Something’s Got to Give is an unfinished 1962 American feature film, directed by George Cukor for Twentieth Century-Fox and starring Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin and Cyd Charisse. A remake of My Favorite Wife (1940), a screwball comedy starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne, it was Monroe’s last work; from the beginning its production was disruptedContinue reading “62 Vintage Photos of Behind-the Scenes of ‘Something’s Got to Give’ – The Last Unfinished Movie of Marilyn Monroe, 1962”
Between 1896 and 1906, Berlin-born naturalised American Arnold Genthe (1869-1942) took pictures of street life in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Genthe, who ran a photographic studio in Chinatown, would wander the area taking often covert pictures of anonymous subjects. An early proponent of street photography. Genthe’s pictures were nearly lost when earthquake and fire struck theContinue reading “20 Remarkable Photographs of San Francisco’s Chinatown At The End Of The 19th Century”
Shirley MacLaine is an American actress and dancer known for her deft portrayals of charmingly eccentric characters and for her interest in mysticism and reincarnation. At the age of three, she began studying ballet, and, after graduating from high school, she moved to New York City, where she worked as a dancer and model. AroundContinue reading “Beautiful Retro Photos of Actress Shirley MacLaine During the 1960s & 1970s”
These authentic vintage photographs of the American frontier reveal what life was actually like in the “Wild West.” The American frontier holds a mythic space in our imaginations. And because of that, it’s a place we envision more through the stories of the Wild West than through its actual history. The real American frontier wasn’tContinue reading “48 Amazing Photos Of Life In The Real Wild West”
Rotterdam is a city in the Netherlands, located in South Holland, within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea. Its history goes back to 1270 when a dam was constructed in the Rotte river by people settled around it for safety. The port of Rotterdam is the largest cargo port in Europe and theContinue reading “82 Amazing Vintage Showing Life in Rotterdam During the 1920s and 1930s”
Here’s a set of vintage photographs capturing rock stars, punks, and pop royalty playing pinball. Many of these are candid shots, taken on the road during downtime while on tour. Some were taken in such a casual environment that information regarding who took the photo, and when, is scarce.
Loretta Young (1913–2000) was a child actor who became one of Hollywood’s leading ladies in the 1930s and 1940s. Young began her career at age four as a child extra. She later attended convent school, and at age14 she landed a part in the film Naughty but Nice (1927) that was originally intended for herContinue reading “30 Stunning Black and White Photos of Loretta Young From Between the 1930s and 1950s”
Rosemary Kennedy was the first daughter of Rose and Joseph Kennedy. During Rosemary’s birth, Rose went into labor very quickly, and Rosemary entered the birth canal before the doctor arrived. A nurse told Rose to keep her legs closed to prevent her from giving birth until the doctor showed up. This cut off the oxygenContinue reading “20 Vintage Photographs of a Young and Beautiful Rosemary Kennedy Before She Was Lobotomized”