Lovely Photos of Betty White at Home With Her Dogs, 1954-57

American actress Betty White is also a pet enthusiast and an animal health advocate who works with animal organizations, including the Los Angeles Zoo Commission, The Morris Animal Foundation, African Wildlife Foundation, and Actors & Others for Animals. Her interest in animal rights and welfare began in the early 1970s while she was both producingContinue reading “Lovely Photos of Betty White at Home With Her Dogs, 1954-57”

Bing Crosby: One of the Most Popular and Influential Musical Artists of the 20th Century

Born 1903 in Tacoma, Washington, American singer and actor Bing Crosby was a leader in record sales, radio ratings, and motion picture grosses from 1930 to 1954. He made over 70 feature films and recorded more than 1,600 songs. His early career coincided with recording innovations that allowed him to develop an intimate singing styleContinue reading “Bing Crosby: One of the Most Popular and Influential Musical Artists of the 20th Century”

35 Fabulous Portrait Photos of Anna May Wong During the Filming of ‘Daughter of the Dragon’ (1931)

aughter of the Dragon is a 1931 American pre-Code crime mystery film directed by Lloyd Corrigan, released by Paramount Pictures, and starring Anna May Wong as Princess Ling Moy, Sessue Hayakawa as Ah Kee, and Warner Oland as Dr. Fu Manchu (for his third and final feature appearance in the role, excluding a gag cameoContinue reading “35 Fabulous Portrait Photos of Anna May Wong During the Filming of ‘Daughter of the Dragon’ (1931)”

29 Amazing Portrait Photos of Actor Anthony Quinn in the 1930s and 1940s

Manuel Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca (April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001), known professionally as Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican-American actor. He was known for his portrayal of earthy, passionate characters “marked by a brutal and elemental virility” in numerous critically acclaimed films both in Hollywood and abroad. His notable films include La Strada, TheContinue reading “29 Amazing Portrait Photos of Actor Anthony Quinn in the 1930s and 1940s”

35 Fabulous Photos of Actress Linda Hayden in the 1960s

Born 1953 in Stanmore, Middlesex, English actress Linda Hayden made her film debut at the age of 15 in the controversial Baby Love (1968), playing a schoolgirl who seduces her adoptive family. She next featured in two horror films; playing Alice Hargood in Hammer’s Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970), followed by a memorable performanceContinue reading “35 Fabulous Photos of Actress Linda Hayden in the 1960s”

40 Beautiful Photos of American Actress Karen Morley in the 1930s

Born Mildred Linton in Ottumwa, Iowa, Karen Morley lived there until she was 13 years old. When she moved to Hollywood, she attended Hollywood High School. She went on to attend the University of California, but she dropped out to join the Los Angeles Civic Repertory Theatre and the Pasadena Playhouse. After working at theContinue reading “40 Beautiful Photos of American Actress Karen Morley in the 1930s”

Alice Cooper and His Monster Family Hanging Out by the Pool at His Home in Los Angeles, 1975

American rock star Alice Cooper at his home with his girlfriend wearing a mask imitating The Creature from the Black Lagoon, the low-budget film which was re-released in 1975. The photographs were taken by Terry O’Neill in August 1975. The house burned down later that month, while he was away in New York. The womanContinue reading “Alice Cooper and His Monster Family Hanging Out by the Pool at His Home in Los Angeles, 1975”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1940s Volume 12

The 1940s (pronounced “nineteen-forties” and commonly abbreviated as “the 40s”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1940, and ended on December 31, 1949. Most of World War II took place in the first half of the decade, which had a profound effect on most countries and people in Europe, Asia, and elsewhere. TheContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1940s Volume 12”

Queen of Muscle Beach: 20 Vintage Portraits of Abbye “Pudgy” Stockton From the 1940s

Abbye Eville, more commonly known around the world as Pudgy Stockton, was born August 11, 1917 in Santa Monica, California. During her childhood she acquired the nickname, “Pudgy” and it stuck with her; little did she know it was a name soon to be known all around the world. After graduating high school, she startedContinue reading “Queen of Muscle Beach: 20 Vintage Portraits of Abbye “Pudgy” Stockton From the 1940s”

Portraits of Wild Bill Hickok, the Most Famous of All Western Gunfighters

James Butler Hickok (May 27, 1837 – August 2, 1876), better known as “Wild Bill” Hickok, was a folk hero of the American Old West known for his life on the frontier as a soldier, scout, lawman, gambler, showman, and actor, and for his involvement in many famous gunfights. He earned a great deal ofContinue reading “Portraits of Wild Bill Hickok, the Most Famous of All Western Gunfighters”