September 3, 2013 |
In: Celebrity, Interesting, Old Timey
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Marilyn Monroe takes a break from filming in the 1950s to frolic on an LA beach.
British actor Ray Brooks, star of the film The Knack And How To Get It, sits on the beach with Charlotte Rampling.
Pablo Picasso entertains Brigitte Bardot at his studio in Vallauris near Cannes during the 1956 film festival
Diana Dors sits on a balcony overlooking the beach during the 1956 festival.
Ava Gardner hits the beach some time in the 1940s. She was considered one of the most beautiful women of her day.
Marjorie Helen, star of in 1959′s Li’l Abner and The Manchurian Candidate from 1962, models a white pique collar swimsuit trimmed in lace and set off with a pearl, on an LA beach in 1956.
Actress and presenter Christina Ferrare, hits the beach in a bikini in 1967.
Actress Lucille Ball, turns heads on an LA beach in the strapless and sleeveless outfit she wore in the 1943 film Best Foot Forward.
Merle Oberon, who starred in The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933) and The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934), keeps a close eye on beach activities with binoculars from her home on Tranca Beach home in 1948
June Clyde, who began her career at the age of seven on the vaudeville stage before appearing in an incredible 60 films, shows off the fad of covering yourself in cellophane to prevent sunburn in 1932
Bo Derek, with her hair in cornrows for perhaps her most famous role as Samantha Taylor in the 1979 movie 10.
Diane Keaton and Woody Allen on an LA beach in the film Annie Hall from 1978
The French actress, known simply as Annabella, who appeared in 46 films between 1927 and 1952, is pictured on the beach in 1935
Frances Dee frolics on the beach with her German shepherd in 1933
Actress Dorothy Arnold, pictured with her then husband, the baseball legend Joe DiMaggio in May 1952
Lilyan Tashman wears a silk crepe costume of white, navy blue, and turquoise blue, in this picture from 1931
Mary Howard and Ann Morris show off some early 1940s-style swimwear as they frolic with a ball in the summer of 1941
Miriam Hopkins enjoys a game of backgammon on the beach after finishing filming The Smiling Lieutenant in 1931
Actress Pola Negri relaxies on the beach at Santa Monica in a picture believed to have been taken around 1925
Estelle Taylor, one of the biggest stars of the silent era, listens to the radio at a beach near Hollywood in 1924
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