perhaps no one would expect to find inside an institute of forensic medicine, where violent homicide and suicide cases are investigated, pretty dollhouses accurate up to the details and perfectly on scale,…

Mata Hari: the Double Agent Spy Shot with her Eyes Open

Dancer, adventure, femme fatale. Who really was Mata Hari, the most known female secret agent in history? After a century from the death of Margaretha Geertruida Zelle, that’s her real name, it…

Bettie Page: the Dramatic Story of the Pin-Ups Queen

Way before Madonna was about to become popular for her fetish style and even before Dita Von Teese was adopting her look to turn into a burlesque diva, there certainly was Bettie Page,the…

Baby Peggy: the First Child Victim of the Showbiz

At the age of 5, Peggy-Jean Montgomery was a child certainly very rich but probably not very happy, after her performances in 150 shorts and 3 films. Peggy-Jean Montgomery – 1922 At…

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