Elsie (Marilyn Monroe) looks up at the Regent (Laurence Olivier) in The Prince and the Showgirl
Screen actor Michael Wilding, aged 39, with his actress-bride Elizabeth Taylor, aged 19, leave their London hotel for London Airport. They are flying to Paris for their honeymoon following their marriage yesterday (Thursday) at Caxton Hall, London. 22nd February, 1952.
James Mason doffs his hat as he returns home from Hollywood to make a film in England
David Niven as Raffles, and Olivia de Havilland as Gwen, in a promotional shot for Raffles (1939)
British actor Stewart Granger beams a smile at the camera in this candid shot. Granger is dressed in a light jacket, dark tie and pale shirt; on his left little finger he wears a sovereign ring
Actress Julia Lockwood pictured this afternoon (Monday) when she presented prizes to the winners of the Waddington Peter Pan Competition at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London. The competition, which called on the children to fill in a questionnaire and complete a drawing on the Peter Pan theme, was divided into three age groups – five to seven; eight to ten and eleven to fourteen. As an experiment in mental therapy it is believed the idea has been successful. If this proves to be the case, other children’s hospital are expected to adopt the Waddington scheme. Child in the centre of the picture is another Julia – Julia Christian, 10, of Stamford, Lincolnshire. 24th June, 1963.
Deborah Kerr wears a 1940s uniform in The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
Lady Caroline Lamb (Joan Greenwood) turns away from Lord Byron (Dennis Price) in The Bad Lord Byron (1948). The couple are seated
in a 19th century padded coach.
Anna Neagle, British actress, in a publicity photo wears a pearl necklace and a black dress
Richard Burton and Jean Simmons (as Marcellus Gallio and Diana) in the finale of The Robe (1953)
Guy Gibson (Richard Todd) and Barnes Wallis (Michael Redgrave) look out with their field glasses in The Dam Busters (1955)
Roger Livesey (as Clive Dandy) and Deborah Kerr in The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
Alfred Drayton (as Christopher Watney) and Sandra Storme (as Sadie) in a photograph from A Spot of Bother (1938) (1)
Stewart Granger (as Commander Claudius) and Rita Hayworth (as Princess Salome) in a photograph from Salome (1953) (12)
Margaret Lockwood holds her Daily Mail National Film Awards trophy for Best Film Actress of the Year
Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger and Jean Simmons attend the Golden Globe Awards at Ciro’s nightclub in Los Angeles, CA. 21st February, 1952.
Now look Roman... says Pamela Mason, as she prepares to snap an off-stage picture of husband James Mason, dressed in his toga for MGM’s Julius Caesar. William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar stars Marlon Brando as Mark Antony, James Mason as Brutus, John Gielgud as Cassius, Louis Calhern as Caesar, Edmond O’Brien as Casca, Greer Garson as Calpurnia and Deborah Kerr as Portia. The picture was directed by Joesph L. Mankiewicz and produced by John Houseman.
Who could refuse ‘the perfect woman’? Stanley Holloway smiles gallantly while offering the remaining cake on the plate to co-star Patricia Roc, who plays the title role in The Perfect Woman. An off-set shot from The Perfect Woman, the Two Cities film version of the successful comedy starring Patricia Roc with Stanley Holloway and Nigel Patrick, produced by George and Alfred Black, and directed by Bernard Knowles at Denham.
The premiere of the latest Kenneth More comedy Next to No Time will be held on the world’s greatest liner Queen Elizabeth at Southampton, and the film loads were taken by special train from Waterloo today. Much of the film is shot aboard the liner. Photo shows: Top to bottom: John Gregson, Phyllis Calvert and Janet Scott leave for the premiere.
British film star Jean Simmons explores the history of the famous country house, Blenheim Palace, as she prepares to play the role of the Duchess of Marlborough in the forthcoming production of Soldier of Love.
