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VINTAGE COOL: GROOVY IMAGES FROM HISTORY

1970: Shelly Duvall posing for Vogue magazine.

 

1975: Tim Curry behind the scenes of Rocky Horror Picture Show.

 

1966: Clint Eastwood on a skateboard in Italy.

 

1967: Paul Newman, Cool Hand Luke.

 

1958: Dick Clark surrounded by dancing teenagers, during a taping of American Bandstand.

 

1981: Lego advertisement.

 

1914: Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia takes a selfie.

 

1940: Arm wrestling in Harlem, New York. Photographed by Andreas Feininger.

 

1959: A young couple window shopping in Tokyo. Photographed by John Dominis.

 

September 3rd 1967: Sweden changes the side of the road they drive on. At 4.50am as crowds of people gathered to watch, all vehicles on the road were instructed to come to a halt. They were then directed to move carefully from the left side of the road to the right, and wait. At the stroke of 5.00am, following a radio countdown, an announcement was made – “Sweden now has right-hand driving” – and traffic was allowed to resume. Time Magazine called the event “a brief but monumental traffic jam.”

 

1981: A young couple in Moscow.

 

1952: Olympic village barber shop, Helsinki.

 

1976: Carrie Fisher hiding in trash cans on the backlot of the Star Wars set.

 

1946: Paris artist, Montmartre.

 

1982: A boy playing an Atari home video game (Donkey Kong?)

 

1958: Los Angeles.

 

1948: A boy’s reaction staring at a TV screen for the first time.

 

1959: Shell hunters in sunglasses examine a lion’s paw, a prized find on Sanibel Island in Florida. Photograph by Paul Zahl.

 

1952: Italy, in the garden of Pier Francesco Orsini.

 

1973: Salvador Dali rolls a chopper into his room so he could be inspired by it.

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