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December 12, 2014

17 Interesting & Beautiful Vintage Photos of Hollywood Actresses on the L.A. Beaches

During Hollywood's fabled golden age, the beaches of Los Angeles offered the perfect place to relax after long and arduous filming sessions in the nearby studios. They were then, as they are now, the places to see and to be seen. Here's a collection of photographs covers stars of the silent era like Estelle Taylor and Pola Negri right up until the late 1970s with actresses Bo Derek and Diane Keaton.

Marilyn Monroe takes a break from filming in the 1950s to frolic on an LA beach.

Ava Gardner hits the beach some time in the 1940s.

Marjorie Helen models a white pique collar swimsuit trimmed in lace and set off with a pearl, on an LA beach in 1956.

Christina Ferrare hits the beach in a bikini in 1967.

Lucille Ball turns heads on an LA beach in the strapless and sleeveless outfit she wore in the 1943 film Best Foot Forward.

Ruth Roman enjoys a paddle in 1954.

Merle Oberon keeps a close eye on beach activities with binoculars from her home on Tranca Beach home in 1948.

June Clyde shows off the fad of covering yourself in cellophane to prevent sunburn in 1932.

Bo Derek with her hair in cornrows for perhaps her most famous role as Samantha Taylor in the 1979 movie 10.

Annabella is pictured on the beach in 1935

Frances Dee frolics on the beach with her German shepherd in 1933.

Lilyan Tashman wears a silk crepe costume of white, navy blue, and turquoise blue, in this picture from 1931.

Mary Howard and Ann Morris show off some early 1940s-style swimwear as they frolic with a ball in the summer of 1941.

Miriam Hopkins enjoys a game of backgammon on the beach after finishing filming The Smiling Lieutenant in 1931.

Actress Pola Negri relaxies on the beach at Santa Monica, ca. 1925.

Estelle Taylor listens to the radio at a beach near Hollywood in 1924.

Greta Garbo takes a dip in the Pacific ocean shortly after her arrival in Hollywood in 1926

(via Daily Mail)


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