Category: 1954

Actress Julie Adams being treated after hittin…

Actress Julie Adams being treated after hitting her head during the filming of “Creature from the Black Lagoon”, 1954

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Snake House, Miami, Florida, 1954. Photographed by Berenice…

Snake House, Miami, Florida, 1954. Photographed by Berenice Abbott.

Monasteries, Meteores, Greece, 1954. Photographed by David…

Monasteries, Meteores, Greece, 1954. Photographed by David Seymour.

Kissing, c.1954. Photographed by Saul Leiter.

Kissing, c.1954. Photographed by Saul Leiter.

1954. Photographed by Leon Levinstein.

1954. Photographed by Leon Levinstein.

Mitzi Gaynor and Donald O’Connor performing on the Oscars,…

Mitzi Gaynor and Donald O’Connor performing on the Oscars, singing and dancing 1954’s Best Song nominee “The Moon is Blue”.

Ava Gardner on the set of ‘The Barefoot Contessa,’ Tivoli,…

Ava Gardner on the set of ‘The Barefoot Contessa,’ Tivoli, Italy, 1954. Photographed by Robert Capa.

British sailors taking shore leave on Gibralta…

British sailors taking shore leave on Gibraltar visit the Suiza Bar to watch a Spanish dancer perform, 1954

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Marilyn Monroe visiting the troops in Korea af…

Marilyn Monroe visiting the troops in Korea after the war C.1954

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The year after the Korean War ended, Marilyn Monroe stopped by to entertain the U.S. troops still stationed there. It was only a minor detour for the film star—Marilyn was on honeymoon in Japan with baseball player Joe DiMaggio after their wedding.

She toured more than ten bases, and gave a show in every one. In total, she performed to more than 100,000 military men.

Just eight months after the wedding, she and DiMagggio would be divorced. 

Yesterday's Print 2018-12-06 22:55:08

The San Francisco Examiner, California, August 1, 1954

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