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November 5, 2015

20 Awesome Behind-the-Scenes Photos of Classic Movies From the 1960s

Unquestionably, the 1960s was the golden era in Hollywood. Some of the most influential classic films such as Psycho, The Graduate, 2001: Space Odyssey and Cleopatra has been released in this decade.

There is something quaintly beautiful about the counterculture movies of the ’60s: the classiness, the costumes, that slangy dialogue. If you are a loyal aficionado of this period, you are in for a treat today. Here’s a collection of 20 awesome behind the scenes photos of the most iconic movies from the ’60s, via News Forage.

1. Shirley MacLaine, Frank Sinatra, Louis Jordan and cast play host to visiting Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev on the set of Can-Can (1960).

2. Marilyn Monroe behind the scenes with the crew of The Misfits, 1960.

3. Elvis Presley on the set of G.I. Blues (1960).

4. Janet Leigh and John Gavin share an intimate moment with at least four other people and tons of equipment in Psycho (1960).

5. Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard behind the scenes of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, 1961.

6. The cast warm up and stretch prior to shooting the Prologue number in West Side Story (1961).

7. Sean Connery as James Bond and Noel Coward in a behind the scenes photo from Dr. No (1963).

8. Richard Burton taking a cigarette break on the set of Cleopatra, 1961.

9. Irene Sharaff with Elizabeth Taylor in Cleopatra (1963).

10. Director Billy Wilder vividly demontrates to Jack Lemmon how he wants the scene to progress on the set of Irma La Douce (1963).

11. Actor Slim Pickens gets ready to ride a nuclear missile to oblivion in the climax of Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964).

12. Sean Connery and Shirley Eaton on the set of Goldfinger (1964).

13. Slant boards keep Rex Harrison and Audrey Hepburn’s elegant attire wrinkle-free during a break on the Burbank set of My Fair Lady (1964).

14. Sharon Tate on the set of Eye of the Devil, 1965.

15. Julie Andrews is doused with water before her confrontational scene with Christopher Plummer during location shooting in Austria for The Sound of Music (1965).

16. Behind the scenes on the 1966 Batman movie.

17. Behind the scenes on The Graduate (1967).

18. Katharine Hepburn on the set of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, 1967.

19. On the set of 2001: A Space Odyssey with Stanley Kubrick and Keir Dullea, 1968.

20. Behind the scenes on 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).

(via News Forage)


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