46 Rare Behind the Scenes Photos from the Film ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’ (1966)

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is a 1966 Italian epic Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone and starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach in their respective title roles. Its screenplay was written by Age & Scarpelli, Luciano Vincenzoni and Leone (with additional screenplay material and dialogue provided by anContinue reading “46 Rare Behind the Scenes Photos from the Film ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’ (1966)”

63 Beautiful Photos of Actress Gene Tierney during the 1940s

With prominent cheekbones and the most appealing overbite of her day, her striking good looks helped propel her to stardom. Her best known role is the enigmatic murder victim in Laura (1944). She was also Oscar-nominated for Leave Her to Heaven (1945). Her acting performances were few in the 1950s as she battled a troubledContinue reading “63 Beautiful Photos of Actress Gene Tierney during the 1940s”

34 Vintage Photographs of a Bearded Elvis Presley During Shooting of the Film ‘Charro!’, 1969

Charro! is a 1969 American western film starring Elvis Presley shot on location at Apacheland Movie Ranch and Old Tucson Studios in Arizona. Uniquely, Presley did not sing on-screen, and the film featured no songs at all except for the main title theme, which was played over the opening credits. It was also the onlyContinue reading “34 Vintage Photographs of a Bearded Elvis Presley During Shooting of the Film ‘Charro!’, 1969”

48 Wonderful Photos Showing the Cinematic Career of Actress Billie Dove During the 1920s & 1930s

In her silent heyday, this ravishing and highly photogenic star, known for her voluptuous femininity on the silent screen, rivaled that of Mary Pickford, Marion Davies and Clara Bow in popularity. She retired after only a few years into the talking picture era, however, and is not as well-remembered in today’s film circles as theContinue reading “48 Wonderful Photos Showing the Cinematic Career of Actress Billie Dove During the 1920s & 1930s”

52 Stunning Vintage Photographs of Bessie Love in the 1920s

Bessie Love (1898-1986) was an American actress, born Juanita Horton in Midland, Texas. She attended school in Midland until she was in the eighth grade, when her father moved his family to Arizona, New Mexico, and then to Hollywood. Love achieved prominence mainly in the silent films and early talkies. With a small frame andContinue reading “52 Stunning Vintage Photographs of Bessie Love in the 1920s”

37 Vintage Photos from the 1931 Movie “Frankenstein”

Frankenstein is a 1931 American pre-Code horror monster film from Universal Pictures is about a scientist and his assistant who dig up corpses to build a man animated by electricity. The project goes awry when Dr. Frankenstein’s assistant accidentally gives the creature an abnormal, murderer’s brain. The film was directed by James Whale, and adaptedContinue reading “37 Vintage Photos from the 1931 Movie “Frankenstein””

23 Rare Behind the Scenes Photos Showing Filmmaking During the 1920s

Films really blossomed in the 1920s, expanding upon the foundations of film from earlier years. Most US film production at the start of the decade occurred in or near Hollywood on the West Coast, although some films were still being made in New Jersey and in Astoria on Long Island (Paramount). By the mid-20s, moviesContinue reading “23 Rare Behind the Scenes Photos Showing Filmmaking During the 1920s”

73 Stunning Photos of Actress Dorothy Dandridge during the 1950s

Dorothy Jean Dandridge (November 9, 1922 – September 8, 1965) was an American actress, singer, and dancer. She is the first African-American film star to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, which was for her performance in Carmen Jones (1954). Dandridge performed as a vocalist in venues such as the Cotton ClubContinue reading “73 Stunning Photos of Actress Dorothy Dandridge during the 1950s”