Ava Gardner and Burt Lancaster in a publicity photo for The Killers (1946)

Cleopatra modeled by Dorothy Lamour, by Henry Clive  for the cover of American Weekly, Oct. 1946

An aircraft worker dancing with his date at the Lockheed Swing Shift Dance.Los Angeles, 1942 (via)

Henry Clive- Yvonne de Carlo (aka Lily Munster) as Mata Hari for the cover of American Weekly, February 8, 1948

Gene Tierney in a Jantzen swimsuit c. 1940s

Fantastic Novels March 1949. Cover illustration by Virgil Finlay.

Gene Tierney c. 1940s


The bodies of American soldiers lie on a beach in New Guinea, 1942

Enchantresses Of The Ages (Delilah) by Henry Clive, 1948

Norma Jeane (aka Marilyn Monroe) at Catalina Island c.1943 

"We’ll See" by Earl Moran

Favorite Films: Gilda (1946)

Dorian Leigh in blue bathing suit photographed by John Rawlings for Vogue, 1948 (via)

"Harlem Model" by artist Bob Moran, for 1947 pin up advertising calendar published by the National Press of Chicago.


Frank Sinatra backstage at the Paramount Theater, 1944