37 Tintypes Showing Teenage Boys From the Mid-Late 19th Century

A tintype, also known as a melainotype or ferrotype, is a photograph made by creating a direct positive on a thin sheet of metal coated with a dark lacquer or enamel and used as the support for the photographic emulsion. Tintypes enjoyed their widest use during the 1860s and 1870s, but lesser use of theContinue reading “37 Tintypes Showing Teenage Boys From the Mid-Late 19th Century”

62 Vintage Photos of Behind-the Scenes of ‘Something’s Got to Give’ – The Last Unfinished Movie of Marilyn Monroe, 1962

Something’s Got to Give is an unfinished 1962 American feature film, directed by George Cukor for Twentieth Century-Fox and starring Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin and Cyd Charisse. A remake of My Favorite Wife (1940), a screwball comedy starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne, it was Monroe’s last work; from the beginning its production was disruptedContinue reading “62 Vintage Photos of Behind-the Scenes of ‘Something’s Got to Give’ – The Last Unfinished Movie of Marilyn Monroe, 1962”

Beautiful Retro Photos of Actress Shirley MacLaine During the 1960s & 1970s

Shirley MacLaine is an American actress and dancer known for her deft portrayals of charmingly eccentric characters and for her interest in mysticism and reincarnation. At the age of three, she began studying ballet, and, after graduating from high school, she moved to New York City, where she worked as a dancer and model. AroundContinue reading “Beautiful Retro Photos of Actress Shirley MacLaine During the 1960s & 1970s”

20 Amazing Vintage Photographs of Rock Stars Playing Pinball

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.

30 Stunning Black and White Photos of Loretta Young From Between the 1930s and 1950s

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”

20 Vintage Photographs of a Young and Beautiful Rosemary Kennedy Before She Was Lobotomized

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”