Here’s a set of vintage photographs capturing rock stars, punks, and pop royalty playing pinball. Many of these are candid shots, taken on the road during downtime while on tour. Some were taken in such a casual environment that information regarding who took the photo, and when, is scarce.
Loretta Young (1913–2000) was a child actor who became one of Hollywood’s leading ladies in the 1930s and 1940s. Young began her career at age four as a child extra. She later attended convent school, and at age14 she landed a part in the film Naughty but Nice (1927) that was originally intended for herContinue reading “30 Stunning Black and White Photos of Loretta Young From Between the 1930s and 1950s”
Rosemary Kennedy was the first daughter of Rose and Joseph Kennedy. During Rosemary’s birth, Rose went into labor very quickly, and Rosemary entered the birth canal before the doctor arrived. A nurse told Rose to keep her legs closed to prevent her from giving birth until the doctor showed up. This cut off the oxygenContinue reading “20 Vintage Photographs of a Young and Beautiful Rosemary Kennedy Before She Was Lobotomized”
Jacques Henri Lartigue (1894–1986) was a French photographer and painter. Born in Courbevoie to a wealthy family, he is most famous for his photographs of automobile races, planes and fashionable Parisian women. He started taking photographs when he was 7, his subject matter being primarily his own life and the people and activities in it.Continue reading “48 Vintage Photos of Parisian Women in the Early 20th Century”
Born 1925 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, American model and actress Martha Vickers began her career as a model and cover girl. She moved to Hollywood when her father, an automobile dealer, assumed control of an agency in Burbank, California. Vickers was 15 at that time. Vickers’ first film role was a small uncredited part inContinue reading “49 Stunning Photos of Model & Actress Martha Vickers in the 1940s”
(Photos from klimbims)
In the early 20th century, women were not the only ones to get tighter swimsuits. Men’s swimwear also slimmed down to show off his new athletic body. In many ways, men’s and women’s suits were nearly identical. Men’s swimsuit in this period was mostly a one piece tank top and shorts, and the striped onesContinue reading “30 Vintage Photos of Men’s Striped Swimwear from the Early 20th Century”
Jane Fonda is an American actress best known for her acting career, political activism and aerobic-exercise videos. The daughter of acclaimed actor Henry Fonda, the actress has won two Oscars. Her stage work in the late 1950s laid the foundation for her film career in the 1960s. She averaged almost two movies a year throughoutContinue reading “36 Stunning Photos of Jane Fonda in the 1960s”