Category: 1953


Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz with their children Desi Arnaz Jr and Lucie Arnaz in 1953.

Photos by Ed Clark


Ebony Magazine Covers – 1953


Elizabeth Taylor at home with her son Michael Wilding Jr. in September 1953.

Jet magazine covers 1951-1954

Marilyn Monroe photographed by Harold Lloyd at his

Greenacres estate in Beverly Hills, California in 1953. She was filming a PSA for the US military.    



Zachary Scott and his wife model

Ruth Ford

photographed by Carl Van Vechten on March 26, 1953.


Audrey Hepburn meets Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis in their dressing room at the Paramount Studios in 1953.

Photos by Bob Willoughby.

Singer Joyce Bryant photographed by Carl Van Vechten on May 28, 1953.


Darryl F. Zanuck, Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe, Walter Winchell, Jane Russell, Lucille Ball, Jimmy McHugh, and Louella Parsons at Walter Winchell’s Birthday Party at Ciro’s nightclub in West Hollywood on May 13, 1953.  


Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz with Eartha Kitt,

Dean Martin,

and William Frawley at a surprise party for Lucille and Desi’s 13th wedding anniversary on December 16, 1953. The party was held at Larry Finley’s restaurant on Sunset Strip in Los Angeles.