Marilyn Monroe photographed by Ted Baron, 1954

Shirley MacLaine and Robert Mitchum in What a Way to Go! (1964)

ancientpeoples:

Faience amulet of goddess Nut 

The goddess is shown sitting on her legs, spreading her wings. She is wearing a crown of horns that enclose the sun. This represents her as the sky goddess. 11.5 x 23.6 in centimeters ( 4 1/2 x  9 5/16 inch.) 

It was found in Abydos, Upper Egypt. 

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, 21st - 25th dynasty, 1070 - 664 BC.

Source: Metropolitan Museum

Girls Love #50 (1957)

Cleopatra (1963)

Elvis Presley 1958

1956 Mercury XM-Turnpike Cruiser concept car (via)

classicladiesofcolor:

Anna May Wong's Certificate of Identity, August 18, 1924, National Archives at San Francisco.

She was born Wong Liu Tsong in 1905 in Los Angeles to a Cantonese-American family that had lived in America since at least 1855. However, being an American didn’t matter in a time when people of Chinese descent were being heavily legislated against. Beginning in 1909, any people of Chinese descent entering or residing in the US, regardless of the country of their birth, had to carry a Certificate of Identity with them at all times. Even at the peak of her fame, Wong still had to carry papers like the one above to prove she was allowed to be here. Read the rest of the article.

onlyoldphotography:

Eliot Elisofon: A US Navy flier and his date smoking on the coast of Morocco. Casablanca, 1943

La Veuve noire by Jean-Gabriel Domergue (1889-1962) (via)

Beetlejuice (1988)

robertkazinsky:

Film Genre Meme: horror (1/5)

Mother’s interrupted the course of our journey. She’s programmed to do that should certain conditions arise. They have. It seems that she has… intercepted a transmission of unknown origin. She got us up to check it out.

Alien (1979)

A group of Playboy Bunnies at a dinner for the Motion Picture Pioneers Association at the Playboy Club in New York, 1962

"Of course, dogs are a pretty poor judge of human beauty. But I had a rough idea of what to look for." 101 Dalmatians, 1961