31 Amazing Vintage Photos of Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable On the Set of “The Misfits”, 1960

The Misfits is a 1961 American drama film written by Arthur Miller, directed by John Huston, and starring Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe and Montgomery Clift. The supporting cast features Thelma Ritter, Eli Wallach and Kevin McCarthy. It marked the last completed film of both Gable and Monroe. For Gable, the film was posthumously released, whileContinue reading “31 Amazing Vintage Photos of Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable On the Set of “The Misfits”, 1960”

62 Stunning Photographs of Actress Marlene Dietrich From the 1930s to the 1950s

Marie Magdelene Dietrich was born in Berlin, Germany on December 27, 1901. Her father was an army officer who had served in the Franco-Prussian War. Because of his constant absences from the family due to his army duties, Marlene and the rest had to rely on themselves. When he died, while she was 11, Marlene’sContinue reading “62 Stunning Photographs of Actress Marlene Dietrich From the 1930s to the 1950s”

35 Vintage Photos of Moscow during the 1930s

Eirik Sundvor (1902 – 1992) was a Norwegian journalist of Avisa Nidaros from 1924 to 1940, and 1945 to 1957. Sundvor fled to England where he was the editor of the Norwegian Tidend in London with his wife during the war. He was responsible for the release of the first free Norwegian newspaper in FinnmarkContinue reading “35 Vintage Photos of Moscow during the 1930s”

46 Haunting Portraits Of 19th Century Mental Asylum Patients

The mental asylum of 19th century England housed the criminal, the insane, and the unwanted. These are their portraits. The Victorian Era ushered in several significant changes with regard to medicine and the treatment of the ill. Shifting political mores brought forth increased investment in public health institutions — one of which included the lunaticContinue reading “46 Haunting Portraits Of 19th Century Mental Asylum Patients”

19 Amazing Photographs Showing Scenes of the Miss America Pageant inAtlantic City, 1945

These photographs were taken by LIFE photographer Alfred Eisentaedt during the 1945 competition in Atlantic City. There were speeches and displays of genuine talent on stage. But more often than not, the images that emerged from the two-day affair featured scores of women, most of whom seemed—and who still seem—to be cut from very muchContinue reading “19 Amazing Photographs Showing Scenes of the Miss America Pageant inAtlantic City, 1945”

44 Interesting Photos Men’s Fashion in the 1970s

Men’s fashion in the 1970s changed fashion history. Never before did men have so many choices. Wide flare jeans, platform boots and leisure suits… As well as their bold use of colour, peacock looks usually included satin shirts, ruffles, tunics, turtlenecks, Cuban heeled boots, bell-bottoms, and braided belts. Suits also featured bright colours and unusualContinue reading “44 Interesting Photos Men’s Fashion in the 1970s”

34 Fascinating Photos of Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla (10 July 1856 – 7 January 1943) was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system. Born and raised in the Austrian Empire, Tesla studied engineering and physics in the 1870s without receiving a degree,Continue reading “34 Fascinating Photos of Nikola Tesla”

53 Amazing Behind the Scenes Photos From the Making of ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ (1984)

A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 1984 American slasher film written and directed by Wes Craven. The film stars Heather Langenkamp, John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Amanda Wyss, Jsu Garcia, Robert Englund, and Johnny Depp in his feature film debut. Set in the fictional Midwestern town of Springwood, Ohio, the plot revolves around several teenagersContinue reading “53 Amazing Behind the Scenes Photos From the Making of ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ (1984)”

37 Stunning Photos of Natacha Rambova, Wife of Screen Idol Rudolph Valentino in the 1920s

Natacha Rambova (born Winifred Kimball Shaughnessy; January 19, 1897 – June 5, 1966) was an American film costume designer, set designer, and occasional actress who was active in Hollywood in the 1920s. In her later life, she abandoned design to pursue other interests, specifically Egyptology, a subject on which she became a published scholar inContinue reading “37 Stunning Photos of Natacha Rambova, Wife of Screen Idol Rudolph Valentino in the 1920s”