Category: 1955


19-year-old Diahann Carroll photographed by Carl Van Vechten on March 14, 1955.

Sugar Ray Robinson and his wife

Edna Mae Robinson (1955)

(Original Caption) 12/10/1955 – Sugar Ray Robinson and his wife, Edna, radiate smiles as they look over the newspaper stories and pictures of Sugar’s great victory over Bobo Olson in Chicago last night. Sugar, a 3-1 underdog, won back his middleweight championship title from Olson with a clean knockout in the second round of the battle at Chicago Stadium.

James Dean on location for the film “Giant” in Marfa, Texas in 1955.

Marlon Brando and Marilyn Monroe promoting the Actor’s Studio Benefit which was featuring the film “The Rose Tattoo” (1955).  

Photos by Milton H. Greene

Judy Garland with her children Lorna Luft, Joey Luft and Liza Minnelli during a break from

taping of a CBS TV special 1955.

Photos by Bob Willoughby

Nat King Cole with wife his daughters Carole and Natalie during a Capitol recording session circa 1955.

James Dean with his Bolex camera on the set of “Giant” in Marfa, Texas in 1955. 

Lena Horne with her husband Lennie Hayton in London before making her cabaret debut at the Savoy Hotel, 1955.

Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra photographed by Richard Avedon for Guys and Dolls (1955)

James Dean photographed by Dennis Stock in New York City, 1955.