Category: vintage gay

Marlon Brando, 1952, photographed during the f…

Marlon Brando, 1952, photographed during the filming of Viva Zapata!  (Eia Kazan, 1952) in Zapata County, Texas

A photo by Danny Fitzgerald, Brooklyn, New Yor…

A photo by Danny Fitzgerald, Brooklyn, New York, 1959

Alain Delon in Cannes, 1959, photo by Frank Ho…

Alain Delon in Cannes, 1959, photo by Frank Horvat

homosophy: Herbert Tobias (1924-1982), Man in …

homosophy:

Herbert Tobias (1924-1982), Man in a mirror

Noël Coward in a 1932 photo by Edward Steichen

Noël Coward in a 1932 photo by Edward Steichen

Tyrone Power in Love Is News  (Tay Garnett, 19…

Tyrone Power in Love Is News  (Tay Garnett, 1937)

Ty was everybody’s favorite person, and all agreed that he was that great rarity – a man who was just as nice as he seemed to be. With his flashing good looks, graceful carriage, and easy laughter, it was no surprise that he was a Pied Piper to women – they followed him in droves wherever he went – but Ty was a simple person, with a great down-to-earthness and modesty about himself.“   – David Niven

Paul Newman, 1963

Paul Newman, 1963

Joel McCrea, 1933, a popular leading man for R…

Joel McCrea, 1933, a popular leading man for RKO and Paramount, photo by Ernest Bachrach

“I always felt so much more comfortable in the Western. The minute I got a horse and a hat and a pair of boots on, I felt easier. I didn’t feel like I was an actor anymore. I felt like I was the guy out there doing it.”

He listed his occupation as “rancher” and his hobby as “acting”.

Cary Grant and Randolph Scott, 1935, at the be…

Cary Grant and Randolph Scott, 1935, at the beach house they shared on and off throughout the Thirties. Photo is by Jerome Zerbe for the Paramount publicity department.

Louis Jourdan, photographed in Paris, 1945, tw…

Louis Jourdan, photographed in Paris, 1945, two years before David O. Selznick brought him to America where he starred in The Paradine Case,.Letter From an Unknown Woman, Gigi, etc.