35 Stunning Photos of Actress Allison Hayes during the 1950s

Born 1930 in Charleston, West Virginia, American actress and model Allison Hayes made her film debut in the 1954 comedy Francis Joins the WACS. Her second film, Sign of the Pagan, provided her with an important role in a relatively minor film. Released from her contract, she was signed by Columbia Pictures in 1955. ChicagoContinue reading “35 Stunning Photos of Actress Allison Hayes during the 1950s”

Vikki Dougan in Black Backless Dress on the Streets of Hollywood in 1957, the Series Photo That Changed Fashion Forever

If you were to conjure an image of typical 1950s fashion, there’s no doubt the visual would be brimming with knee-length skirts and shoulder covering tops. It was an era, like most before it, of conservative clothing. The bikini had been invented only a handful of years before, and society was still grappling with theContinue reading “Vikki Dougan in Black Backless Dress on the Streets of Hollywood in 1957, the Series Photo That Changed Fashion Forever”

30 Vintage Photos of Ladies Wearing Dirndls

A dirndl is a feminine dress which originated in German-speaking areas of the Alps. It is traditionally worn by women and girls in Bavaria (south-eastern Germany), Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Alpine regions of Italy. A dirndl consists of a close-fitting bodice featuring a low neckline, a blouse worn under the bodice, a wide high-waisted skirtContinue reading “30 Vintage Photos of Ladies Wearing Dirndls”

35 Handsome Portrait Photos of James Garner in the 1940s and 1950s

Born 1928 as James Scott Bumgarner in Denver, Oklahoma, American actor James Garner starred in several television series over more than five decades, including popular roles such as Bret Maverick in the 1950s Western series Maverick and as Jim Rockford in the 1970s private detective show, The Rockford Files. Garner played leading roles in moreContinue reading “35 Handsome Portrait Photos of James Garner in the 1940s and 1950s”

35 Vintage Photos of American Actor Dana Andrews in the 1940s and 1950s

Born 1909 near Collins in southern Mississippi, American actor Dana Andrews had his first role in Lucky Cisco Kid (1940), then in Sailor’s Lady (1940), released by Fox. He had his first lead in the B-movie Berlin Correspondent (1942), and second lead in Crash Dive (1943) and then appeared in the 1943 film adaptation ofContinue reading “35 Vintage Photos of American Actor Dana Andrews in the 1940s and 1950s”

30 Awful Album Covers Volume 8

Art is a strange creature. Ever mutating, evolving, and forever changing. Often the most obvious is overlooked. Often the over-looked is the most obvious in how we view the world around us. Often that which is overlooked is over shadowed by a more imposing medium. We identify so much with what we listen to andContinue reading “30 Awful Album Covers Volume 8”

Gorgeous Photos of Actress Wanda Hendrix in the 1940s and 1950s

Born 1928 in Jacksonville, Florida, American actress Wanda Hendrix made her first film, Confidential Agent, in 1945 at the age of 16 and for the first few years of her career was consistently cast in “B” pictures. By the late 1940s, she was being included in more prestigious films, such as Ride the Pink HorseContinue reading “Gorgeous Photos of Actress Wanda Hendrix in the 1940s and 1950s”

40 Handsome Photos of Actor William Holden From Between the 1930s and 1950s

Born 1918 in O’Fallon, Illinois, American actor William Holden appeared uncredited in Prison Farm (1939) and Million Dollar Legs (1939) at Paramount. He had his first starring role was in Golden Boy (1939), costarring Barbara Stanwyck, in which he played a violinist-turned-boxer. Holden served as a second and then a first lieutenant in the UnitedContinue reading “40 Handsome Photos of Actor William Holden From Between the 1930s and 1950s”

50 Wonderful Photos Showing Everyday Life in Bangkok, Thailand in 1950

Bangkok, officially known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon and colloquially as Krung Thep, is the capital and most populous city of Thailand. The city occupies 1,568.7 square kilometres (605.7 sq mi) in the Chao Phraya River delta in central Thailand and has an estimated population of 10.539 million as of 2020, 15.3 percentContinue reading “50 Wonderful Photos Showing Everyday Life in Bangkok, Thailand in 1950”

20 Amazing Photographs of Ernest Hemingway Posing With Big Fish

“My big fish must be somewhere.” The legends surrounding Ernest Hemingway and his days at war — from World War I to the Spanish Civil War, are often recounted, but when he wasn’t risking his life on the battlefield or writing, he was likely hunting or fishing. At four years old, Hemingway learned to fish,Continue reading “20 Amazing Photographs of Ernest Hemingway Posing With Big Fish”