Hollywood Open House

It’s a rainy Friday here and I thought we could use some extra fun, so let’s go gawking at some movie star homes. We’re going to use the fabulous Architectural Digest as our tour guide today. All of the house images in this post come directly from them and the very talented photographers they work with for each month’s issue.

I “discovered” AD when I was in college and they did this amazing spread of old home decor photos from movies stars of the ’30’s and ’40’s. Some of these pictures were so old that they must have been pulled from the archives of those infamous Hollywood studio publicity offices. I have been hooked on Architectural Digest ever since then.

Image courtesy of wiki.brown.edu

Have I ever told you that I’m an old movie fan? I am. HUGE fan. I took film classes in college and I even own dvds of some important silent films. There are few activities I love in this world like curling up with some fresh popcorn and a great old film.

Anyway, Architectural Digest takes amazing, timeless photographs, as you will see. Today I’ve gathered together some of the AD photo galleries of the homes of real Hollywood movie stars, both old and current, and linked them directly below. Let’s go knock on a few doors and see who’s home. You can visit as many or as few as you like, just be sure to wipe your feet!

Bermuda Home of Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta-Jones

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s Malibu Home

10 Silver Screen Leading Ladies at Home

Jennifer Aniston’s former Beverly Hills Home

Carole Lombard and Clark Gable’s Ranch Home

Elvis & Priscilla Presley’s multiple homes

Elizabeth Taylor’s Bel Air Estate

Jayne Mansfield’s Pink Palace

Helen Mirren’s New Orleans Bungalow

The Luxury Resort Birthplace of James Bond

Are you a fan of Architectural Digest? Did you enjoy seeing all of those glamorous homes? Do you have a favorite old movie star that you would love to have visited at home? Who’s home of today’s movie stars who you like to get an invite to see? Leave a comment and share your favorites!

Posted on October 14, 2011, in Decor, Lifestyle. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Jayne Mansfield’s bathroom, with its wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling pink shag carpet lets me know that if it’s your house, you can do whatever you want.

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