Unedited Vintage Photos That Crossed The Line

By Sarah Norman | May 5, 2023

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Marilyn Monroe photographed by Baron, 1954

It is the people that make the past what it was. The lives people live, decisions they make, and things they accomplish are all woven into the tapestry of history and tell the story of the time period. That is true with the people shown in this collection of photos. These people – all icons of the groovy era – have left their imprint on the era. Let’s see how many of them you can remember. 

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In 1954, noted photographer Nahum Baron was in the United States to promote is ballet photography book when he visited Hollywood as the guest of wealthy socialite Harry Crocker. For more than two weeks, Baron had photo shoots with some of Hollywood’s hottest leading ladies, including Elizabeth Taylor, Kim Novak, and Anita Ekberg. On the last day of his visit, he photographed Marilyn Monroe. Baron chose an outdoor setting, Crocker’s lush garden, and took advantage of the California sun. He snapped about 50 images and later said, “They were some of the best pictures I have ever taken.”

Two of the three Charlie’s Angels Jaclyn Smith and Cheryl Ladd and their pompoms, 1970s.

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Do you remember the ‘Pom Pom Angels” episode of TV’s Charlie’s Angels? This episode, which aired in 1978, had the gorgeous private detectives going undercover to investigate the mysterious disappearances of three LA Bulldogs cheerleaders by a fanatical religious cult. As this photo shows, Jaclyn Smith and Cheryl Ladd, as Kelly and Kris, become undercover cheerleaders while Kate Jackson’s Sabrina pretends to be a choreographer. This episode came on the heels of the incredible popularity of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.