Veteran British film and stage star Margaret Lockwood blows out fifty candles on her birthday cake as her co-star in the play, An Ideal Husband, Roger Livesey, looks on
Margaret Lockwood visits Luton on February 16, 1948 to see the town at work and is greeted at the Town Hall by the mayor, Cllr W.J. Edwards, before she visits Skefko, Vauxhall and Electrolux and two cinemas – the Odeon in Dunstable Road and the Palace in Mill Street, whose manager, Mr S. Davey, had arranged the tour. Alongside her is photographer George Gurney, who joined the Luton News in 1930 and retired in 1969. George and his trilby hat were well known around town as he covered thousands of events.
Making the most of the warm weather, Jean Kent, lovely J. Arthur Rank Organisation star, shortly to be seen in Gainsborough’s Good Time Girl, sun-bathed on Brighton beach and later took a quick dip.
Life magazine with Jean Simmons. Cover reads: ‘Busiest actress Jean Simmons’. 9th October, 1950.
Joan Greenwood as Peggy Macroon smiles as she relaxes contentedly on the beach in Whisky Galore!
Jean Simmons and Stewart Granger star in the Victorian melodrama Footsteps in the Fog
Agatha Christie’s latest ‘whodunnit’ play, ‘Towards Zero’ had 99½ per cent of its audience guessing right until the last scene at its first night performance at St James’s Theatre this week. In the audience were the Marquess of Headfort and his sister, Lady Millicent Taylour, Sir Louis and Lady Sterling, actor Jack Buchanan, actresses Elizabeth Allen and Margaret Lockwood. Said Miss Christie: ‘I’m suffering agonies of first-night nerves. I always do’. The play was a great success. Picture shows:- Actress Margaret Lockwood joins authoress Agatha Christie for refreshment during an interval at the St James’s Theatre in London.
Picture Show and Film Pictorial magazine with Richard Attenborough and Jean Kent in The Man Within. 17th May, 1947. Volume 51, number 1315.
Picture Show magazine with Jean Kent and Guy Rolfe. 13th May, 1950. Volume 54, number 1415. ‘The paper for people who go to the pictures.’
Picturegoer magazine with Jean Kent. November 1950.
Jean Simmons pays a visit to her fiance Stewart Granger and co-star David Niven on the set of Soldiers Three. 6th November, 1950
Photograph from Hamlet (1948)
British actress Jean Kent in a publicity shot for Madonna of the Seven Moons (1945)
Jean Simmons, British actress, wears a lacy top and a pearl necklace as she poses for a 1950s publicity photo
Stewart Granger, famous British film star who later made his name in Hollywood, poses for a promotional photo in the mid-1940s
Jean Simmons and Stewart Granger recently revealed that they expect their first child in July. Here Jean enjoys the last piece of her cake that her obstetrician will allow her until after the happy event. This photo was taken at the end-of-the-picture party for Hilda Crane, Jean’s next 20th-Fox CinemaScope release. The love drama also stars Guy Madison and Jean Pierre Aumont. 1st May, 1956.
Jean Simmons, Kirk Douglas and Tony Curtis laugh happily in a candid shot taken during a break from filming on the set of Spartacus
British actress Margaret Lockwood pauses for a publicity shot as she disembarks a BEA flight in the late 1950s/early 1960s. In her hands she holds a pair of sunglasses and a small bag.
Glamorous British film star Phyllis Calvert wears a shawl as she smokes a cigarette. A 1940s studio publicity photo for Madonna of the Seven Moons (1945).
Pearl (Siobhan McKenna) and Di (Margaret Lockwood) have tea after the funeral of Pearl’s husband. On a Foggy Day, 1969.
Patricia Roc wishes her fans a very merry Xmas in this signed greetings card
Screenshot from Great Expectations (1946) (5)
Photograph of Joan Greenwood and Richard Todd (65)
Screenshot from The White Unicorn (1947) (2)
Jean Simmons and Laurence Harvey are guests of Danny Kaye on his Christmas TV special of 1965
Screenshot from Bedelia (1946) (3)
Photograph of Joan Greenwood, Derek Farr, Helen Cherry, Richard Todd, Audrey Hepburn and Phyllis Calvert (65)
British actress Jean Simmons smiles as she drives home her Christmas tree
Patricia Roc wears a fur coat in order to try to keep warm amidst the snowy rooftop chimneys
British actress Jean Kent smiles as she raises a glass of champagne. She is decorated with Christmas crackers; behind her is a Christmas tree