Category: 1950s fashion


Dorothy Dandridge and Sidney Poitier publicity photos for Porgy and Bess (1959).

Photos by Mark Shaw

Audrey Hepburn with Flowers II, 1955 Ph. Bert Stern


Sugar Ray Robinson and family on January 2, 1951

(Original Caption): Welterweight boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson and his wife, Edna Mae, say hello to their son, one-year-old Ray Robinson Jr., as they arrive aboard the French liner Liberte. Sugar Ray is returning after a smashing tour of Paris, Brussels, Geneva and Frankfurt where he successfully defended his title in five bouts, four of which were won by knockouts.


Eartha Kitt and


leader Frank Weir at Churchill’s Club in London, 1951.

Photos by Russell Westwood


Elizabeth Taylor, on the Set of “Giant”, 1955 ph. Frank Worth

Eartha Kitt at home filming the CBS television interview program, Person to Person. Location: 270 Riverside Drive at West 99th Street, New York, NY. Episode originally broadcast September 10, 1954.


Dorothy Dandridge in “Island In The Sun” (1957)   


Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall at the Savoy in London, 1951.

Marilyn Monroe photographed by Harold Lloyd at his

Greenacres estate in Beverly Hills, California in 1953. She was filming a PSA for the US military.    

Audrey Hepburn, 1953 Ph. Bob Willoughby