Iconic Spotlight : Paramount Pictures, by Terry O’Neill

Paramounts Stars

“There was an incredible amount of co-ordination behind the scenes, as you can imagine. Getting everyone there—and ready—for the photo. It’s incredible now looking at it—it is a Who’s Who of Hollywood. There are the greats like Elizabeth Taylor, Jimmy Stewart, Jane Russell, Bob Hope next to the new Hollywood stars of the day—Robert De Niro, Faye Dunaway, Tom Cruise, Harrison Ford, Kevin Costner, the list goes on and on.”

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#FineArtFriday – Young Velvets, by Norman Parkinson

Young Velvets, Young Prices

This shot, taken from the roof of the Condé Nast building on Lexington Avenue, was for a ‘Hat Fashions’ story that ran in the October 1949 issue of American Vogue. With a view of the Chrysler and Empire State buildings, the models are captured mid-gossip, their pose perhaps suggestive of a quick catch-up taking place during a busy lunch break.

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Iconic Spotlight : Harry Carney, by Ted Williams

Harry Carney

“Harry Carney’s baritone saxophone was the anchor in Duke Ellington’s band from the age of sixteen until his death forty-eight years later. I had been doing a series of photo sessions in a studio near the Blue Note and I invited Harry to come in sometime so we could experiment visually with him and his horn.”

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