For me Cary Grant will always be the ultimate leading man. Sophisticated, debonaire and witty (not to mention a bit of a goof-ball at times) he was a Hollywood icon millions of women fell in love with. He acted alongside the greatest leading ladies from 3 decades of Hollywood, from Greta Garbo to Mae West,(…)
Hunks & Hotties
An early publicity photo of James Dean taken in 1953 when he was around 22. I say it was an early publicity photo, but it was only taken 2 years before his death which just brings into perspective how tragically short his career and life were.
Gregory Peck embracing Ann Todd in publicity still for Alfred Hitchcock’s film “The Paradine Case”, 1947. You can see why he made the ladies swoon can’t you? Source and copyright: This work is in the public domain in that it was published in the United States between 1923 and 1977 and without a copyright notice.
Dancer and actor Gene Kelly in a publicity photo. The scar on his cheek was caused by a childhood accident – this is what he said about it: I’d love to ascribe that scar to some great dramatic event, but actually I fell off my tricycle when I was a sprout of five. Source and copyright:(…)
Marlon Brando’s iconic publicity photo from the 1953 movie The Wild One. Source and copyright: This work is in the public domain because it was published in the United States between 1923 and 1963 and although there may or may not have been a copyright notice, the copyright was not renewed.
The US Navy portrait of a very young Paul Newman taken during Word War 2, probably in 1944 or 1945. Source and copyright: This file is a work of a sailor or employee of the U.S. Navy, taken or made as part of that person’s official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government,(…)