20 Stunning Black and White Photos of Julie Andrews From the 1950s and 1960s

Julie Andrews first appeared on the vaudeville scene from the age of 12 alongside her mother and stepfather, in England. In 1947, she made her first major performance at the London hippodrome where her vocal prowesses wowed the public. She soon starred on West End stages in such productions as Humpty Dumpty, in 1948 andContinue reading “20 Stunning Black and White Photos of Julie Andrews From the 1950s and 1960s”

45 Amazing Vintage Photos of the 1964 New York World’s Fair

The 1964/1965 New York World’s Fair held over 140 pavilions, 110 restaurants, for 80 nations (hosted by 37), 24 US states, and over 45 corporations to build exhibits or attractions at Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, NY. The fair is noted as a showcase of mid-20th-century American culture and technology. The nascent Space Age, withContinue reading “45 Amazing Vintage Photos of the 1964 New York World’s Fair”

45 Vintage Photos Showing Street Fashion of Vietnamese Girls During the Early 1970s

Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is a country in Southeast Asia. Located at the eastern edge of mainland Southeast Asia, it covers 311,699 square kilometres (120,348 sq mi). With a population of over 96 million, it is the world’s fifteenth-most populous country. Vietnam borders China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to theContinue reading “45 Vintage Photos Showing Street Fashion of Vietnamese Girls During the Early 1970s”

34 Photographs of Women in Punk From Between the Late 1970s and Early 1990s

These rarely seen, personal photographs, taken from Sam Knee’s forthcoming book, Untypical Girls: Styles and Sounds of the Transatlantic Indie Revolution, chart the rise of women in alternative music. From the advent of punk in late-70s Britain to grunge via no wave, indie, and hardcore, Untypical Girls traces the evolution of indie girl styles, and,Continue reading “34 Photographs of Women in Punk From Between the Late 1970s and Early 1990s”

32 Wonderful Vintage Photos of Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1956

Before William and Kate, before Charles and Di, before Liz and Dick (I and II), before any of the “storybook” weddings of the past several decades, there was the fairytale wedding of the last century: the April 1956 nuptials of Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III of Monaco. The tale of the American movie starContinue reading “32 Wonderful Vintage Photos of Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1956”

28 Memorable Movie Posters of Bill Gold

Bill Gold (1921-2018) is an American former graphic designer best known for thousands of film poster designs. He began his professional design career in 1941, in the advertising department of Warner Bros.. Gold became head of poster design in 1947. His first film poster was for Yankee Doodle Dandy (1941), and his most recent workContinue reading “28 Memorable Movie Posters of Bill Gold”

18 Fantastic Photos of Maureen O’Hara’s Naked Horse Ride Scene From the Film “Lady Godiva of Coventry” (1955)

Lady Godiva of Coventry is a 1955 American Technicolor historical drama film, directed by Arthur Lubin. It starred Maureen O’Hara in the title role. The film is set in 11th century England. King Edward the Confessor wants the Saxon Lord Leofric, who rules Coventry, to marry a Norman woman, Yolanda. When he refuses, he isContinue reading “18 Fantastic Photos of Maureen O’Hara’s Naked Horse Ride Scene From the Film “Lady Godiva of Coventry” (1955)”