Category: 1956

A woman walks her pet chicken up the subway stairs, Paris, France, 1956. Photographed by Nina Leen-LIFE.

Three teenage boys on a street corner, Liverpool Slums, London, November 1956. Photographed by Thurston Hopkins.

30 candid and intimate photographs of Elvis Presley on the 27-hour train ride from New York to Memphis in July 1956.

Fred Astaire talks to Audrey Hepburn and her pet Mr. Famous she is holding, on the set of the Paramount musical ‘Funny Face,’ July 7, 1956. Photographed by Bert Hardy.

Joan Crawford enjoying a dance with Rock Hudson, 1956.

At a bus station in the segregated southern US, Fisk University professor EJ Thornton and his family wait under a sign that reads ‘Colored Waiting Room,’ Mobil, Alabama, September 1956. Photographed by Gordon Parks-LIFE.

A woman carries her pet chicken as she examines fabrics in a shop, Paris, France, 1956. Photographed by Nina Leen-LIFE.

NYC, 1956. Photographed by Leonard Freed.

The Hoard family poses with the animals, which include dogs, cats, geese, and horses, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1956. Photographed by Nina Leen-LIFE.

Tyrone Power, 1956. Photographed by Baron.