The Master - dir. by Paul Thomas Anderson (2012). Freddie Quell (Joaquin Phoenix) is a troubled, boozy drifter struggling with the trauma of World War II & whatever inner demons ruled his life before that. On a fateful night in 1950, Freddie boards a passing boat & meets Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman), the charismatic leader of a religious movement called the Cause. Freddie tries hard to adhere to Dodd's weird teachings & forms a close bond with his mentor, even as other members of…
CAST: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm, Gary Merrill, Thelma Ritter, Marilyn Monroe, Hugh Marlowe, Gregory Ratoff, Eddie Fisher; DIRECTED BY: Joseph L. Mankiewicz; PRODUCER: Darr
This was before they used clear coat on paint. Your paint would dull, but it could be buffed out with a can of wax and a really good arm work out
'Thanks to Beloved Stalin for Our Happy Childhood!', poster, 1950. An example of Soviet agitprop art. Found in the collection of the Russian State Library, Moscow.