Amazing Double Images of Suzy Parker by Gjon Mili (1948)

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Gjon Mili, double image of Suzy Parker modelling skirt, jacket & hat in fabric printed to look like ocelot, New York, 1948  via

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Gjon Mili, double image of Suzy Parker modelling skirt, jacket & hat in fabric printed to look like ocelot, New York, 1948 via

Jean Patchett at the Museum of Modern Art by Nina Leen (1948)

Jean Patchett (1926 – 2002) was a leading fashion model of the late 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s. She was among the best known models of that era, which included Dovima, Dorian Leigh, Suzy Parker, Evelyn Tripp and Lisa Fonssagrives.

She was famous for being one of the first high-fashion models to appear remote; previously, models had appeared warm and friendly.

During her career, she appeared on over 40 magazine covers. Patchett modeled for brands including Bergdorf Goodman, Henri Bendel and Revlon.

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Nina Leen, Jean Patchett, Life, 1949 via

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Nina Leen, Jean Patchett, Life, 1949 via

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Nina Leen, Jean Patchett, Life, 1949 via

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Nina Leen, Jean Patchett, Life, 1949 via

Amazing Vintage Photos of Gina Lollobrigida in Toronto (1960)

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Peter Stackpole, Gina Lollobrigida, Toronto, 1960 via

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Peter Stackpole, Gina Lollobrigida, Toronto, 1960 via

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Peter Stackpole, Gina Lollobrigida, Toronto, 1960 via

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Peter Stackpole, Gina Lollobrigida, Toronto, 1960 via

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Peter Stackpole, Gina Lollobrigida, Toronto, 1960 via

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Peter Stackpole, Gina Lollobrigida, Toronto, 1960 via

Amazing Vintage Photos of Helena Rubinstein’s New York salon (1945)

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Mala Rubinstein, leads a class of saleswomen, New York salon, 1945. Photo by Nina Leen via

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Mala Rubinstein, leads a class of saleswomen, New York salon, 1945. Photo by Nina Leen via

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Mala Rubinstein, leads a class of saleswomen, New York salon, 1945. Photo by Nina Lee via

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Mala Rubinstein, leads a class of saleswomen, New York salon, 1945. Photo by Nina Leen via

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Helena Rubinstein’s New York salon, 1945. Photo by Nina Leen via

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Helena Rubinstein’s New York salon, 1945. Photo by Nina Leen via

 

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Helena Rubinstein’s New York salon, 1945. Photo by Nina Leen via

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Helena Rubinstein’s New York salon, 1945. Photo by Nina Leen via

Jane Greer for Film Noir “Out Of The Past” (1946)

Film historians consider “Out of the Past” a superb example of film noir due to its complicated, dark storyline, dark cinematography and classic femme fatale. In the film a private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames. Jane Greer (1924 –  2001) stars as femme fatale Kathie Moffat.

 

In 1991, Out of the Past was added to the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”

 

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Jane Greer for LIFE Magazine during the filming of “Out Of The Past” (1946) via

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Jane Greer for LIFE Magazine during the filming of “Out Of The Past” (1946) via

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Jane Greer for LIFE Magazine during the filming of “Out Of The Past” (1946) via

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Jane Greer for LIFE Magazine, during the filming of “Out Of The Past” (1946) via

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Jane Greer for LIFE Magazine, during the filming of “Out Of The Past” (1946) via

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Jane Greer for LIFE Magazine, during the filming of “Out Of The Past” (1946) via

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Jane Greer for LIFE Magazine, during the filming of “Out Of The Past” (1946) via

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Jane Greer for LIFE Magazine during the filming of “Out Of The Past” (1946) via