Monthly Archives: October 2011

The 10 best Private Eye Covers

As the magazine celebrates its 50th birthday, cartoonist and author Nick Newman select its funniest front pages. A free exhibition of cartoons and covers, Private Eye: The First 50 Years, runs at the V&A museum until 8 Jan 2012. All … Continue reading

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Child labor in America 1908

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A series of never-before seen pictures of Marilyn Monroe are published in new book

A series of never-before seen pictures of Marilyn Monroe showing the sex symbol in unguarded and intimate moments has been published for the first time. The photos show the screen legend, then 27, still oozing sex appeal despite being in … Continue reading

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Beautiful B&W Portrait Pictures of Ann Dvorak

Ann Dvorak (August 2, 1911 – December 10, 1979) was an American film actress. Asked how to pronounce her adopted surname, she told The Literary Digest: “My name is properly pronounced vor'shack. The D remains silent. I have had quite … Continue reading

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Movie Fan Magazines

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Ziegfeld Girls from 1910-40s by Alfred Cheney Johnston

Alfred Cheney Johnston (known as “Cheney” to his friends and associates) (April 8, 1885 – April 17, 1971) was a New York City-based photographer known for his portraits of Ziegfeld Follies showgirls as well as of 1920s/1930s actors and actresses. … Continue reading

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Pictures of Col Muammar Gaddafi in 1970s

Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi seized power in a military coup in 1969. After rebels finally take his home town of Sirte, the former leader was reported dead by the Libya's National Transitional Council. Let's see how Lybia's dictator Muammar Gaddafi … Continue reading

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