35 Wonderful Photos From Photo Booths Showing Men’s Hairstyles During the 1950s

The 1950s were a transformative time in American pop culture. With the creation of rock and roll, growing popularity of jazz music, and the so-called Golden Age of Television, 1950s men’s hairstyles were influenced by the likes of Elvis Presley, James Dean, Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, and Cary Grant. The regular haircut, side-parted with taperedContinue reading “35 Wonderful Photos From Photo Booths Showing Men’s Hairstyles During the 1950s”

54 Beautiful Photos of Marianne Faithfull during the 1960s

Marianne Evelyn Gabriel Faithfull (born 29 December 1946) is an English singer, songwriter, and actress. She achieved popularity in the 1960s with the release of her hit single “As Tears Go By” and became one of the lead female artists during the British Invasion in the United States. Born in Hampstead, London, Faithfull began herContinue reading “54 Beautiful Photos of Marianne Faithfull during the 1960s”

50 Glamorous Photos of Marion Davies in the 1920s and 1930s

Marion Cecilia Davies (born Marion Cecilia Douras;[a] January 3, 1897 – September 22, 1961) was an American actress, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist. Educated in a religious convent, Davies fled the school to pursue a career as a chorus girl. As a teenager, she appeared in several Broadway musicals and one film, Runaway Romany (1917). SheContinue reading “50 Glamorous Photos of Marion Davies in the 1920s and 1930s”

19 Amazing Photographs Showing Scenes of the Miss America Pageant inAtlantic City, 1945

These photographs were taken by LIFE photographer Alfred Eisentaedt during the 1945 competition in Atlantic City. There were speeches and displays of genuine talent on stage. But more often than not, the images that emerged from the two-day affair featured scores of women, most of whom seemed—and who still seem—to be cut from very muchContinue reading “19 Amazing Photographs Showing Scenes of the Miss America Pageant inAtlantic City, 1945”

37 Stunning Photos of Natacha Rambova, Wife of Screen Idol Rudolph Valentino in the 1920s

Natacha Rambova (born Winifred Kimball Shaughnessy; January 19, 1897 – June 5, 1966) was an American film costume designer, set designer, and occasional actress who was active in Hollywood in the 1920s. In her later life, she abandoned design to pursue other interests, specifically Egyptology, a subject on which she became a published scholar inContinue reading “37 Stunning Photos of Natacha Rambova, Wife of Screen Idol Rudolph Valentino in the 1920s”

30 Wonderful Photographs of Natalie Wood during the 1950s

Natalie Wood (born Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko; July 20, 1938 – November 29, 1981) was an American actress who began her career in film as a child actor and successfully transitioned to young adult roles. She was the recipient of four Golden Globes, and three Academy Award nominations. Born in San Francisco to Russian immigrant parents,Continue reading “30 Wonderful Photographs of Natalie Wood during the 1950s”

27 Beautiful Photos of Norma Shearer During the 1920s and 1930s

Edith Norma Shearer (August 10, 1902 – June 12, 1983) was a Canadian actress who was active on film from 1919 through 1942. Shearer often played spunky, sexually liberated ingénues. She appeared in adaptations of Noël Coward, Eugene O’Neill, and William Shakespeare, and was the first five-time Academy Award acting nominee, winning Best Actress forContinue reading “27 Beautiful Photos of Norma Shearer During the 1920s and 1930s”

48 Wonderful Vintage Photos of Model & Painter Renée Perle From 1929-1931

Born in Romania, Renée Perle, a Romanian-Jewish girl who moved to Paris, is famous as the first muse of the famous French photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue (1894-1986), who is considered one of the leading photographers of the 20th century. Renée lived with Lartigue as his girl friend, having met her in 1929. Her spectacular beauty inspiredContinue reading “48 Wonderful Vintage Photos of Model & Painter Renée Perle From 1929-1931”

50 Stunning Photos of Rita Moreno During the 1950s

Born 1931 as Rosa Dolores Alverío Marcano in Humacao, Puerto Rican actress, dancer and singer Rita Moreno began her first dancing lessons soon after arriving in New York with a Spanish dancer known as “Paco Cansino”, who was a paternal uncle of film star Rita Hayworth. When Moreno was 11 years old, she lent herContinue reading “50 Stunning Photos of Rita Moreno During the 1950s”

56 Stunning Photos of Actress Virna Lisi From the 1950s and 1960s

Stunning Italian actress Virna Lisi, a brief but lovely Hollywood import in the 1960’s, was merely one of a plethora of European movie beauties who proved over the course of their long careers, that they were capable of more than just visual performances. Born Virna Lisa Pieralisi on November 8, 1936, she began her filmContinue reading “56 Stunning Photos of Actress Virna Lisi From the 1950s and 1960s”