History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. ~Winston Churchill

14 February, 2013

Love and LIFE

Kisses from the LIFE archives for Valentine's Day. 


Ed Clark, LIFE © Time Inc.

Actress Ava Gardner kisses a man, North Carolina, 1949. Source



Alfred Eisenstaedt, LIFE  © Time Inc.

A couple kissing in side Sammy's Bowery Follies, NYC, 1942. Source



Eliot Elisofon, LIFE © Time Inc.

Sailor kissing a girl at a Navy luau, Hawaii, 1945. Source




 Frank Scherschel, LIFE © Time Inc.

A couple at a kissing booth during a fair at the University of Wisconsin, 1946. Source



Allan Grant, LIFE  © Time Inc.

An officer kisses his date at a nightclub, NYC, 1945. Source



Alfred Eisenstaedt, LIFE © Time Inc.

Associated caption: "Couple kissing in front of the Delta Tau Delta mummy at the University of the South. Girls are told: 'Kiss mummy or kiss me.' " Sewanee, TN, 1940. Source



Stan Wayman, LIFE © Time Inc.

A couple in the Netherlands, 1961. Source



Lisa Larsen, LIFE © Time Inc.

Actress Helen Hayes kisses a man at a party, 1955. Source



 LIFE © Time Inc.

A kiss between model Donyale Luna and her fiance George Willings, wearing identical coats and sunglasses, Sydney, 1967.  Source



LIFE © Time Inc.

Director Roger Vadim kisses his wife, actress Annette Stroyberg, while filming "Les Liasons Dangeureuses," 1959. Source


Loomis Dean, LIFE © Time Inc.

Albert Camus kisses actress Dominique Blanchar after rehearsal of one of his plays, Paris, 1957. Source



Ralph Morse, LIFE © Time Inc.

An American soldier kissing a French girl on the hood of a truck, Chartes, 1944. Source



Robert W. Kelley, LIFE Time Inc.

Elvis kisses the cheek of a fan who won the chance to meet him, 1956. Source



Leonard Mccombe, LIFE © Time Inc.
Horst Haechler kissing his wife, actress Maria Schell on an MGM backlot, Hollywood, 1957.  Source


Gjon Mili, LIFE © Time Inc.

 Violinist Alexander Schneider kisses his wife shortly after their wedding, at a party in Gjon Mili's studio, NYC, 1960. Source



Ralph Morse, LIFE © Time Inc.

Newlyweds kiss, US, 1953. Source



Bill Eppridge, LIFE © Time Inc.

A couple kissing at Woodstock, 1969. Source



Alfred Eisenstaedt, LIFE © Time Inc.

A kiss at Monticello Jr. College during commencement, Illinois, 1946. Source



Bill Ray, LIFE © Time Inc.

College students kiss, Oberlin College, Ohio, 1970. Source



Allan Grant, LIFE © Time Inc.

Actor Russ Tamblyn (Riff in West Side Story) kisses actress Venetia Stevenson on a swingset, 1955. Source



1 comment:

Helena Drive said...

Awwww! This is so lovely! Thanks for share, honey!

Saludos de Una Pin Up Frustrada,
Helena Drive

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