We need to live in a state of suspended animation like a work of art, in a state of enchantment. We have to succeed in loving so greatly that we live outside of time, detached.
Anita Ekberg, La Dolce Vita (1960)
Today’s Giga Stacy is Victoria Silvstedt
Today’s Giga Stacy is Doutzen Kroes
Farah Fawcett on the set of Six Million Dollar Man, 1974
Jayne Mansfield in a publicity shot for a California sportsman show, date unknown.
Europeans have long held a fascination for Blondes.
For the ancient Greeks, Blondness symbolized youth, innocence, superior social standing and sexual desirability.
According to Mary Trasko in her book, Daring Do’s: A History of Extraordinary Hair, Greek woman would lighten their locks by rinsing them in a potassium solution and rubbing in yellow petals and pollen.
What it meant to be a Blonde in North America between the 1930′s and 1960′s was somewhat imprinted in to the psyche of movie-goers as the on-screen icons had their hair was recorded to spectacular effect by a highlighting of silver nitrate and contrasting of dramatic shadows.
Brigitte Bardot became a Blonde Bombshell for the the 1960′s in And God Created Woman (1957). Here she is playing Camille in Jean Luc Goddard’s Contempt( 1963)
On the set of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), Marilyn sits and poses while co-star Jane Russell draws a portrait of her. The second picture is the final result💕
Joy Harmon in Cool Hand Luke, 1967
Jayne Mansfield, 1952
1950 / Hollywood, Marilyn Monroe seen by photographer Bob BEERMAN.
Video Footage of Marilyn Monroe presenting at the 23rd Academy Awards 1951. Marilyn read the nominees for ‘Best Sound Recording Category’. Thomas T Moulton won the award for his work in “All About Eve”.