Category: classic movies

Errol Flynn and Brigitte Bardot on the beach a…

Errol Flynn and Brigitte Bardot on the beach at Cannes, 1956

Paul Newman in Israel for the filming of Exodu…

Paul Newman in Israel for the filming of Exodus, 1959, with his wife Joanne Woodward

Audrey Hepburn photographed during the filming…

Audrey Hepburn photographed during the filming of The Nun’s Story in Belgium, 1959

Lauren Bacall at the Rome airport, 1960

Lauren Bacall at the Rome airport, 1960

Alain Delon, 1962

Alain Delon, 1962

Anita Ekberg having makeup applied to her legs…

Anita Ekberg having makeup applied to her legs, Rome, 1960, photo by Pierluigi Praturlon

Production still of Tippi Hedrin in The Birds …

Production still of Tippi Hedrin in The Birds  (Alfred Hitchcock, 1963)

Miles Davis and Steve McQueen at the Monterey …

Miles Davis and Steve McQueen at the Monterey Jazz Festival, 1963, photo by Jim Marshall

Leslie Howard and Norma Shearer in Romeo and J…

Leslie Howard and Norma Shearer in Romeo and Juliet  (George Cukor, 1936)

Rita Hayworth in a perfume advertisement, 1941…

Rita Hayworth in a perfume advertisement, 1941. It was stipulated in movie stars’ contracts that they would not simply make films, but they would also sit for publicity photo sessions, make personal appearances and appear in advertising at the studio’s discretion. Refusal could lead to suspension without pay and a reputation for being “difficult.”