Vintage Photos From Hollywood History We Never Knew Existed

By Sarah Norman | September 19, 2023

Clint Eastwood as the mysterious stranger in the spaghetti film classic The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 1966

Are you ready to uncover the untold stories behind the scenes of Hollywood's past? From tragic pasts to the dark secrets of childhoods, the lives of many of our beloved stars have been far from glamorous. Join us as we take a deeper look into the history of Hollywood and discover the surprising truths behind some of the most iconic figures in film history.

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It was 1966, and Clint Eastwood was captivating audiences as the mysterious stranger in the spaghetti film classic The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Eastwood had already made a name for himself in the Western genre, but this role put him on the map as one of the most iconic movie stars of all time. His portrayal of the mysterious gunslinger was gruff and stoic yet full of charisma. His performance was so powerful that it earned him the nickname "The Man With No Name," and he was soon a household name. Eastwood's performance in the film cemented his status as an international star, and his legacy continues to live on to this day.

Robert Montgomery with his daughter, Elizabeth Montgomery, at the Stork Club, New York City, 1955

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Born into television as the daughter of actor and director, Robert Montgomery, Elizabeth Montgomery began her Hollywood career in his popular series Robert Montgomery Presents. Most of us know her as nose-twitching Samantha in Bewitched, but later she did all she could to get away from the amiable and friendly character. She was nominated for Emmy Awards in A Case of Rape where she played a rape victim, and also for The Legend of Lizzie Borden, where she portrayed the murderess killer, Lizzie Borden.