Double the Hitchcock, Double the Fun?

Some behind the scenes photos of Alfred Hitchcock holding a plaster dummy head of himself on the set of Frenzy (1972). Frenzy was the third and final film that Hitchcock made in Britain after he moved to Hollywood in 1939. The other two were Under Capricorn (1949) and Stage Fright (1950). The last film heContinue reading “Double the Hitchcock, Double the Fun?”

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”

New Wave Downtown Fashion by Edo Bertoglio

Edo Bertoglio is a Swiss photographer and film director. He received his degree in film directing and editing at the Conservatoire Libre du Cinema Francais in Paris in 1975. He moved to New York City in 1976, where he found work as a photographer for Italian Vogue, and Andy Warhol’s Interview, and other magazines. HeContinue reading “New Wave Downtown Fashion by Edo Bertoglio”

The Tragic Love Affair Between Meryl Streep and John Cazale in the Late 1970s

The 1970s love affair between Meryl Streep and John Cazale saw them both on new acting paths but their journey together ended in tragedy. In 1978, a young Meryl Streep was on the verge of becoming the greatest actress of her generation. She was also about to lose the love of her life. Streep wasContinue reading “The Tragic Love Affair Between Meryl Streep and John Cazale in the Late 1970s”

Vintage Photos Show What Kids Wore in the 1970s

If you grew up in the 1970s, chances are you had a rockin’ sense of style. Adults were donning leisure suits and bell bottoms, and stores adapted those trends to fit their littlest costumers, too. At that time, it was impossible not to look good. But looking back, some of the best styles seem aContinue reading “Vintage Photos Show What Kids Wore in the 1970s”

Stunning Vintage Black-and-White Photos by Edwin Smith

Edwin Smith (born Edwin George Herbert Smith) was an English photographer best known for his distinctive vignettes of English gardens, landscapes, and architecture. In 1935 he became a freelance photographer, working as a fashion photographer for Vogue for a short time. However, Smith concentrated his artistic efforts on subjects such as the mining community ofContinue reading “Stunning Vintage Black-and-White Photos by Edwin Smith”

36 Gorgeous Photos of Actress Catharine Bach in the 1970s

Born 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio, American actress Catherine Bach had her professional debut as one of the children in a production of The Sound of Music. Her first screen appearance was in the Burt Lancaster murder mystery, The Midnight Man, shot in upstate South Carolina in 1973. Her next role was Melody in the 1974Continue reading “36 Gorgeous Photos of Actress Catharine Bach in the 1970s”

40 Stunning Photos of Betty Davis and Her Bold, Funky Style in the Late 1960s and 1970s

Betty Gray Davis (née Mabry; July 26, 1944 – February 9, 2022) was an American singer, songwriter, and model. She was known for her controversial sexually-oriented lyrics and performance style, and for being the second wife of trumpeter Miles Davis. Her AllMusic profile describes her as “a wildly flamboyant funk diva with few equals …Continue reading “40 Stunning Photos of Betty Davis and Her Bold, Funky Style in the Late 1960s and 1970s”

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”

30 Amazing Vintage Album Covers That Feature Women With Their Very Big Hair

The bigger the hair, the closer to God. Since the late 1950s, the styles worn by the rock and roll singers and popular bands of the era were embraced by lovers of the music. From this, teenagers developed their own street fashion. This influence continued right through the 1960s, from the über-fashionable mods through toContinue reading “30 Amazing Vintage Album Covers That Feature Women With Their Very Big Hair”