26 Rare Photos of an ‘Injured’ Marilyn Monroe on Crutches in Canada in the Summer of 1953

Marilyn Monroe filmed River of No Return in the Canadian Rockies at Alberta’s Bow Valley. It was her first western and during filming she twisted her ankle during a scene in the river, bringing Joe DiMaggio to her side as she hobbled around on crutches. Some say the injury was Marilyn’s way of getting backContinue reading “26 Rare Photos of an ‘Injured’ Marilyn Monroe on Crutches in Canada in the Summer of 1953”

35 Amazing Photos of Maude Adams, the Most Famous American Theater Actress of the Early 20th Century

Maude Adams, her stage name, was born Maude Ewing Adams Kiskadden in 1872 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her mother was Asaneth Ann Adams Kiskadden, also an actress, who went by the stage name of Annie Adams. Maude Adams was a hugely successful American stage actress of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. SheContinue reading “35 Amazing Photos of Maude Adams, the Most Famous American Theater Actress of the Early 20th Century”

50 Fantastic Vintage Photos Showing Women’s Hairstyles of the 1960s

Fashion in the 1960s saw a lot of diversity and featured many trends and styles influenced by the working classes, music, independent cinema and social movements. In addition to clothing, hairstyles were also particularly focused on by women. Hairstyles were designed to suit the situation and mood, as popular as the beehive, the flipped bob,Continue reading “50 Fantastic Vintage Photos Showing Women’s Hairstyles of the 1960s”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 10

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 10”

30 Vintage Photos of a Singer Karen Carpenter From Between the Late 1960s and 1970s

Karen Anne Carpenter (March 2, 1950 – February 4, 1983) was an American singer and drummer who with her elder brother Richard performed as the duo the Carpenters. With a distinctive three-octave contralto vocal range, she was praised by her peers as a great vocalist. Her struggle with and eventual death from anorexia would laterContinue reading “30 Vintage Photos of a Singer Karen Carpenter From Between the Late 1960s and 1970s”

18 Beautiful Photos of Lady Iris Mountbatten From Between the 1930s and 1950s

Born 1920 in Kensington Palace, London, Lady Iris Mountbatten was the only child of Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke, eldest of three sons and one daughter of Princess Beatrice and Prince Henry of Battenberg, and a member of the Battenberg/Mountbatten family. She was a great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria. Lady Iris attended a variety ofContinue reading “18 Beautiful Photos of Lady Iris Mountbatten From Between the 1930s and 1950s”

41 Stunning Photos of Singer & Actress Joey Heatherton During the 1960s and 1970s

Born 1944 and raised in Rockville Centre, New York, American actress, dancer, and singer Joey Heatherton began her career as a child actress. She first appeared on television on her father’s show, The Merry Mailman, a popular children’s show in New York. In 1959, at the age of 15, Heatherton became a member of theContinue reading “41 Stunning Photos of Singer & Actress Joey Heatherton During the 1960s and 1970s”

49 Vintage Photos of a Soon-to-be Star Named Madonna in New York in 1978-79

By 1978, fashion photographer Michael McDonnell was tired of shooting regular models. It was around that time he spotted a 20-year-old girl sitting on a stool in the hallway of his building. She was dressed in black, with ripped jeans and frizzy hair. McDonnell was mesmerised. He told her he wanted to take her picture.Continue reading “49 Vintage Photos of a Soon-to-be Star Named Madonna in New York in 1978-79”