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”

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)”

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”

40 Stunning Fashion Photos From the 1950s

Rejecting the standard technique of capturing emotionless models, French photographer Georges Dambier captured his models in the Fifties looking ambivalent towards their clothing and the camera, instead laughing, enjoying exotic locations like Marrakesh, Corsica, Sicily, Cannes, Palma de Mallorca and riding in cars and boats. He captured the most beautiful women of his time, includingContinue reading “40 Stunning Fashion Photos From the 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”

20 Vintage Photographs of Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand (Angelina Jolie’s Parents) in the 1970s

The love in the 1970s was pretty impressive. Every person in the ’70s wanted to be an actor and also wanted a beautiful girl in their life. Well, Jon Voight lived it all. He is an Academy Award-winning actor. He is also the father of the beautiful actress Angelina Jolie. He has been married aContinue reading “20 Vintage Photographs of Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand (Angelina Jolie’s Parents) in the 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”