30 Beautiful Photos Show Styles of a Young Mary Tyler Moore

Born 1936 in New York City, American actress, producer, and social advocate Mary Tyler Moore began with a job as “Happy Hotpoint”, a tiny elf dancing on Hotpoint appliances in TV commercials during the 1950s series Ozzie and Harriet. Her first regular television role was as a mysterious and glamorous telephone receptionist in Richard Diamond,Continue reading “30 Beautiful Photos Show Styles of a Young Mary Tyler Moore”

45 Glamorous Photos of Young Betty Grable in the 1930s

Born 1916 in St. Louis, Missouri, American actress, pin-up girl, dancer, and singer Betty Grable began her film career in 1929 at age 12. She had contracts with RKO and Paramount Pictures during the 1930s, and appeared in a string of B movies. Grable came to prominence in the Broadway musical DuBarry Was a LadyContinue reading “45 Glamorous Photos of Young Betty Grable in the 1930s”

28 Gorgeous Photos of Actress Valerie Leon During the 1960s and 1970s

Born 1943 in Hampstead, London, English actress Valerie Leon started as a trainee fashion buyer at Harrods. One day, Leon went to an audition which led her to her become a chorus girl. Leon appeared with Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London’s West End. Leon appeared in severalContinue reading “28 Gorgeous Photos of Actress Valerie Leon During the 1960s and 1970s”

Handsome Vintage Photos of Tyrone Power in the 1930s and 1940s

Tyrone Power (Tyrone Edmund Power III) was an American actor. Upon his graduation in 1931, Power opted to join his father to learn about acting. He went to Hollywood in 1936 and became a star after his performance in Lloyd’s of London (1936). Though largely a matinee idol in the 1930s and early 1940s andContinue reading “Handsome Vintage Photos of Tyrone Power in the 1930s and 1940s”

Black and White Photos of Twiggy in the Hippie Outfit in 1967

These black and white photos of English model, actress, and singer Twiggy were taken on August 21, 1967 by photographer Kent Gavin, before she left for the New York later the same day. Twiggy said of her Hippie outfit: “I Love it! I have a Hippie hat, it’s straw with poppies on the side. ButContinue reading “Black and White Photos of Twiggy in the Hippie Outfit in 1967”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 12

The 1930s (pronounced “nineteen-thirties” and commonly abbreviated as “the 30s”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1930, and ended on December 31, 1939. The decade was defined by a global economic and political crisis that culminated in the Second World War. It saw the collapse of the international financial system, beginning with theContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 12”

The Story Behind the Photo Session of Marilyn Monroe Taken by Douglas Kirkland for Look Magazine, 1961

Douglas Kirkland has been passionate about images since he was a child. Coming from Canada he started working for a small photo studio in Virginia. A few years later he met the photographer of whom he was an admirer and went to New York for the position of Irving Penn’s assistant. Despite the prominent positionContinue reading “The Story Behind the Photo Session of Marilyn Monroe Taken by Douglas Kirkland for Look Magazine, 1961”

The Last Queen of Romania: 18 Stunning Portraits of Marie of Romania in the Early 20th Century

Princess Marie of Edinburgh (1875 – 1938) was born and spent her childhood at Eastwell Park in Ashford, later becoming Queen of Romania in 1914 and reigning until 1927. The statue is unveiled to honor this revered British princess and Romanian queen, one of the most important bridge-personalities between the two countries, and to markContinue reading “The Last Queen of Romania: 18 Stunning Portraits of Marie of Romania in the Early 20th Century”

25 Vintage Portraits of a Young and Beautiful Una Stubbs From Between the Late 1950s and 1960s

Actress Una Stubbs was born in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, on May 1, 1937. She grew up in Hinckley, Leicestershire, and was sent to La Roche dancing school in Slough by her mother. She started her career at the age of 16 as a chorus girl at the London Palladium, and was the Dairy BoxContinue reading “25 Vintage Portraits of a Young and Beautiful Una Stubbs From Between the Late 1950s and 1960s”

Photos of Tina Turner at Her Home in View Park, California in 1972

These photos captured moments of Tina Turner at her mid-century home in View Park, California in 1972. The front door featured handles that were molds of her hands. The family room included a waterfall with a pond and a wet bar with a built-in fish tank. Ike Turner purchased the home in 1963, shortly afterContinue reading “Photos of Tina Turner at Her Home in View Park, California in 1972”