Monday, September 1, 2014

Swimsuit and Beach Pyjamas, ca. 1930

The fashion from the continent arrives in Britain in 1930. Beach pyjamas were very popular with the fashionable ladies of the 30s. Worn with bare backs, the beach suit had the arms revealed and long flared legs- the start of elegant leisure wear. Designers found new freedom with the coming of synthetic materials that flowed around the body. (via)

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Rare Photos of a Young Mick Jagger in the 1960s

Beautiful Fashion Shots of Model Sherry ”Cherry” Nelms in the 1950s

Norman Wisdom during a scene being shot at the Beaconsfield Film Studios, 1960

Actor Norman Wisdom during a scene being shot at the Beaconsfield Film Studios, 1960 (© Philip Jones Griffiths/Magnum Photos)

Gorgeous Black & White Portraits of Sharon Stone in 1983

These gorgeous black and white photographs of Sharon Stone at 25 years old, shot by photographer Peter Duke sometime in 1983.

The Kiss of Life, 1967

Taken in 1967 by Rocco Morabito, this is one of the most powerful photographs we’ve seen. Called "The Kiss of Life" photo, it shows a utility worker named J.D. Thompson giving mouth-to-mouth to co-worker Randall G. Champion after he went unconscious following contact with a high voltage line.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Black & White Photos of NYC Train from between 1940s and 1960s

These photos were shot by George Conrad for the New York Transit Authority between the 1940s and 1960s.

Beautiful Georgia Moll in White Dress, ca. 1950s

Giorgia Moll is an Italian film actress. She was sometimes credited as Georgia Moll and Georgia Mool. Born in the Province of Pordenone by a German father and an Italian mother, at young age Moll started a brief career as a model and in 1955 she won the beauty contest "Miss Cinema". The following year she started her film career, being mainly active in comedies and adventure films. She was critically apprecciated for her dramatic performance in Damiano Damiani's Lipstick (1960). Moll retired from acting in the early 1970s. Below is a collection of beautiful color photos of Georgia Moll in white dress, taken by Loomis Dean in the 1950s.

Steve Buscemi's Elementary School Yearbook Photo

Vulture dug up this photo from Buscemi’s elementary yearbook, from his school in Valley Stream, Long Island. Thanks to Vulture’s Jesse David Fox’s mom having gone to the same school.

Black and White Photographs of Street Scenes from the 1950s-60s