The 50s

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Rhonda Flemming on the set of Inferno, 1953

A tough, hard-driving business tycoon suffers a broken leg and is left to die in the desert by his scheming wife and her greedy lover.

River of No Return, 1953

Marilyn Monroe filming a scene for River of No Return, 1953. Matt Calder, who lives on a remote farm with his young son Mark, helps two unexpected visitors who lose control of their raft on the nearby river. Harry Weston…

Diana Dors, 1957

Diana Dors, said “I’m hoping to enjoy myself, keep my sense of fun and do a good job. It took me 10 years hard work in poor pictures, in revue, in straight plays and touring to become a star, and…

Esther Williams in 1955

Esther Williams in 1955 Esther Jane Williams was born on August 8, 1921 in Inglewood, California. Her youth was spent as a teenage swimming champion and she won three United States National championships. She eventually was spotted by a MGM…