Category: 1950s

English classic bombshell: 40 glamorous photos of June Wilkinson in the 1950s and ‘60s.

Clothes hanging in Naples, Italy, 1950s. Photographed by Victor Padolfi.

American classic hunk: 30 pictures of Guy Madison in the 1940s and ‘50s.

Partially costumed showgirls play chess backstage at the Latin Quarter nightclub, New York, 1958. Photographed by Gordon Parks-LIFE.

Alfred Hitchcock with James Stewart, 1955. Photographed by Baron.

Kids flying kites in a field in Natchez, Mississippi, May 1957. Photographed by Ivan Dmitri.

Stickball, 1950. Photographed by Arthur Leipzig.

Gypsies at the Maxwell Street Flea Market, Chicago, 1956. Photographed by Mildred Mead.

Stunning portraits of famous figures taken by the master lensman Cecil Beaton.

Corner in Portici, Naples, Italy, 1950s. Photographed by Victor Padolfi.