30 Vintage Photos Defined the 1940s Hairstyles For Women

Despite the war, women in the 1940s were still able to create jaw-dropping looks simply by styling their hair. They were encouraged to use their hair to ‘fix’ any flaws in their face. If she had perfect, shiny hair with a good color, she should use it to frame her face. If she had aContinue reading “30 Vintage Photos Defined the 1940s Hairstyles For Women”

Katharine Hepburn & Spencer Tracy: A Hollywood Affair to Remember

Of all the legendary Hollywood’s love stories and affairs, perhaps the most complicated is Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn’s. Though carefully concealed from the public, on screen the iconic duo shared their time on total nine different films, starting with the 1942 classic “Woman of the Year” and coming to an end with the everContinue reading “Katharine Hepburn & Spencer Tracy: A Hollywood Affair to Remember”

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”

74 Vintage Photographs of Bristol, England During World War Two

Bristol is a city and county in South West England. The district has the 10th-largest population in England. The city borders North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, with the cities of Bath and Gloucester to the south-east and north-east, respectively. Bristol was heavily damaged by Luftwaffe raids during World War II; about 1,300 people living orContinue reading “74 Vintage Photographs of Bristol, England During World War Two”

20 Beautiful Black and White Photographs of a 20-Year-Old Norma Jeane Dougherty (Later Marilyn Monroe) on Malibu Beach in 1946

Before there was Marilyn Monroe there was a girl named Norma Jeane Dougherty who met André de Dienes in 1945. Together they travelled as lovers taking photographs that would help catapult the cherub-faced redhead into superstardom. These black and white photographs of Marilyn on Malibu beach covered in a blanket wearing no make-up are accompaniedContinue reading “20 Beautiful Black and White Photographs of a 20-Year-Old Norma Jeane Dougherty (Later Marilyn Monroe) on Malibu Beach in 1946”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1940s Volume 10

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 10”

40 Amazing Vintage Photos of George Harrison As a Youth

George Harrison MBE (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English musician and singer-songwriter who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Sometimes called “the quiet Beatle”, Harrison embraced Indian culture and helped broaden the scope of popular music through his incorporation of Indian instrumentation and Hindu-aligned spirituality in theContinue reading “40 Amazing Vintage Photos of George Harrison As a Youth”

28 Fantastic Vintage Photos Showing Daily Life of Female Students From Between the 1920s and 1950s

Coinciding with the beginnings of the first wave of feminism in the 19th century came the attempt by women to gain equal rights to education in the United States. Women’s rights organizations focused on adjusting and increasing women’s place in the public arena by arguing that the only fundamental differences between women and men wereContinue reading “28 Fantastic Vintage Photos Showing Daily Life of Female Students From Between the 1920s and 1950s”

32 Vintage Photos of Mickey Rooney and Ava Gardner During Their Short Marriage (1942-1943)

Rooney was married eight times, with six of the marriages ending in divorce. In 1942, he married his first wife, actress Ava Gardner, who at that time was still an obscure teenage starlet. They divorced the following year, partly because he had apparently been unfaithful. Ava Gardner was only 19 when she married Mickey Rooney.Continue reading “32 Vintage Photos of Mickey Rooney and Ava Gardner During Their Short Marriage (1942-1943)”