Teen-Age Terror, paperback cover by James Alfred Meese, 1958
Grace Kelly at the prince’s palace during the ceremony of receiving wedding gifts, 1956
Meyercord Pin-up decals c. 1950s
Photo: Pierre Boulat
It is clear now but may have been less visible in 1955 that Plato is gay and has a crush on Jim; at the planetarium, he touches his shoulder caressingly…Jim gives Plato a lift home and Plato asks him, “Hey, you want to come home with me? I mean, there’s nobody home at my house, and heck, I’m not tired. Are you?” But Jim glances in the direction of Judy’s house, and then so does Plato, ruefully.
Marilyn Monroe photographed by Nick de Morgoli, 1953
"Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today."
Elizabeth Taylor photographed by Bob Willoughby on the set of Raintree County, 1956
Illustration by William Medcalf c. 1950s
"She had a quality no other actress had: a curious combination of lady and pixie. She was a joy to work with—enormous talent and no ego.
Sidney Sheldon (x)