Film stars of the 40s and 50s


Our upstairs lounge bar pays tribute to the Hollywood of the 1940s and 1950s. Here you will find memorabilia of all the Hollywood greats. Browse film posters of memorable films including 'The Wizard of Oz', 'Ben Hur', 'Singing in the rain', 'Gaslight' and 'Gone with the wind'.

'Photoplay', 'Picturegoer', 'Picture Show' and 'ABC Film Review', featuring film star portraits, line the walls.


Joan Crawford. Humphrey Bogart. Lauren Bacall. Stewart Granger. Bette Davis. Cary Grant. Ann Miller. Charlton Heston. Barbara Stanwyck. Robert Taylor. Cyd Charrisse. Errol Flynn. Susan Hayward. Marlon Brando. Tallulah Bankhead. Clark Gable. Jean Harlow. Ramon Novarro. Lorretta Young. Tyrone Power. Elizabeth Taylor. Burt Lancaster. Ingrid Bergman. Rock Hudson. Jane Wyman. Tony Curtis. Janet Leigh. Mae West. Grace Kelly. Ray Milland. James Dean. Sophia Loren. Montgomery Clift. Lucille Ball. Gary Cooper. Katherine Hepurn. George Nader. Jeanne Craine. Roy Rogers. Esther Williams. James Cagney. Marlene Dietrich. Fred Astaire. Ginger Rogers. Jeannette Macdonald. Nelson Eddy. Lana Turner. Robert Mitchum. James Stewart. Kim Novak. John Wayne. Betty Grable. Alan Ladd. Spencer Tracy. Anita Ekberg. Gene Kelly. Debbie Reynolds. Natalie Wood. Ava Gardner. Audrey Hepburn. Edward G Robinson. Anthony Perkins. Mickey Rooney. William Holden. Gloria Swanson. Yul Brynner.

And some top British film stars... Joan Collins, Richard Burton, Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, John Mills, Deborah Kerr and Diana Dors.

Special displays feature
Judy Garland and blonde bombshells Marilyn Monroe, Diana Dors, Brigitte Bardot and Jayne Mansfield - visit Jayne's official site  here.



Top photographs copyright of The David Simpson Studio (Tel: 01205 311235)