Category: 1940s

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Pianist Hazel Scott and her husband NY Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr., talking with singer Ella Fitzgerald during opening night of Bop City in 1949.

(Photo by Martha Holmes/The LIFE Picture Collection)

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera at their home i…

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera at their home in Mexico City in the 1940s

Gene Tierney publicity photos for Sundown (1…

Gene Tierney publicity photos for Sundown (1941)  

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Dolores Del Rio in “Journey Into Fear” (1943)

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Joan Crawford with her adopted daughter Christina, circa 1945.

Rita Hayworth publicity photos for You Were …

Rita Hayworth publicity photos for You Were Never Lovelier (1942)  

twixnmix: Orson Welles and Dolores Del Rio sa…

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Orson Welles and Dolores Del Rio sail to Catalina Island off the coast of California, circa 1940. 

Photos by Earl Theisen

Ebony Magazine Covers – 1949

Ebony Magazine Covers – 1949

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Carmen Miranda (1941)

Dolores Del Rio photographed by Laszlo Willi…

Dolores Del Rio photographed by Laszlo Willinger, 1940.