Category: vintage

twixnmix: Clark Gable and Loretta Young in…

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Clark Gable and Loretta Young in The Call of the Wild (1935)

During filming Clark and Loretta had an affair resulting in the birth of their daughter, Judy Lewis on November 6, 1935. Loretta, a single

devout

Catholic concealed her pregnancy and placed her daughter in an orphanage at eight months. She brought her into public view at 19 months, saying she was her adopted child. Judy didn’t discover the truth about her biological parents until was 31 years old, by then Clark had died. The truth was kept a secret for nearly 60 years until Judy confirmed that the rumors were true in her 1994 memoir Uncommon Knowledge

Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, and Jean-Michel B…

Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, and Jean-Michel Basquiat at Warhol’s studio at 860 Broadway in New York City on April 23, 1984.

Jimi Hendrix at the Schiller Hotel in Amster…

Jimi Hendrix at the Schiller Hotel in Amsterdam after his performance at the Hippy Happy Festival in 1967.   

Photos by Rob Bosboom

twixnmix: Ike and Tina Turner performing at t…

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Ike and Tina Turner performing at the Newport Pop Festival in Northridge, California on June 20, 1969.

Grace Slick photographed by Baron Wolman in Sa…

Grace Slick photographed by Baron Wolman in San Francisco, 1968.

Boxing heavyweight champion Joe Louis…

Boxing

heavyweight champion

Joe Louis photographed by Carl Van Vechten at Greenwood Lake on September 15, 1941.

Dorothy Dandridge photographed by Edward Cla…

Dorothy Dandridge photographed by Edward Clark for LIFE Magazine, 1951.

Ella Fitzgerald photographed by Carl Van Vec…

Ella Fitzgerald photographed by Carl Van Vechten on January 19, 1940.

Madonna photographed by Herb Ritts, 1985.

Madonna photographed by Herb Ritts, 1985.

Bessie Smith photographed by Carl Van Vechte…

Bessie Smith photographed by Carl Van Vechten on February 3, 1936.