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January 10, 2019

The Golden Years of Hollywood: 25 Gorgeous Color Photos of Classic Beauties From the Late 1930s and 1940s

The Golden Age of Hollywood, sometimes referred to as the period of classical Hollywood cinema, started with the silent movie era and the first major feature-length silent movie called The Birth of a Nation (1915). The Golden Age of Hollywood ended with the demise of the studio system, theemergence of television, the rising costs and subsequent losses notably Cleopatra (1963).

Classic beauties of the Golden Years of Hollywood, from left to right: Lauren Bacall, Rita Hayworth, and Marilyn Monroe in the 1940s

During the Golden Age of Hollywood, thousands of movies were issued from the Hollywood studios, and of course the classic beauties played very important roles in this era.

These rare and gorgeous color photographs that captured portraits of classic beauties in the late 1930s and 1940s.

Angela Lansbury

Ann Miller

Anne Baxter

Barbara Stanwyck

Bette Davis

Betty Grable

Carole Lombard

Claudette Colbert

Gene Tierney

Gloria De Haven

Greta Garbo

Ingrid Bergman

Joan Crawford

Judy Garland

June Allyson

Katharine Hepburn

Lana Turner

Lauren Bacall

Lizabeth Scott

Lucille Ball

Lucille Bremer

Marilyn Monroe

Rita Hayworth

Susan Hayward

Yvonne DeCarlo




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