A Flood of Memories: 30 Photos from the Archives of Film History

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Everyone knows a little bit about the movie industry’s history. We know that they had black-and-white TVs and that color wasn’t as sharp as it is today. We can name more than just a couple of historical actors and/or actresses from before we were born. However, have you ever reflected on just how different the landscape of the entertainment industry was back then? If not, you’ll want to check out these 30 amazing photographs taken from a time before Hollywood was as glamorous as it is today. See if you can recognize any faces from these timeless photographs!

1.  Raquel Welch – 1967


Raquel Welch was admired for many decades as the quintessential American sex symbol. This photo of her lounging gracefully on an (honestly) ugly, yellow sofa shows just how much times have changed. The beautiful Chairman of the Board actress maintained tight relationships with popular figures such as Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley. Her most recent on-screen appearance was on Date My Dad, a 2017 Canadian comedy-drama series that lasted ten episodes.


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